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Sulphur man arrested for 4th DWI, bond set at $66,000

Calcasieu Parish authorities have arrested a man on his fourth DWI since 2006.

DNA links Crowley man to rash of vehicle burglaries

Crowley police have a arrested a man in conjunction with a rash of burglaries that happened in the 1100 block of West Mill Street back in February 2013. Officials say investigators closed the case with the aid of DNA testing.

18-year-old arrested for April shooting that injured 2 people

A Crowley man has been arrested on attempted murder charges for an incident in April. Keiford Shane Anthony Hebert, 18, has been charged with an April 2, 2013 shooting incident that occurred in the Westwood Apartment complex.

Iberia Parish President vetoes tax rededication resolution

Iberia parish president Romo Romero has vetoed the tax rededication resolution proposed about three months ago by the council.  It redirected the revenue of certain millages to help fund the construction of a levee in Iberia parish. 

New Iberia man arrested on multiple child pornography charges

A New Iberia man has been arrested and charged with 10 counts of possessing pornography involving juveniles.

Opelousas man arrested for inappropriately touching juvenile, being held without bond

A 47-year-old man is accused of inappropriately touching a juvenile. He was arrested and is being held without bond.

Opelousas without an Economic Development Department

Today marked the first day the city of Opelousas no longer has an economic development department, and eleven people without jobs.  All this is due to the city's council enforcing raises for civil service workers along with firefighter

Man arrested for raping woman in 2012 at pool party

A man accused of raping a woman at a pool party over a year ago was arrested due to DNA evidence.

Inmate charged with kidnapping, rape for incident involving correctional officer

An officer at the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center was held captive by an inmate and sexually assaulted, officials say.

Lafayette granny locked up for cursing, yelling at neighbor

A 78-year-old woman was arrested for disturbing the peace after she yelled and cursed at her neighbor during an argument.