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BLOG: Cajuns win the Sunbelt Championship

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – University of Louisiana Ragin Cajuns defeated Appalachian State for the Sunbelt Championship. The Ragin Cajuns scored first with 9:55 left in the first quarter. Michael Jefferson caught a 27-year pass from Levi Lewis. Nate Snyder made the kick to put UL up 7-0. End of First UL Leading 7-0. Touchdown Ragin […] → Read More

Opelousas High School official under investigation for alleged inappropriate search of student

OPELOUSAS, La. (KLFY) – Opelousas police are investigating an alleged inappropriate search of a female student at Opelousas High school. Opelousas Police say the alleged incident happened at the school on Friday October 15th. The female student claims she was asked to lift up her shirt by school officials exposing herself while they searched her […] → Read More

Search for missing Acadiana man

NEW IBERIA, La. (KLFY) – Iberia Parish authorities are needing help to find a missing man. Iberia Parish Sheriff Tommy Romero is requesting assistance from the public in locating Mr. Anthony Clay. Mr. Clay is a 59 year old black male, who was last seen on September 28th. Authorities say he has several medical issues […] → Read More

Lafayette Police investigate shooting

LAFAYETTE, La. )KLFY) – Lafayette Police are investigating a shooting that left one person injured. The shooting happened near the intersection of Van Buren Drive and Moss Street. Police tell KLFY News that one person was injured. They were taken to a local hospital for treatment of those injuries. Police also tell KLFY News they […] → Read More

The Godfather of Swamp Pop, Warren Storm, passes away

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – Swamp pop musician Warren Storm has passed away. He was 84. The Abbeville native has been in the hospital for the past several weeks according to friends. Storm was best known as the Godfather of Swamp Pop. Warren has been in the music atmosphere since an early age. His father was […] → Read More

Lafayette Parish Schools investigate educator after racial comment made on social media

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – Lafayette Parish Schools are investigating a Lafayette Parish teacher after a post made on the Facebook site, Whatz Goin On in Acadiana. The investigation centers around a post Ossun Elementary educator Julie Colley made on the Facebook page. Lafayette Parish School System Public Information Officer, Allison Dickerson, said “LPSS is aware […] → Read More

Lafayette’s Nicole Ahsinger finishes 6th in Olympics

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – Lafayette’s own Nicole Ahsinger competed overnight in the Olympics. Ahsinger, who finished 10th in Brazil, advanced to her first Olympic final and finished sixth. Her final score of 54.350 is tied for the highest all-time finish of any American in trampoline at the Olympics. Friends and fans were rooting for Nicole […] → Read More

Marine rescue near Freshwater Bayou Locks

VERMILION PARISH, La. (KLFY) – A marine rescue happened Thursday near the Freshwater Bayou Locks in Vermilion Parish. The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office Marine Division was contacted by the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office regarding a commercial fishing vessel with a crew member with a severe head injury. At the time of the call, the […] → Read More

Arkansas woman sues trooper for flipping her SUV during stop

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas woman who says she was injured when a state trooper deliberately bumped into her SUV, causing it to flip, because she didn’t immediately pull over for a traffic stop is suing him and the agency. An attorney for Janice Nicole Harper filed the lawsuit last month in Pulaski […] → Read More

Attempted juvenile abduction in St. Martinville

ST. MARTINVILLE, La. (KLFY) – St. Martinville Police are looking for a suspect who attempted to abduct two juveniles on Thursday. Police say the driver followed the juveniles down Lewis Street to the library on Porter Street and attempted to lure the juveniles into the van. The juveniles were quick thinking and ran away. Police […] → Read More

Drug raid at Lafayette hotel nabs suspect

LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) – A man is behind bars after Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit Agents found various illegal narcotics, firearms and cash. Authorities say agents came into contact with the suspect, Efren Torres, at a hotel in the 300 block of Ambassador Caffery Pkwy. Deputies say illegal narcotics were located both on his person […] → Read More

Powerball to add third drawing

BATON ROUGE, La. (KLFY) – This summer the multistate game Powerball will add a third draw night of Monday to its 2-days-a-week drawing schedule. Beginning Aug. 23, Powerball will be drawn on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday nights at 9:59 p.m. All other aspects of the game — including its matrix, prize levels, odds, and drawing operations — remain the same. “Powerball is […] → Read More

Baldwin murder suspect brought back to St. Mary Parish

BADLWIN, La. (KLFY) – A Baton Rouge woman accused of killing a Baldwin woman is back in St. Mary Parish behind bars. Andreniki Franklin, 29, was arrested on Thursday for second-degree murder and obstruction of justice-tampering. She is accused of killing 25-year old Karlnita Marks in May of 2020. Authorities say during the investigation, […] → Read More

Gov. Edwards to update on plans for COVID-19 vaccine incentives in Louisiana

BATON ROUGE, La. (KLFY) – Governor John Bel Edwards could reveal plans for vaccine incentives on Thursday. Edwards says he expected some form of incentives will be implemented in the state “pretty soon,” noting that the governors of Ohio and Maine were featured on a White House coronavirus call to talk about the incentives rolled […] → Read More

State Police investigating Vinton Police officer-involved shooting

VINTON, La. (KLFY) – Louisiana State Police are investigating a shooting incident involving a Vinton Police Officer. Investigators say the incident occurred as a VPD officer responded to a disturbance between two motorists parked on the shoulder of the Interstate 10 westbound entrance ramp from LA 108. Police say when officers arrived at the scene, […] → Read More

2nd arrest made in the murder of a Rayne teenager

RAYNE, La. (KLFY) – A second arrest in the murder of a Rayne teenager. Rayne Police Chief Carroll Stelly says they have arrested 41-year old Robert Allen Moreno of Houston, Tx. He is charged with one count of Second Degree Murder. The 17 year old was killed earlier in May. Stelly says police found the […] → Read More

Multiple arrests in connection to Vermilion Parish burglary ring

KAPLAN, La. (KLFY) – 2 people are behind bars accused of multiple burglaries in Vermilion Parish. Police arrested 20-year old Coreiana Jazznay Jones and 19-year old Kentrell Laday in connection to the burglaries. According to the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Offic, Deputies responded to several vehicle burglaries in multiple locations across Vermilion Parish. Also stolen during […] → Read More

Scott man accused of killing dog and posting it to social media

SCOTT, La. (KLFY) – A Scott man is accused of shooting a dog to death and posting video of the killing on Snapchat. Authorities say 23-year-old Isaac Gotreaux showed the video to others who then alerted Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office. Authorities say Gotreaux allegedly stands over a dog that appears to be wounded and bleeding […] → Read More

Louisiana man arrested for calling in terroristic threats to hospital

THIBODAUX, La. (KLFY) – A Thibodaux man has been arrested after police said he called in “terroristic threats” to Thibodaux Regional Health System on Thursday. 53-year old Elwin Leboeuf Jr. was arrested in connection to the incident. Police say the hospital was put under lockdown for precautionary measures and the authorities were notified. Police say […] → Read More

NTSB issues preliminary report for investigation of Seacor Power accident

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National Transportation Safety Board released it’s preliminary report into the fatal capsizing of the liftboat Seacor Power. Here’s what the report had to say: There were 19 people aboard the U.S.-flagged, 175-foot-long Seacor Power, at the time of the accident; six people were rescued by the Coast Guard and Good Samaritan […] → Read More