Iota driver dies following crash Friday night
A toxicology sample was obtained for Hayes, according to authorities. This is an ongoing investigation.
Louisiana Lands 3 on Most Dangerous Small Cities in America List
Of the "10 Most Dangerous Small Cities in America" for 2023, Louisiana unfortunately has three cities on the list. Year after year, New Orleans, Louisiana routinely shows up at number one or at least in the top 3 of America's most dangerous cities. However, you crunch the numbers around Louisiana's...
Louisiana Shelter Dog’s Letter to Santa from Him and His Doggie Friends
Rayne, LA (KPEL News) - Haseya's New Beginnings is a no-kill shelter in Rayne, Louisiana. As with most shelters, they are at capacity and pleading with the public to adopt or foster a dog. One of their current residents has issued a special request of Santa from him and his friends.
4 Gifts NOT to Give Louisiana Teachers And What to Give Instead
Lafayette, LA (KPEL News) - The practice of giving your child's teacher a gift for Christmas is not singular to Louisiana. Why would you not give the person who cares for your child at least seven hour a day and develops their young minds something that says "thank you?" I...
Lane Closures Set for Interstate 10 Atchafalaya Basin Bridge and Evangeline Thruway in Lafayette, Louisiana
LAFAYETTE, La. (KPEL News) - It will be a busy upcoming week (December 11-15) for Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development workers as crews will be performing all sorts of repairs on Interstate 10 - including the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge - and on the Evangeline Thruway in Lafayette all the way down US Highway 90 to St. Mary Parish.
Man indicted with second-degree murder for Opelousas deadly shooting
OPELOUSAS, La. (KADN) — A St. Landry Parish grand jury on Friday, Dec. 8, indicted Damian Savoy with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Andrew Wilson in Opelousas. 5 shootings across Acadiana leave 3 dead, 2 critically wounded and results in manhunt for armed felon. Wilson, 26, was...
Texas Pedestrian Dies After Getting Struck by a Dump Truck on Interstate 10 West of Crowley, Louisiana
ACADIA PARISH, La. (KPEL News) - Louisiana State Police are investigating after a passenger-turned-pedestrian from San Benito, Texas, died following an altercation with the driver and after getting hit twice by vehicles traveling on Interstate 10 west of Crowley near mile marker 79. Investigators say troopers responded to the scene...
Family of man found dead in Rayne field honors his legacy with balloon release
Darren Senegal was found dead near a field in Rayne on Monday.
Rayne murder suspect and victim are cousins, officials say
A manhunt is underway for a murder fugitive that Rayne police warn is armed and dangerous. News15 Investigates has learned that the man police are looking for and the victim are cousins.
Weekly Safety Report: Altercation on I-10 and Controversial Career of South Louisiana Officer Spark Concern in Crowley
Two incidents occurred in Crowley, Louisiana this week. In the first incident, a man involved in a fight on I-10 was struck and killed by a vehicle. According to Louisiana State Police, the altercation took place between two occupants of a vehicle traveling westbound. The driver stopped the vehicle on the shoulder, and both the driver and a rear passenger exited and became involved in the fight. In the second incident, a south Louisiana police officer named Sam Tezeno, who has worked at multiple law enforcement agencies in the area, is facing controversy and legal battles. He has been affiliated with six different police departments over the past four years and was dismissed from three of them.
These rayne, LA based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to rayne..
Famous Louisiana Gas Station Now Shipping Cajun Goodness
Have You Ever Heard of Billy's Boudin and Cracklins?. The first time I found out about this wonderful place I was flabbergasted at how clean the restrooms were oh, and the automatic toilet seat covers had me yelling "oh my goodness y'all come look at this!" It turns out Sani-seat Hygenic Toilet Seat Covers are not exclusive to Billy's but it's the only time I have ever seen them.
Opelousas City Crowned as Champions
The Tigers defeated the Cecilia Bulldogs 26-13 to be crowned state champions. After seeing the Tigers win the state’s title many around the city say they’ve never seen this type of togetherness in Opelousas.
Help needed in solving 2020 Lawtell homicide
Detectives with the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office are asking for the public's help in solving a cold case in the Lawtell area.
Today the gas price is close to $2.58 in Crowley as of 2023-12-10. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.158, a week ago the price is $3.243 , according to AAA.
Opelousas Defeats Cecilia to Secure First Ever State Championship
• Opelousas High School's football team won its first ever state championship, defeating Cecilia High School 26-13 in the Division II Non-select state title game. • The victory was led by quarterback Zack Malveaux and four-star running back D'Shaun Ford, who together contributed significantly to the team's offense.
Alum. Hon. Darrel Papillion to Deliver LSUE Commencement Speech
EUNICE, La. – LSU Eunice is proud to announce that the Honorable Darrel J. Papillion will deliver the keynote speech at LSU Eunice’s Fall Commencement on Friday, December 15 inside the HPRE Center on the LSUE campus. The fall graduation ceremony is set to begin at 10:00AM. Judge...
Opelousas coach hopes state title achievement carries over into community
His players were being a bit shy when asked what winning the school’s first state championship meant to them, so Opelousas coach Jimmy Zachery took over. He was just too proud and happy to stay silent. “They’re scared to talk, but I’ll tell you, I feel good,” Zachery said...
Three of our areas high school football team set to play for titles on Friday
“An excited man. You know, I would say all the communities, everybody excited that they could still get a job for somebody. That already means everything that you go to bring some lights back. Oh, get everybody back excited about football or shine a light on the city or something positive. And it means everything. […]