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  • Houma man pleads guilty to child pornography charges

    January 18, 2017 5:41 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A Houma man pleaded guilty to a one-count indictment for possession of images and videos depicting the sexual exploitation of children under the age of 12. According to U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite, 31-year-old Michael Chauvin was arrested on Aug. 7, 2015 after police seized several... more »
  • Man breaks into ex's home, gets into fist fight

    January 18, 2017 4:51 PM

    PIERRE PART - Police arrested a man Monday for breaking into his estranged domestic partner's home and getting into a fist fight on Jan. 10. Assumption Parish Police say 45-year-old Randy Hebert sent threatening text messages to the victim before driving to her Lee Drive home. Hebert then forcibly... more »
  • Drug dealer resists arrest, tells passenger to destroy evidence

    January 18, 2017 1:43 PM

    HAMMOND - Two men were arrested during a traffic stop after Deputies say they found a bag of illegal drugs in their car. According to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office, a deputy stopped Michael Nelson Jr., 28, of Tickfaw, at the intersection of Wardline Road and Crapanzano Road Saturday... more »
  • Mother intervenes after man attempts to sexually assault 13-year-old girl

    January 18, 2017 10:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police booked a man Wednesday for attempting to sexually assault a teenaged girl in September. According to police, Derrick Anthony, 18, forcefully pushed down a 13-year-old girl behind a residence on Eddie Robinson Sr. Drive in the early morning of Sept. 28, 2016. Anthony then attempted... more »
  • Police seeking suspects who beat victims with baseball bat

    January 17, 2017 2:59 PM

    CHAUVIN - Terrebonne Parish Police are searching for suspects wanted for beating two victims with a baseball bat in November. David Chauvin, 28, and Tracey Henry, 42, of Houma are wanted for false imprisonment and obstruction of justice. TPSO deputies responded to a disturbance at 101 Prosperity St.... more »
  • Three arrested after dropping crack pipes in front of police

    January 17, 2017 10:51 AM

    CHARENTON - Three have been arrested for possession of crack cocaine as well as various other charges. Ulysses Lumpkin Jr., 51, Tyrusha R. Charles, 35, and Carol Bowie, 54, were arrested Friday when police found the three sitting in two vehicles on Martin Luther King Road. According to... more »
  • FBI arrests widow of Orlando shooter

    January 16, 2017 1:02 PM

    SAN FRANCISCO, Ca. - A U.S. law enforcement official says the FBI has arrested the wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter. The official says Noor Salman was taken into custody Monday morning in the San Francisco area and is due in court Tuesday in California. She's facing charges in Florida... more »
  • Sen. Troy Brown addresses recent domestic dispute

    January 13, 2017 3:36 PM

    GONZALEZ - State Sen. Troy Brown released a statement Friday addressing his recent domestic dispute misdemeanor. Brown was arrested Monday morning after deputies were dispatched to his Geismar residence after receiving reports from his wife that he became irate and bit her on the arm, according to the Ascension... more »
  • STPSO detectives stop burglary spree

    January 12, 2017 5:26 PM

    SLIDELL - St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's detectives arrested a man responsible for a string of burglaries that have plagued the Slidell area since late November. Steven Barrios, 27, is accused of burglarizing over 20 storage units and three businesses on Highway 190E. Barrios stole over $25,000 worth of property... more »
  • Violent Baton Rouge drug dealer sentenced to 21 years in prison

    January 12, 2017 3:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A federal grand jury sentenced a violent drug dealer to 21 years in prison Wednesday for a litany of crimes. Myron Hart, 39, of Baker Louisiana, was faced with significant drug trafficking, racketeering, firearm, and conspiracy charges. This includes allegations of a murder plot, threats to... more »
  • Sheriff offers reward for Geismar shooting suspect's arrest

    January 11, 2017 5:03 PM

    GEISMAR - Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley announced Wednesday a $2,500 cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of the individual responsible for a shooting in Geismar. Javante Hayes is wanted for the attempted second-degree murder of Kermit Jackson Monday. Jackson is still listed in critical condition.... more »
  • EBRSO searching for suspect in attempted second degree murder

