A Baton Rouge man was sentenced to 46 months in federal prison Wednesday following his conviction for threats against President Donald Trump, said Brandon Fremin, the U.S. attorney for the middle district in Baton Rouge.
East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Sid Gautreaux has promised his full-time employees a 3% raise come July, a mark he expects will further rise for many deputies as the agency plans to simultaneously implement recommended changes to its pay scale.
Authorities arrested at least two 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.
The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a fight involving what was described as a "handful" of inmates Tuesday that resulted in injuries to four deputies.
A Baton Rouge General nurse was trying to save her colleague from an attack when the patient responsible turned on her instead, inflicting injuries that ultimately resulted in her death, authorities said.
The death of a Baton Rouge General nurse will be investigated as a homicide after the coroner ruled on Tuesday that she died of injuries from a physical altercation with a patient, officials said.
A teacher at a private high school in Baton Rouge was arrested Tuesday after officials issued a warrant detailing accusations he had molested and choked two female students.
A Baton Rouge woman who officials say has four DWI arrests since 2009 was arrested again Monday after she allegedly crashed a car, tried to carjack someone and told authorities that she was smoking marijuana all night.
Larry Ledoux was walking down Washington Avenue near City Park around 9:30 p.m. Monday, carrying a fishing pole to go fishing in the LSU Lakes when he heard something.
CLINTON — Officials say the 28-year-old man killed in the Friday night officer shooting in Clinton was armed with two guns and a civilian witness reported seeing an exchange of gunfire among him and two officers.
Two men have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a security guard at a Baton Rouge bar that happened this past weekend.
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.
One person was injured in a shooting on Mollylea Drive, just off Florida Boulevard in the Broadmoor neighborhood of Baton Rouge, said East Baton Rouge Emergency Medical Services spokesman Mike Chustz.
A mother and daughter found dead Saturday after an apartment fire in Baker were killed by carbon monoxide poisoning, East Baton Rouge Coroner Dr. Beau Clark said Sunday.
CLINTON — Tanquetra Spears waited for hours with her family in the dark Friday night and then into Saturday morning as her brother's body lay on the ground, exposed until about 4 a.m.
A white pickup truck crashed into a power pole in Baton Rouge late Saturday night, trapping the driver in the truck and starting a fire at a nearby home, according to fire department officials.
One security guard died and another was injured in a shooting early Saturday outside a bar on North Acadian Thruway after the two men had stepped in to break up a fight, said Baton Rouge Police spokesman Sgt. L'Jean McKneely Jr.
Authorities arrested at least three 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.
An outbreak of multiple fires at East Baton Rouge Parish Prison prompted a temporary evacuation of 400 of the facility’s 1,400 inmates Saturday, spokesperson Casey Rayborn Hicks said.
Lila Gioe, wearing a quilted floral nightgown, rose from her chair and pulled her arms behind her back.
Authorities investigating an officer-involved shooting Friday night that left one person dead in Clinton were releasing almost no details about the circumstances as of Saturday evening.
One person was killed and another injured in a double shooting on North Acadian Thruway early Saturday in Baton Rouge, according to a WBRZ-TV report.
Authorities arrested at least four 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.
Baton Rouge firefighters safely evacuated the Olive Square Apartments as the roof began to collapse Friday evening , Baton Rouge Fire Department spokesman Curt Monte said in a release.
By mid-afternoon Friday, prison peer counselor Tonja Myles and her team had almost 200 women in green Parish Prison jumpsuits holding hands, singing along to the live music that they were free.
A teacher at a private Baton Rouge high school has been fired and a warrant issued for his arrest after accusations he molested two female students.
Though Louisiana State Police exonerated West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Mike Cazes in an inmate labor investigation, the initial findings of a separate and ongoing Department of Corrections probe show there were some problems.
Holden Matthews, a 21-year-old Opelousas man, was arrested Wednesday in connection with fires that burned down three historically black Baptist churches in a 10-day span in Louisiana's St. Landry Parish.
Henry Montgomery's victory at the U.S. Supreme Court in 2016 created a way for hundreds of prisoners like him — those convicted of horrific crimes while juveniles — to earn their freedom by demonstrating their rehabilitation since their youth.
The second teen suspect in a March killing of a 17-year-old was arrested Thursday, days after an accomplice was picked up by authorities, said Baton Rouge Police spokesman Sgt. Don Coppola Jr.
A Livonia man arrested Thursday is accused of possessing several thousand images of pornography involving juveniles, with at least 500 of those images of children under the age of 13, the FBI said.
In the months leading up to a trio of fires that destroyed three St. Landry churches, the suspected arsonist shared on social media about his interest in "black metal,"a Norwegian music genre connected to multiple church burnings and anti-Christia…
A trail of physical and technological evidence led local, state and federal investigators to an Opelousas man who was arrested Wednesday in connection with fires at three historically black Baptist churches in St. Landry Parish, arrest reports show.
After a 10-day stretch that saw three historic churches in St. Landry set ablaze, officials identified Holden Matthews as the suspect.
The suspect accused of burning down three historically black Baptist churches in St. Landry Parish has ties to the "black metal" music scene, a Scandinavian subgenre whose enthusiasts espoused anti-Christian beliefs and were linked to a string of …
Three St. Landry Parish church fires were linked to 21-year-old Holden Matthews of Opelousas through remnants of a gas can found at one of the scenes, according to Matthews' arrest warrant.
The local civil service board has approved a request to further delay an appeal hearing for former Baton Rouge police officer Blane Salamoni, who was fired for violating department policies during the fatal police shooting of Alton Sterling in 2016.
U.S. Attorney David C. Joseph says authorities have arrested a person in connection with suspicious fires at three historic black churches in Louisiana.
Authorities arrested at least three people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into parish prison between noon Tuesday and noon Wednesday, booking records show.
The East Baton Rouge Parish Metro Council agreed Wednesday to increase public funds available to cover the legal costs for former Baton Rouge police officer Blane Salamoni in a suit filed against him on behalf of Alton Sterling's children.
PORT ALLEN — A 28-year-old North Carolina man died Tuesday when he was struck by a car as he stood outside his vehicle partially parked on U.S. 190 in West Baton Rouge Parish, State Police said.
A New Orleans man has been arrested in the robbery and torture of a man by a group of people at a Baton Rouge apartment complex last month.