The Diocese of Lafayette is addressing the shooting at a Pittsburg synagogue Saturday morning that left 11 people dead and six injured.
October 27, 2018
(PRESS RELEASE) Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett today announced that the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will award additional priority points to Solid Waste Management Grant Program applications, proposing innovative projects to promote the safe disposal of prescription drugs in rural communities.
EGAN – A man from Oklahoma is dead after crashing while on his motorcycle on the interstate in Acadia Parish.
Temple Shalom in downtown Lafayette has security measures to keep its members safe.
UPDATE: A man wanted for a Saturday afternoon shooting in Opelousas that left one person critically injured has turned himself in.
UPDATE: Three people are in custody in connection with a man found dead near a levee in Henderson Saturday.
A Lafayette nonprofit is hosting a pumpkin-decorating contest at Tsunami Sushi downtown.
CECILIA – Some in St. Martin Parish are incorporating Halloween and the outdoors.
High pressure will continue to be in place out in the Gulf creating more sun filled days for Acadiana Sunday through Tuesday.
But as the high slides to the east a little and provides us a WSW flow temperatures will be warming up as highs will climb into the low to mid 80s and overnight lows will bottom out around the lower 60s.
GRAND COTEAU – Organizers with the 7th Annual Sweet Dough Pie Festival are deeming today’s event a success.
LONDON (AP) – While touring England, a couple from New Iberia helped stop a hammer-wielding thief who unsuccessfully tried to steal the Magna Carta at Salisbury Cathedral, working in tandem with a church employee to prevent the man from escaping.
A man from Bunkie is in jail after allegedly pointing a gun toward a crowd of people near Ville Platte High School Friday evening.
Wiener dog, also known as dachshunds, across Acadiana are competing against each other in the Wiener Dog Races in Erath.
Taunt Na Na’s first Chili Dog Cook Cook-Off is going on at the Bouligny Plaza in downtown New Iberia.
UPDATE: The man who was killed Friday evening in a shooting in Duson has been identified.
PITTSBURGH (AP) – A gunman who’s believed to have spewed anti-Semitic slurs and rhetoric on social media barged into a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday and opened fire, killing 11 people in one of the deadliest attacks on Jews in U.S. history.
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