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Lafourche-Terrebonne

Sheriff: Teens badly beat man over son's school bus seat

Sheriff: Teens badly beat man over son's school bus seatTwo teenagers are accused in the severe beating of a Schriever man whose stepson wouldn't give his school bus seat to one of the suspects, Terrebonne Parish Sheriff Jerry Larpenter said.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Crime

LSP: Suspects too high to notice trooper

LSP: Suspects too high to notice trooperAn investigation into a suspected vehicle theft by a State Police trooper led to the arrest of two men on drug and gun charges.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Thibodaux crash kills driver's 5-year-old boy

Thibodaux crash kills driver's 5-year-old boyA 5-year-old boy was killed in a three-car crash Saturday night on North Canal Boulevard, police said.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Body of Houma man recovered in Intracoastal Waterway

Body of Houma man recovered in Intracoastal WaterwayAuthorities recovered the body of a Houma man from the Intracoastal Waterway in St. Mary Parish Monday morning.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Child killed in three-car accident

Child killed in three-car accidentA child died Saturday night in a three-car crash along North Canal Boulevard in Thibodaux, police said.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Hundreds remember teen killed by deputy as respectful honor student

Hundreds remember teen killed by deputy as respectful honor studentMourners wore white T-shirts with the teen's picture captioned with "Your smile will not be forgotten."
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

What is excessive use of force by police?

What is excessive use of force by police?Each case of deadly force by a law enforcement officer is judged individually on a wide variety of circumstances centered on the officer's determination of a threat.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Two killed in crash involving large trucks, pickup

Two killed in crash involving large trucks, pickupTwo men were killed in an accident involving two large trucks and a pickup Wednesday morning.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 4 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Man killed in motorcycle crash

Man killed in motorcycle crashA 33-year-old man died in a motorcycle crash Monday evening on US 90, according to State Police.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Sugar cane crop down 10 percent from last year after harsh winter

Sugar cane crop down 10 percent from last year after harsh winterIn two of the last three years, Sugar cane farmers have seen record-breaking seasons, but with the harsh conditions Mother Nature delivered this past winter farmers took a big hit. Now, it is delaying this year's harvest.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Lafourche resident dies from West Nile virus

Lafourche resident dies from West Nile virusLafourche Parish government issued a news release saying blood tests found antibodies of the virus in the victim's system.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month ago
Local

School board member charged with simple battery against student

School board member charged with simple battery against studentA Lafourche Parish School Board member is charged with simply battery after allegedly getting too rough with a 14 year old old while during while chaperoning an overnight school band event.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Local

Man dies in trailer fire in Lafourche Parish

Man dies in trailer fire in Lafourche ParishLafourche firefighters are investigating a fire that left one man dead overnight.
  • Local
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in Raceland

Pedestrian dies after being hit by car in RacelandState Police are investigating a crash that took the life of a pedestrian in Lafourche Parish.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
News

Lafourche Parish Council approves tougher dog ordinance

Lafourche Parish Council approves tougher dog ordinanceThe Lafourche Parish Council approved a measure to tighten ownership restrictions for dangerous and vicious dogs in its Tuesday meeting.
  • News
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Head-on collision leaves woman dead near Lafourche Crossing

Head-on collision leaves woman dead near Lafourche CrossingA Thibodaux woman was killed this afternoon when a teenage driver struck her car head-on near Lafourche Crossing, State Police said.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 months ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

16-year-old dies in Lafourche Parish crash

16-year-old dies in Lafourche Parish crashA two-vehicle crash claimed the life of a 16-year-old boy Wednesday morning in Lafourche Parish.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 months ago
Eyewitness

Eye on Terrebonne Parish: It's still hurricane season

Eye on Terrebonne Parish: It's still hurricane seasonThere are a lot of new projects kicking off in Terrebonne Parish and Parish President Michel Claudet joins the Eyewitness Morning news to talk about all of those
  • Eyewitness
  • 2 months ago
News

Man from Kenner dies after car hits tree, alcohol possible factor

Man from Kenner dies after car hits tree, alcohol possible factorA 29-year-old Kenner man has died after the vehicle he was a passenger in struck a tree in Lafourche parish.
  • News
  • 2 months ago
News

Officials say recent dog attacks could be prevented

Officials say recent dog attacks could be preventedHouma Police Officers responded to the 1200 block of Ellender Street in East Houma Monday, in reference to a medical complaint involving a female with a large gash to her face.
  • News
  • 2 months ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Police: Husband stabs shop worker, wife drives him from scene

Police: Husband stabs shop worker, wife drives him from sceneA 48-year-old man stabbed an employee of a Houma detail shop after an argument and then drove off from the scene with his wife on Monday, according to Houma Police.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 months ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

New mosquito-borne illness arrives in Louisiana

New mosquito-borne illness arrives in LouisianaA mosquito-borne illness called chikungunya has made its first appearances in Louisiana, imported by people who have returned from the Caribbean, state officials say.“We know of eight cases of chikungunya fever so far in the state of Louisiana,”
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
News

Child in critical condition after nearly drowning in Houma

Child in critical condition after nearly drowning in HoumaA four year old boy is in critical condition after nearly drowning in a pool at The Landing Apartments Saturday afternoon, according to Terrebonne Parish Sheriff's Office.
  • News
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Four shot at Houma birthday party Friday night

Four shot at Houma birthday party Friday nightAt least two gunmen opened fire on a birthday celebration at the CWA Hall in Houma, injuring four people, two critically, late Friday night.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

4-year-old boy wanders out of family home; found dead in waterway

4-year-old boy wanders out of family home; found dead in waterwayThe body of a missing 4-year-old Dulac boy was found in a waterway this afternoon, police said.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

What is a pit bull?

What is a pit bull?Whether or not a dog is in fact a pit bull is typically decided by a person, often an animal shelter worker, who makes the determination after looking at the animal.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Police: Houma man who broke into home planned to take shower

Police: Houma man who broke into home planned to take showerA Houma man accused of breaking into a home and trying to take a shower this morning was charged with simple burglary of a home.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago