The bicyclist killed in a crash caused by two allegedly drag racing brothers was planning to propose to his girlfriend on Valentine's Day, according to a report from WAFB.
Baton Rouge Fire Department investigators are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who intentionally set a truck on fire just three feet away from an occupied home in the 5400 block of Sycamore Street.
A Mississippi man who left a public livestock auction in Tangipahoa Parish with six head of cattle that weren't his has been arrested by state Livestock Brand Commission inspectors.
Authorities arrested at least three 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.
A Baton Rouge man has been arrested for his alleged role in a drag-racing crash Saturday evening on North Lobdell Boulevard that resulted in the death of his brother and a bicyclist.
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.
The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner has been contacted for two victims involved in an overturned vehicle on Lobdell, EMS reported.
A three-year-old boy was reportedly shot shortly before noon Saturday in a neighborhood just north of Baton Rouge's Memorial Stadium.
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 Friday, booking records show.
A Baton Rouge man was arrested on attempted first-degree murder after shooting into a room that held his girlfriend and her two children, police reported.
A woman who was caught on camera apparently beating her 93-year-old mother has been returned to jail and faces a more serious charge after the video went viral on social media.
A comprehensive reorganization of the Baton Rouge Police Department could save $10 million per year by eliminating some commander positions and reducing overtime hours, among other proposed changes — savings that would help support a long-awaited …
Baton Rouge's municipal civil service board, which oversees hiring and promotions for city police and firefighters and reviews discipline cases, can once again resume normal operations now that a vacant position has been filled.
An East Baton Rouge Parish Prison inmate died from suicide Monday, less than two days after being booked into jail and hours after a social worker took him off "mental health observation" protocol, allowing him to wear a cloth jumpsuit, which he u…
A St. Amant man, accused of making a verbal threat to employees of G.W. Carver Primary School in Gonzales, was arrested Wednesday afternoon in Bay Country, Florida, said Ascension Parish Sheriff Bobby Webre.
A Livingston Parish school bus driver resigned Tuesday after leaving an elementary student on board while she visited a school office.
Authorities arrested at least three people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into parish prison between noon Saturday and noon Tuesday, booking records show.
Addis Police Chief Ricky Anderson says it could take months to determine what happened to a man found dead in his home last week, and he now agrees with the coroner and district attorney that foul play may have been involved.
Two people were injured in a shooting on Highland Road in Old South Baton Rouge late Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.
A student at Lee High School in Baton Rouge who made an electronic threat over the weekend that prompted heightened security was arrested Tuesday for terrorizing, a spokeswoman with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office said.
Baton Rouge police are investigating the source of graffiti defiling the sign for the city's oldest African American cemetery.
The world Jermaine Galloway sees is teeming with drugs, potential drugs and drug references. But it’s a world most other adults fail to notice.
Lee High School in Baton Rouge is bringing extra security onto campus Tuesday after a student made a threat electronically over the weekend.
The man found shot to death inside an abandoned vehicle on Lanier Drive last week was a newly minted New Roads police officer who had spent the past several years working as a bounty hunter — two jobs his family worried could place him in danger.
A pair of former Livingston Parish sheriff's detectives have found their own niche in the niche market of true crime podcasts.
Baton Rouge's latest homicide victim was able to run several yards after being shot Sunday night, crossing West Brookstown Drive to seek help from the manager of a nearby homeless shelter.
An Ascension Parish man is accused of animal cruelty after 33 dogs were found in what officials described as "horrid conditions."
Authorities arrested at least five people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into parish prison between noon Sunday and noon Saturday, booking records show.
As public defenders statewide grapple with fluctuating budgets, overwhelming caseloads and pending litigation, the Louisiana State Public Defender Board has chosen a new leader.
A Baton Rouge police officer has been honored for his work helping young people coping with stress and trauma in some of the city's most disadvantaged communities.
Baton Rouge's municipal civil service board, which oversees hiring and promotions for city police and firefighters and which reviews discipline cases, has been temporarily rendered powerless to conduct routine business because it can't reach a quorum.
Addis authorities say they don’t believe foul play led to the death of a man found dead in his home across from the town’s police station, but the West Baton Rouge coroner has classified the case as a homicide and the district attorney’s office sa…
A man was arrested on second-degree murder Thursday after Baton Rouge police matched his DNA profile to blood left behind during a recent shootout.
A Denham Springs doctor arrested this week on counts of sexual assault has resigned from two state panels he served on at the request of the governor.
An East Baton Rouge death investigator was issued a letter of reprimand after his supervisors discovered he had misidentified a recent homicide as an accidental drug overdose.
A Baton Rouge judge ruled Wednesday that two teenage brothers facing murder counts will remain in detention for another month before it's determined whether their cases will proceed in adult court or juvenile court.