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  1. Double fatal car crash in PlaisanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Troopers from Louisiana State were notified of a fatality crash that occurred on US 167 near Belle Ridge Rd. in St. Landry Parish. The crash involved a vehicle which was being pursued by Opelousas Police and the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office and claimed the lives of the two occupants inside of the vehicle.


  2. One suspect in Opelousas shooting arrested, another at largeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 21 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Two suspects have been identified in the ongoing investigation of the shooting death of 38-year old Lester Bowman in Opelousas. Bowman was killed on August 27, 2017 at approximately 11:20 a.m. at the intersection of Lombard and Congress Streets.


  3. Opelousas welcoming tourists through colorful artRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A gigantic postcard tourism leaders call the "Welcome to Opelousas "muralA collaboration with Opelousas, Main Street, Opelousas tourism, local artists and St. Landry Parish Government and schools. "This mural isn't just a beautification project.


  4. St. Landry-Evangeline United way, Raising Canea s in Opelousas partner ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Raising Cane's managing director Kyle McFarlain says that after Louisiana received help during natural disasters like Katrina, it's vital to reach out and help out when possible The donations ranging from water to cleaning supplies were loaded onto a trailer and will be delivered to Orange, Texas.


  5. St. Landry Parish School Board prepared to register students displaced because of Hurricane HarveyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 6 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    In response to the catastrophic flooding in Texas and western Louisiana, St. Landry Parish Schools say they are prepared to see an influx of displaced students. Communications Specialist Kelly Garrett says the St. Landry Parish School District is currently responding to the needs of displaced students, with an aim to keep families and siblings together at their new school for them to feel welcomed and safe after going through such a catastrophic event.


  6. Church Point man arrested on 6 counts of Attempted 2nd Degree Murder after domestic arguementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 5 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Deputies with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a shooting in Opelousas that led to one arrest. An investigation revealed that the female victim and the suspect, 34-year old Joseph Robert, Jr. of Church Point, were arguing inside of a vehicle when the victim exited and began walking down the street.


  7. United Way of Acadiana Mobilizes Flood the Love for Harvey ReliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    United Way of Acadiana will be launching Flood the Love, a community donation drive to collect essentials, in response to Hurricane Harvey in Texas and the consequent flooding across Louisiana. This donation drive is in partnership with United Way of Southwest Louisiana in Lake Charles, United Way of Greater Houston and St. Landry-Evangeline United Way.


  8. Police: Interstate 49 near Harry Guilbeau opens to trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 26 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The Opelousas Police Department reports working a single vehicle crash on I-49 near Harry Guilbeau around 11:00 pm on Friday. Police report the incident happened in front of the Opelousas General Health South campus.


  9. I-49 near Harry Guilbeau Road blocked in both directions due to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Interstate 49 will be closed in both directions near Harry Guilbeau Road will be closed for about 8-10 hours due to an 18 wheeler pulling a trailer with 124 cows overturned in the median.


  10. 6 pounds of synthetic marijuana seized in OpelousasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 24 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    According to a press release from the Opelousas Police Department, officers conducted the investigation at a home on the 800 block of Hogan Drive after receiving a tip that synthetic marijuana was being trafficked there. Officers seized approximately six pounds of synthetic marijuana, with a street value of $5,400, and a .38-caliber revolver.


  11. EXCLUSIVE: One of three teenagers hit by truck speaks outRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The teenagers were taken to the hospital by the ambulance but shortly after, the driver of the truck was allowed to leave the scene by police. "I don't know what happened but the man just ran over us.


  12. Opelousas Police searching for suspect accused of beating elderly man during traffic incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Investigators with the Opelousas Police Department are asking for the public's help in identifying and locating a suspect who allegedly beat an elderly man Saturday afternoon. Police say the elderly man was cut off by an unknown white male suspect and white female passenger in a 2000-2004 model Ford Mustang with a spoiler.


  13. Opelousas police report traffic stop results in drug arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Opelousas Police Chief Donald Thompson reports that the Opelousas Police Department Criminal Patrol Unit conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for several traffic violations on Thursday, August 17. According to the police report, during the traffic stop the front passenger of the vehicle, later identified as Drequan Garrette exited the vehicle and tried to flee from officers. While resisting arrest, officers observed Garrette tossing a zip lock bag.


  14. Opelousas man rides tricycle to raise awareness for rare diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    "I was able to ride for 3 miles in that which doesn't sound that impressive but it's huge to me," LaFleur said. "It's not paralysis.


  15. Deputies: Opelousas man accused of attempting to kill girlfriend said ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    An Opelousas man accused of attempting to kill his girlfriend with a hammer last week is in jail after admitting to the incident last week, according to the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office. Major Eddie Thibodeaux said deputies arrested Christopher Wayne Shedd, 33, of Opelousas, on August 10, 2017, on the charge of attempted second-degree murder just hours after the alleged incident happened.


  16. Opelousas woman accused of carnal knowledge of a juvenileRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    An Opelousas woman accused of committing a crime against a child was arrested last week, according to the city's police department.


  17. Driver fled crash that killed 17 year old male in St. Landry Parish, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    UPDATE: State Police say as they continued their investigation into a Saturday morning traffic crash that claimed the life of a 17 year old Krotz Springs man, what was originally believed to have been a single vehicle crash was determined to have involved a second vehicle. The second driver, 22 year old Brittany Coupel of Opelousas, came forward Sunday and informed Troopers that she was driving a vehicle that collided with the victims vehicle.


  18. Man arrested, accused in shooting in OpelousasRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Harlis Stewart was arrested and charged with 2 counts of attempted 2nd Degree Murder in relation to the shooting at the intersection of Union and Cherry Streets in Opelousas. A spokesperson with the Opelousas Police Department says that when officers arrived at the August 3 shooting, they found a vehicle and victims.


  19. Fight in Opelousas leads to man shot in neck; accused shooter arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A spokesperson with the Opelousas Police Department says that during the fight, Frank Daniels allegedly shot John Bryant in the neck.


  20. Opelousas Police investigating mutltiple drive-by shootings at this hourRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    OPELOUSAS, La. Opelousas Police are investigating what they are calling "multiple drive-by shootings," in the area of Lastrapes Street.


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