    January 11, 2017 4:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is searching for a suspect wanted for attempted second degree murder. An arrest warrant was drafted for Irvon McKay, 24, Monday. McKay is also facing charges of illegal use of a firearm and possession of a firearm by a convicted... more »
  • Arrest made in Orlando police shooting

    January 11, 2017 1:17 PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Orange County Sheriff's Office deputies have arrested a man they say helped a fugitive now sought in two murders, including the fatal shooting of an Orlando police officer. Zarghee Mayan faces a charge of accessory after the fact for allegedly helping 41-year-old Markeith Lloyd, his former co-worker... more »
  • Arrest made in deadly December shooting on Denham Street

    January 11, 2017 1:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE – An arrest has been made in connection to a shooting on Denham Street that occurred on Dec. 23 . The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 22-year-old Miquel Henderson in connection to the shooting death of Kendrick Bell. Bell, 28, was found shot multiple times around 10... more »
  • High school student arrested for bringing taser to school

    January 11, 2017 10:33 AM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - A 16-year-old student at Assumption High School was arrested this morning for bringing a taser to school Wednesday morning. A school resource officer received information that a female student was in possession of a taser and tracked her down. The deputy seized the taser and took the... more »
  • INVESTIGATIVE UNIT: Chief defends officer who placed female student in headlock Play Video

    January 10, 2017 6:38 PM

    BAKER- Police Chief Carl Dunn is defending one of his officer's actions tonight, after surveillance video from Baker High School captured the officer placing a female student in a headlock before taking her down to the ground. The incident occurred just days before Christmas. The video obtained by the WBRZ... more »
  • Man in country illegally arrested for child exploitation

    January 10, 2017 3:19 PM

    LAFAYETTE – An illegal immigrant has been arrested for internet crimes against children, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry's office reported. Gustavo Ramos Castro was arrested on one count of indecent behavior with juveniles and one count of computer-aided solicitation of a minor. Castro had been living in Lafayette while... more »
  • Man faces child porn charges involving children in eight different states

    January 10, 2017 3:16 PM

    MAYS LANDING, NJ - A New Jersey man has been indicted on child porn charges involving children spanning eight different states. Prosecutors say Sherman Miller, 49, faces 12 counts of child pornography. The charges include causing a child to engage in child pornography, possessing or viewing child pornography and... more »
  • Third suspect wanted for 2014 double murder arrested

    January 7, 2017 4:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man wanted for a 2014 double murder on Gardere Lane has been arrested. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested 21-year-old Plug Lanaute for two counts of first degree murder and armed robbery. Two other suspects, Charles Lanaute and Darrius Miller were arrested in... more »
  • New Year's Day chase leads Walker Police to drug arrest

    January 5, 2017 8:28 PM

    WALKER - Walker Police have arrested a man on multiple charges after a traffic stop turned into a chase. Officers say 32-year-old Joshua Harbin of Independence was driving a green Dodge pickup when they attempted to pull him over for failing to use a turn signal turning onto Brian... more »
  • Mom arrested for disciplining kids officially cleared of charges Play Video

    January 5, 2017 5:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Schaquana Spears, a mom who stole the hearts of the community and nation, is thanking those who stood behind her after she was arrested for disciplining her kids last year . She is officially clear of any cruelty charges she received following the incident in June of 2016.... more »
  • Felon with active burglary warrant arrested

    December 29, 2016 4:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A convicted felon with an active arrest warrant for burglary and an extensive criminal background was arrested Wednesday. The Baton Rouge Police charged 33-year-old Dwayne Cossett with illegal carry of a firearm, felon in possession of a firearm, possession of a stolen firearm and resisting an... more »
  • Man arrested following fatal shooting on Education Street

    December 28, 2016 4:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE – An arrest has been made in connection to a fatal shooting that occurred on Education Street on Dec. 23 . BRPD arrested 33-year-old Johnny Matthews on charges of second degree murder, illegal use of a weapon and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Police... more »
  • Man arrested for giving teen drugs and alcohol, raping her in park

    December 25, 2016 4:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - BRPD arrested a man they say gave a teenage female drugs and alcohol and raped her in a park. According to police, Morris Dantzler, 62, offered the 16-year-old victim hard liquor and mojo, a synthetic marajuana, then met her at a park. Officers say Dantzler... more »
  • Family sexual assault suspect worked for youth program Play Video

