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  • Man wanted for kidnapping, battery arrested in Baton Rouge

    March 9, 2015 2:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A traffic stop in Baton Rouge has landed one man behind bars. Police stopped Gilbert Lathan on Sunday, when they saw Lathan toss a small bag of drugs under his car. Lathan, who already had a warrant out for his arrest on a number of charges... more »
  • Man accused of breaking woman's nose with headbutt

    February 12, 2015 11:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he headbutted a pregnant woman in front of her two young children, breaking her nose. Police accused 25-year-old Sam Mitchell of domestic abuse, battery and child endangerment for the Feb. 10 incident. Investigators said Mitchell and... more »
  • Woman accused of beating dialysis patient

    February 11, 2015 12:44 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Police in West Baton Rouge Parish asked for the public's help finding a woman who investigators said beat an elderly dialysis patient recently. Port Allen Police said they have an arrest warrant for 47-year-old Alenthea Moore on suspicion of second degree battery. Investigators said last... more »
  • Teens arrested after fight at Tara High

    February 10, 2015 12:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies charged two teens with felonies after investigators said the pair jumped a 15-year-old boy at Tara High School this week. Deputies arrested 18-year-old Johnny Moore and 17-year-old Darius Watts after the fight Monday. Investigators said on Monday a deputy working extra duty for... more »
  • Deputy arrested after violent tirade

    January 27, 2015 9:46 PM

    PIERRE PART - An Assumption Parish Sheriff's deputy was arrested and fired from his job Tuesday after an altercation he had with his wife and a fellow officer. The sheriff's office said Gary Ellis, Jr, 30, was booked on charges after he come home from a day of drinking,... more »
  • 2 students accused of attacking teachers arrested

    December 10, 2014 3:54 PM

    DARROW - Two students are behind bars Wednesday evening after they were arrested based on accusations that they each attacked a teacher within hours of each other earlier today at the Ascension Parish Alternative School. Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley said the first of the separate incidents occurred when... more »
  • Hotel spa masseur booked with sexual battery

    October 28, 2014 5:54 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans masseur is accused of sexual battery on a woman during a session at the Ritz-Carlton spa, where massages cost $145 to $275. Thirty-year-old Charles J. Russo's bond was set Monday at $75,000. He remains in the Orleans Parish jail. It was not clear whether... more »
  • Mills pleads not guilty to battery charge

    October 14, 2014 11:20 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Suspended LSU football player Jalen Mills pleaded not guilty during formal arraignment today on battery charges from an incident this summer. Mills was not at court, and his attorney entered the plea on his behalf. Mills faces simple battery charges after witnesses said he punched... more »
  • Police: Battery at LSU union a hoax

    September 6, 2014 6:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police say a girl lied about a battery on campus some time before kickoff of the LSU game. Capt. Cory Lalonde, LSU police, tells News 2 that the girl accused the man of bumping into her and then grabbing her arm. She later said she... more »
  • Group booked following shooting at party

    July 2, 2014 9:19 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies have made several arrests following an investigation into a shooting at a party in Prairieville on June 28th. Investigators say a young woman held a party in the 15000 block of Daigle Rd. while her parents were out of town. It was supposed... more »
  • Jindal signs harsher penalties for referee attacks

    June 23, 2014 5:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Parents who attack referees at their children's athletic events will face toughened penalties. Gov. Bobby Jindal's office announced Monday the governor has signed a bill increasing punishment for conviction of the misdemeanor crime of battery of a school or recreation contest official. The crime had carried a... more »
  • LSU DB accused of knocking woman out, posts bond check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 11, 2014 9:58 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested LSU defensive back Jalen Mills early Wednesday morning following accusations he knocked a woman out. Mills posted a $10,000 bond and was released from jail Wednesday afternoon. Investigators charged the junior with second degree battery for the May 4 incident at an apartment... more »
  • EBRSO look for help IDing man accused of battery

    June 6, 2014 1:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives asked for the public's help Friday identifying a man who investigators said attacked and beat up an East Baton Rouge Parish store's employee recently. Sheriff's deputies said it happened on May 30 at a business in the southern part of the parish. Deputies said... more »
  • Brad Pitt attacked at 'Maleficent' premiere

    May 29, 2014 2:14 AM

    LOS ANGELES, CA - A man was led away in handcuffs after allegedly attacking Brad Pitt on the red carpet at the Hollywood premiere of the movie "Maleficent." Pitt was apparently unhurt and soon resumed signing autographs. Witnesses saw the man from the fan area jump over a barrier on... more »
  • BRPD arrest man accused of battery, rape

