|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|
|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.
|DOTD, Paul Featherston, Allen Olivier, construction worker, potholes, New Iberia|
|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|
|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.
|State Police, train, collision, Brooks David, New Iberia|
|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|
|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.
|vitctor white, new iberia, doug cain, stephanie finley|
|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.
|vitctor white, new iberia, carl ditch|
|Posted on 4/21/2014 10:13:00 AM.|
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.
|gonzalo lopez, new iberia, iberia parish, louisiana state police, stephen hammons|
|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.
|louisiana state police, stephen hammons, Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office, Victor White III, New Iberia|