Southern University canceled classes all week for courses held in the nursing school building after an electrical fire damaged part of campus early Sunday morning, officials said.
The family of the man shot dead by a sheriff's deputy Saturday said he was asked to leave a weekend birthday party after he plunged a screwdriver into a door. But, they say, he was unarmed and leaving the home in his car when he was killed.
The man shot Saturday by an East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputy responding to a disturbance at a home off Jefferson Highway, died of multiple gunshot wounds to the chest and upper extremities, the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office said…
Authorities are looking for a person who dragged a leashed dog to death behind a car Sunday afternoon along La. 68 in Wilson, East Feliciana Sheriff’s Office Parish Sheriff Jeff Travis said.
Southern University canceled classes for several students Monday after an electrical fire damaged part of campus building early Sunday morning, officials said.
LSU police arrested a 25-year-old woman who allegedly attacked an officer as medical crews were treating her on a stretcher outside of Tiger Stadium, according to an arrest report.
Officials identified the 54-year-old man who was fatally shot by an East Baton Rouge deputy in the Highland Club neighborhood near Jefferson Highway.
A Baton Rouge man is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl who had been under his supervision over the summer, according to booking documents filed ahead of his arrest this weekend.
Authorities arrested at least eight 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.
Authorities arrested at least six 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.
The 33-year-old woman killed in a rural home in East Baton Rouge Parish on Friday morning left behind three young children and a family in deep mourning for a beautiful person who brightened the lives of everyone she met.
One person is dead in a deputy-involved shooting Saturday evening during a party for a 95-year-old grandmother in The Highland Club neighborhood off Jefferson Highway.
People who are arrested in East Baton Rouge Parish, but can't afford their bail, typically spend more than a month sitting behind bars before they're even charged with a crime.
Authorities arrested at least six 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.
Two men were arrested Friday just hours after authorities found an Alexandria woman shot to death inside a house in rural East Baton Rouge Parish.
A man accused of killing a convenience store clerk and then stepping over the victim's body to rob the cash register at an Airline Highway business last weekend was on parole at the time and had recently failed to show up for scheduled drug treatment.
A Port Allen man was arrested Thursday after confessing to the shooting death of an LSU post-graduate student who was working part-time as a clerk at an Airline Highway gas station, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office.
Authorities arrested at least two 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.
A Zachary man was arrested Thursday morning after arriving at a location where he thought he would be meeting a juvenile for sex, but instead met state troopers and Zachary Police officers.
A resolution could come sooner than expected in the ongoing civil case against Baton Rouge leaders in which attorneys representing Alton Sterling's five children have alleged the 2016 police shooting exemplified longstanding problems of racist att…
A former Iberville Parish deputy accused of coercing a woman to perform a sex act on a 1-year-old in exchange for not jailing her pleaded not guilty Thursday to a litany of sex crime felonies.
Authorities arrested at least four people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into parish prison between noon Monday and noon Wednesday, booking records show.
A third person was arrested Wednesday in the robbery and murder of a man in a local hotel room, Baton Rouge Police said.
Livingston Parish deputies have arrested Zachary Anderson, the man they said stole a school bus Tuesday night.
Investigators say arson was the cause of a fire at an apartment Tuesday night at 11445 Bard Ave., according to the Baton Rouge Fire Department.
The man killed over an alleged bike theft last month was a talented pianist and singer who grew up in Old South Baton Rouge and graduated from McKinley High School before recently descending into a cycle of hardship as he struggled to overcome hom…
A rescued dog that was days away from being euthanized at a shelter recently found a new role sniffing out drugs for the Town of Addis Police Department, and over the weekend aided in a significant drug bust.
A suspected bank robber taken into custody Tuesday afternoon is accused of stealing money from the Regions Bank at the intersection of Siegen Lane and Perkins Road and then fleeing the scene on foot.
Two Baton Rouge police officers were ordered to complete training on the impacts of systemic racism last month after department leadership became aware of old email exchanges containing racist language.
Members of a West Baton Rouge Parish drug task force gathered outside a motel in late July three miles north of Port Allen after getting a tip from an informant who reportedly bought drugs from someone in Room No. 5 earlier that week.
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 Monday, booking records show.
Days after an LSU Ph.D. student was killed in a gas station armed robbery on Airline Highway, detectives are releasing little information about the progress of the case.
Authorities in West Baton Rouge Parish are searching for a 19-year-old who they say fired an AR-style rifle into his mother and stepfather's house following a fight.
Two seventh graders at Westdale Middle School were arrested Monday after an unloaded gun was found in one of their backpacks, according to a press release from the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office.
Horses are flight animals. Their first instinct is to run away from anything that could pose a threat, including crowds of boisterous LSU football fans and drunken Mardi Gras revelers.
An Amite man has been arrested in the crash that took the life of a Mississippi woman during a high-speed chase shortly before 11 p.m. Friday in Tangipahoa Parish, according to Louisiana State Police.
Keeping children safe around firearms is the focus of a new program providing gun locks to East Baton Rouge residents.
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 Saturday, booking records show.
An LSU graduate student was months away from returning home to Bangladesh to get married when he was fatally shot early Saturday morning during a robbery of Mr. Lucky’s Valero Gas Station in Baton Rouge.
After more than 30 years without a lead, Baton Rouge Police arrested a suspect in a rape and kidnapping case from 1981 following the victim's request that DNA evidence from the crime be reexamined with updated technology.
A Baker felon was sentenced Friday to 30 months in federal prison following his conviction of firearms charges in June, U.S. Attorney Brandon Fremin said.
Baton Rouge firefighters responded to a newly remodeled but vacant house fire Friday caused by electrical issues, fire department officials said.
Casey Rayborn Hicks, the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office spokeswoman who was suspended without pay earlier this summer after being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence in Alabama, will return to work Monday and resume her usual duties.
A Ponchatoula motorcyclist was killed late Thursday when he collided with a tractor-trailer trying to make a turn ahead of him.
Baton Rouge police have embraced a targeted approach to fighting crime — focusing on individual street corners and addresses — during an initiative this summer that resulted in several hundred gun and drug arrests.