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  • Deputies make cockfighting bust in St. Martin Parish

    October 9, 2015 10:29 AM

    BREAUX BRIDGE- Sheriff's deputies say three St. Martin Parish residents have been arrested for cockfighting. Investigators with the sheriff's office received information about suspected cockfighting at a home in Breaux Bridge. Following an extensive investigation into the allegations, investigators obtained and executed a search warrant Thursday afternoon. While searching the... more »
  • Police plan to jail injured driver who killed 2

    November 1, 2014 12:03 PM

    BREAUX BRIDGE, La. - State Police say they intend to arrest a man who struck three girls walking to school, killing two. In a Friday news conference, troopers said that 32-year-old Jeremy Abraham was driving twice the speed limit when he hit the girls Thursday morning on a Breaux (BROH)... more »
  • Driver in deadly wreck was veteran with PTSD, mom says

    October 31, 2014 11:21 PM

    BREAUX BRIDGE- The mother of a driver implicated in a crash where two children died and a third was left in critical condition at a hospital in Baton Rouge said her son was PTSD and needed help. Jeremy Abraham , 32, hit and killed Cornasha Flugence, 15, Kylee Henry,... more »
  • Homicide charges announced in Breaux Bridge crash

    October 31, 2014 11:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - State Police held a press conference Friday morning following the deaths of two Breaux Bridge teens during a Thursday morning crash. Troopers say just before 7:30 a.m. on Oct. 30, 32-year-old Jeremy Abraham was driving his pickup truck more than twice the speed limit before hitting... more »
  • Trick-or-treating canceled after deadly wreck

    October 30, 2014 3:47 PM

    BREAUX BRIDGE - Town leaders canceled trick-or-treating scheduled for Thursday night in portions of Breaux Bridge after two children died and another was injured by a pickup. KATC-TV reports a candlelight vigil is scheduled instead at 8:30 p.m. at Judge Carl Williams Park on West Bridge Street. Mayor... more »
  • Two kids walking to school killed, third injured

    October 30, 2014 10:23 AM

    BREAUX BRIDGE - State Police said the driver of a pickup is in critical condition after they hit and killed two kids and injured a third while the children were walking to middle school in Breaux Bridge Thursday morning. State Police said Jeremy Abraham, 32, hit the girls from... more »
  • Missing Breaux Bridge woman returns to family

    August 11, 2014 11:16 AM

    ST. MARTINVILLE - A Breaux Bridge woman reported missing by the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office has contacted her family and returned home safely on Monday afternoon. Detectives with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office asked for the public's help in finding 28-year-old Kristen Ledoux on Monday morning. ... more »
  • 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 check to see if lock exists for regeneration 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 »

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