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Lafourche-Terrebonne

Friends rally to help biker ride again

Friends rally to help biker ride againBlair Smith's life changed in an instant when he failed to negotiate a hard curve along Bayou Blue on his motorcycle.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Mystery surrounds man's drowning death in bayou

Mystery surrounds man's drowning death in bayouFrom the banks of Bayou Black in Gibson, the glistening brown-green waters look calm on the surface, barely hinting of a single car crash that took a 22-year-old's life Sunday.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

New owners plan Delta Queen to cruise again

New owners plan Delta Queen to cruise againThe 88-year old Paddlewheel Steamboat Delta Queen looks regal as she sits tied to the grassy bank of a Houma canal, ready to start a new chapter under new owner Cornel Martin.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
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Motorcyclist killed in Lafourche Parish crash

Motorcyclist killed in Lafourche Parish crashLouisiana State Police are investigating a motorcycle crash that claimed the life of a man in Lafourche Parish.
  • News
  • 3 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Sheriff: No plans to re-train officers after fatal shooting of teen

Sheriff: No plans to re-train officers after fatal shooting of teenBecause the shooting was legally justified, Larpenter said, he doesn't plan to retrain his officers.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 3 weeks ago
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Lafourche students admit to damaging 20 school computers, says sheriff's office

Lafourche students admit to damaging 20 school computers, says sheriff's officeIn separate incidents three Lafourche Parish high school students are facing charges, after 20 computers were damaged by two students at Central Lafourche High School and a student pulled a fire alarm at South Lafourche High School.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Husband, wife die when boat slams into tree

Husband, wife die when boat slams into treeA woman and a man were killed after their boat crashed into a tree Friday morning just north of Lafourche.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Controversial poster will not be sold during the festival

Controversial poster will not be sold during the festivalA meeting between Strawberry Festival officials, Kiwanis Club members and NAACP members ended with a public apology for a poster that some found insulting and an agreement to not sell the poster that generated controversy during the festival.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Family dismayed as Houma deputy won't face teen shooting trial

Family dismayed as Houma deputy won't face teen shooting trialA Terrebonne Parish deputy will not stand trial in the shooting death of a Houma teen, after the decision early Thursday morning by a grand jury clearing Deputy Preston Norman of any wrong-doing.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Grand jury considers Terrebonne deputy shooting case

Grand jury considers Terrebonne deputy shooting caseA grand jury is expected to making a final decision Thursday on if a Terrebonne Parish deputy-involved shooting should go to trial.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Boil water advisory for parts of Lafourche Parish

Boil water advisory for parts of Lafourche ParishThe Lafourche Parish Water District experienced a drop in water pressures in the Raceland area.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month ago
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 month 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 month 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 month, 1 week 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 month, 1 week 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 month, 1 week 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 month, 1 week 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
  • 1 month, 1 week 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
  • 1 month, 1 week 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
  • 1 month, 1 week 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
  • 1 month, 1 week 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
  • 1 month, 2 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 2 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 2 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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
  • 2 months 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
  • 2 months ago