    December 21, 2016 11:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A parent of one of the kids in the youth program Garry Jackson worked is speaking out, saying she's concerned about how close he was able to get to her son. After a year-long investigation, Jackson was booked earlier this week, accused of raping four juvenile members... more »
  • Arrest in 'Vote Trump' burning of Mississippi black church

    December 21, 2016 4:25 PM

    JACKSON - State records show a criminal record for a man charged in the burning of a Mississippi church that was also spray-painted with the words "Vote Trump." Authorities say 45-year-old Andrew McClinton of Leland, Mississippi, was arrested Wednesday and charged with first degree arson of a place of worship.... more »
  • Angola assistant warden charged with rape

    December 20, 2016 3:39 PM

    ANGOLA – An assistant warden at the state penitentiary was booked into the local parish jail on rape charges. The West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office said Barrett Boeker, 34, was booked on second-degree rape in an assault. The attack happened on Nov. 30, according to a police report released... more »
  • Islamic State extremists claim Berlin attack

    December 20, 2016 1:22 PM

    BERLIN - The Islamic State extremist group is claiming responsibility for the truck attack on a Berlin Christmas market that killed 12 people and left nearly 50 injured. The Islamic State group's Amaq news agency said in a statement Tuesday that "the person who carried out the truck run over... more »
  • Man arrested in sexual assault of kids from an entire family Play Video

    December 17, 2016 11:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A man was booked into jail on seven felonies related to the sexual assault of four members of his family – two girls and two teenage boys. The case was revealed in arrest documents obtained by WBRZ News 2 Saturday morning. Overnight, Garry Jackson, 37, was... more »
  • 3 Baton Rouge residents jailed for helping fugitive

    December 12, 2016 10:16 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Three Baton Rouge residents who allegedly helped a fugitive avoid police have been arrested. Baton Rouge police say 80-year-old Emma Davis Ellison, 53-year-old Helen Andrea Spencer and 63-year-old John H. Burris allowed 32-year-old Joshua Spencer to use their phones to look for other places to stay and... more »
  • Baker man arrested after threatening victim, running from police

    December 3, 2016 2:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 21-year-old Baker man was arrested after refusing to leave a victim's apartment, threatening her, and running from police, according to authorities. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said on Friday, Dec. 2 around 1:00 p.m., officers responded to The Exchange at Baton Rouge apartment... more »
  • Second suspect arrested in New Orleans shooting

    December 2, 2016 9:10 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police have arrested a second suspect in the Bourbon Street shooting that left one person dead and nine others injured. Acting on information gathered in the investigation, LoNew Orleans police have arrested a second suspect in the Bourbon Street shooting that left one person dead... more »
  • No bond for man charged college officer's slaying

    November 25, 2016 1:27 PM

    DETROIT - A 31-year-old man charged in the fatal shooting of a Wayne State University police officer near the school's Detroit campus is being held without bond. DeAngelo Davis was arraigned Friday in Romulus District Court and ordered jailed. Davis is charged with first-degree murder, murder of a police officer... more »
  • Parking attendant arrested in underage girl's bedroom overnight Play Video

    November 22, 2016 11:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A man employed as a ticket writer at an area university was arrested overnight after being found in the bedroom of an underage girl. Forice Burrel, 21, was booked into jail on carnal knowledge of a juvenile, simple battery and aggravated assault charges. Burrel was found... more »
  • Suspect arrested in fatal Shreveport double shooting

    November 21, 2016 11:00 AM

    SHREVEPORT - Police have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of two people in Shreveport's Mooretown neighborhood. 25-year-old Arthur Anderson was arrested Sunday and faces two counts of second-degree murder. The Caddo Parish Coroner's Office identified victims as 37-year-old Huey Leonard and 27-year-old Ashley Williams. Police found the couple... more »
  • Woman arrested for threatening to bomb hair salon, started fire inside

