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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.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days 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.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day 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
  • 4 weeks, 1 day 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.
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  • 1 month 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
  • 1 month, 1 week 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
  • 1 month, 1 week 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
  • 1 month, 1 week 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.
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  • 1 month, 1 week 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.
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  • 1 month, 1 week 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
  • 1 month, 1 week 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
  • 1 month, 2 weeks 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.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 3 weeks 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
  • 1 month, 3 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
  • 1 month, 3 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
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Missouri couple on the run booked for shooting at Lafourche Parish vehicles

Missouri couple on the run booked for shooting at Lafourche Parish vehiclesA man and woman wanted in Missouri have been arrested for firing shots at two vehicles in Lafourche Parish, according to the sheriff.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Lafourche-Terrebonne

Man arrested for Houma double shooting

Man arrested for Houma double shootingHouma police have arrested a suspect wanted for a double shooting over the weekend.
  • Lafourche-Terrebonne
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Local

Transplant recipient meets Justin Timberlake

Transplant recipient meets Justin TimberlakeHer second wish was fulfilled Aug. 3 when she met performer Justin Timberlake before his concert at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans.
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  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Lafourche-terrebonne

Lack of arms hasn't kept Schriever man from embracing life

Lack of arms hasn't kept Schriever man from embracing lifeWhen children innocently ask Dean Navarre what happened to his arms, his response is gentle and good-humored:
  • Lafourche-terrebonne
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Lafourche-terrebonne

Tips to avoid, end or survive a dog attack

Tips to avoid, end or survive a dog attackDogs bite nearly 5 million people a year in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control. One out of every five of those bites medical attention.
  • Lafourche-terrebonne
  • 2 months ago
News

Air Force One at Houma Military Museum

Air Force One at Houma Military MuseumThe Houma Regional Military Museum museum just added a new building, doubling in size, the new space dominated by a World War II-era torpedo bomber dangling overhead. They needed the new wing.
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  • 2 months ago
Lafourche-terrebonne

Woman suffers severe injuries from her own pit bull

Woman suffers severe injuries from her own pit bullA Dulac woman was severely injured when she was attacked by her pit bull, which she said had previously attacked other family members, including two children.
  • Lafourche-terrebonne
  • 2 months ago
Lafourche-terrebonne

Woman attacked by own dog in Terrebonne Parish

Woman attacked by own dog in Terrebonne ParishA 54-year-old woman is still in the hospital after a dog attacked her early Sunday morning in Terrebonne Parish, according to the sheriff's office.
  • Lafourche-terrebonne
  • 2 months ago
Lafourche-terrebonne

Woman accused of raping boy she babysat

Woman accused of raping boy she babysatA Dulac woman accused of raping a boy while working as his babysitter several years ago was arrested Tuesday, police said.
  • Lafourche-terrebonne
  • 2 months ago
Lafourche-terrebonne

Thibodaux teens save elderly woman trapped in hot car

Thibodaux teens save elderly woman trapped in hot carThree Thibodaux boys are credited with saving the life of a local woman who got trapped inside her car on a blistering hot day.
  • Lafourche-terrebonne
  • 2 months ago
News

Booby trap nabs suspect

Booby trap nabs suspectA homeowner on edge because neighbors had been robbed set up a booby trap that caught a would-be thief Saturday, police said.
  • News
  • 2 months ago