    May 27, 2014 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities arrested arrested a Baton Rouge man accused of battery and rape early Monday morning. Police said 53-year-old Richard Hughes, Jr. punched his girlfriend in the back of the head and grabbed her by the hair after she refused to perform sex acts on him. ... more »
  • Man arrested in stabbing of 3-month-old

    April 16, 2014 11:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man on charges of stabbing his 3-month-old child and beating the child's mother. Jason Jarreau is facing battery, domestic abuse, and cruelty to juveniles charges. Investigators say the mother told them that Jarreau struck her while she was holding the... more »
  • Man arrested after car chase

    April 7, 2014 11:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A man trying to escape a traffic stop crashed into two cars and was arrested on a number of charges including battery on a police officer. Deputies say Carl McFadden was driving with a broken taillight Sunday afternoon. When a patrol unit tried to stop him,... more »
  • Man accused of rape, battery

    April 4, 2014 12:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police in Baton Rouge arrested a man on charges of rape and battery. Police say Terry Selvage chased the victim into the bathroom when she tried to get away from him, and then Selvage kicked her into the bathtub where he began to beat her. ... more »
  • Two arrested in stabbing and kidnapping

    March 20, 2014 12:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Two people have been arrested in the stabbing and kidnapping of a woman. Police say Christopher Boudreaux broke into the house of his ex-wife, stabbed her and took her away. The victim told police that Boudreaux then forced her into the car of his girlfriend,... more »
  • Police point to discipline problems for teacher arrest check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 14, 2014 6:29 PM

    BAKER- Police are pointing to discipline problems at Baker Middle School as a reason one teacher may have taken discipline into her own hands. Deborah Anderson was arrested and charged with simple battery after police say she grabbed a student's shirt and 'yanked' him into the hallway because his... more »
  • Man arrested for fight over pool game

    January 2, 2014 11:21 AM

    PIERRE PART - A 17-year-old Pierre Part man has been arrested on battery charges. The Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office says Trey Hebert was arrested after a fight over a pool game early in the morning of January 1 at T-Herm's Lakeview Inn Bar. A 39-year-old man suffered a... more »
  • Casino patrons arrested for battery of guard

    November 21, 2013 3:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A rowdy group of patrons at the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino & Hotel, accused of beating up a security guard, have been arrested. State Police say on November 5, Louis Joseph Robertson, Jack Simon Robertson and Keith Henderson were asked to leave the casino, when Jack... more »
  • Man arrested after toddler tests positive for STD

    October 28, 2013 3:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police accused a man of sexual battery after they said he transmitted gonorrhea to a 3-year-old girl. Authorities booked Rodney Granger, 20, into the parish prison on Oct. 25 on two counts of felony sexual battery. Investigators said the child was taken to a clinic... more »
  • LaSalle Parish deputy arrested on rape charges

    September 27, 2013 11:47 AM

    JENA - A sheriff's deputy in LaSalle Parish has been arrested on forcible rape and domestic battery charges. State police investigators arrested Clarence Breland Jr. today. Trooper Scott Moreau says Breland is being held at the LaSalle Parish Detention Center without bond. State police have not released any details... more »
  • BRPD officer accused of battery

    September 17, 2013 3:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A member of the Baton Rouge Police Department is in trouble with the law this afternoon. Detectives have arrested 24 year-old Taylor Derousselle on a misdemeanor charge of Simple Battery. Derousselle is accused of punching an employee of The Varsity Theater in the face, while... more »
  • Environmentalists: Be sure plant site is clean

    August 11, 2013 10:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Environmental activists are asking the state to ensure that hazardous wastes left after the closure of a battery recycling plant don't cause any harm. The Exide Technologies Baton Rouge Recycling Center is preparing to shut down. The Louisiana Environmental Action Network has asked the state Department of... more »
  • Board yanks doctor's license after arrest

    July 19, 2013 10:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A doctor had his medical license pulled by the State Board of Medical Examiners after he was accused of inappropriately touching a patient. Dr. Howard Gidden was arrested and charged with sexual battery last week. A female patient told police he fondled her during treatment for a... more »
  • Doctor accused of sexual battery with patient

