The local U.S. Attorney says prosecutions are up as a result of an amplified effort to target violent crime, including by enforcing firearms statutes against convicted felons.
The Title IX complaints allege President E. Joseph Savoie groped, kissed and hugged the players after games.
A Lafayette Parish Grand Jury has indicted City Marshal Brian Pope on seven additional counts of malfeasance in office. Pope, who already is facing felony
The Survivors Network for those Abused by Priests, SNAP, is calling on attorneys general across the country to follow Pennsylvania’s lead and impanel grand juries
KATC reached out to AG Jeff Landry’s office about whether he could convene a grand jury to look into sexual abuse in the church.
State Police found “credible” evidence that a now-retired south Louisiana priest raped two altar boys in the 1960s and 1970s, but the way laws were
Michael Guidry served as pastor of St. Peter’s Church in Morrow when a deacon’s son came forward with allegations the priest gave him alcohol and molested him.
An Iberia Parish man has come forward with allegations he suffered sexual abuse decades ago at the hands of a late St. Martin Parish priest.
A teenager who has reported abuse by St. Landry Parish priest Michael Guidry has filed suit against the priest and the Diocese of Lafayette.
Felix David Broussard’s trial date has been postponed a number of times since his August 2016 arrest.
A deacon claims he entrusted his son in the care of the priest, who eventually began to give the teen alcohol and molested him.
Bishop Deshotel has a message for the diocese about the recent sex abuse scandal in Pennsylvania. KATC Investigates if similar grand jury proceedings are a possibility in Lafayette, which was rocked by its own church sex abuse scandal.
The police officer arrested in St. Landry Parish in July on a domestic abuse violence strangulation charge is now on administrative leave pending an investigation.
After the officer’s domestic violence arrest, a judge ordered him not to carry a firearm.
Representatives from Bernhard Capital Partners stopped by KATC after we published an internal report from a Lafayette Utilities System consultant about what a potential sale