ANGOLA - Bond could be set Monday for a man who allegedly ambushed the Angola State Penitentiary over the weekend.
Prison officials say guards opened fire on the vehicle with two children inside when it crashed through the main entrance gates Sunday afternoon.
Correctional officers reportedly saw a... more »
EDGARD - One of the suspects charged in the deadly ambush last August that claimed the lives of two St. John Parish sheriff's deputies and the wounding of two others has pleaded guilty.
Derrick Smith, the younger brother of suspected gunman Brian Smith and son of Terry Smith, who... more »
ST. FRANCISVILLE- Next week, the History Channel will begin filming a two-part mini-series on famous bank robbers.
The documentary on "Bonnie and Clyde" will film in various areas of South Louisiana, and producers are set to shoot rural shots in West Feliciana. Location scouts were looking for places to... more »
MONTZ, La. - A St. John the Baptist Parish sheriff's deputy hospitalized since an August shoot-out that killed two other deputies is back home in Montz. Chief Deputy Harold Klibert says Jason Triche returned home on Monday from a Baton Rouge hospital. Klibert says people lined streets to welcome him.... more »
LAPLACE - The two deputies injured in a pair of shootings in LaPlace last week continue to recover, according St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff Mike Tregre.
He said both Deputy Michael Scott Boyington and Deputy Jason Triche are improving, and Boyington had another surgery this morning that went... more »
LAPLACE- Glenn Crowley said he's still trying to comprehend the sounds he heard early Thursday, when two deputies were killed by a man with an automatic weapon near where he lives.
"I heard at least 30 rounds go off, it blew me away," he said. "I called my wife... more »
ST. GABRIEL- Two men are in jail after police say they ambushed another pair of men at their St. Gabriel home.
Police arrested Keith Johnson and Gabriel King in connection with the Monday night shooting. Investigators said the men knocked on the door and then waited in some nearby... more »