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  • Pushback Against Create Initiative; Lafayette Mayor Defends ... - Kadn - FOX 15Pushback Against Create Initiative; Lafayette Mayor Defends ... - Kadn - FOX 15

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  • Investigators trying to figure out what happened to Vickie Patterson, after her remains were found in June - KLFYInvestigators trying to figure out what happened to Vickie Patterson, after her remains were found in June - KLFY

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  • Investigators trying to figure out what happened to Vickie Patterson, after her remains were found in JuneInvestigators trying to figure out what happened to Vickie Patterson, after her remains were found in June

    LAFAYETTE PARISH, La. (KLFY) – There’s new information in the case involving the skeletal remains discovered in June in Lafayette Parish. Those remains belong to 20-year-old Vickie Litriece Patterson. Back in June, Dr. Maranda Kles, Assistant Professor of Anthropoly at University of Louisiana, was called out to help officials with the investigation. “They had found some remains and they were concerned whether they were human remains. So I arrived on scene and helped them make the determination that yes, they were human remains,” said Kles. From there, she helped investigators find any remaining bones from the body at the scene, and she worked with the Lafayette coroner to help assess the biological profile. “We analyze skeletal remains in order to determine age, sex, ancestry or race, stature and individualized characteristics. Things that make these remains unique to a particular person, in an effort to assist law enforcement with an identification,” Kles said. Then researchers with the Forensic Anthropology Computer Enhanced Services or ‘FACES’ laboratory at LSU, were able to identify Patterson after collecting her DNA. Patterson was born in Illinois and has relatives in Nevada. She was known to have lived in Tennessee before moving to Louisiana. John Mowell, Public Information Officer with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office, is not ruling out foul play. “That is part of the ongoing investigation, and obviously those are the things we’re trying to piece together right now, and we need the public’s cooperation, to try to put that puzzle together,” she said. If you have any information regarding her movements, activities or the people she associated with, please contact the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office at (337)232-9211 or call Lafayette Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS (8477).

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  • Acadiana Restaurants Open On Thanksgiving Day 2017Acadiana Restaurants Open On Thanksgiving Day 2017

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  • Bomb threat prompts Eunice Junior High evacuationBomb threat prompts Eunice Junior High evacuation

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  • Construction on Kaliste Saloom off and on through holiday season.Construction on Kaliste Saloom off and on through holiday season.

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  • Iberia Parish Sheriffa s Office investigating possible gang related...Iberia Parish Sheriffa s Office investigating possible gang related...

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  • Victim identified in gang-related New Iberia shootingVictim identified in gang-related New Iberia shooting

    IBERIA PARISH, La. (KLFY) –The Iberia Parish Coroner’s Office has identified the victim as  37-year-old Davon Thompson of New Iberia. ORIGINAL STORY: The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of possible gang-related shootings on Wednesday that led to one man’s death and two others injured. According to Major Wendell Raborn, Deputies received a call about shots being fired in the 900 block of Mississippi Street around 5:30 in the evening. A short time later, a man walked into an Iberia Parish hospital with a gunshot wound to his shoulder. Later, Deputies learned that a second man had gone to a Lafayette hospital with a gunshot wound to his hip and shoulder. Both men have non-life threatening injuries, according to Raborn. Later that night, there was another call about shots being fired in the same location as earlier, but no victims were found. A couple of hours later, Deputies found a man lying at the intersection of Mississippi and Cletus Streets with several gunshot wounds, according to Raborn. The victim was taken to a local hospital where he died from his wounds. Raborn says that investigators believe these incidents are gang related. Anyone with information about these cases can call the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office at 369-3711 or Iberia Crime Stoppers at 364-TIPS.

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  • File photo: Pillows of Hope and Sid Williams held their annual Thanksgiving food drive at Elsido's.File photo: Pillows of Hope and Sid Williams held their annual Thanksgiving food drive at Elsido's.

    The Pillows of Hope is hosting it's annual food drive tonight at the Elsido's Zydeco and Blues Club in Lafayette. The event starts at 6 pm and is $12 with or without canned goods.

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  • Community reacts to old planetarium building getting demolishedCommunity reacts to old planetarium building getting demolished

    LAFAYETTE, La. _ Fenced in and abandoned, the old planetarium building in Lafayette is set to be demolished on December 4th.

