News stories involving crime
Shooting in New Iberia, Louisiana, Leaves 20-Year-Old Dead
Police in New Iberia, Louisiana, are investigating a homicide that occurred on Sunday night, and they're looking for any information the community might have to assist.
Viral Clip Shows How U.S. Airman Caught His Wife Poisoning Coffee
While living in Arizona, the airman set up cameras around his home in order to figure out what was going on. What he discovered was shocking.
Can You Legally Shoot A Person For Trespassing In Louisiana?
What Louisiana law says about Stand Your Ground, self defense and protecting your property using deadly force.
Louisiana Stores Safe After Target Shutters 9 Locations
The company points to something they call 'organized retail crime' as a major factor.
Pitkin Woman Arrested for Starting Wildfires in Rapides Parish
The total value of the timber burned is estimated to be over 2 million dollars. The suspect has been arrested.
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office Issues Scam Warning
Some Lafayette residents are getting phone calls telling from someone claiming to be from local law enforcement, and it's come to the attention of the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office.
Baton Rouge Police 'Brave Cave' Tactics Lead to FBI Investigation
The investigation comes amid a growing number of disturbing headlines and lawsuits against the department over the treatment of detainees, including strip-searching a grandmother.
Alleged Child Rapist Who 'Died' in Louisiana Is Busted in Georgia
A man wanted for the statutory rape of a child in North Carolina faked his own death in a "kayaking accident" in Louisiana before being arrested in Georgia.
Northside High Evacuated After Threat Posted on Social Media
The school, located on the north side of Lafayette, was evacuated Thursday morning while law enforcement searched the campus.
3 Men Arrested as Authorities Fight Wildfire North of Erath, La.
The Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office is working with local emergency responders to put out a fire that has gotten out of control in Erath.
DeSoto Sheriff's Employees Hospitalized After Fentanyl Exposure
The building was evacuated as a precaution and a state police hazmat team arrived at the scene.
Third Suspect, a 19-Year-Old, Arrested in Lafayette, La. Drive-By
The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office has made a third arrest in a drive-by shooting that occurred on Monday afternoon.
BBB Warns Lafayette, La. Residents About Scams by Fake QR Codes
The Better Business Bureau is again asking Louisiana residents to be careful of fraudulent QR codes used by scammers to take their money.
Suspect in Lafayette, La. Apartment Shooting Dead After Pursuit
Police have also ruled that the Monday morning shooting was a domestic dispute.
Lafayette Woman in Critical Condition in Apartment Shooting
The victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds. The investigation is ongoing and police are asking the public for any leads.
Alleged Video of Madison Brooks Suspect Shows Him ‘Predicting’ LSU Student’s Rape
"These guys are crazy," one of the suspects allegedly said in a video selfie that night. "They finna rape her."
Teen Arrested for Death of 18-Month-Old in Lafayette, La.
Lafayette police have arrested an 18-year-old after suspicious circumstances were reported regarding an infant's injuries.
Louisiana Officials Say Arson Caused 1200-Acre Vernon Parish Fire
The Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry said the massive Vernon Parish fire was caused by an arsonist, and they are seeking help identifying the culprit.
Former LSU Student Identified as Shooter at UNC Chapel Hill
The person of interest, according to media reports, is a current graduate student at the university but has ties to Louisiana.
Furious Woman Wreaks Havoc in Houston, Texas Store
Texas Tempest: A Furious Woman's Wild Ride Through a Local Store