    July 12, 2013 2:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge doctor Friday, accusing him of battery and inappropriate behavior with a female patient. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said BRPD officers arrested Dr. Howard Gidden, 63, on suspicion of simple battery and sexual battery. Investigators said Gidden behaved in an "inappropriate manner"... more »
  • DA formally charging LSU RB Hill in bar fight check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 8, 2013 2:29 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore says his office is formally charging LSU running back Jeremy Hill and another man with misdemeanor simple battery in connection with a late-April scuffle in a bar parking lot. Moore says Hill and Robert Bayardo, who is not an... more »
  • Former parish president accused of battering wife

    May 31, 2013 4:37 PM

    WALKER - Police arrested former Livingston Parish President Mike Grimmer after they said he attacked his wife overnight at their home in Walker. Capt. John Sharp with Walker Police said Grimmer's wife called them around midnight to report a disturbance, and when investigators arrived at the home they determined... more »
  • People, D.A. react to Chief's statement on beating

    May 17, 2013 10:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Reaction is mixed after the city's top cop released a statement concerning the attack on a family in the northern part of town. Police Chief Carl Dabadie said there were serious errors in judgment after a husband, wife, and their daughter were beaten at a gas station... more »
  • BRPD Chief: Summons in gas station attack "mistake"

    May 17, 2013 4:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police Chief Carl Dabadie said today two people connected to what he called a "brutal" attack at a Baton Rouge gas station should have been arrested, not just ticketed. "That was a mistake and an error of judgment," Dabadie said in a press release emailed this... more »
  • Judge to LSU's Hill: no bars, be home at 9 p.m.

    May 7, 2013 3:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A judge was forceful with LSU running back Jeremy Hill, telling him not to go to bars and also setting up a curfew. Judge Bonnie Jackson told Hill Tuesday "not to go to any bars... anywhere." Hill will also be under a curfew from 9 p.m.... more »
  • Attorney: LSU's Jeremy Hill heckled before punch

    May 2, 2013 5:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU running back Jeremy Hill's attorney said the evidence showing Hill punching another man does not show the events leading to the hit that has him in serious trouble. Marci Blaize said her client was heckled about past legal trouble prior to the part of the fight... more »
  • New Orleans police officer booked with forcible rape

    April 18, 2013 10:50 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans police officer has been arrested and booked with the alleged forcible rape of a 15 year-old girl. Police spokeswoman Remi Braden says 42-year-old Desmond Pratt was also booked on charges of sexual battery. Braden says Pratt was placed on emergency suspension without pay following... more »
  • Woman accused of hitting co-worker with bottle

    March 28, 2013 8:54 AM

    BOSSIER CITY- A Shreveport woman is accused of battery after police say she hit a co-worker with a bottle of steak sauce. Bossier City police say 30-year-old Lashonda Turner and 23-year-old Heather Mattingly were working at steak house Sunday when they got into an argument and Turner allegedly grabbed a... more »
  • 2 officers with Covington PD face charges

    March 25, 2013 5:20 PM

    COVINGTON - Two Covington Police officers have been arrested on charges of simple battery and malfeasance in office. Monday's arrest of former Officer Anthony Adams and Officer Nicholas Harper came in connection with the alleged use of excessive force on someone being arrested at the police department. The alleged incident... more »
  • Scott not expected to testify in sexual battery trial

    March 20, 2013 11:27 AM

    GONZALES - Former LSU running back Charles Scott is not expected to take the stand as testimony continued today in his sexual battery trial in Ascension Parish, according to his attorney. A detective testified about her findings in the case, and Scott's behavior during interviews. This came a... more »
  • 2 New Orleans officers face suspension

    March 6, 2013 7:53 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Two New Orleans police officers will be placed on emergency suspension after each was charged with battery and malfeasance in office in two separate incidents that occurred last year. Department spokeswoman Remi Braden says Lt. Mike Field and Officer Jamal Kendrick will be suspended without pay. Field... more »
  • Boeing to propose 787 battery fix

    February 20, 2013 3:05 PM

    WASHINGTON- Boeing is proposing to federal regulators a plan to temporarily fix problems with the 787 Dreamliner's batteries that have kept the planes on the ground for more than a month. Officals say Boeing is expected to present the plan to the head of the Federal Aviation Administration later... more »
  • Airbus to drop lithium-ion batteries in A350

    February 15, 2013 7:11 AM

    NEW YORK - The European planemaker Airbus is dropping lithium-ion batteries from its new A350 airplane because of uncertainty surrounding the technology that has led to the grounding of Boeing's 787. The battery problem caused one fire and forced another plane to make an emergency landing. The A350 plane is... more »
  • Jump Up Does It Really Work check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    February 13, 2013 8:24 AM

