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  1. FBI asking for help locating man involved in fatal armored car robbery in NOLARead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 6 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The FBI's New Orleans Violent Crime Task Force and the New Orleans Police Department , are requesting the assistance of the public in locating Robert Earl Brumfield III. Robert E. Brumfield III, a.k.a. "Lil Rob", 24, is wanted for his alleged involvement in 2013, Loomis armored car robbery and murder of Loomis employee Hector Trochez at the Chase Bank on S. Carrollton Ave. in New Orleans.

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  2. Opelousas attorney disbarred, accused of mishandling $297,000 in client fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    An Opelousas attorney has been permanently disbarred by the Louisiana Supreme Court, accused of mishandling almost $300,000 in client funds. Robert B. Purser was suspended from practicing law back in 2013, after several clients filed complaints against him with the Office of Disciplinary Counsel.

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  3. Raising Cane's donates $1 million to Southern UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Raising Cane's Founder and CEO Todd Graves announced that the Baton Rouge-based restaurant company has agreed to a $1 Million partnership with Southern University. Band members kicked off the news conference and Southern University Marching Band Director Nathan B. Haymer announced that Raising Cane's is now the "Official Chicken of The Human Jukebox."

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  4. Arnaudville man arrested for 76 counts of harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    An Arnaudville man has been arrested on 76 counts of harassment after deputies say he made numerous, strange phone calls to one victim. The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office says that the suspect, 60-year-old Mohamad Mirian of Arnaudville, was arrested on October 16, 2017, charged with 76 counts of telephone harassment.

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  5. Man arrested in stabbing death of 18-month-old daughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    The New Orleans Police Department has arrested a man on second-degree murder in the death of his 18-month-old daughter. Investigators say that officers responded to a call at around 7:00 a.m. of a stabbing inside a home on North Rampart Street in New Orleans October 17, 2017.

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  6. Call for artists to submit eco-themed designsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Lafayette Consolidated Government's Environmental Quality Division has partnered to create a Storm Drain Art pilot project as a way to educate the public on the issue of storm drain pollutants while also creating unique public art. EQ plans to collaborate with local artists to paint select storm drains in honor of one of Lafayette's greatest natural resources, the Vermilion River.

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  7. ASSIST Agency hosting Resource Fair Oct. 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A Resource Fair will be held Tuesday, October 24, 2017, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm at St. Theresa's Family Life Center, 101 N Leonard St, Abbeville. The ASSIST Agency is sponsoring the event and it is free and open to the public.

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  8. Higgins: We want to pass tax reform this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Despite myriad distractions in Washington, GOP congress members are focused on passing tax reform, U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins said Tuesday. In an interview with KATC, Higgins said the plan aims to lower the tax rate on everyone, from corporations to individuals, but broaden the tax base by encouraging growth.

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  9. Deputies: One arrested, another sought in highway shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Investigators with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office have arrested one teenager and are seeking another in connection with the shooting last week of a third teenager who was found in a disabled car on the Main Highway. Deputies found Carey Lewis III, 19, of St. Martinville, suffering from gunshot wounds in a car on the Main Highway outside of St. Martinville last week.

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  10. Main Street Restoration Grant Opportunity in New IberiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    New Iberia Main Street Program is soliciting Main Street Restoration Grant applications from downtown commercial building and/or business owners. The Louisiana Main Street program is able to offer two types of competitive grants - a $10,000 grant for major projects and a $2,500 grant for minor projects.

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  11. Suspect arrested in Church Point shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    One person was arrested and police continue to look for another suspect following an October 6, 2017 shooting on Martin Luther King Dr. in Church Point. With the help of Rayne Police, detectives arrested Royel Wheeler and booked him with attempted second degree murder and aggravated assault.

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  12. NOLA woman arrested in St. Martin pleads to stolen debit cardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Brittany Sanders, 34, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Patrick Hanna to one count of possession of 15 or more counterfeit or unauthorized access devices. The plea will become final when accepted by U.S. District Judge S. Maurice Hicks Jr. According to the guilty plea, a Louisiana State Police trooper pulled over a rental car January 9, 2015 on Interstate 10 in St. Martin Parish that Sanders and codefendant Bruce Daliet, 33, also of New Orleans, were traveling in.

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  13. Harvey is worst TX storm since '61's Carla. How it stacks upRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2013, file photo, the sun rises behind the Jet Star Roller Coaster, sitting in the ocean after part of the Funtown Pier was destroyed during Superstorm Sandy, in Seaside Heights, N.J. According to Uni... Hurricane Harvey reached land Friday night, securing its place in history as the most furious hurricane to hit the Texas coast since Hurricane Carla in 1961. Carla killed dozens and destroyed nearly 2,000 homes.

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  14. Man wanted on felony charges in 3 states captured in AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    AL.com reports multiple agencies started searching for 30-year-old Robert Acree in Gardendale, Alabama, on Wednesday afternoon, and he was captured around 2 a.m. Thursday. Gardendale police say Acree was wanted in Gardendale for felony theft of a motor vehicle and is wanted on undisclosed felony charges in Florida and Louisiana.

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  15. New Iberia man sentenced for 75 years for drive-thru robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A New Iberia man has been sentenced to 75 years in prison for the armed robbery of a man at a fast food drive thru. Tristan "Body" Romero was convicted in March of the May 2015 incident.

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  16. Field announced for 2017 John Breaux Cajun Tennis ClassicRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Seven teams that finished in the 2016-17 Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Rankings national rankings will join the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns men's tennis team as the field for the 2017 John Breaux Cajun Tennis Classic was released on Wednesday. Two teams that finished in the ITA top-15 Texas and Oklahoma State are among five schools that will return to compete in the weekend event that is scheduled for Sept.

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  17. Prosecutors receive award for bribery caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Assistant U.S. Attorneys John Luke Walker and Robert C. Abendroth of the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Western District of Louisiana were two of 179 members of the Department of Justice recognized last week in Washington, D.C. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys Director Monty Wilkinson made the recognition at the 33rd Director's Awards Ceremony last week in Washington, D.C. The Western District of Louisiana was one of 35 districts represented at the ceremony, which was held Friday in the Great Hall at the Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building. "These 179 award recipients embody the best of the Department of Justice.

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  18. Robert Handy / Courtesy of Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    A second suspect, who was wanted by the Calcasieu Sheriff's Office, has been arrested in connection with the shooting that occurred on May 28 in Iowa on P.E. Daigle Rd. According to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's office, the second suspect, Robert Handy, turned himself in yesterday, June 15. Handy was arrested on two counts of attempted second degree murder. His bond has been set at $1,300,00 Handy was wanted by the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office after Handy and another suspect, Kenneth Pattum, allegedly shot at a home in Iowa, La after an argument with the victim and his fiancee.

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  19. BP supervisor on ill-fated Deepwater Horizon rig dies at 69Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    Donald Vidrine, who was one of two BP supervisors on the Deepwater Horizon when the drilling rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, has died. He was 69. Vidrine's lawyer, Robert Habans, said the Baton Rouge, Louisiana, resident died Saturday.

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  20. Cool Schools: St. Michael SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    St. Michael Catholic School's Robotics Team of Crowley was named the Grand Champion of The National WWII Museum 2017 Robotics Challenge The Monuments Men. 44 teams from Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi gathered at The National WWII Museum to compete and share their project designs.

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