After repeatedly voicing concerns that the Baton Rouge police chief has weaponized the BRPD internal discipline process to unfairly punish officers who disagree with him, a veteran cop was recently demoted from sergeant to corporal and suspended f…
Authorities arrested at least four people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge, booking them into parish prison between noon Thursday and noon Saturday.
A 28-year-old thrown from his motorcycle after striking a concrete curb in Ascension Parish earlier this week died Saturday in a local hospital, Louisiana State Police said.
A man was arrested on an aggravated arson count after officials say he is responsible for a car fire that spread to an apartment building early Saturday.
Two people were shot dead and another four injured early Saturday after a concert at the Capital Park Bar and Grill on Florida Boulevard, Baton Rouge police said.
A young man was killed and his friend arrested on a count of negligent homicide after admitting to playing with a gun when it accidentally discharged Thursday night, according to Baton Rouge police.
Authorities arrested at least three people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge, booking them into parish prison between noon Sunday and noon Thursday.
A local attorney sued the Baton Rouge Police Department earlier this week claiming officers used excessive force during a welfare check, which escalated after a profane outburst from the lawyer and ended with him handcuffed to a hospital bed recei…
Baton Rouge police are asking the public to help find a man with "vital information" about a shooting that took place two months ago on Greenwell Springs Road.
GEISMAR — The headquarters of regional Hispanic foods maker Hola Nola Foods suffered catastrophic damages in a blaze fueled by grease and tortilla chips that took roughly 100 firefighters more than 20 hours to bring under control.
Baton Rouge police arrested three teenagers Tuesday night in connection with a deadly gun battle at an apartment complex parking lot last month that left a 16-year-old dead.
PRAIRIEIVILLE — A decomposing body was found in a wooded area off Post Office Road in Ascension Parish on Tuesday but sheriff's detectives don't suspect foul play, deputies said.
DARROW — Ascension sheriff's deputies recovered the body of a New Iberia man Monday who had jumped from the I-10 Bridge into the Mississippi River three days earlier near Baton Rouge, authorities said.
Defense attorneys for Dennis Perkins, a former Livingston Parish sheriff’s deputy who with his ex-wife faces a number of sex crime charges, on Tuesday asked a judge to reconsider her recent ruling that Perkins must stand trial alongside his former…
Baton Rouge Police say an autopsy of an 18-year-old revealed that he died from injuries sustained in a car crash, not from gunshot wounds.
Christopher Brooks, 44, walked into the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office after 1 a.m. Tuesday and confessed to deputies that he had stabbed his brother to death, according to a news release.
DENHAM SPRINGS — An 85-year-old woman died in a three-vehicle crash that involved a Livingston Parish firetruck, officials said Monday.
An outside evaluator is urging the rejection of the three latest applicants seeking to open new charter schools in Baton Rouge, including two applicants recommended by a prominent charter school booster organization that has historically gotten it…
Authorities arrested at least four people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge, booking them into parish prison between noon Saturday and noon Sunday.
The person accused of shooting three people in the parking lot of the Lafayette Police Department Friday night was also shot at on Interstate 10 in the Baton Rouge area later that night, authorities say.
A car crashed into a tree after going off of I-12 westbound late Friday night, killing a passenger, Baton Rouge Police said.
After a man died by apparent suicide while detained at East Baton Rouge Parish Prison, a local advocacy group is again calling for accountability from public officials as the jail death rate remains well above the national average.
Authorities arrested at least three people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge, booking them into parish prison between noon Friday and noon Saturday.
Police say an 18-year-old is dead after officials discovered him lying on the ground suffering from a gunshot wound after a car crash.
Among many allegations he dropped just before resigning from the Baton Rouge Police Department, Jeremiah Ardoin accused some longtime narcotics detectives of joking about the 2013 death of an unarmed Black man after a violent struggle with officers.
Authorities arrested at least four people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge, booking them into parish prison between noon Saturday and noon Friday.
A Baton Rouge man was arrested after police say he shot a 50-year-old man in the head following an argument over parking.
A West Monroe man caught on camera tussling with a Baton Rouge police officer was arrested Thursday morning after authorities say he refused to leave a RaceTrac and then fought an officer trying to take him into custody.
A 75-year-old motorcyclist died after crashing into a pickup Thursday by Pumpkin Center Road and I-12, Louisiana State Police said in a news release the next morning.
A video circulating on social media shows a Baton Rouge police officer trading punches with a resistant man while struggling to take him into custody.
A man Baton Rouge Police say was under the influence of an unknown substance died after behaving erratically at a Wingstop, authorities said.
As Baton Rouge faces an unprecedented rate of murders, the city is training teams of residents to intervene before violence happens.
After an elderly man paid almost $2,000 to claim what turned out to be a bogus sweepstakes prize, the Better Business Bureau is warning the public to beware of similar scams.
Authorities have identified the person found dead beneath the La. 19 bridge, according to the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office
The two alleged gunmen in a Memorial Day shooting that killed three people — including a toddler — were arrested Thursday morning in the Baton Rouge area after police spent several days searching for them.
Baton Rouge police have released the name of one of the suspected shooters involved in a Memorial Day triple homicide at an apartment complex pool that left a man, a teen and a toddler dead.
Three men were arrested and more than 50 pounds of marijuana was seized in a multi-agency investigation into illegal narcotics distribution in Livingston Parish.
A Florida man was the 10th person convicted after authorities say he participated in a far-reaching bank fraud scheme that affected people in multiple states, including Louisiana.
The chairman of the state board that oversees gambling in Louisiana abruptly resigned from his position Wednesday, the same day he was likely to face questions from a legislative committee about actions he took as a State Police commander in 2019 …
"I'm moving on," Kiran Chawla said Wednesday, exactly one year after her sudden departure from Baton Rouge TV station WAFB, Channel 9.