76°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
7 Day Forecast
Follow our weather team on social media

Content Tagged As child

Tagged News

  • Police: Livingston Parish man admits to possession of child pornography

    May 24, 2017 6:28 PM

    LIVINGSTON – A Livingston Parish man was arrested on Wednesday after investigators say he admitted to possession of child pornography. The Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations – Special Victims Unit arrested 47-year-old Leonard Hulsey for charges related to the distribution of images of child pornography. Investigators executed... more »
  • Police: Mississippi man locked disabled child in hot car to punish mom

    May 24, 2017 1:28 PM

    COLUMBUS, Miss. - A Mississippi man is under arrest on a felony child abuse charge after police say he purposefully locked a disabled child in a hot car to punish the girl's mother. Thirty-one-year-old Brandon Windham was arrested last Thursday after witnesses said he walked away from a car with... more »
  • Cincinnati Zoo exhibit scheduled to reopen one year after Harambe's death

    May 21, 2017 4:24 PM

    CINCINNATI - An expanded Gorilla World exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo is scheduled to open in early June shortly after the one year anniversary of the shooting death of an endangered gorilla named Harambe. The Cincinnati Zoo director tells WXIX-TV they're excited to get the gorillas back outside. Construction began... more »
  • 17-year-old cancer patient passes away after receiving high school diploma Play Video

    May 20, 2017 11:48 PM

    UPDATE: Jerome's family tells WBRZ that he has passed away as of 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon. Those wishing to assist Jerome's family with medical expenses can donate by following the link at the bottom of this story. BATON ROUGE - During a special ceremony this past week, Jerome Singleton... more »
  • STPSO recovers drowning victim at Slidell marina

    May 19, 2017 10:58 PM

    SLIDELL - The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office recovered the body of a person who drowned while swimming at a boat launch. STPSO deputies say their Special Operations division began searching for a subject who went swimming around 3:30 p.m. The body of the victim was recovered around 5:45... more »
  • Surgery successful for 7-year-old boy shot at Calcasieu Parish school

    May 16, 2017 7:04 PM

    MOSS BLUFF - The young victim who was accidentally shot in a Calcasieu Parish classroom Monday is on the road to recovery. Ronald Richard, the attorney for the boy's family, says that 7-year-old Gage Meche is awake and alert after what appears to be a successful surgery. While the... more »
  • 4-year-old fatally shoots himself at Virginia deputy's home

    May 16, 2017 3:59 PM

    ORANGE, Va. - Virginia authorities say a 4-year-old boy fatally shot himself at the home of his child care provider, which is also the home of a Stafford County sheriff's deputy. The Orange County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Tuesday that the child was pronounced dead Monday, the sheriff's... more »
  • 12-year-old girl first to receive life-changing treatment in Baton Rouge area Play Video

    May 10, 2017 6:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 12-year-old girl from Central will be the first person in the capitol area to receive a new treatment for her rare disorder. Sydney Donovan suffers from a rare genetic disorder known as Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). It's similar to muscular dystrophy in that it degrades... more »
  • 10-year-old girl in Florida pries open gator's mouth to free her leg

    May 8, 2017 2:59 PM

    ORLANDO, Fla. - A 10-year-old girl in Florida survived after she managed to wrestle her leg from the jaws of an alligator Saturday. The girl was swimming in a designated swim area of Lake Mary Jane, with water about two feet deep and 10 feet from the shore, when... more »
  • Parents teach children about gun safety after deadly accident at apartment complex Play Video

    May 7, 2017 11:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Over the weekend, a mother mourned the loss of her 13-year-old son after he was shot and killed at a Baton Rouge apartment complex. "He was the life of the house. He was a good kid," Anita Barthelemy said. Family and friends gathered to console... more »
  • 3-year-old "bumped" by car in Greenwell Street hit-and-run

    May 5, 2017 9:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sources say a 3-year-old was hit by a vehicle on Greenwell Street. The incident occurred just before 8:30 p.m. on Greenwell Street, between Winchester Avenue and Grand Drive. BRPD officials say they are investigating this incident as a hit-and-run. The suspect was described as a... more »
  • Jarrius Robertson's life-saving liver transplant 'went GREAT'

