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  • Mom, baby daughter killed in twister Sunday morning

    April 2, 2017 1:44 PM

    BREAUX BRIDGE - A three-year-old and her mother died in what authorities suspect was a tornado Sunday morning. St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office posted information on its Facebook page that the child, Nevaeh Alexander, and the baby's mother, Francine Gotch, 38, were killed when their trailer home flipped over... more »
  • Deputies involved in fatal shooting return to active duty

    May 9, 2016 1:26 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE - Two sheriff's deputies have returned to active duty now that local prosecutors have ruled out criminal charges against them over the fatal shooting of a mentally ill man last year. Major Ginny Higgins of the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office says the deputies returned to duty... more »
  • Plea deal reached in I-10 speed trap scheme

    April 18, 2016 12:50 PM

    HENDERSON - There was a plea deal Monday in a ticket-writing scheme that involved a notorious speed trap at the western end of the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge. Oliver Mack Lloyd pleaded guilty to false accounting and admitted his role in the I-10 ticket scheme, KATC TV reported on its... more »
  • Motorcyclist dies in collision with Louisiana school bus

    April 7, 2016 8:51 AM

    BUTTE LA ROSE, La. - State police say a 47-year-old Breaux Bridge man died after losing control of his motorcycle and sliding into oncoming traffic, where he was struck by a St. Martin Parish school bus. Master Trooper Brooks David said in a news release Dennis Labbie was taken to... more »
  • Breaux Bridge student arrested for SnapChat shooting threat

    October 28, 2015 4:59 PM

    ST MARTINVILLE – Deputies in St. Martin Parish accused a 17-year-old of threatening a school shooting on social media this week. Investigators charged Jada Peron, 17, with terrorizing Wednesday morning after they said she comments on the social media service SnapChat in reference to a shooting threat that would... more »
  • St. Martin Parish school board employee arrested

    March 6, 2015 4:40 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE - A 27-year-old St. Martin Parish School Board employee is accused of molesting a juvenile. The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office tells KATC-TV that Kaylyn Huval, of Breaux Bridge, was arrested Friday for molestation of a juvenile after an investigation began when her employer contacted authorities about a... more »
  • Man arrested for vehicular homicide after December crash

    January 5, 2015 11:11 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE, La. - Louisiana State Police have re-arrested a man involved in a two-vehicle crash in St. Martin Parish last month after a woman died from her injuries. Master Trooper Brooks David, in a news release Monday, says 30-year-old Emmanuel Wiltz, of Breaux Bridge, was initially booked with vehicular... 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 »
  • St. Martin Parish moves trick-or-treat time

    October 29, 2013 11:44 AM

    ST. MARTINVILLE - St. Martin Parish is moving trick or treating in the parish from Thursday to Wednesday due to the threat of bad weather. The sheriff's office said trick or treating will take place from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 30. Deputies asked for... more »
  • Car collides with motorcycle on I-10; 2 dead

    September 3, 2013 12:22 PM

    HENDERSON - Authorities in St. Martin Parish say two people have been killed in a traffic accident on Interstate 10 at Henderson. Henderson Police Chief Leroy Guidry said the Tuesday morning accident happened when the driver of a car heading east on I-10 crossed the median for unknown reasons. The... more »
  • Nearly 50 pounds of marijuana seized in traffic stop

    August 1, 2013 12:48 PM

    HENDERSON - State Police seized nearly 50 pounds of marijuana and arrested a Texas man during a traffic stop this morning on I-10. Troopers stopped 35-year-old Myvar Abdullah's car at the Henderson and Cecilia exit around 2:45 a.m. They brought in a St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office K-9... more »
  • 2 top Henderson cops face charges in ticket scam

    July 18, 2013 2:54 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE - St. Martin Parish prosecutors have filed formal charges against Henderson Police Chief Leroy Guidry and Deputy Chief Oliver Mack Lloyd in an investigation into an alleged illegal quota system for traffic tickets issued along Interstate 10. Assistant District Attorney Chester Cedars said Thursday that the two men... more »
  • Volunteers from Illinois aid in search for missing firefighter

    February 8, 2013 11:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A volunteer rescue group from Illinois are helping in the search for a missing firefighter from Baton Rouge. Jacob Lewis fell into Belle River January 30 while trying to get his boat on a trailer. The search for Lewis' body has been unsuccessful. The group... more »
  • Busy highway gets major upgrades Play Video

    February 4, 2013 4:06 PM

    STEPHENSVILLE- A six-mile section of busy Highway 70 is getting a major overhaul in St. Martin Parish. It serves as an evacuation route and thousands of people use the road each day to travel between Morgan City and Baton Rouge. Melvin Verrett has lived in the community for... more »

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