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Lafourche-Terrebonne

Grand jury to decide if officer will face trial over killing of teen

Grand jury to decide if officer will face trial over killing of teenA grand jury began hearing testimony Tuesday to determine whether Terrebonne Parish sheriff's deputy Preston Norman should face charges.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 week ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Woman killed boyfriend after attack, deputies say

Woman killed boyfriend after attack, deputies sayAn Ashland woman is charged with shooting and killing her live-in boyfriend late Saturday.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Baby fights for life, father charged with attempted murder

Baby fights for life, father charged with attempted murderA six-week-old baby is on life support in Children's Hospital and his father is under arrest for attempted murder
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Houma lottery ticket wins $1.325M Louisiana Lotto

Houma lottery ticket wins $1.325M Louisiana LottoA ticket purchased in Houma won the $1.325 million jackpot in Wednesday's Louisiana Lotto drawing.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Defense: Shooter thought victim was an alligator

Defense: Shooter thought victim was an alligatorThe shooter who killed a man lying in his neighbors' driveway had been on drugs and thought the victim was a gator.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Six students face expulsion after fight puts school on lockdown

Six students face expulsion after fight puts school on lockdownSix H.L. Bourgeois High students were arrested after a fight at the school Wednesday and could be expelled, school district officials said.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Man gets 60 years for child rape

Man gets 60 years for child rapeA 26-year old Chauvin man charged with raping a girl multiple times between ages 6 and 9 was sentenced to 60 years in prison.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Students say school ignores bullying of autistic student

Students say school ignores bullying of autistic studentStudents' concerns about the repeated bullying of an autistic student at H.L. Bourgeois High prompted officials to hold an after-school assembly.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Police: Woman kills herself after car involved in crash

Police: Woman kills herself after car involved in crashA 40-year-old Thibodaux woman shot and killed herself Saturday night inside her car after it was rear-ended in Houma, police said Monday.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Quick-acting deputies save man whose truck overturned in bayou

Quick-acting deputies save man whose truck overturned in bayouWhen Kelli Matherne spotted a truck partially submerged in a bayou in Pierre Part, she did what she said any good deputy would do.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Mom gets 5 years for abuse of three children

Mom gets 5 years for abuse of three childrenBrandy Triche, 28, pleaded guilty in state District Judge Steve Miller's courtroom in Thibodaux to three counts of cruelty to juveniles.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Terrebonne deputy sues Carnival krewe over injury

Terrebonne deputy sues Carnival krewe over injuryA Terrebonne Parish sheriff's deputy injured as a result of a fight during a Krewe of Hercules party last year has filed a lawsuit against the krewe.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Critics of Houma Mardi Gras advised to 'stay home'

Critics of Houma Mardi Gras advised to 'stay home'"If you don't like Mardi Gras, stay home. ... don't take it away from those who enjoy it."
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Woman charged with abusing daughter with belt, hot sauce

Woman charged with abusing daughter with belt, hot sauceDeputies say the woman beat her daughter, made her drink hot sauce and dragged her by her hair...
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Quick-thinking firefighters save heart attack victim

Quick-thinking firefighters save heart attack victimJohnny Adams was in the middle of closing his car wash and tire business when he suddenly blacked out.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Mother accused of threatening Thibodaux teacher

Mother accused of threatening Thibodaux teacherThe mother of a student placed under in-school suspension is accused of threatening a South Thibodaux Elementary School teacher, police said.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Sheriff: Man trying to steal horse arrested after rough ride

Sheriff: Man trying to steal horse arrested after rough rideA 20-year-old Napoleonville resident is accused of stealing a horse while drunk.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

High school king gives crown to friend

High school king gives crown to friendThe king offers his crown to a wheelchair-bound student.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Houma pushes up Mardi Gras parades to Sunday due to weather

Houma pushes up Mardi Gras parades to Sunday due to weatherThree Houma Mardi Gras parades have been rescheduled to Sunday to avoid rain and cold weather forecast for Monday and Tuesday.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Houma man accused of killing girlfriend's puppies

Houma man accused of killing girlfriend's puppiesHouma resident is accused of killing his girlfriend's four newborn puppies and beheading one of them while drunk, police said.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
News

Houma Mardi Gras king violated sex offender law

Houma Mardi Gras king violated sex offender lawThe 2015 king of Houma's Krewe of Mardi Gras is accused of violating a sex offender law by wearing a mask in last year's parade, the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office said.
  • News
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Low oil prices caused Houma plant closure, company says

Low oil prices caused Houma plant closure, company saysThe low cost of oil has eased the pain at the pump, but it's had the opposite effect on oilfield services companies.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Huge support for Houma family burned out of house

Huge support for Houma family burned out of houseA beautiful home in Houma already has the elementary school honor roll and student of the month signs in front.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Terrebonne school board may try to opt out of Common Core

Terrebonne school board may try to opt out of Common CoreThe Terrebonne School Board may ask Gov. Jindal if they can be removed from Common Core testing.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Deputies investigate Thibodaux church burglary

Deputies investigate Thibodaux church burglaryLafourche Parish deputies are investigating a Thibodaux church burglary that happened last week.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
News

Oil services company laying off 60 in Houma

Oil services company laying off 60 in HoumaOil services company Baker Hughes is closing a wireline facility in Houma and laying off 60 people.
  • News
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Crime

Arrest made in murder of woman found stuffed in trash can

Arrest made in murder of woman found stuffed in trash canA man wanted in New Orleans on a charge of second-degree murder was arrested Wednesday night in Port Fourchon, authorities said.
  • Crime
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago