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Priest accused of sex with child

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 20:10
Advocate staff photo by BRYAN TUCK -- Gilbert Dutel, a priest at St. Edmond Catholic Chuch in Lafayette, has been accused in court documents of sexually abusing a child in the 1970s. 1992 claims revealed in court documents
Texted threat leads to shooting suspect
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 20:10
Intended victim’s sister receives chilling message Ryan Broussard| This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. July 30, 2014 Comments Minutes after neighbors reported on April 2 seeing a white Chevrolet Impala make several passes in front of a blue, wood-paneled home on 35th Street, two men with handguns walked up to it and opened fire.
Helis showcases fracking site, safety plans
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 20:08
Ashley Rodrigue / Eyewitness News Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | Twitter: @ashleyrwwl MANDEVILLE, La. -- A little yellow stake, surrounded by acres of trees near I-12 and Hwy. 1088 in Mandeville, is where Helis Oil says the center of its fracking well operation will take place, if it's given the OK. The company took Eyewitness News on a tour of the planned well pad area Wednesday to lay out the intended look of the land, which will…
Man arrested in Tammany Trace attack
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 20:07
MANDEVILLE, LA (WVUE) - A Slidell man was arrested Wednesday after St. Tammany Sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a woman being attacked while walking on the St. Tammany Trace. Edward Callahan, 26, of Slidell, is expected to be booked with one count of second-degree battery. Additional charges may be forthcoming as the investigation continues. At about 3:30 p.m., the 19-year-old Mandeville woman was walking on the Trace between the Koop Drive trailhead and…
Snorkel or take a dive at the Audubon Aquarium, and play with penguins!
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 20:07
NEW ORLEANS, (WVUE) - The Audubon Aquarium is offering the chance to jump into a tank filled with stingrays and fish, now that visitors can snorkel or scuba dive in the new Mayan exhibit. For kids, getting to see the volunteer and staff scuba divers in the aquarium can be the highlight of a field trip. But to divers, the real fun can come from swimming through a fever of stingrays to see the kids…
South Market District to offer car sharing
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 19:13
The South Market District mixed-use development will be home for New Orleans’ first car sharing operation. The Domain Companies, which is developing the $200 million mixed-use development downtown, announced that it has reached a deal with Enterprise Rent-A-Car for the car sharing service. Enterprise CarShare will have four vehicles, located in The Park, the first phase of South Market District. Car sharing allows people to rent a car for a few hours in order to…
Miss. River bridge lane closures scheduled
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 19:09
Capitol news bureau July 30, 2014 Comments Westbound motorists using the new Mississippi River Bridge may face major backups this weekend. The outside lane for drivers heading west on the Interstate 10 structure will be closed Saturday and Sunday from 6 a.m. until 1 p.m., the state Department of Transportation and Development announced.
Action Report: Fort Pike VFD rebuilds better after Katrina
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 19:07
Bill Capo / Eyewitness News Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | Twitter: @billcapo State Fire Marshall Butch Browning visited the Fort Pike Volunteer Fire Department to praise what he described as a miraculous recovery following Hurricane Katrina. "It is one of the success stories of Katrina, as you see what's happened here," said Browning. "The community people took off their shirts, you know, got in the mud, and rebuilt this thing." The Fort Pike Volunteer Fire Department serves…
NOPD officer charged with sex crimes involving juvenile bonds out of jail
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 19:07
Paul Murphy / Eyewitness News Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | Twitter: @pmurphywwl NEW ORLEANS -- Suspended Officer Willie A. Gant, Sr., was bonded out of Orleans Parish Prison late Wednesday afternoon. The 26-year veteran on the New Orleans Police Department faces two counts of indecent behavior with juveniles and two counts of sexual battery on a juvenile. According to arrest documents, a 12-year-old girl claims Gant molested her on two separate occasions at his house in the…
Three arrested, two sought in invasion, robbery of 81-year-old man's home
Wednesday, 30 July 2014 19:07
Gallery See all 5 photos » NEW ORLEANS – Three suspects have been arrested and two others are being sought in a home invasion where an 81-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint. According to police, on Friday, July 25, two men knocked at the door of the victim in the 5600 block of Saint Helena Place in Michoud around 10 a.m. When the victim answered the door, he was forced into the back of the…
 

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