    April 30, 2017 7:31 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - After 14 years of waiting, a young Saints super fan finally has a new liver. Jarrius "JJ" Robertson, the smiling, trash talking, charismatic face of the Saints, underwent surgery Sunday for a full liver transplant. According to his father, Jordy, Jarrius' surgery "went GREAT!" and... more »
  • 2-year-old hospitalized following crash on Hwy. 19

    April 26, 2017 8:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 2-year-old is among those transferred to the hospital following a crash on Hwy. 19. According to Baton Rouge Police Department officials, the crash happened on Hwy. 19 near Thomas Road. BRPD officials say a 2-year-old female inside one of the vehicles was transferred to... more »
  • Convent man pleads guilty to indecent behavior with 10-year-old

    April 26, 2017 1:28 PM

    CONVENT - A man pleaded guilty to having indecent behavior with a juvenile Monday after he inappropriately touched a 10-year-old in 2014. According to District Attorney Ricky Babin, 30-year-old Jermaine White of Convent was arrested in October 2014 after deputies received a report that he inappropriately touched a 10-year-old... more »
  • Report: Saints nearing deal with Adrian Peterson

    April 24, 2017 4:14 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Sources are reporting that the New Orleans Saints are nearing a deal with former Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. According to a report from WWL-TV , the NFL Networks media insider Ian Rapoport says that the Saints and and the 32-year-old former NFL MVP are close... more »
  • Report: Man accused of beating woman, seven-week-old child

    April 20, 2017 3:49 PM

    LAPLACE – Deputies arrested a man after they say he beat a woman and his seven-week-old child, WWL reports . The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office arrested 29-year-old Ronald Lathers for attempted first degree murder. According to the sheriff's office, Lathers wanted to take his seven-week-old... more »
  • Man arrested for beating 8-month-old son with belt

    April 19, 2017 5:38 PM

    LOUISIANA - A man was arrested Tuesday after he allegedly struck his 8-month-old son with a belt. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, 28-year-old Darius Hasbert was arrested after his live-in girlfriend found several bruises on their 8-month-old son. After the child's mother came home from... more »
  • Minnesota teen's dying wish to go to prom is granted

    April 16, 2017 4:51 PM

    HOREVIEW, Minn. - A 13-year-old Minnesota boy who's been battling brain cancer wanted to go to prom. Jeremy Kohlberg got his wish, thanks to family, friends and classmates. The Shoreview teen has been fighting the disease for about five years. He's undergone several treatments and surgeries. Recently, doctors told his... more »
  • STPSO: Toddler struck by vehicle in Slidell

    April 10, 2017 5:47 PM

    SLIDELL - Deputies are investigating an incident in which a small child was struck by a vehicle Sunday afternoon. According to the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office, the toddle was struck on E. Forest Blvd. at Whisperwood Blvd. Few details are known at this time. This is... more »
  • Florida boy drives car into canal with 2-year-old passenger

    April 8, 2017 8:40 PM

    LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. - Authorities say a Florida man let his 13-year-old son drive a car unsupervised around a neighborhood with a 2-year-old passenger before the boy crashed into a canal. Neither child was seriously hurt in Friday's crash in southwest Florida, The Fort Myers News-Press reported. The Florida Highway... more »
  • Woman abandons 2-year-old for nearly 15 hours to do drugs

    April 1, 2017 7:45 PM

    ZACHARY - A woman was arrested Friday after she left a 2-year-old child alone for more than 14 hours to do drugs with a friend. Deputies responded to a home on Samuels Road after receiving a report that a child had been left alone at the residence when child's... more »
  • Teen killed by carbon monoxide leak at Michigan hotel pool

    April 1, 2017 4:13 PM

    NILES, Mich. - Authorities in southwestern Michigan have identified a 13-year-old boy who died after a carbon monoxide leak in a hotel pool area that also sickened about a dozen people. Employees at the Quality Inn & Suites in Niles called 911 around 10 a.m. Saturday after seeing six unresponsive... more »
  • License revoked at Mandeville day care after child wandered into traffic

