Three people were rescued after their boat caught fire on Blood River near Springfield on Saturday; the boaters were transported to the hospital for treatment of burns, the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said.
Authorities arrested at least one person 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.
Three people have been arrested in a shooting Saturday in Denham Springs that investigators believe started as a drug transaction that turned into a robbery and fight, the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said.
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Baton Rouge police have identified the man who was killed in a shooting Saturday evening during an altercation at the corner of North 31st and Iroquois streets.
Dr. Dana Troxclair gets to work around 8:15 a.m., when she gathers a cohort of technicians in a sunny hallway to map out the day’s business: probing, needling, slicing and sawing into however many bodies await inside a nearby walk-in freezer.
One person is dead and two are injured in separate shootings within one hour on Saturday night, Baton Rouge Police said.
The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a shooting Saturday afternoon on La. 16 in Denham Springs, Sheriff Jason Ard said.
Authorities arrested at least four 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 kangaroo that roamed the streets of the Zachary area on Wednesday has a week to bounce, according to East Baton Rouge Animal Control.
A Baton Rouge man accused of shooting his pregnant girlfriend and leaving her body in a ditch off Burbank Drive before throwing her still-living toddler son off a bridge in Central was indicted Thursday.
Photos of a kangaroo hopping along the side of the road in the Zachary area circulated on social media Wednesday, launching a search by local animal control officers.
A customer shot and injured an employee at the Freddy's Frozen Custard off Millerville Road Wednesday night following a fight, Baton Rouge police said.
After three people died on Lake Maurepas last weekend, Louisiana officials are warning about a noticeable increase in drownings.
Worsening weather and a failure to use life preservers are believed to have played a part in the deaths of three boaters Sunday on Lake Maurepas, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
A Baton Rouge Police officer is the subject of a criminal probe into allegations that he leaked evidence from open investigations, a spokesperson said Tuesday.
A probe into a scheme by East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies who allegedly collected pay for extra-duty security shifts they never worked widened as a third deputy has been accused of theft and malfeasance.
State wildlife officials say a man whose body was found in Lake Maurepas near the mouth of Blind River on Monday had gone into the water in an attempt to rescue two younger men.
Portions of the Ascension Parish Prison were built when Gerald Ford was president, and Sheriff Bobby Webre says the time's coming when a new part of the jail will have to be built to replace this oldest section.
A search has been underway Sunday for three people reported missing on Lake Maurepas, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries.
Authorities arrested at least one person suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked her into Parish Prison between noon Friday and noon Saturday, booking records show.
A Roseland man wanted by the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office on domestic violence related counts is accused of pouring acid and cleaning chemicals on a woman's face, burning her.
West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's deputies shot someone during a gunfight in St. Francisville on Friday evening, Louisiana State Police said.
A veteran Baton Rouge police officer and vocal critic of Police Chief Murphy Paul retired abruptly, telling city officials that he would be "completely broken" by "baseless accusations" leveled against him by top police brass if he remains on the force.
Police said Friday they believe a shootout behind a Baton Rouge car wash this week occurred after two men, and possibly a third, were involved in an altercation somewhere else and met again at the Perkins Road business.
A section of College Drive is closed Thursday as crews work to repair a gas leak in the area, the Baton Rouge Fire Department said.
A Baton Rouge teen has been arrested in the shooting Thursday at the Benny's Car Wash on Perkins Road left one person dead and others scrambling for cover in a busy part of Baton Rouge.
A Baton Rouge man has been found not guilty by reason of insanity for a second time in 20 years, this time for wounding a police officer and family members just four months after a judge declared he was not a threat to himself or others and ordere…
Baton Rouge Police are investigating a shooting Thursday at the Benny's Car Wash on Perkins Road and the coroner's office has been notified, a police spokesperson said.
Baton Rouge police brass have placed on administrative leave an officer who sits on the board that oversees police discipline and who has been a prominent critic of Chief Murphy Paul.
As Louisiana's Office of Juvenile Justice struggles to maintain order at its youth prisons, an advocacy group says the department has moved two children to a facility in Alabama — an action the organization criticized as an "admittance of gross fa…
The St. Helena Sheriff’s Office arrested one of its employees Tuesday on felony theft and malfeasance in office after she stole $35,000 from the department to gamble, according to St. Helena Parish Sheriff Nathaniel Williams.
Baton Rouge firefighters who showed up to fight a blaze Wednesday at a fourplex near Brightside Drive found a body inside one of the apartments, the department said.
Guards from Louisiana's adult prisons have been called in to quell chaos inside two state-run youth jails — and they have been allowed to carry tasers and pepper spray and employ use-of-force techniques often reserved for adults, internal documents show.
Baton Rouge Police have arrested a man they say fatally shot someone on Thomas Delpit Drive earlier this month.
A Louisiana State Police captain pushed back hard against a directive from superiors to block the release of the crash report of Ronald Greene, whose brutal beating by troopers in 2019 belied the explanation given to the family that he died in a c…
Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies are looking for a man who strode into a Geismar business on a recent early morning wearing a baseball cap and pants tucked into his cowboy boots and allegedly stole more than $100,000 in computer software.
A man was shot to death at a mobile home park off Plank Road after he attempted to attack a family member, Baton Rouge police said Tuesday.
St. George firefighters arrived in short order after a car launched into a roadside pond and submerged two Ascension Parish teens.
Amid the fallout of yet another escape and a two-hour standoff at the embattled Bridge City Center for Youth in Jefferson Parish, officials are discussing moving 30 juvenile offenders to a shuttered Baker facility that has temporarily housed femal…
The embattled Louisiana State Police named a new second-in-command days after the agency's previous number two announced his retirement amid an internal probe into whether he played a role in the wiping of his work cellphone.
Almost six years after Louisiana’s only prison for women closed for good in the wake of disastrous flooding around Baton Rouge, the state has yet to break ground on a new facility that was originally slated to cost around $100 million.
Two 16-year-old girls are dead after a vehicle they were traveling in crashed into a pond near Bayou Manchac in Ascension Parish on Sunday afternoon, according to Louisiana State Police.
Mike Erwin, who served as judge on Baton Rouge’s 19th Judicial District Court for almost 30 years, died Saturday. He was 72.