CrimeTracker

Lafayette-based rapper charged with terrorism stemming from homicide investigation

A Lafayette-based rapper is locked up today for terrorism. This is the first time this charge has been issued in Lafayette Parish since the law was enacted back in 2002.

Lafayette teacher arrested for having sexual relationship with student

A Lafayette teacher has been arrested for sexual misconduct with a student.

12 dead, 38 wounded in Colorado movie theatre shooting

Law enforcement officers have found "items of interest" in the apartment of the suspect in the Colorado movie theater mass shooting Friday, a federal law enforcement source involved in the investigation says.

Could there be more cases connected to Brandon Lavergne?

Brandon Lavergne, 33, has been indicted for two homicide cases, but investigators say that may not be the end to this story.

Investigators look to more cold cases for possible connection to Brandon Lavergne

Brandon Lavergne, 33, has been indicted for two homicide cases, but investigators say that may not be the end to this story.

Toddler found walking along Westbank Expressway

A toddler was found walking along a busy road in Gretna this morning, and police are trying to find his parents or guardian.

Tom Shunick 'not shocked' his daughter's alleged killer is charged in second murder

A shocking twist during the grand jury hearing of Brandon Lavergne, the man charged with kidnapping and murdering 22 year-old Mickey Shunick is now also formally charged with the 1999 killing of Lisa Pate.

Armed robbery of victim’s cell phone turns into overnight police standoff

BRPD was forced to send in its SWAT team over night after an armed robbery suspect was located, but refused to evacuate his home.

Argument over $30 leads to metal pipe attack

An argument over a small amount of money quickly escalated into violence Monday evening. Officials tell KMSS they received a report of battery on the 1900 block of Anna Street at around 11:55 p.m.

Thibodaux man charged with stalking after calling woman 42 times, ramming her car

A Thibodaux man is charged with stalking after allegedly calling a woman 42 times in a day in violation of a protective order then ramming a car in which she was riding, police said.