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  • Iberia Bank donates $1 million to Moncus Park at the Horse FarmIberia Bank donates $1 million to Moncus Park at the Horse Farm

    LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – Tonight folks enjoyed an “Evening under the Oaks” at Moncus Park at the Horse Farm. The gala included live entertainment, a live auction, and great food. There was also a major announcement. Iberia bank donated $1 million towards the construction of the park. Over the past five years, the organization has raised more than $12.8 million in donations. The park is now gearing up for Christmas in the Park on Dec. 8. After that comes the highly anticipated groundbreaking. The Lafayette Central Park non-profit group oversees the project’s planning and development through an agreement with Lafayette Consolidated Government. Lafayette Central Park plans to begin construction of phase one in late December or early January.

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  • The Best of 90 Plus: Turning 100 with 100 ways to celebrateThe Best of 90 Plus: Turning 100 with 100 ways to celebrate

    OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY) – An Opelousas woman is about three weeks shy of her 100th birthday. On December 11, Mildred Carriere makes the century mark.  “The Lord kept telling me I would.  I’m almost at the door,” says Carriere. Mildred says she spent a great deal of her life in the church and even traveled to Italy to stand in the waters of the Dead Sea.  There she says she found a heart-shaped rock.  “The Lord spoke to me and said stoop down and pass your hands in front of your feet; that’s how I got that rock,” adds Carriere. Mildred says she was born in Morgan City.  She has one sister who has passed away. The memories of her youth date back to her grandparents’ farm in Arnaudville.  “I just walked around picking cotton. I just did that to help out.  I lived a good life in the country — in Arnaudville,” explains Carriere. It wasn’t until she was 13 that she moved to Opelousas. Mildred says for 26 years she worked at the Delta Grand Theatre and worked a bit at a nursing home. “I love to do for other people.  I enjoy that,” adds Carriere. Mildred recalls helping a gentleman who was a total stranger. She says the man was blind and he needed help.  Mildred tells us she worked to get him into a nursing home and once there she laid down the rules for his care. “He’s totally blind. I want him to sit in the front of the nursing home so people can talk to him,” explains Carriere. Mildred explains that she’s happy to have lived long enough to see the first black president.  It’s a moment that adorns her heart and home.  “Oh boy! I was so happy when I saw that. I prayed that he would do things for other people and not just for himself but help others,” says Carriere. Mildred has one concern when it comes to the world today.  “Every time you turn around somebody is killing somebody.  That is what hurts my heart.”

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  • UFC fighter and Lafayette native Dustin Poirier giving back to fallen officera s familyUFC fighter and Lafayette native Dustin Poirier giving back to fallen officera s family

    "Anything that I can do to help our community or help out the family of Middlebrook, that's what I want to do," said Poirier. He's auctioning off all of his fight gear from this past Saturday, and giving the money to the fallen officer's family.

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  • Four men arrested on child porn charges; three in AcadianaFour men arrested on child porn charges; three in Acadiana

    Carey Sollay, 40 of Lafayette, was booked with 150 counts of Possession of Sexual Abuse Images and/or Videos of Children . His arrest stems from a joint investigation between the Attorney General's Cyber Crime Unit, Homeland Security Investigations , Louisiana State Police , the Lafayette Sheriff's Office, the Iberia Sheriff's Office, and the Eunice Police Department.

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  • No-text traffic signs donated to Opelousas school zonesNo-text traffic signs donated to Opelousas school zones

    OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY)-  Last year, the state adopted the “Use of Wireless Telecommunications Devices in School Zones Prohibited” law making it illegal to use a telecommunications device while driving in public school zones. But for this law to be enforceable, it requires traffic signage to be posted in a visible manner, which is something St. Landry Parish lacks, officials said. Today, the Opelousas Marshals Office Traffic Division and local business owners Chad Ray, announced the donation of signs to school districts in the city of Opelousas. Businessman Chad Ray’s sponsorship and revenue generated through the Marshals Office L.A.C.E. has completed the first phase of the project. On Tuesday night during an Opelousas City Council meeting, Bob Giles, chairman of Giles Automotive volunteered his financial assistance to complete the second and third phases of the project.  

