The mother of 19-year-old April Netter, who was fatally shot Wednesday night, described her daughter as a "bubbly, cheerful child" as the family pleaded on Friday for an end to senseless violence in Baton Rouge.
Friday, December 02, 2016
A fight at a bar near Denham Springs led to shots fired and a pair of arrests early Friday morning, the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said.
The top business manager for the East Baton Rouge Parish school system who fell for an unsophisticated con in May has announced she is retiring and an ad to fill her job has been posted.
Friday, December 02, 2016
Thursday, December 01, 2016
State troopers are investigating a two-vehicle crash with serious injuries on Hooper Road near Mickens Road on Thursday afternoon. A child is one of the vehicle passengers, State Police said.
NAPOLEONVILLE - A Belle Rose man wanted on outstanding warrants in Assumption and Ascension parishes was arrested Wednesday night with a Glock 22 handgun, as well as two counterfeit $100 bills, Assumption Parish Sheriff Leland Falcon said.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Update, 10:30 a.m.: A woman shot and killed Wednesday night on North 47th Street has been identified as April Netter, 19, of 6735 Winbourne Ave.
A ninth-grader at McKinley High School was arrested Wednesday after a teacher found a disassembled .25 automatic handgun, with a live bullet in the magazine, in the student's pencil pouch, the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said.
A 28-year-old Baton Rouge man accused of killing and dismembering his parents, and trying to dissolve their bodies in an acid solution at their Tennessee home over the Thanksgiving holiday, was arrested Tuesday afternoon outside his Nicholson Driv…
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Authorities arrested at least four people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between noon Tuesday and noon Thursday, booking records show.
A gunman who robbed an Exxon station on Highland Road early Tuesday made off with an undisclosed amount of money and merchandise, police said.
The president of the union representing Baton Rouge police officers is lambasting Metro Council members for approving a settlement in a class-action lawsuit filed by protesters who were arrested in July, calling the deal of up to $100,000 a "slap …
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
A signed agreement outlining police policies on public protests in Baton Rouge will settle a federal lawsuit that claims authorities violated protesters' civil rights during demonstrations following the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling by a city p…
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
GONZALES - Gonzales police are looking for a man who exposed himself and and began masturbating in front of customers in a Gonzales convenience store, police said.
Bluebonnet Boulevard was closed to traffic for about an hour Tuesday morning as firefighters dealt with a grease fire at the Burger King near the Mall of Louisiana.
Monday, November 28, 2016
A Baton Rouge man crawled through the drive-thru window of a McDonald's early Monday and beat the mother of his child inside the restaurant apparently enraged over a child support payment, parish sheriff's deputies said.
A Baton Rouge homeowner was washing dishes when a bullet burst through her window early Monday morning and nearly hit her, parish sheriff's deputies said.
A state corrections cadet was arrested Monday on allegations she pulled a gun and threatened to shoot a fellow cadet in the parking lot outside a former juvenile corrections facility in Baker where she worked, authorities said.
A 17-year-old Central High senior is in the hospital with a list of painful injuries — a pair of bullet wounds, a broken arm and a broken leg — after being shot and run over twice Sunday evening while trying to save a woman fatally shot on Essen Lane.
Family members say occasional bouts of violence punctuated April Peck's relationship with Terrell Walker, the 48-year-old father of her two children authorities believe fatally shot her and tossed her from a car Sunday evening shortly after pickin…
A neighbor's tree fell in high winds mid-morning Monday and killed a 91-year-old Baton Rouge man while he was raking leaves in his back yard, authorities said.
Sunday, November 27, 2016
West Baton Rouge sheriff's deputies are searching for a Tickfaw man suspected of being one of two gunmen in a Port Allen truck-stop shooting on Friday.
Authorities arrested at least four people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between noon Saturday and noon Sunday, booking records show.
Latest: The 17-year-old EMT trainee who stopped to help a woman who had been shot and tossed from a vehicle was first hit by the gunman, Terrell Walker, and then shot as Walker attempted to flee the scene on foot, the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheri…
A 25-year-old Zachary man whose robbery attempt went south after the victim slashed him several times with a knife was arrested by sheriff's deputies after checking himself into a hospital.
A 25-year-old man struck by a pair of vehicles while walking on LA 415 Saturday night died later that night of his injuries, according to State Police.
Saturday, November 26, 2016
East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputies are asking for help locating a 14-year-old girl reported missing from her home in the Gardere Lane area.
A pedestrian hit by a pickup truck and an SUV on La. 415 in Port Allen Saturday evening was hospitalized with serious injuries, police said.
Authorities arrested at least two people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between noon Friday and noon Saturday, booking records show.
A wreck between a car and an 18-wheeler hauling Pepto-Bismol at Whiskey Bay caused holiday heartburn for thousands of motorists traveling west on Interstate 10 Saturday.
The Oxford Police Department in Mississippi isn't impressed with LSU's hiring of Ed Orgeron as its new head football coach.
Friday, November 25, 2016
An 18-year-old Baton Rouge man died in the hospital after being shot at an apartment complex on Kenner Avenue Friday night, the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said.
West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s deputies captured one suspect Friday night, but were still searching for another in a sugarcane field east of a truck stop casino where they allegedly shot a man.
Livingston Parish Sheriff’s deputies are looking for the person who they say shot someone in the hand early Thursday morning after stealing his wallet and hitting him in the head with the barrel of the gun.
Baton Rouge police said Friday it was a Grant Parish woman who was found dead Thursday night along the side of road with multiple gunshot wounds to the head.
A Baton Rouge woman was arrested Thursday after she held a knife to her husband's throat and hit him with a Thanksgiving turkey during an argument in their kitchen, police said.
A man found lying unconscious on a residential street in Hammond early Friday morning was not struck by a car as first thought, but was shot and killed, said Hammond Police Chief James Stewart.
East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputies arrested a man accused of raping a fellow resident of a Zachary mental health facility on Thursday.
Authorities arrested at least three people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between noon Thursday and noon Friday, booking records show.
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Baton Rouge police are investigating a homicide after the body of an unidentified female was found Thursday on the side of a road in north Baton Rouge.
A 14-year-old girl from Woodville, Mississippi, died Thursday in East Feliciana Parish after the vehicle she was riding in overturned and struck a tree, State Police said.
Authorities arrested at least eight people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish — including one on a third offense — and booked them into Parish Prison between noon Tuesday and noon Thursday, booking records show.
Baton Rouge police on Thursday arrested a man they say pretended to be a police officer and used a baton to threaten a driver he'd cut off in traffic four months earlier.
Sheriff's deputies arrested a Baton Rouge man accused of firing three shots at a man he believed had broken into his house and had tried to steal an outdoor surveillance camera mount, the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office reported.