    Jump Up claims to jumpstart your car without ever leaving the driver's seat. But Does It Really Work? Whitney Vann puts it to the test. more »
  • NTSB: 787 battery approval should be reconsidered

    February 7, 2013 11:03 AM

    WASHINGTON- A top federal safety official says the government should reconsider its approval of the kind of batteries used in the Boeing 787 Dreamliner because they can explode into fires, a specter that manufacturer testing did not pick up. National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Hersman says Thursday that Boeing's safety... more »
  • Former police officer indicted on sex charge

    February 7, 2013 7:33 AM

    LAFAYETTE - A former Lafayette police corporal has been indicted by a Lafayette Parish grand jury on charges of sexual battery and malfeasance for allegedly sexually battering a woman while he was on duty. 34-year-old Jackie Hagan Jr., of Sunset, allegedly responded to a report of a crime in downtown... more »
  • Japan 787 probe finds thermal runaway in battery

    February 5, 2013 2:56 AM

    TOKYO - Japan's Transport Safety Board says the lithium ion battery aboard a Boeing 787 flight in Japan last month found evidence of the same type of "thermal runaway" seen in a similar incident in Boston. The board said in a report Tuesday that CAT scans and other analysis found... more »
  • Boeing investigation turns to battery maker

    January 21, 2013 6:47 AM

    TOKYO - Japanese and U.S. investigators are conducting a probe of the maker of the lithium ion batteries used in Boeing's grounded 787 jets. A spokesman for GS Yuasa says the investigators visited the company's headquarters in Kyoto, Japan and that Yuasa was cooperating with the probe. He... more »
  • FAA grounds Boeing 787s to address battery fires

    January 16, 2013 5:56 PM

    WASHINGTON - Federal officials say they are temporarily grounding Boeing's 787 Dreamliners until the risk of possible battery fires is addressed. The Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday it will issue an emergency safety order requiring airlines to temporarily cease operating the 787, Boeing's newest and most technologically advanced plane. The... more »
  • Police: Florida clerk's gun beats thief's cattle prod

    January 10, 2013 12:42 PM

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Authorities say a Florida Panhandle man has been arrested after he tried to rob a convenience store with a cattle prod but was thwarted by a clerk with a gun. The Leon County Sheriff's Office says 26-year-old Lance Tomberlin went into a store just outside Tallahassee on... more »
  • Former Delcambre officer found guilty of kidnapping

    December 4, 2012 10:24 AM

    ABBEVILLE - Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell says a Vermilion Parish jury has found a former Delcambre police officer guilty of sexual battery and second-degree kidnapping. Caldwell said in a news release Tuesday that Friday's conviction of 53-year-old Ernest Billiot stemmed from a 2008 incident in which Billiot abused his... more »
  • Former LSU QB Jefferson released from prison check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    October 31, 2012 3:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Former LSU Quarterback Jordan Jefferson walked out of Parish Prison with a smile from ear to ear on Wednesday. Jefferson pleaded no contest this morning to a battery charge stemming from a fight outside a bar last year. He told the judge this incident opened his eyes.... more »
  • Tulsa man found with part of woman's ear in pocket

    October 29, 2012 12:40 PM

    TULSA, Okla. - Police arresting a Tulsa man accused in the brutal beating of a woman found piece of an ear in his pocket. The injured woman flagged down an officer early Friday outside an apartment complex. She told police that 24-year-old Joseph Sidney Hall Jr. had beaten and held... more »
  • Suspect in LSU harassment case turns self in

    August 23, 2012 3:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU Police arrested a student they said admitted to harassing and pushing a female student earlier this week. LSU spokesperson Ernie Ballard said Quinnon Brady, 20, turned himself in to police and said he was the one described in a media release sent out Wednesday. ... more »
  • Napoleonville man arrested for aggravated battery

    July 16, 2012 2:31 PM

    Napoleonville- A man refusing to comply with an eviction notice by spraying a State Trooper and Constable with a chemical agent, is now behind bars. After spraying the victims, Jason Oncale refused to exit the home or surrender himself. After about an hour, Oncale exited the home peacefully... more »
  • Former nurse to be sentenced for sexual battery

    May 3, 2012 6:54 AM

    ALEXANDRIA - A former Rapides Regional Medical Center nurse who was found guilty last month in the sexual battery of a sleeping patient will be sentenced Friday in state court in Alexandria. Phillip Wayne Raines of Deville faces up to 10 years in prison without parole. Judge Thomas... more »
  • Six Louisiana youths arrested for cyberbullying