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  • Home Furniture Plus Bedding announces toy and gift driveHome Furniture Plus Bedding announces toy and gift drive

    Home Furniture Plus Bedding will host a toy and gift drive at all eight locations in Louisiana and Texas, including their distribution center here in Lafayette. Anyone who donates a new toy or gift will be entered into a drawing to win a $500 gift card.

    Lafayette News / 2 d. 19 h. 36 min. ago
  • 20-plus restaurants open Thanksgiving Day 2017 - The Daily Advertiser20-plus restaurants open Thanksgiving Day 2017 - The Daily Advertiser

    The Daily Advertiser20-plus restaurants open Thanksgiving Day 2017The Daily AdvertiserPlenty of Acadiana restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving Day. Cooking made easy: Your guide to Lafayette's heat-and-eat Thanksgiving meals. Whether you're in search of a traditional turkey dinner, an ethnic lunch buffet or late-night waffles, we've ...Farm Bureau Survey Reveals Lowest Thanksgiving Dinner Cost in Five YearsFarm Bureau Newsall 348 news articles »

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  • Witness: several armed men were seen running down the Lafayette...Witness: several armed men were seen running down the Lafayette...

    The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating an aggravated burglary that occurred at a mobile home park located on the 1300 block of Roper Drive early this morning. Deputies were dispatched to the area at 1:59 a.m. immediately following a 911 call.

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  • I-10 West shut down due to overturned 18-wheeler at HendersonI-10 West shut down due to overturned 18-wheeler at Henderson

    There were massive backups on I-10 West between Lafayette and Baton Rouge early Wednesday morning due to an overturned 18-wheeler. Louisiana State Police set up barricades and units to force vehicles off I-10 West at LA 415 in West Baton Rouge Parish.

    Lafayette News / 3 d. 5 h. 27 min. ago
  • Light down; repair could take weeksLight down; repair could take weeks

    Heads up to motorists, a Lafayette intersection has become a four way stop. Warren Abadie with LCG says that one of the traffic lights at the corner of St. Antoine St. and Cameron St. was damaged after it was hit by a vehicle.

    Lafayette News / 3 d. 10 h. 10 min. ago
  • ONLY ON TV: Crowley Police Department gets new life saving gearONLY ON TV: Crowley Police Department gets new life saving gear

    CROWLEY, La. (KLFY) Crowley Police now have a new tool that could save their lives if they’re injured in the line of duty. News Ten’s Lester Duhe’ shows us what a tourniquet is, in a story you’ll see Only on Ten. “And with them having these kits now, it gives me a little bit more peace of mind that they can assist their brother officer, until we can get someone on scene to help them out further.” Of the 37 sworn officers in the Crowley Police Department, all of those who patrol now wear tourniquets. “So this was a way they could help each other, and possibly the general public as well.” Chief Jimmy Broussard with the Crowley Police Department says that the turniquets will go in all twenty of their marked units, and that they could potentially save the lives of his officers. “In case a fellow officer is shot, they can administer some first aid treatment right there and at least try to stop the bleeding, or slow it down.” The torniquet allows officers to tie up a bleeding wound and slow down the bleeding process. It also has some medication that can possibly help stop the bleeding. The move is in response to a March shooting that left 2 women and a K-9 officer dead, as well as Crowley Police Officer Tate Thibodeaux injured. “It really made us open our eyes that if something took place in our department, without immediate assistance, we were kind of lost.” The tourniquet sets were donated by a company called Bleed Blue, to help in these situations. Officer Derek Smith says it’s a huge sigh of relief for him. “Hopefully we don’t have to use them but just in case the event does happen you know we have those that are ready, so i’m thankful for it.” “And that’s our hope, that it will potentially save the lives of officers who each day, give their very lives and service to our community.” In Crowley, Lester Duhe’ KLFY News 10.

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  • Cyber bullying led to tragedy for a local familyCyber bullying led to tragedy for a local family

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  • Fugitive wanted in Acadia ParishFugitive wanted in Acadia Parish

    ACADIA PARISH, La. (KLFY)-Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish is asking for the public’s help in locating a wanted fugitive. Detectives are searching for William J. Hill, white male, 43. He is described as being 5-feet 8-inches tall, weighing 185 pounds with brown hair. His last known address is 129 ½ Kirkman St., in Lake Charles. Hill is wanted for Unauthorized use of an access card. A warrant has been issued for his arrest. His photo may be seen on our Crime Stoppers of Acadia Parish Facebook Page. If you have any information regarding this wanted fugitive or any other crime, you are urged to call the tips line at 789-TIPS / 789-8477. All callers will remain anonymous and can receive up to a $1,000 cash reward.

