Documentary examines 2014 shooting in New Iberia of a handcuffed black man
Posted on 8/6/2018 12:38:00 PM.

Investigation Discovery aired a two-hour documentary Monday night called “Sugar Town,” which examined the controversial death of Victor White the Third.

The 22-year-old black man died from a gunshot wound sustained while handcuffed in the back of a police cruiser in New Iberia. State Police and the Iberia Parish coroner say White shot himself, but White’s family says no way. Journalist Tony Brown agrees.
Victor White III, Tony Brown, New Iberia

DOTD mourns the loss of worker killed while fixing potholes
Posted on 7/4/2017 4:42:00 AM.
The state department of transportation is mourning the loss of one its employees who was killed while fixing potholes near New Iberia. DOTD spokesperson Rodney Mallett says 63-year-old Paul Featherston was standing behind a dump truck when he was struck by an elderly driver.
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State DOTD worker killed in wreck involving elderly driver
Posted on 7/3/2017 3:35:00 PM.
By Jeff Palermo
A state transportation worker was killed Mnday morning near New Iberia after he was hit by an 88-year-old driver. State Police Sergeant Jared Sandifer says 63-year-old DOTD employee Paul Featherston was standing behind a dump truck on LA 31 shortly before 9:00 am. 
Jared Sandifer, Paul Featherston, St. Martinville, New Iberia

Three dead, three others injured after train collides with car
Posted on 12/23/2015 12:02:00 PM.
Three people are dead and three others injured after a train collided with a car in New Iberia.  State Police Master Trooper Brooks David says the vehicle was stopped on the tracks and the train was unable to avoid the crash.  
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Pierre C. Shadeaux does not see shadow
Posted on 2/2/2015 10:12:00 AM.
New Iberia's Cajun Groundhog Day event ended with everyone in attendance expecting a long pleasant spring.  Daily Iberian Publisher Will Chapman says when the prognosticating nutria, Pierre C. Shadeaux, emerged from his home, he did not see his shadow.

Pierre C. Shadow, Will Chapman, New Iberia, Cajun Groundhog Day

Feds join LSP into who killed Victor White III
Posted on 9/3/2014 11:23:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
A Federal Investigation is underway into the death of a New Iberia man who was shot and killed while he was handcuffed in March. The Iberia Parish Coroner ruled that 23-year-old Victor White III committed suicide while in custody but his parents are disputing the conclusion.
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Coroner says New Iberia man in custody shot/killed himself
Posted on 8/25/2014 1:44:00 PM.
The Iberia Parish Coroner says the Iberia Parish man who died while he was in handcuffs was not killed by police. In a release, Coroner Carl Ditch says on March 2, 22-year-old Victor White III lost his life in the back seat of an Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office vehicle while his hands were bound.
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LSP: Searching for vehicle involved in Iberia Parish fatal hit and run
Posted on 4/21/2014 10:13:00 AM.
Louisiana State Police say they are looking for a vehicle involved in a fatal, non-contact crash that happened over the weekend in Iberia Parish. Trooper Stephen Hammons says at 10:20 Saturday night on La Highway 90, a Mercedes Benz was traveling at a high rate of speed in the left lane.
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LSP: Man in cuffs shoots, kills self in Iberia Sheriff Patrol car
Posted on 3/4/2014 10:48:00 AM.
Michelle Southern reporting.
Louisiana State Police say they are investigating a case out of New Iberia in which a man who was handcuffed and in the back of an Iberia Parish Sheriff patrol car, apparently killed himself. Spokesman Stephen Hammons says deputies were responding to reports of a fight Sunday night where they located 22-year-old Victor White III.
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