Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Authorities arrested at least three people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison on Tuesday, booking records show.
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
A man was arrested Tuesday and accused of causing one of two deaths in a double homicide earlier this month that police said started with an armed robbery and ended with the victim's friend killing the alleged robber.
DARROW — A Vacherie man was killed Tuesday morning after his dump truck overturned on River Road in Ascension Parish, then caught fire with the driver still inside, state troopers said.
Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul wants a law enforcement officer stationed in every area school, and he has already talked with the East Baton Rouge school superintendent about how he can help make that possible.
Monday, May 21, 2018
Authorities arrested at least two people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between noon noon Sunday and noon Monday, booking records show.
After three separate killings in about seven hours during a bloody Sunday in Baton Rouge, residents and law enforcement leaders are hoping to reverse the current trend and avoid another year like 2017 — when East Baton Rouge Parish saw a historic …
Less than an hour before he was shot and killed on Gus Young Avenue Sunday afternoon, 20-year-old Arvion Finley received a text from Robert Harrell asking him to come by a shop to get some money, according to court documents released Monday morning.
Monday, May 21, 2018
A streak of gun violence in Baton Rouge continued Sunday night as a 45-year-old man was found shot dead, Baton Rouge police said.
A young man was shot and killed Sunday afternoon, taking his last breaths on the sidewalk of Gus Young Avenue — not far from an elementary school and across the street from a community center where dozens of people had gathered to celebrate a chil…
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Update, 4:45 p.m. Monday: Deandre Hollins was taken into custody Monday after turning himself in, Baton Rouge police said. He faces counts of second-degree murder, attempted second-degree murder, illegal use of a weapon and aggravated assault, pol…
Sunday, May 20, 2018
Authorities arrested at least nine 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.
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Two people were displaced by a Saturday evening fire that started after someone tried to burn down a hornet nest at apartments on Claycut Road, Baton Rouge Fire Department spokesman Mark Miles said.
The gunfire was 1,400 miles away, but the impact hit hard for Julian Whittington, sheriff of Bossier Parish.
Saturday, May 19, 2018
Authorities arrested at least seven people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish between noon Friday and noon Saturday, and booked them into Parish Prison, booking records show.
Friday, May 18, 2018
Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul permanently hired his three provisional picks for deputy chiefs and announced a series of changes to the department's top brass on Friday.
Authorities arrested at least two people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison on Friday, booking records show.
Zachary Police Chief David McDavid read the final name off the fallen officer roll call Friday morning at the Baton Rouge peace officer memorial service: Officer Christopher M. Lawton, end of watch, March 12, 2018.
Lafayette police arrested a man on second-degree murder after they determined he gave drugs to another man who overdosed and died last month.
The wife of French Settlement's police chief may not drive his patrol car, the state attorney general has opined.
Baton Rouge police arrested one man Friday and continued searching for a second gunman in a Thursday night shooting that wounded two people outside of an Istrouma High School sporting event that marked the first game under the lights of the new field.
A nurse at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center was arrested Thursday after she admitted to an ongoing sexual relationship with an inmate, according to Department of Corrections spokesman Ken Pastorick.
Thursday, May 17, 2018
A pregnant woman was hospitalized in serious condition after she was shot in the stomach outside the spring football game at Istrouma High School, said Baton Rouge Police spokesman Sgt. L’Jean McKneely Jr.
At the request of a judge, the local civil service board explained their decision to uphold the termination of two former Baton Rouge Police officers despite their criminal acquittal, calling the men "accessories" in a 2014 alleged rape in a BREC …
Authorities arrested at least four people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison between noon Wednesday and noon Thursday, booking records show.
An East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputy was arrested Thursday after authorities found he brought drugs into the Parish Prison and distributed them among inmates.
The Baton Rouge civil service commission on Thursday set the dates for the appeal hearings of Baton Rouge police officer Howie Lake and former officer Blane Salamoni, the two officers involved in the 2016 fatal shooting of Alton Sterling.
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
As the new Truce effort aimed at reducing crime in Baton Rouge gets underway, program leaders and law enforcement officials walked through one of the city's most disadvantaged and dangerous neighborhoods Tuesday evening, passing out jambalaya and …
Authorities arrested at least two people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into Parish Prison on Tuesday, booking records show.
Nine men were arrested and indicted in an alleged heroin dealing ring in New Orleans after a months-long investigation, according to a release from District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro's office.
NAPOLEONVILLE — A senior prank is proving costly for two graduating high school seniors and another teen accused of gluing shut door locks at Assumption Parish High School.
A young man was shot in the chest and died behind the wheel of a car that careened down a block of 77th Avenue, weaving across front yards on both sides of the street Tuesday morning.
Monday, May 14, 2018
The ambush attack that left House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and several others seriously wounded shocked the country and much of the world.
A Tangipahoa Parish sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man who was threatening his family with a weapon, State Police said Monday morning.
Two men were shot and killed late Sunday in the parking lot of an apartment building in the Scotlandville area of Baton Rouge, another brush with violence at the complex that residents worry will only continue.
Sunday, May 13, 2018
After more than 40 years as one of the most restrictive housing units within Louisiana’s Angola prison, corrections officials have closed Camp J — which at its peak confined more than 400 prisoners being disciplined in solitary cells for more than…
Authorities arrested at least five 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.
A boating accident Saturday on the Amite River in Ascension Parish left one man dead and his father accused of vehicular homicide after their boat crashed into a bulkhead, authorities said.
Saturday, May 12, 2018
Authorities arrested at least eight 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.
Capitalizing on his notoriety and success from decades as Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola's warden, Burl Cain has started a nonprofit aimed at implementing more seminary colleges in prisons across the globe, a mission that's sent him jet-se…
A Baton Rouge man was arrested on attempted murder and other counts Saturday after firing shots at SWAT team members who tried to enter his Avenue J apartment during a standoff Friday, according to a Baton Rouge Police Department arrest report.
A fire that burned through the wall of a popular Baton Rouge Popeyes restaurant Friday evening started outside and burned through a wall, according to a release.
Friday, May 11, 2018
Two men were hospitalized with life-threatening injuries after a shooting Friday evening on North 47th Street, said Sgt. L'Jean McKneely Jr., a Baton Rouge police spokesman.
A Baton Rouge man died Friday evening after he was stabbed on Florida Boulevard earlier in the day, said a Baton Rouge police spokesman.
Authorities arrested at least five 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.
A social worker for the first time is supporting East Baton Rouge Parish public defenders with juvenile cases, helping the lawyers solve problems that are intertwined with their young clients' legal issues, from access to health care to educationa…