A man was shot to death in Baton Rouge Saturday night.
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, booked records show.
One day after Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday, demonstrators held a drive-by protest outside of the East Baton Rouge Parish jail to call for accountability for deaths of inmates.
A 32-year-old Covington man was shot and killed while he was attempting to rob a home in Prairieville early Saturday, the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said. A man and a woman who allegedly accompanied him during the robbery have been arrested.
Authorities arrested at least five people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into parish prison between noon Monday and noon Friday, booked records show.
A corrections cadet at Louisiana State Penitentiary is accused of attempting to smuggle ecstasy pills, fentanyl and more than two dozen cellphones, among other items, into the prison.
BAYOU L’OURSE — An Assumption Parish man who raped a 10-year-old girl nearly a year and a half ago and had been at large for a time was captured and arrested Thursday night at his home, parish sheriff's deputies said.
NAPOLEONVILLE — A Houma man wanted in a November drive-by shooting outside Napoleonville was arrested Thursday night in the Assumption Parish town, deputies said.
One person was transported to the hospital with injuries after a shooting was reported late Thursday afternoon off North Foster Drive, officials said.
Zachary Councilman Lael Montgomery was 6 when his father pulled a gun and shot his mother, leaving their 10 children with one parent dead and the other behind bars.
Gov. John Bel Edwards says he’s hopeful a surge of protesters expected at the state Capitol in the next week will stay peaceful, even as law enforcement agencies braced for violent chaos, with the FBI reportedly girding for armed protests in all 5…
A family's dog was stolen Tuesday afternoon, when the truck it was in was stolen from the RaceTrac store on Essen Lane, the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said.
A young man found dead in a Zachary apartment late Monday morning likely died from multiple gunshot wounds, police said Tuesday afternoon.
Almost a year after the January 2020 traffic stop that landed Clarence Green in jail on a gun possession charge, federal prosecutors in Baton Rouge asked a judge to drop the indictment — but offered little explanation of their decision.
GRAMERCY — A 41-year-old Baton Rouge man died after his pickup truck ran off Airline Highway and crashed into a St. James Parish bayou, Louisiana State Police said.
A man was fatally shot when he apparently tried to illegally enter a Baton Rouge home through a window Sunday morning, Baton Rouge Police said.
The year 2020 saw Baton Rouge's highest number of traffic deaths in almost a decade, despite the coronavirus keeping people indoors for much of the year.
Three men led police on a multi-parish chase early Friday morning when Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies attempted to stop them in connection with multiple vehicle burglaries in Livingston Trace, the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said in a…
As homicides in East Baton Rouge surpassed all previous records in 2020, neighborhoods across the parish became murder scenes and dozens of families were devastated with grief.
In a year of monumental losses, cities across America saw murder rates climb alongside the coronavirus death toll.
Debra Ross was headed to her first Bible study of 2020 when she stopped home to change clothes and found herself walking into a nightmare: Her son was unresponsive in the living room.
One person was injured in an accidental grease fire after trying to extinguish the blaze himself following a fish fry incident, officials with the Baton Rouge Fire Department said.
GONZALES — A man's attempt to retrieve belongings from his ex-girlfriend's home ended in gunfire and assault with a sport utility vehicle, Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies said Thursday.
GONZALES — An Ascension Parish man shot his father and the family dog in a dispute Wednesday evening over guns, sheriff's deputies said.
A Baton Rouge police dog was shot overnight Wednesday after officers released it in an effort to catch people who ran away during a traffic stop.
A juvenile is the first homicide victim of 2021 in Baton Rouge, after he was shot to death on Cadillac Street late Tuesday afternoon, police said.
GONZALES — The Ascension Parish sheriff fired one of his detectives after the officer's arrest over a domestic dispute with a former girlfriend.
One person was pronounced dead from gunshot wounds and two others were hospitalized after reported shootings Tuesday night off Plank Road, Baton Rouge officials said.
A Loranger man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a Monday shooting that sent one person to the hospital, the Livingston Parish Sheriff's office said.
A teenager was shot to death on Cadillac Street late Tuesday afternoon, his death marking the first Baton Rouge homicide of 2021.
An Ethel man was killed in an East Feliciana Parish crash on Monday after his truck was struck by two separate vehicles, state police said.
Investigators believe an explosion that critically injured a man and a woman in St. Francisville occurred when one of the occupants turned on a stove following a buildup of propane inside the cabin of a trailer, the State Fire Marshal's Office sai…
A Baton Rouge home was saved from a fire that engulfed an attached storage area Monday afternoon; a person who was in the house at the time was able to leave the house unharmed, the Baton Rouge Fire Department reported.
Two people were transported to the hospital Monday afternoon following a double shooting off Scenic Highway, officials said.
A man and woman were critically injured Sunday in a travel trailer fire and explosion in St. Francisville, the State Fire Marshal's Office said.
Raul Polanco-Landdaverde, 32, allegedly inappropriately touched the 10-year-old victim over the course of three to four years, most recently on Wednesday, according to an affidavit.