Authorities arrested at least three 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 handgun stolen from a Port Allen police officer, who other media sources have identified as Police Chief Esdron Brown, was used more than 900 miles away in a gas station murder six years ago, according to Oklahoma cold case detectives.
A Baton Rouge mother with a long history of drug addiction was arrested Wednesday and accused of killing her 18-month-old daughter by giving the toddler lethal doses of methadone and Xanax.
One school bus rear-ended another during afternoon drop-off in a Denham Springs neighborhood Wednesday afternoon, said Delia Taylor, a spokeswoman for the Livingston Parish School Board.
NAPOLEONVILLE — A man mowing his grandmother's lawn in Napoleonville on Tuesday was shot in the head by his uncle, who then drove away from the house and took his own life, a spokesman for the Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office said.
A Baton Rouge man was sentenced Tuesday to more than seven years in federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Louisiana.
A lead criminal investigator at the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office received the highest honor at the Beyond the Badge award ceremony Tuesday afternoon for his work bringing justice in a years-old homicide while ensuring the safety of the victi…
A former employee of the 19th Judicial District Drug Court program is accused of falsifying hundreds of drug tests and alerting program participants ahead of time when they would be tested.
GONZALES — Sheriff's deputies arrested a longtime Ascension Parish public works employee Monday after a government internal audit uncovered approximately $2,800 in personal charges on a government credit card, authorities said.
A Baton Rouge man was sentenced to 97 months in federal prison for possession of child pornography, U.S. Attorney Brandon J. Fremin announced 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 Sunday and noon Monday, booking records show.
Livingston Parish prosecutors said Monday they would seek the execution of a man accused of killing five people, including his parents, in January — aware that Dakota Theriot might suffer from mental health problems but finding nothing in the inve…
LABADIEVILLE — Assumption Parish deputies have arrested a driver accused of striking a pedestrian once, then attempting unsuccessfully to run over the victim, Sheriff Leland Falcon said.
An 74-year-old woman who lived in a Pollard Estates home off Perkins Road with her husband died in a Sunday evening fire that started from a discarded cigar or cigarette, neighbors and officials said Monday.
The mother of a Baton Rouge teen found shot to death on North 35th Street spent hours Sunday morning wondering where her son was, becoming more and more worried until police knocked on her door and informed her he wouldn't be coming home.
A Baton Rouge physical therapist was arrested again on Monday after five more former patients, all women, accused him of sexually assaulting them under the guise of medical treatment.
A Baton Rouge Fire Department district chief suffered a heart attack at the scene of a fatal fire in Pollard Estates late Sunday, but he was resuscitated and is in stable condition at a hospital Monday, said BRFD spokesman Curt Monte.
Approaching the final hour of their first day of basic training, the Baton Rouge Police Department's 32 newest recruits assembled outside department headquarters, stood at attention and gave it their all.
Two women were injured in an overnight shooting at the America's Best Value Inn on Rieger Road off Interstate 10 in Baton Rouge, authorities said Monday morning.
One person was killed and a firefighter was hospitalized after a house fire Sunday night on Hibiscus Drive in the Pollard Estates area, Baton Rouge Fire Department spokesman Curt Monte said.
Baton Rouge police detectives Sunday were investigating the death of a 19-year-old city man who was found in a ditch Sunday morning, his body riddled with gunshot wounds.
A driver accused of getting behind the wheel at almost double the legal limit for alcohol consumption struck two pedestrians who were walking along Perkins Road Friday night, police say.
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 Sunday, booking records show.
A man fleeing sheriff's deputies on a motorcycle was arrested Friday after a chase that ended when he crashed into a patrol car.
The former mayor of Vinton was found dead from apparent gunshot wounds in his home in a low-crime Baton Rouge neighborhood early Saturday morning, police said.
A second man has been taken into custody in the death of a Baton Rouge teenager whose body was found floating in the Amite River earlier this month, authorities said Saturday.
Authorities arrested at least seven 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 man is facing arrest in the death of a Baton Rouge teenager whose body was found floating in the Amite River earlier this month, authorities said Friday.
NAPOLEONVILLE — State agriculture and forestry agents say they caught an Assumption Parish man illegally felling and milling cypress trees on remote state land only accessible by boat in the swamp near Lake Verret.
A father and son working as bail bondsmen in Covington and Amite were arrested Friday in a human trafficking investigation led by Louisiana State Police and the FBI.
PLAQUEMINE — Three men arrested Friday are accused of setting seven fires that, while causing no injuries, grew increasingly dangerous in the small Iberville Parish community of Bayou Goula.
Seven employees at the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola — six correctional officers and a nurse — have resigned from their corrections posts and face charges after an investigation found evidence they engaged in inappropriate relationships w…
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.
LSU was notified about "two questionable issues" that were revealed during the investigation into alleged embezzlement by the former president of the Our Lady of the Lake Foundation.
The state Department of Corrections has launched an investigation into whether West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Mike Cazes used a state inmate to complete yard work at his private home.
Statistics released Thursday from the East Baton Rouge Coroner's Office show that suicides among African-American men increased significantly in 2018 compared to previous years, a change that has raised concern among local leaders searching for an…
A Baton Rouge Police motorcycle officer was injured in a crash Thursday morning while providing traffic assistance for a funeral, weeks after fellow officer Shane Totty died in similar circumstances.
A man is facing first-degree murder charges in the death of a 2-year-old child authorities say was discovered unresponsive with head trauma in a Denham Springs apartment Friday.
After months of debate, the Metro Council on Wednesday gave the mayor-president the authority to enter into a 10-year contract with the Bridge Center to establish a psychiatric crisis and detox facility in East Baton Rouge Parish.
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 Wednesday, booking records show.
HAMMOND — The city council approved the mayor's appointment for chief of police Tuesday night despite controversies over a use-of-force video and a rape case lawsuit that have shaken some residents' confidence in his choice.
Authorities booked 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 Tuesday, booking records show.
A slew of controversial background findings surrounding Hammond’s top police chief pick — including a leaked use-of-force video and decade-old civil lawsuit involving a young woman’s rape and suicide — have caused so much stir in the community it …
A Louisiana State Police trooper will not face criminal charges after the September incident in downtown Hammond that started as a traffic stop and ended when the trooper fired six shots into the fleeing vehicle, killing its driver.