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  • I-10 reopened on Basin Bridge

    July 12, 2014 10:28 AM

    BREAUX BRIDGE - I-10 east is now open after an accident involving an 18-wheeler with hazardous materials on the Basin Bridge, according to State Police. Officials say the blockage was just past the Atchafalaya River Highway exit. Traffic heading eastbound was diverted to I-49. I-10 westbound was briefly... more »
  • Breaux Bridge tow truck driver dies in hit-and-run

    June 30, 2013 5:59 PM

    BREAUX BRIDGE, La. - Authorities say a Louisiana tow truck operator has died and a Texas man charged with vehicular homicide following an early morning hit-and-run crash on Interstate 10 near Breaux Bridge. The Advertiser reports that Louisiana State Police say the incident happened at 2:23 a.m. Sunday when 25-year-old... more »
  • Groups seek investigation in teen's death

    December 11, 2012 10:21 AM

    BREAUX BRIDGE - Several groups including relatives of a 16-year-old who was shot and killed by a Breaux Bridge police officer are demanded an independent investigation. The Advocate reports the groups have characterized the death as excessive force against an unarmed teenager who panicked. State police say Darneisha Harris was... more »
  • Teen fatally shot by Breaux Bridge police

    December 4, 2012 9:57 AM

    BREAUX BRIDGE - State police continue to investigate a shooting involving a Breaux Bridge police officer. Troopers say officers were dispatched to a disturbance Sunday night. As officers arrived to the scene, they say 17-year-old female, Darnesha Harris was driving a car toward their unit. Police say... more »
  • 1 dead in shooting involving Breaux Bridge police

    December 3, 2012 10:32 AM

    BREAUX BRIDGE - State police are investigating a shooting involving Breaux Bridge police. Trooper Stephen Hammons says officers were responding to a disturbance Sunday night when the shooting occurred. Hammons says a woman in a vehicle came upon the scene and struck a police vehicle. He says she... more »
  • Southern president rolls out plans to success Play Video

    July 20, 2012 5:49 PM

    BREAUX BRIDGE- Southern University's president, Ronald Mason, is criss-crossing the state, driving home the impact of budget cuts on the system's three schools and how he plans to handle them. Several Southern University supporters filled the Bethlehem Baptist Church hall in Breaux Bridge today to hear Ronald Mason out.... more »
  • Floods force sandbagging in St. Martin Parish Play Video

    March 20, 2012 10:25 PM

    BREAUX BRIDGE-- The back-breaking work of filling and hauling sandbags is worth it to John Richard, even at 68 years old. He watched as his neighbors' homes in St. Martin Parish were flooded last week. He got lucky, because only his septic tank flooded. But water in the bayous near... more »
  • St Martin Parish DA to seek death penalty

    February 7, 2012 8:43 AM

    ST. MARTINVILLE - The St. Martin Parish District Attorney's Office plans to seek the death penalty against the daughter and granddaughter of an 83-year-old Breaux Bridge woman found strangled in November at Lake Martin. Assistant District Attorney Chester Cedars tells The Advocate a grand jury indicted Heller Marie Dupuis, and... more »
  • Rapper arrested after search reveals 150 lbs. of marijuana

    January 17, 2011 7:08 PM

    BREAUX BRIDGE – A rap artist known as “Big UNK” and two other people were arrested after authorities said they found them with around 150 pounds of marijuana. Reggie Smith was arrested by narcotics agents after a search of his home in Breaux Bridge Saturday morning. St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s... more »
  • One killed in I-10 accident

    January 17, 2011 11:49 AM

    BREAUX BRIDGE- At least one person has died in an accident on the I-10 bridge near Breaux Bridge. There are few details, but News-2 has learned Acadian Ambulance workers are on the scene. more »
  • Breaux Bridge woman wanted for outstanding warrants

    November 12, 2010 10:29 AM

    ST. MARTINVILLE- The Sheriff's Office wants you to be on the look out for this woman. Kim Landry Mouton, 32, from the Parks/Breaux Bridge area, is wanted for three counts of Failure to Appear for Forgery & Issuing Worthless Checks. She drives a grey Ford Taurus. If... more »
  • Body found in Vermilion River

    September 9, 2010 5:23 AM

    The body of a 32-year-old Breaux Bridge man has been found in the Vermilion River. The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office says the body was identified as Bobby Lindsey, who was reported missing earlier in the day. Authorities say Lindsey left a Breaux Bridge video poker truck stop in St.... more »
  • Man accused of threatening La. lawmaker

    June 30, 2010 7:13 AM

    Carencro police arrested a Breaux Bridge man after he allegedly threatened a state representative who he claimed was having an affair with his girlfriend. Police say John Wesley Snelling allegedly demanded $20,000 from state Rep. Bobby Badon of Carencro in exchange for his promise not to go public with e-mails... more »
  • Suspect killed in shoot out

    September 26, 2009 4:08 PM

    Update: Jonathan Latham was killed after a shoot out in St. Martin Parish. The 34 year-old was wanted in connection with a pair of attacks that left an elderly man dead. St. Martin Parish Deputies spotted the victim's car at a house in Breaux Bridge. Deputies then got word Latham... more »

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