    March 23, 2017 6:03 PM

    MANDEVILLE - The Louisiana Department of Education revoked the license of an early learning center in St. Tammany Parish after a child wandered into traffic. According to the department, Kidzone Preschool on Highway 59 in Mandeville was inspected on Mar. 17 after receiving a complaint from a driver that... more »
  • Attorney for Oklahoma senator says he'll resign

    March 20, 2017 11:17 PM

    OKLAHOMA CITY - An attorney for a Republican state senator from Oklahoma City facing felony child prostitution charges says his client plans to resign his seat by Wednesday. Attorney Ed Blau said Monday he's been hired to represent Sen. Ralph Shortey, who is facing three felony counts after police say... more »
  • 2nd child dies in fire linked to exploding hoverboard

    March 16, 2017 5:26 PM

    HARRISBURG - Authorities say a second child has died from a fire in Pennsylvania that fire officials blamed on an exploding hoverboard. The deaths - if definitively linked to the two-wheeled, battery-powered scooter - would be the first in the U.S. caused by a hoverboard fire. A county coroner told... more »
  • 3-year-old killed, two others hurt in Pennsylvania hoverboard fire

    March 11, 2017 5:44 PM

    HARRISBURG, Pa. - Authorities say a 3-year-old girl has died following a Pennsylvania fire that also critically injured two others and appears to have been sparked by a recharging hoverboard. The Lehigh County coroner's office said Ashanti Hughes was pronounced dead at an area hospital just after 11:30 a.m. Saturday.... more »
  • New option for Louisiana parents to pay their child support

    March 11, 2017 12:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana parents who pay child support through the state's social services department have a new tool for payment: MoneyGram, a money transfer company located at Walmart, CVS and 780 other locations in the state. The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services announced Thursday that the company... more »
  • 11-year-old boy found safe

    March 8, 2017 11:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Police Department an 11-year-old boy that went missing on Wednesday has been found. Officials say Caden Williams ran away from his home in the 5200 block of North Afton Parkway, and was believed to be in route to a residence in the 11300... more »
  • Man arrested for leaving four-year-old in locked room

    March 6, 2017 4:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man accused of leaving his four-year-old daughter alone in an apartment and tying a door shut to keep her inside has been arrested. The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 29-year-old Alphonzo Cutler for child desertion. On Mar. 3, an individual called police after finding... more »
  • Woman arrested in critical burning of niece

    March 4, 2017 6:38 PM

    JENNINGS - A 29-year-old woman is in custody a month after her 4-year-old niece was critically burned while in her care. Brant Thompson, the Louisiana State Fire Marshal's chief deputy, said Saturday that Gail Marie Brown was arrested late Friday on five charges including negligent injuring, obstruction of justice and... more »
  • Toddler found after reported missing

    March 4, 2017 9:15 AM

    UPDATE: The alert was cancelled Saturday before lunch; the child was found and New Orleans Police are investigating. NEW ORLEANS - State Police issued a missing child alert Saturday morning. Three-year-old Helainia Planinsek went missing Friday. Authorities suspect she is with her babysitter, Erin Streho, 33. Police... more »
  • LSP: One dead, eight injured in deadly crash on I-10 west Play Video

    February 26, 2017 6:59 PM

    GROSS TETE - One woman was killed and eight others were hurt in a deadly crash caused by an impaired driver Sunday morning. State police say 33-year-old Kevin Dickens was traveling westbound on I-10 in his 2007 Lexus E35 when he attempted to pass another vehicle, a 2003 Mercury... more »
  • Mississippi substitute teacher arrested for inappropriate comments

    February 26, 2017 3:25 PM

    HERNANDO, Miss. - A DeSoto County substitute teacher is under arrest for allegedly making inappropriate remarks. WREG-TV reports that the teacher was working at Hernando Middle School when he wrote a sexually explicit note to a student. A parent and student filed a complaint with the Hernando Police Department. ... more »
  • Father, son killed in head-on collision with each other in Alabama