    April 30, 2012 8:13 AM

    LOGANSPORT-Six Longansport youths were arrested on cyberbullying and battery charges, after investigators say on three occasions they held down a 10-year-old boy, partially stripped him of his clothing and videotaped the incident. DeSoto Parish deputies said the cell phone videos then were shown to fellow Logansport students, but investigators... more »
  • Teacher arrested on a simple battery charge

    April 20, 2012 11:11 AM

    SHREVEPORT - Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator says a 48-year-old teacher at Green Oaks High School has been arrested and booked with simple battery of a student. Prator says Alvin Wallace of Shreveport was booked into Caddo Correctional Center Friday following an investigation by Det. Jackie Winston. Wallace's bond was... more »
  • Caddo Parish teacher booked with battery

    March 21, 2012 7:50 AM

    SHREVEPORT - Caddo Parish Sheriff Steve Prator says deputies booked a teacher from Mansfield with simple battery of a student at the Academic Recovery School in Shreveport. Prator says 53-year-old Alvin Orlando Williams allegedly grabbed a student around the neck to keep him from leaving the classroom, causing scratches and... more »
  • Electric cigarette explodes in Florida man's mouth

    February 15, 2012 12:40 PM

    PENSACOLA, Fla. - Fire officials say an electric cigarette exploded in a Florida man's mouth, severely burning his face and knocking out some of his front teeth. North Bay Fire Department Division Chief Joseph Parker says it appears the cigarette's battery exploded while the man was smoking Monday night. Parker... more »
  • Not guilty plea entered for Jordan Jefferson

    February 9, 2012 11:22 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An attorney for former LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson pleaded not guilty for his client to a simple battery charge. It stems from a bar fight near LSU that happened Aug. 19. Jefferson and another football player were arrested following the fight. Jefferson was originally... more »
  • Student arrested for battering bus driver

    October 28, 2011 1:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An enraged high school student inadvertently injured herself this morning after hitting her bus driver in the back of the head causing the driver to slam on the breaks and throw the high schooler into the bus' windshield, smashing it in the process. East Baton Rouge... more »
  • Mistrial declared in sexual battery case

    September 23, 2011 2:29 PM

    GRETNA, La. - For the second time since July, a judge has declared a mistrial after a jury couldn't reach a verdict in a sexual battery case involving an elderly Grand Isle man. Retired tugboat skipper 76-year-old Jerry Dantin, known as "Captain Jay," is accused of letting a then-6-year-old... more »
  • Jefferson's attorney files for hearing over charges

    September 16, 2011 3:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The defense attorney for suspended LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson filed a motion today calling for a hearing to have the allegations against his client cleared. Lewis Unglesby stated in the motion that while Jefferson had been arrested in connection with a fight outside a Baton Rouge... more »
  • Search continues for suspect who jumped off bridge

    August 24, 2011 2:51 AM

    GRAMERCY- Authorities continue to search for a Vacherie man who jumped from the Veterans' Memorial Bridge Tuesday after leading authorities on a high-speed chase in St. James Parish. Kylan Laurent, 22, fled from troopers after they initiated a traffic stop on him on LA-18 in St. James Parish. ... more »
  • Baton Rouge woman arrested for attacking teacher

    May 12, 2011 12:57 PM

    The mother of an elementary school student ended up in jail, accused of attacking her son's teacher. East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested Demetrius Bowman Wednesday. Investigators say she went to La Belle Aire Elementary school Friday, grabbed the teacher by the hair and pulled her to... more »
  • Reward offered for man after wife beaten, choked

    March 28, 2011 4:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities are offering a reward for information that helps them catch a Baton Rouge man accused of choking his wife, then threatening to kill her. Major Lawrence McLeary with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office said 28-year-old Meco D. Johnson is wanted in suspicion of... more »
  • TPSO: Woman attacked deputies who arrested her

    March 15, 2011 4:39 PM

    ROSELAND - A woman with warrants out for her arrest attacked deputies trying to take her into custody, according to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Department. Sheriff Daniel Edwards said deputies arrested 45-year-old Angela Thompson Monday for several outstanding warrants through the Amite Police Department, as well as charges of... more »
  • La. police say text leads to battery, drug arrests

    March 13, 2011 3:57 PM

    MONROE, La.- Louisiana authorities say a text message caused a fight that led to the arrest of two people, a woman charged with aggravated battery and a man charged with possession of marijuana. An arrest report by the Ouachita Parish Sheriff's Department said 25-year-old Jamie A. Howard and 24-year-old... more »
  • Dept. of Public Safety officer arrested