    November 18, 2016 12:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A woman has been arrested after she threatened to bomb a hair salon and intentionally started a fire there while people were inside. The incident occurred when 51-year-old Debra Frank Leger went into the Simply Savonote' Beauty Salon on Sept. 10 in the 6100 block of... more »
  • Police make arrest in connection to fatal event hall shooting

    November 17, 2016 8:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested a man in connection with a fatal shooting at a Plank Road event hall in October. Police say Kwame Orlando Robinson went to the Renaissance Center in early October with Marquise Bailey and Alvin Donahue, with intentions of robbing employees at the business.... more »
  • Man allegedly posed as police, threatened arrest if minors didn't send nude photos

    November 10, 2016 7:49 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The FBI arrested a man who they say pretended to be a police officer, and threatened female minors with arrest if they failed to send him nude photographs. 18-year-old Tristion A. Grant was arrested Thursday morning, according to the FBI New Orleans Division's Violent Crimes Against... more »
  • LSU student vomits on others, fights deputies in student section

    October 23, 2016 4:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Deputies say an LSU student had to be carried on an officer's shoulders out of Tiger Stadium after vomiting on other students and fighting police Saturday night. Shortly after 10 p.m., East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies tried to contact 20-year-old Renuka Koritala about a complaint she... more »
  • Life sentence in 'black widow' case in New Orleans

    October 22, 2016 11:46 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A thrice-widowed woman convicted in the death of her second husband - and suspected in the death of her third - has been formally sentenced to life in prison. The mandatory sentence was handed down Friday for Emma Raine, who was convicted in August in the second-degree... more »
  • Man sues over arrest after police mistake doughnut glaze for meth

    October 21, 2016 10:03 PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - A Florida man arrested last year after police mistook doughnut glaze in his car for meth is suing the city of Orlando and a drug-testing kit company. The Orlando Sentinel reports Daniel Rushing filed a lawsuit last week, claiming negligence by the city and the kit's manufacturer.... more »
  • Former officer arrested for failure to appear in court following fraud charges

    October 20, 2016 8:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former BRPD officer, arrested in 2015 for using a department-issued credit card to make more than $1,450 in unauthorized charges, has been arrested for failure to appear in court. A Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office spokesperson says Christopher Guerra was rearrested recently. Guerra was arrested... more »
  • Teens in clown mask accused of trying to scare people

    October 14, 2016 9:33 AM

    MANDEVILLE - Police in Mandeville have accused two teenagers of trying to scare people while wearing a clown mask. An arrest report shows 18-year-old Ryan Bailey of Mandeville and a 16-year-old were given a summons Wednesday for wearing prohibited masks in public places. The report shows officers received a... more »
  • Police name 2 of 3 suspects in death of woman shot at event hall

    October 6, 2016 9:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have identified two of the three suspects in the shooting of a woman, found dead inside an event rental hall Wednesday. BRPD says 18-year-old Marquise Bailey and Donnie Tyler were arrested by the BRPD SRT Team for the murder of Youlanda Hunter and attempted murder... more »
  • Man arrested for beating 2-month-old

    September 30, 2016 11:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police arrested a father on cruelty to juvenile charges for beating a two-month-old child while changing his diaper. On Wednesday around 11 a.m. BRPD responded to an area hospital in reference to a two-month old child with bruising to his genital and rear area... more »
  • Mom booked into jail after hitting child with belt at disaster shelter

    September 22, 2016 10:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies booked a mother into jail following the woman being seen hitting her child with a belt at a disaster shelter. Keaire Hatton, 21, was charged with cruelty to juveniles following the altercation. The state is also investigating the situation as possible child abuse. In... more »
  • Man arrested for buying 14-year-old girl for sex from mother's friend

    September 20, 2016 1:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Baton Rouge Police arrested a man after he bought a 14-old girl for sex from her mother's close friend while she was in the hospital. The girl said that in November 2015, while her mother was in the hospital, 36-year-old Corey Williams sold her to 59-year-old... more »
  • Prosecutors: Deputy hurt others before 6-year-old boy's fatal shooting

    September 20, 2016 11:50 AM

    BATON ROUGE - At a trial for one of two deputy city marshals charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old boy, jurors could hear testimony that the officer used excessive force on people who posed no threat. Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry's office argued in a court... more »
  • Comedian Katt Williams arrested again, booked into jail