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  • UPDATE: Iberia Parish deputies find body of missing Coteau manUPDATE: Iberia Parish deputies find body of missing Coteau man

    COTEAU, La. (KLFY)-UPDATE: Blaze’s body was found by deputies today near his home. Detectives  do not suspect foul play, Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesman Major Wendell Raborn said. ORIGINAL STORY: The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for 83-year-old Leroy Blaze. Mr. Blaze was reported missing from his home in the 6400 block of Fremin Road. It is believed Mr. Blaze left his home sometime between 4:30 a.m. and 8 a.m. this morning. Mr. Blaze has several medical issues that have warranted concerns for his well being. There is an active search in progress at this time in the Coteau area near Mr. Blaze’s home.

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  • Lafayette Transit System to offer free holiday bus serviceLafayette Transit System to offer free holiday bus service

    LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- Lafayette Transit System (LTS) will offer complimentary rides with “No Pay Bus Day” on Black Friday, Nov. 23, and Small Business Saturday on Nov. 25 to all riders for both daytime fixed-route and Night Owl Service. Acadiana Transit, which provides Para-Transit service, will also provide complimentary service those two days. In anticipation of a higher traffic volume due to holiday shopping, LTS hopes to alleviate roadway congestion and reduce the stress to drivers who would otherwise be navigating crowded streets. “It is my hope that the complimentary bus day will meet our regular transit riders’ needs, whether that’s running holiday errands or getting to and from work,” said Lafayette Mayor-President Joel Robideaux. “It’s also an excellent opportunity for people who have been wondering about taking the bus to see what the experience is all about.” The No Pay Bus Day promotion applies to all three transit services, including Daytime, Night Owl, and Para-Transit. Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, all LTS services will be suspended on Thursday, November 23, including Daytime, Night Owl, and Para-Transit. On Friday, November 24, LTS bus services will run the Saturday schedule, including Daytime, Night Owl, and Para-Transit. LTS offices will be closed on Saturday, November 25 in observance of the Acadian Day holiday. Regular scheduled transit services will resume on Monday November 27. Another enhancement to the LTS rider experience is the ability to use Google Maps to access local bus information including stops, routes, and schedules. Using the Google Map application on a smart phone or device, LTS riders are offered a more convenient transit experience with easy public transit directions within the LTS service area. REMINDER: Monday, November 13, several LTS Route changes take effect. Due to changes in operational requirements, the pathway and time table for Routes 15, 20, 25, 30, 50, 70A and 70B will be altered. For complete information on the transit route changes visit http://www.lafayettela.gov/presidents/pages/view-newsrelease.aspx?id=482. For more information on Lafayette Transit System, including all rates, routes for day and night-time service, Para-Transit service and more, visit www.ridelts.com.

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  • El Sido’s Zydeco & Blues Club prepares for annual Thanksgiving food driveEl Sido’s Zydeco & Blues Club prepares for annual Thanksgiving food drive

    LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- With the holidays quickly approaching, El Sido’s continues their Thanksgiving tradition by preparing for their annual food drive. El Sido’s Thanksgiving food drive has been held since 1986, 31 years, of collecting canned goods and turkey for those in need. The drive has fed more than 100,000 people with donation collections. Pillows of Hope non-profit organization has sponsored the even for the last four years and organizers describe it as a very rewarding experience. “Its’ a great, great feeling. Our organization has have been in existence for thirteen years and basically what we do is go out in the community and help,’ said Mary Chevalier the founder of Pillows of Hope. “Thanksgiving is just one of the events that we do, because there are just so many people that are unfortunate and will not have anything to eat for Thanksgiving. So, with all the bands coming and supporting this event, that’ll give us in return to take all of the proceeds and put towards the baskets for Thanksgiving,” she added. The drive food is scheduled for Wednesday, November 14 at 6 p.m. at El Sido’s Zydeco and Blues Club. APP USERS- CLICK HERE FOR MORE ON FOOD DRIVE

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