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Lafourche-Terrebonne

Dethroned queen sues Mardi Gras krewe

Dethroned queen sues Mardi Gras kreweA woman is suing the Krewe of Shaka, claiming members dethroned her as the 2015 queen after one of them overcharged her for a previous costume.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 5 days, 15 hours ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Man sentenced to prison after kids die in house fire

Man sentenced to prison after kids die in house fireA man whose two young children died in a March 15 house fire in Houma has been sentenced to four years in prison.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Killer mom loses request to overturn conviction

Killer mom loses request to overturn convictionA Lafourche Parish judge has denied a Mathews woman's request to have her 2009 convictions for killing of her two young children set aside.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Heart attack at 55? Woman writes book about her experience

Heart attack at 55? Woman writes book about her experienceIn her upcoming book, Kim Waldrup, 59, of Bourg, wants to convey a message: "Heart disease does not have to be a death sentence."
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Parents say toddler got sick at McDonald's in Lockport

Parents say toddler got sick at McDonald's in LockportThe Lockport parents of a toddler are alleging in a lawsuit that their son contracted a bacterial infection at McDonald's in Mathews because of another child's diaper change.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Houma family of 7 loses virtually everything in fire

Houma family of 7 loses virtually everything in fireDierron and Erica Richardson and their five young children have been staying in one hotel room or with relatives over the past week.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Teacher facing charge for having sexual relations with student

Teacher facing charge for having sexual relations with studentA Thibodaux High School was fired and faces a criminal charge after admitting that she had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student, according to the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Man steals car from dealership, wrecks it immediately

Man steals car from dealership, wrecks it immediatelyA Houma resident is accused of stealing a car from a dealership Saturday and ramming it into a gate before abandoning it, the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office said.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Man sleeping in drive-through charged with DWI, say police

Man sleeping in drive-through charged with DWI, say policeA man was charged Sunday with fourth-offense DWI after deputies found him sleeping in his pickup truck in a fast-food restaurant drive-through lane, the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office said.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Three vehicle crash claims life of Thibodaux man

Three vehicle crash claims life of Thibodaux manA three-vehicle crash claimed the life of a Thibodaux man late Saturday night after he lost control of his vehicle.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Sheriff: Teen brothers arrested after fight leads to break-in, stabbing

Sheriff: Teen brothers arrested after fight leads to break-in, stabbingTeenage brothers were arrested after alleged fight between the two led to a break-in at a nearby home and the stabbing of a man.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

Mild temps could mean big crawfish season

Mild temps could mean big crawfish seasonCrawfish farmers are expecting a decent crop of mud bugs this new year, thanks to mild temperatures.
  • Local
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Crime

Man arrested in fatal shooting of his brother

Man arrested in fatal shooting of his brotherLafourche Parish Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a 30-year-old man in the fatal shooting of his brother.
  • Crime
  • 1 month ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Galliano teen dies in Lockport crash

Galliano teen dies in Lockport crashA Galliano teenager has died after a vehicle veered off the road and struck a tree in Lafourche Parish, according to Louisiana State Police
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Jack Daniels and wife share a Jim Beam

Jack Daniels and wife share a Jim BeamIf Jack Daniels and his wife had a child, what would they name it? One local couple came up with an answer.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Thibodaux homicide suspect accused of jail arson

Thibodaux homicide suspect accused of jail arsonAlfred Starks, 21, of Thibodaux, is charged with aggravated arson and tampering with a surveillance system, Lafourche sheriff's spokesman Brennan Matherne said.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Man shot dead in Terrebonne Parish home

Man shot dead in Terrebonne Parish homeA 49-year-old man was shot to death Tuesday afternoon in Gray, according to the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
News

Bonfires light Santa's way

Bonfires light Santa's wayWith Christmas approaching, Lutcher residents spent the weekend putting the final touches on their holiday bonfires.
  • News
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Houma girl stars in Hollywood's Annie remake

Houma girl stars in Hollywood's Annie remakeAt only 11 years old, Houma native Quvenzhané Wallis hits the big screen once again in the lead role of the Hollywood remake of "Annie."
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Protesters want justice in teen's fatal shooting by officer

Protesters want justice in teen's fatal shooting by officerWyteika Tillman said she organized the rally to honor her son, 14-year-old Cameron Tillman, who was shot and killed by a Terrebonne sheriff's deputy Sept. 23 in the Village East neighborhood. "Reality is our black boys getting killed, not no one else,"...
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Man arrested for firing gun near stores

Man arrested for firing gun near storesHOUMA, La. --The Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office arrest a man for firing a gun near the parking lots of local Houma stores.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

New brewery in Thibodaux to offer King Cake Ale, others

New brewery in Thibodaux to offer King Cake Ale, othersSomething's brewing in Thibodaux. Mudbug Brewery has begun creating its first batch and expects to open in mid-January.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Hammond man accused of raping a juvenile in Lafourche

Hammond man accused of raping a juvenile in LafourcheA Hammond man wanted on an aggravated rape charge was arrested Friday in Tangipahoa Parish, the Lafourche Parish Sheriff's Office said Tuesday.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Grand jury clears neighbor in killing of man banging on ex-girlfriend's door

Grand jury clears neighbor in killing of man banging on ex-girlfriend's doorA Houma resident who killed a man knocking on his neighbor's door July 6 was cleared by a Terrebonne Parish grand jury.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

One dead after pickup slams into bayou

One dead after pickup slams into bayouOne person was killed after a pickup crashed into Bayou Blue this morning, State Police said.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
News

Larose man killed in crash in Cut Off

Larose man killed in crash in Cut OffA Larose man was killed in a crash Monday night after his truck went off LA 1, according to State Police.
  • News
  • 2 months ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Pedestrian dies after being hit by SUV in Houma

Pedestrian dies after being hit by SUV in HoumaA 29-year-old Houma man was killed after getting hit by a SUV on LA 316 in Lafourche Parish Wednesday morning.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 months, 1 week ago