    September 16, 2016 1:58 PM

    ATLANTA - Authorities say they've arrested Katt Williams again, the latest in a series of encounters the comedian has had with Georgia law officers. Fulton County Jail records show that Williams - whose real name is Micah Sierra Williams - was booked Thursday. Records show he was apprehended on a... more »
  • Woman charged with 2nd offense DWI after crashing into apartment

    September 7, 2016 5:57 PM

    ZACHARY - State Police reported the arrest of a woman on a second offense DWI charges and others after she crashed her vehicle through an apartment building. 38-year-old Holly Bohling was booked on charges of DWI (2nd Offense), reckless operation of a motor vehicle, public intimidation and simple escape... more »
  • Donaldsonville man arrested after kicking in ex's door, kidnapping her

    August 26, 2016 4:06 PM

    GONZALES - Deputies arrested a man accused of kicking in his ex-girlfriend’s door and kidnapping her after she placed a restraining order on him. 35-year-old Thomas Guillot, of Donaldsonville, was arrested and charged with violation of a protective order, simple robbery, false imprisonment and home invasion. APSO Chief... more »
  • Man accused of stealing trailer with $100k in tools inside

    August 26, 2016 3:44 PM

    GONZALES - Sheriff’s deputies in Ascension Parish say a tip led them to the arrest of a man accused of stealing a utility trailer containing more than $100,000 worth of tools in it last month. Deputies said the investigation began back on July 28 when they received reports that... more »
  • State troopers find infant covered in vomit during DUI stop

    August 25, 2016 3:14 PM

    PRINCETON, W. Va. - It must have been a heartbreaking sight during a routine traffic stop -- a baby in the backseat, covered in vomit. But no worries, because West Virginia state troopers knew just what to do. The baby was found after troopers pulled... more »
  • Man faces felony counts in threats to officer at casino

    August 11, 2016 9:53 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A man accused of passing out at a casino and then refusing to leave faces felony counts of public intimidation and terrorizing after authorities said he repeatedly threatened the officer who arrested him. State police said Brandon Trask fell asleep twice at a table at L'Auberge on... more »
  • Illegal immigrant arrested on child pornography charges

    August 9, 2016 12:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE – The Cyber Crime Unit of Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry's office arrested an illegal immigrant on child pornography charges. Telesforo Lopez-Silva was arrested on three counts of child pornography and booked into the Calcasieu Correctional Center. Silva's arrest was the result of a joint investigation between... more »
  • Baton Rouge men arrested in Rapides Parish fake pee bust

    August 3, 2016 2:51 PM

    RAPIDES PARISH - A traffic stop on I-49 in Rapides Parish led to the rest of a pair of Baton Rouge men accused of possessing fake pee, according to sheriff’s deputies. 39-year-old Bassam Nafel and 59-year-old Fernando Olivas were each booked with 200 counts of possession of synthetic urine... more »
  • Domestic disturbance ends in arrest after grilled cheese 'too cheesy'

    August 3, 2016 11:16 AM

    CLARKE COUNTY, Ga. - A man was arrested by police in Georgia after officers said he became violent when his wife after she allegedly made him a grilled cheese sandwich with one slice of cheese too many. Officers said 55-year-old James DePaola was booked on charges of obstruction of... more »
  • Woman arrested for fourth DWI offense in Thibodaux

    August 1, 2016 2:17 PM

    THIBODAUX – Thibodaux Police arrested a woman on her fourth drinking while intoxicated offense on Thursday night. Around 11:50 p.m., police saw and stopped a gray Toyota Camry without a license plate in the area of Canal Boulevard and St. Charles Street in Thibodaux. The driver, 31-year-old Arielle Dumas,... more »
  • Teen escapes from detention center, goes on crime spree

    July 29, 2016 10:38 AM

    WASHINGTON PARISH - Authorities say a teen from the Bush area escaped from a juvenile detention center in Alabama before embarking on a crime spree in St. Tammany Parish. The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office said 16-year-old Jordan Cox was taken back into custody after he’d burglarized three different... more »
  • Arrest made in hit-and-run that killed Hammond skateboarder

