Lora Lavigne, KLFY NEWS 10

Lora Lavigne


Lafayette, LA, United States

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Past articles by Lora:

Motorcyclist dies from injuries sustained in a Acadia Parish crash

A 78-year-old Crowley man has died from injuries he sustained in a April 6 crash in Acadia Parish. → Read More

Cosplay community contributes to mask donations with ‘Sew You Care’ initiative

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) -- The careers of many professional Cosplayers are put on halt after the Coronavirus pandemic cancelled major events, like Comic-Con. With additional down-time and tons of fabric without any use, some in the local Cosplay community decided to make a difference. → Read More

LCG to hold 3 p.m. press conference to address stay-at-home order

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)- Lafayette Consolidated Government administration officials will provide additional information to Lafayette Parish residents and business owners on the stay-at- home order issued by Gov. John Bel Edwards Sunday afternoon. The press conference will be held at 3 p.m. today at city hall. KLFY News 10 will air it live. → Read More

Cajun musician Ray Abshire, member of The Balfa Brothers, dies

Ray Abshire, a renowned Cajun musician who played in the Balfa Brothers band, has died. He passed away on Tuesday at age 68. → Read More

Now hiring: CGI VP highlights expansion opportunities ahead of job fair

GI employers are looking for both entry-level and I.T. professionals to fill positions for the company's Louisiana operations. The company continues to grow by leaps and bounds in the tech world. It will soon provide nearly 800 opportunities for employment in Acadiana → Read More

Lafayette family loses everything, including family pet, in early morning fire

An early morning fire in the 200 block of Belle Homme Drive has destroyed a home and displaced a family, authorities said. → Read More

Suspects arrested after assault rifle reportedly pointed at attendees of Beau Chene High soccer game

ARNAUDVILLE, La. (KLFY)- Two teens were arrested Tuesday after an assault rifle was reported at a local high school soccer game. On February 4, 2020, officials with the Beau Chene High School reported to the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office that two suspects attending an after-hours soccer game on campus were “armed with an assault […] → Read More

Portions of Acadiana under tornado watch

1:15 p.m. update: The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued tornado watch for portions o central Louisiana and southwest Mississippi. This is effective until 6 p.m. Primary threats include few tornadoes likely with a couple intense tornadoes possible, scattered damaging wind gusts to 70 mph possible. Isolated hail is possible. Thunderstorms are expected to continue […] → Read More

‘Smash and grab bandits’ arrested in Evangeline Parish

An investigation into local business burglaries led to the arrests of three suspects in Evangeline Parish. → Read More

Lafayette Police Chief Toby Aguillard resigns

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) — Officials with the Lafayette Police Department confirm that Chief Toby Aguillard has resigned his position effective immediately. Aguillard sent out the following statement: After careful thought and prayerful reflection, I have to resign as Chief of Police of Lafayette, effective January 6, 2020. I will forever be grateful for having had […] → Read More

LPSO need public’s help identifying man wanted for stealing gun, wallet out of vehicle

Officials with the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man wanted in connection to a theft of a firearm and wallet. LPSO say on December 12, a wallet and a 9mm pistol were reported stolen from a vehicle in the 100 block of Grazing Trace Drive in Lafayette. […] → Read More

Man caught on camera stealing from garage, MCPD need help identifying him

Morgan City Police are requesting the public’s help in identifying a man who was caught on surveillance video going into a garage and stealing some items. They say several pieces of camouflage clothing and a backpack were stolen. Anyone with information regarding this crime is urged to contact the Morgan City Police Department and speak […] → Read More

Church Point man arrested for carnal knowledge of a juvenile

CHURCH POINT, La. (KLFY)- A Church Point man was arrested Tuesday for an alleged sexual relationship with a 16-year-old victim. According to police, Joshua Lorden, 36, is suspected of more than one incident of felony carnal knowledge. Following the arrest, Lorden was booked into the Church Point Jail and later taken to the Acadia Parish Jail. His bond was set at $75,000. → Read More

LPSO searching for missing teen

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for a 15-year-old boy who may be passing through the area. Melgin David Miranda-Miranda has been missing since Sept. 17. Authorities said the teen left his home with a family member who lives in Florida. The boy reportedly left a note that said he may […] → Read More

CPSO arrests man accused of felony sexual battery of a child

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KLFY)- A 32-year-old man was arrested and extradited from Fort Bend, Texas, on felony charges involving sexual battery on a child. According to the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office, an investigation into inappropriate behavior began in February. During the initial investigation, detectives were told in 2018, that the suspect, identified as Barry Veale, […] → Read More

Eunice PD: Suspect crashes into several police units during pursuit

EUNICE, La. (KLFY)- A Eunice man is facing multiple criminal charges after a police pursuit that resulted in damage law enforcement units. According the Eunice police, the incident started after the suspect, identified as Chaddick Senegal, was in a physical altercation with his girlfriend at a W. Maple Avenue business. When police arrived, the suspect […] → Read More

Evangeline Youth B.L.A.S.T. day in Mamou Friday Sept. 13

MAMOU, La.- The event’s goal is to help educate and inform participants about current youth-related issues by equipping and empowering them to make positive and healthy behavioral choices throughout the new school year. B.L.A.S.T. stands for Boldly, Living, As, Smart, Teens. The event will be held on Friday, September 13 at from 8:00am-11:00am at the […] → Read More

Downtown Alive! kicks off fall concert series Friday 13

Fall 2019 DTA! kicks off its fall series Friday, Sept. 13. See the full line up below: September 13: Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band + Corey Ledet & His Zydeco Band (Zydeco/Cajun | Parc International) DTA! Fall Kick-Off Friday, September 20: Gregg Martinez & the Delta Kings (Blues/RnB/Swamp Pop | Parc Sans Souci) Friday, September […] → Read More

Jennings man arrested for failing to register as a sex offender

JENNINGS, La. (KLFY)-A 46-year-old Jennings man turned himself in on Wednesday on an outstanding warrant for failing to register as a sex offender. Stefan Fontenot was also wanted for failing to notify authorities about his out-of-state travel to Mississippi, authorities said. According to the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office, Fontenot was arrested in Marion County, […] → Read More

State releases school and district progress reports, Lafayette schools make strides

BATON ROUGE, La. (State Department of Education)- Earlier this week Louisiana Department of Education released statewide progress data. These data complement recently posted proficiency rates on LEAP 2025 assessments. These performance measures are the basis for a substantial portion of the School Performance Scores due for release this fall in the state accountability system. Students […] → Read More