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UPDATE: Blake employee hit resident in head, police say

Last week we told you about an employee of The Blake being fired after her arrest for cruelty charges.  KATC Investigates has obtained the arrest affidavit for Karen Sonnier.  In it, Police say that The Blake called officers after they were given a video from the daughter of a resident. The resident, 80, was in the memory loss section of the facility.  The video showed the employee striking the woman twice in the head with an open hand. Police also saw the employee v…

KATC Investigates looks at Metro Narcotics

Yesterday, Police Chief Toby Aguillard apologized to the City-Parish Council for blind-siding them with the news that he wants to withdraw from the decades-old Metro Narcotics squad.  

Jennings Memorial Day parade honors those killed in war, pays tribute to one of their own

As a tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice, American Legion Post 520 in Jennings held a Memorial Day parade and ceremony. "We can never forget the sacrifices that our veterans made. It’s a tough job being a member of the military, you know, it’s hard work. You spend a lot of time away from your family. And there’s a lot of sacrifices that are involved," said the commander of the American Legion Post of Jefferson Davis, Glenn McFarlain. For some, like Marcus Cain…

KATC Investigates: Impact of Capital Crisis on Criminal Justice

We’re getting a sense of the impacts of the "Capital Crisis" on the justice system. 

The budget deficit is causing a backlog in the courts because of cuts to the public defenders office. 

The 15th Judicial District, which represents Lafayette, Acadia, and Vermilion Parishes, has already had to cut 30 of its 52 positions.

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Holi Fest 2018 – Girard Park

Holi Fest 2018 – Girard Park

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