One person was killed in a reported shooting Friday night on Scenic Highway, authorities said.
A three-hour civil service hearing Thursday morning highlighted tensions among some of the Baton Rouge Police Department's highest ranking cops in a discipline case involving an officer who didn't follow the proper chain of command when he had que…
The Mayor’s Office is set to ask the Metro Council to green-light a new, four-year contract to operate the city-parish’s red light cameras, though at least one council member has already raised concerns over the length and terms of the proposed ag…
GONZALES — Two Ascension Parish sheriff's correctional officers were examining each other's personal handguns midday Friday when one accidentally shot the other, the sheriff said.
The East Feliciana sheriff's deputy responsible for the shooting death of a man outside an Ethel convenience store didn't mean to discharge his weapon during a struggle with the suspected burglar, who was fleeing the scene after stealing a raw chi…
Dozens of protesters gathered in Clinton this morning to demand transparency from the East Feliciana Sheriff's Office after one of its deputies shot and killed a man believed to be fleeing a convenience store with a stolen raw chicken on Monday.
Authorities arrested at least two 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.
The East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a suspect in Baton Rouge's Highland Club subdivision last month has returned to work after an internal investigation led his superiors to believe his actions were appropriate given the circ…
Rebecca Riley had no reason to be worried Wednesday night when her husband answered the door and agreed to help their neighbor with something at her apartment.
A man was arrested Wednesday on arson and other counts, accused of setting an apartment on fire in a building with close to 30 residents; the fire was contained and there were no injuries in the Oct. 7 incident, the Baton Rouge Fire Department said.
PIERRE PART — A Morgan City man was arrested after admitting to deputies he was driving a car he found with keys in it at a repair shop after his own truck broke down, authorities said.
A University of Alabama freshman accused of making a bomb threat to Tiger Stadium was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison, booking documents show.
Baton Rouge police have released the identities of the two people killed Wednesday night in a double shooting at an apartment complex on Tigerland Avenue, revealing that a man and woman were found dead inside their home.
Louisiana sheriffs are backing a new mobile app that will alert parents if a registered sex offender contacts their child.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Liberal and conservative justices seemed split Wednesday on whether to grant a new sentencing hearing to Lee Boyd Malvo, one of two snipers who terrorized the Washington, D.C., region following a killing rampage that stretched fr…
A former Pointe Coupee sheriff’s deputy and head of the Morganza tourism office says he plans to boost spending to retain deputies and create more options for connecting law enforcement with young people after unseating long-time sheriff Beaurega…
Authorities have arrested a second teenager detectives believe was involved in helping conceal evidence in the shooting death of Reginald Cossett Jr., who was shot multiple times and dumped in a Baton Rouge park last month.
Rather than waiting an average of 55 days as they have in the past, people who are arrested in East Baton Rouge Parish, but can't afford their bail, will now spend just two to three days behind bars before they are formally charged with a crime.
A woman turned herself in Tuesday after police identified her as a suspect in a fatal hit-and-run in Denham Springs.
A University of Alabama student is in jail after calling in a bomb threat to Tiger Stadium in hopes of halting the LSU-Florida game, police say.
Three State Police troopers were transferred out of the agency's training division this week after their superiors concluded that recent exercises went beyond "normal parameters" and caused significant injuries to some of the cadets involved.
A 41-year-old man was found fatally shot Tuesday morning one block from his home on North 38th Street, Baton Rouge police say.
The body of a man believed to have been killed in an overnight hit and run was found early Tuesday along Pete's Highway in Denham Springs.
Authorities arrested at least six people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into parish prison between noon Sunday and noon Tuesday, booking records show.
One person was hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the ear after a shooting Tuesday morning on Interstate 10 near the Mall of Louisiana exit, authorities said.
A University of Alabama student is accused of making a threat against LSU's Tiger Stadium on Saturday evening, according to a report from The Tuscaloosa News.
The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is looking for a teen they say is involved in the homicide of a man who was shot multiple times and then dumped in a Baton Rouge park in early September.
State Police have temporarily suspended their defensive tactics training program after several cadets sustained injuries that raised concern.
ETHEL — The family of an East Feliciana Parish man shot dead by a sheriff's deputy responding to a burglary call early Monday said the man struggled with his mental health and, despite previous trouble with the law, didn't carry guns and didn't po…
A Livingston man was killed Saturday when his motorcycle plowed into the back of a flatbed trailer being towed by a pickup truck, State Police said.
A Prairieville man found lying in a parking lot near LSU's campus is accused of attacking the Baton Rouge police officer who woke him up.
Authorities arrested at least six 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.
Police arrested two men for allegedly selling fake tickets outside of Tiger Stadium ahead of the LSU football game against Florida on Saturday, according to police reports.
The adult daughter of a blind and disabled man struggled to save him from a fire at his rural Iberville Parish home on Saturday but was unable to get back inside after rescuing two children, authorities said.
A 66-year-old man who was riding his bike near his home was struck from behind and killed by a motorist who fled the scene, Baton Rouge police said.
A disabled elderly man died Saturday morning in a house fire in White Castle, the Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office reported.
Authorities arrested at least five 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 gunman who authorities say fired shots at a police helicopter flying near LSU campus late Friday night remained at large hours ahead of a Top 10 football game at Tiger Stadium on Saturday.
Police swarmed an area north of LSU late Friday night after a report that someone fired a gun at a police helicopter flying overhead, but officers weren't able to find the alleged gunman.
Baton Rouge Fire Department officials have determined arson as the cause of a fire Friday that destroyed a vacant home on 10th Street.
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.
A Baton Rouge man was arrested and booked Thursday on 117 counts of pornography after authorities from multiple agencies traced images of child sex abuse to his email.
A Baton Rouge man was arrested Friday after a 17-year-old female told social workers in Nevada she had been sexually abused by him and others as a child.
VACHERIE — St. James Parish sheriff's deputies are seeking the public's help in finding a Vacherie man accused in a Sept. 28 slaying.
Authorities have arrested a teenager detectives believe was involved in the shooting death of Reginald Cossett Jr., who was shot multiple times and dumped in a Baton Rouge park last month.
BAKER — A four-year-old girl and her mother were struck and injured on Dyer Road near Plank Road at about 8 p.m. Thursday night.
GONZALES — Gonzales police are looking for a man and a woman who went grocery shopping on Wednesday night and left with about $800 worth of groceries, without paying for them.