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  1. Unrestrained teen driver dies in crash Monday evening in St. Landry ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Troopers were called to the scene just after 9:00 p.m. on LA Highway 363 near the St. Landry/Evangeline Parish line. An initial investigation revealed that the crash occurred when Adrian Johnson, 16, of Washington, Louisiana was traveling southbound on LA 363 when her vehicle struck a cow that was in the southbound lane.


  2. Opelousas Police arrest 12 in "Spring Cleaning" drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Today, police arrested 12 out of 19 people wanted on drug charges in an undercover operation called "Spring Cleaning" that targeted street to mid-level drug trafficking in Opelousas. Chief Donald Thompson said today was just one of several roundups planned for the future in an effort to prosecute suspects who sell illegal narcotics.


  3. 2 sought for fleeing deputies in vehicle pursuit near Ville PlatteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Investigators were able to identify one the suspects as 25-year-old Ashley Denise Lamb. Deputies are also searching for a white man, approximately mid-20's, who has not been identified.


  4. Chris Few wanted in St. Landry Parish on burglary, theft chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ST. LANDRY PARISH, La - A Marksville man whose 6-year-old son was shot and killed in a deputy-marshal involved shooting is now behind bars for domestic abuse. After learning of Chris Few's arrest in Avoyelles Parish over the weekend, the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office notified authorities that Few is also wanted in St. Landry Parish on outstanding warrants for burglary and thefts.


  5. Excluded judicial candidate Vanessa Anseman will get her day in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    An embattled candidate for Louisiana's 3rd Circuit Court of Appeal is pinning her hopes on successful legal action to restore her eligibility to run . St. Landry Judge Alonzo Harris ruled Monday that Vanessa Waguespack Anseman lacked the required legal experience to run for the state's second-highest court .


  6. Port Barre police receive new protective vests via Fest for Vests Foundation and donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Officers received new protective vests that were paid for by the Fest for Vests Foundation, as well as donations from citizens and business owners. Chief Deon Boudreaux says the Fest for Vests Foundation helped raise over $24,000 during the summer of 2016 to purchase body armor for police agencies in St. Landry and Evangeline parishes.


  7. Eunice man arrested after being found in hollowed-out couchRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    James Rozas, Jr., 28, of Eunice was arrested on multiple counts, including simple escape and illegal possession of stolen firearms James Rozas, Jr., 28, of Eunice was arrested on multiple counts, including simple escape and illegal possession of stolen firearms According to Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz, "On February 17, 2017, St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office received information on the location of a fugitive spotlighted on Crime Stoppers. Sheriff's Deputies, along with officers from the Eunice City Marshal's Office and the sheriff's K-9 Unit arrived at 227 Patton Eunice Louisiana to capture the fugitive."


  8. Opinions differ in who controls St. Lukea s Hospital in ArnaudvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The future of the former St. Luke's Hospital in Arnaudville is still in limbo, and St. Landry Parish President Bill Fontenot said if the former board does not cooperate it could become the center of a legal battle. The building has been vacant for nearly a decade and Fontenot says the building no longer belongs to the hospital board.


  9. Photo courtesy: MGNRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced Tuesday that a St. Landry woman was sentenced to 57 months in prison for stealing more than $116,000 in cash from an Opelousas-based medical imaging business. 40 year old Misty Johnson of St. Landry, La., was sentenced Monday by U.S. District Judge Donald Walter on one count each of wire fraud, aggravated identity theft and theft of mail.


  10. St. Landry Parish woman arrested for carnal knowledge of a juvenileRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Sheriff Bobby J. Guidroz says Hannah Leblanc was arrested after deputies were dispatched to her home to investigate a disturbance. Once deputies arrived on the scene, it was learned that an argument occurred between Leblanc's husband and a juvenile male.


  11. Police catch Eunice bank robbery suspect a oered-handedaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Courville was caught "red-handed," according to Fontenot, because he still had the red dye on his hands from the stolen money. Eunice Police Chief: Suspect caught "red handed".


  12. Two parish boards to discuss future of former Arnaudville hospital buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    In St. Landry Parish, the parish council will vote Wednesday night on an ordinance that would allow the development of a French immersion center in the town of Arnaudville. St. Landry Parish President, Bill Fontenot, says its been a vision of his for several years to convert the old St. Luke Hospital building into good use.


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    Jan 10, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    If you're a homeowner still in need of repairs, call the St. Landry-Evangeline United Way at 942-7815 ST. LANDRY PARISH, La - There's more help available for homeowner's still struggling to rebuild from last year's historic flood.


  14. Justice James Genovese officially an Associate Justice of the Louisiana Supreme CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2017 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    James Genovese took the oath of office two months after being elected an Associate Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court. The Inaugural Mass was held at St. Landry Catholic Church in Opelousas.


  15. Food donations down in St. Landry ParishRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    ST. LANDRY PARISH, La - The Food For Families food drive, which was held two weeks ago, was aimed to impact six area food pantries in dire need of food this holiday season. Just recently, the food pantry at the St. Landry Parish Community Action Agency had only one completely stocked shelf and after the food drive the entire room is now filled with much more food, thanks to your generous donations.


  16. Clay Higgins carves unlikely path to CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Even in the year of the political outsider, the successful candidacy of U.S. Rep.-elect Clay Higgins, R-3rd District, was unlikely. An outsider? Born and reared outside the district - his family raised horses in St. Tammany - he lives outside the 3rd District now, near Port Barre.


  17. Food For Families food drive needed more than ever after historic floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    Several non-profit organizations across Acadiana are gearing up for the 30th annual 'Food For Families' food drive-one of the parishes includes St. Landry. The organization is hoping to collect 8-10 tons of non-perishable food items for the food drive, which will in turn benefit six parish-wide food banks and shelters.


  18. St. Landry Chamber of Commerce focuses on new overtime ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    The Department of Labor has issued the new rule, The Fair Labor Standards Act, which will increase the minimum salary a person must be paid in order to be exempt from overtime pay. "Right now it's $455 per week, that's going to increase on December 1 to $913 per week," said attorney Jerry Stovall with Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson, L.L.P. "People you expect to work in the evening, to work from their phone, to work from their iPad, that you really don't keep track of their hours; those are the people you're going to either have to raise their pay to continue to qualify them as exempt or start tracking all their time and pay them overtime," said Stovall.


  19. 2 arrested for meth, allegedly called in false fire, tried to flee before police showed upRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A false fire complaint leads to two suspects attempting to flee only to be stopped later found with meth, authorities said. According to a news release, on Nov. 3, at approximately 10:40 p.m. a 911 call was made by Harold Stansbury in reference to a home structure fire.


  20. St. Landry Chamber of Commerce hosts active shooter seminarRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    What should you do in the event of an active shooter situation? That was the main discussion at the St. Landry Chamber of Commerce's monthly educational luncheon. "I think that it's important that if we work together to kind of attack this issue before it attacks us, we're going to be better off as a community as a whole as an entire parish," said Raquella Manuel, President and CEO of the St. Landry Chamber of Commerce.


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