    July 22, 2016 11:06 AM

    HAMMOND - Police have made an arrest in a Hammond hit-and-run wreck that left a skateboarder dead. Louisiana State Police tell media outlets 37-year-old Vincent Young was arrested Wednesday on charges of felony hit-and-run driving, driving on a suspended license and driving without a license plate. Police say that on... more »
  • Man, grandmother and mom face charges in Tangipahoa Parish murder

    July 12, 2016 4:13 PM

    HAMMOND - Four people have been arrested and charged with the murder of an 18-year-old in Natalbany in Tangipahoa Parish last month. 22-year-old Antoine Schaffer is charged with 1st degree murder and obstruction of justice in the shooting death of Marquise Lightfoot. Lightfoot's body was found in a yard... more »
  • Zachary teen wanted for murder turns himself in

    July 12, 2016 3:18 PM

    ZACHARY - Police in Zachary say a teenager wanted on a second degree murder charge has turned himself in to authorities. Police reported on Facebook last week that 18-year-old Antonio D. Thomas was wanted, and that the teen should be considered armed and dangerous. They asked that the public... more »
  • Woman accused of stealing $860 worth of fingernail polish

    July 11, 2016 9:55 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police say a 27-year-old woman is accused of stealing $860 worth of fingernail polish from a CVS drug store - in one day. Authorities say in a news release that Raushawn Ford was arrested Monday and held without bond on charges of theft and possessing... more »
  • New Black Panther Party arrive in Baton Rouge for Alton Sterling protests Play Video

    July 9, 2016 4:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - About a dozen members of the New Black Panther Party arrived in North Baton Rouge Saturday morning. They began their day at the Trippe S convenience store where Sterling was killed Tuesday morning. "The people wanted us here. We want to be here and that's why... more »
  • Arrest made in crash that killed Ben Simmons' cousin

    July 8, 2016 9:54 AM

    HOBOKEN, N.J. -Authorities have charged a New York City man in a New Jersey hit-and-run that killed the cousin of Ben Simmons, the No. 1 pick in this year's NBA draft. Hoboken police said Friday that Mark Nicholas, of Brooklyn, was charged with striking 21-year-old Zachary Simmons with his SUV... more »
  • People arrested protesting BR man's death in Philadelphia

    July 6, 2016 11:48 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - The death of a Baton Rouge man in an officer involved shooting has had a ripple effect across the country with millions voicing their frustration online and some organizing protests 1,200 miles away. Demonstrators took to the streets Wednesday night for a protest in Alton Sterling's honor.... more »
  • Father arrested, accused of knocking out 5-year-old son Play Video

    July 4, 2016 4:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A father who was enraged over chicken being left out on the counter punched his 5-year-old son so hard, it gave the child a concussion and left a large hole in the sheet rock of their apartment, arrest records show. The affidavit of probable cause says... more »
  • 2 teens arrested after stolen LSU golf cart joyride

    July 4, 2016 2:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said two teens were arrested after officers put an end to their joyride on golf carts stolen from LSU on Monday. A 14-year-old and a 16-year-old were taken into custody, but the rest of the group of teenagers escaped. Officers responded to the scene... more »
  • Fourth suspect arrested in murder of Raising Cane's shift manager

    July 1, 2016 10:02 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A fourth suspect has been arrested in connection with the stabbing death of a Raising Cane’s shift manager during an armed robbery, WWL reports. Kenner Police identified Ariana Yanni Runner, 22, of Reserve as the fourth suspect. Kenner Police Chief Michael Glaser said the third... more »
  • Woman accused of whipping kids loses job over arrest Play Video

    June 29, 2016 5:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The mother of six children who went viral last week after she was arrested for disciplining her kids tells WBRZ she lost her job over her arrest. "It's been my only income right now," Schaquana Spears said. Spears admitted to whipping her children after they got caught... more »
  • LSP: Trooper who bodyslammed suspect acted appropriately

    June 28, 2016 5:39 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana State Police say they fully support the actions of a trooper who bodyslammed a resisting Illinois man in the French Quarter last weekend. They say the officer's use of force was appropriate for the situation that unfolded on Bourbon Street at 4 a.m. The video... more »

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