Posted 9:46 AM 3/4/2015 by Hunter Robinson
BATON ROUGE - There were no murders in East Baton Rouge Parish during the month of February. That milestone has been tainted by a violent start to March.
The first happened at 1:45 a.m. on Sunday, March 1st, less than two hours after the calendar turned. Authorities found Eddie Simon, Jr. (More)...
Posted 2:30 PM 3/3/2015 by Trey Schmaltz, Hunter Robinson
BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement is investigating three shootings in Baton Rouge overnight Monday, including one involving BRPD officers.
It happened near the intersection of Perkins at Acadian. According to a press release, back-up was called when a driver refused to pull over for an (More)
Posted 9:07 AM 3/2/2015 by Jessica LeBlanc
BATON ROUGE - People who knew Eddie Simon Jr., 24, are in shock after hearing of his murder.
The shooting happened close to 2:00 am Sunday morning, in the 2800 block of 73rd street.
Police said officers originally responded to the location for a traffic crash, but discovered Simon's (More)
Posted 4:49 PM 2/27/2015 by Hunter Robinson, Russell Jones
BATON ROUGE - Police charged a man with attempted murder Friday in connection with a shootout with officers in Baton Rouge overnight.
BRPD spokesperson L'Jean McKneely said 24-year-old Torrance Smart was shot in the encounter. Police arrested Smart after his release from the hospital.(More)...
Posted 11:23 AM 2/26/2015 by Brittany Weiss
NEW ORLEANS - A wrongfully convicted man is fighting for compensation he is owed from the state.
Glenn Ford was exonerated of a crime he did not commit and released from Angola on March 11, 2014, just before sunset. He'd spent nearly 30 years on death row before a judge overturned his (More)
Posted 8:34 AM 2/25/2015 by Ryan Naquin
BATON ROUGE - Newly installed speed bumps are already needing repairs on a few streets in one neighborhood since cars are scraping the top of them.
The Department of Public Works installed more than five in the Inniswold community after residents asked for them. They complained drivers (More)