    January 20, 2011 2:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Department of Public Safety officer is on desk duty and under investigation after he was arrested last month. Deputies with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office arrested 23-year-old James Hammett Dec. 3 after someone at Edgewood Apartments said he broke into his unit and... more »
  • LSU recruit, other student arrested in sexual battery

    January 12, 2011 3:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Two Redemptorist High School students, including a potential LSU football recruit, were arrested today after police said they pressured a younger girl to give them oral sex at the school. Sgt. Don Kelly with Baton Rouge Police said 18-year-old Jeremy Hill and 18-year-old Avery Tate II were... more »
  • Judge rules teacher innocent of battery charge

    December 24, 2010 12:27 PM

    GONZALES - A judge has found an East Ascension High School math teacher not guilty of a misdemeanor battery charge involving an incident with a male student in May. Police had arrested Chad Goulas of Gonzales after a physical altercation between Goulas and the student. The Advocate reports Ascension Parish... more »
  • School locked down during manhunt in Baton Rouge

    December 2, 2010 11:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - An elementary school has been locked down in northern Baton Rouge while police search the area for a man who fled from authorities this morning. Deputies were serving a warrant for 26-year-old John Carr at Elm Grove Apartments near I-110 for failing to appear in court... more »
  • Saints DE arrested in Lafayette

    November 27, 2010 12:36 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Saints defensive end Will Smith was arrested in Lafayette on simple battery and domestic abuse. According to Cpl. Paul Mouton with the Lafayette Police Department Smith and his wife got into a dispute just after 2 a.m. Saturday morning, while leaving a night club. Mouton says police... more »
  • Standard time returns, set the clock back Saturday

    November 5, 2010 12:57 PM

    WASHINGTON - Autumn's chill is in the air as nature reminds us it's time for most Americans to turn the clock back. Officially the change to standard time occurs at 2 a.m. Sunday. Most folks will set their clocks Saturday night. Remember, it's fall back an hour.... more »
  • Two accused of sex acts with 13-year-old

    October 11, 2010 2:05 PM

    Two 18-year-old men were arrested this weekend by St. Mary Parish Sheriff's deputies in suspicion of performing sex acts on a 13-year-old girl. Ethan J. Falls and Joshua C. Driskill were questioned Friday about an incident reported on September 23. Falls was arrested at 10:22 a.m. and Driskill was... more »
  • Former American Idol contestant Accused of Battery

    September 17, 2010 8:18 PM

    Former American Idol contestant Adam Lambert is accused of wrestling a photographer to the ground in Miami Beach and was cited for battery. Victor Eras says he was taking pictures of the singer when Lambert ran toward him, grabbed his backback and flung him to the ground. The state's attorney's... more »
  • EBRSO arrests man after vehicle, foot chase

    September 17, 2010 11:04 AM

    Sheriff's deputies have arrested a man in East Baton Rouge after he fled from the in a car, and then on foot. According to Casey Hicks with EBRSO, a tip had been called in early Friday morning from someone who knew where they could find Ben Jones, who was... more »
  • Amite police officer booked

    August 25, 2010 6:12 AM

    Tangipahoa Parish sheriff's deputies have arrested an Amite police officer on a charge of second-degree battery. Deputies say Joseph Phillips was involved in a fight Saturday night, while Phillips was not on duty. Amite police say the victim was female and her injuries were not serious, and no weapon was... more »
  • Woman arrested for allegedly beating her son with a broom

    April 28, 2010 8:10 AM

    Monroe police have arrested a 51-year-old woman suspected of beating her son with a broom. Barbara Mae Holmes is charged with aggravated battery. Police were called to Lincoln Elementary School where they spoke with the victim who said his mother beat him with a broom stick because he spent the... more »
  • Man arrested for burglary and kidnapping in Tangipahoa Parish

    April 16, 2010 10:52 AM

    A man in Tangipahoa Parish is accused of burglary and kidnapping, among other charges. According to deputies, Ivan Pinestraw, 37, forced his way into a home where he attempted to choke and hit a woman. Pinestraw then allegedly told the woman that if she did not follow him back to... more »
  • Wanted man arrested in Tangipahoa Parish

    March 30, 2010 10:23 AM

    A man wanted on multiple charges was arrested in Tangipahoa Parish Sunday. Authorities say Walter Lee, 38, was wanted for aggravated battery involving a handgun. Later that day, authorities saw an SUV parked on the side of another car on a highway, and found Lee inside. Deputies say they... more »

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