    February 18, 2017 9:55 PM

    WINFIELD, Ala. - Authorities say a father and son have been killed in a head-on collision with each other in Fayette County, Alabama. Alabama state troopers say alcohol is a factor in the crash that killed 50-year-old Jeffrey Morris Brasher and 22-year-old Austin Blaine Brasher. They both lived in Bankston,... more »
  • Ex-Saints WR Robert Meachem jailed for unpaid child support

    February 14, 2017 8:30 PM

    GRETNA - Former New Orleans Saints wide receiver Robert Meachem is behind bars after failing to pay nearly $400,000 in child support and alimony. State District Judge Adrian Adams sent Meachem to jail in Jefferson Parish on Monday for 30 days. Adams said Meachem could be released once he pays... more »
  • Baton Rouge man arrested for indecent behavior with juvenile, sexual battery

    February 11, 2017 9:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have arrested a man for allegedly having sexual intercourse with a 14-year-old girl on multiple occasions. Baton Rouge Police reported to a Ochsner hospital in Nov. 2016 after learning that the girl had allegedly been diagnosed with an STD from having sexual intercourse with an... more »
  • Woman pleads not guilty in case of kidnapped Florida baby

    February 9, 2017 9:59 AM

    JACKSONVILLE - A South Carolina woman accused of taking a baby from a Jacksonville, Florida, hospital and raising the child as her own has pleaded not guilty to charges of kidnapping and interference of custody. The Florida Times-Union reports 51-year-old Gloria Bolden Williams was in court Thursday morning. She's been... more »
  • EXCLUSIVE: Teen says he tried to save girl from huge apartment blaze Play Video

    February 1, 2017 10:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 16-year-old says he tried to save a girl from an apartment fire Tuesday, but was unsuccessful. Jose Alexander Rosa spoke to News 2's Brett Buffington at a vigil for 5-year-old Treasure Garner, who died after the apartment she was inside of caught fire. Rosa only speaks... more »
  • Elderly Livingston man sentenced for repeated indecent behavior with a juvenile

    January 31, 2017 4:38 PM

    LIVINGSTON- A 69-year-old man was sentenced to 21 years in prison for three counts of indecent behavior with a juvenile. According to District Attorney Scott M. Perrilloux, Otis Bedwell was found guilty in October 2016 of inappropriate sexual behavior with a 15-year-old boy who was doing yardwork on Bedwell's... more »
  • Gonzales daycare license revoked but someone hid the notice Play Video

    January 27, 2017 6:03 PM

    GONZALES– Someone hid a public notice posted on the front door of a daycare after the state revoked its license to operate. The Adventures in Learning child care center, located at 14469 Highway 44 in Gonzales, had its license revoked Friday morning after the Louisiana Department of Education received... more »
  • Thibodaux man arrested for child pornography

    January 26, 2017 10:45 AM

    TERREBONNE - A man has been arrested on 50 counts of child pornography following an investigation in which he was arrested for carnal knowledge of a juvenile. Police arrested 23-year-old Randy Himel of Thibodaux after his phone was seized and examined in relation to a different investigation. During the... more »
  • Judge weighs death penalty for 5-year-old girl's slaying

    January 24, 2017 10:52 AM

    GULFPORT, Miss. - A Mississippi judge has begun examining evidence and hearing testimony into whether a man should receive the death penalty after he admitted to sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl and hanging her by using her socks. News outlets report that Harrison County Circuit Court Judge Lisa Dodson reviewed... more »
  • Baton Rouge man arrested for possession of child pornography

    January 20, 2017 10:37 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man after finding child pornography in his Baton Rouge home Friday. State Police searched the home of 32-year-old Timothy Carriere after an investigation led them to believe that he was in possession of child pornography. Carriere willingly agreed to let police search his... more »
  • 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Pit bull owner arrested after dogs kill child in Atlanta

    January 17, 2017 2:29 PM

    ATLANTA - Police say they have arrested the owner of two pit bulls that killed one child and injured another in southwest Atlanta. Atlanta Police Sgt. Warren Pickard says Cameron Tucker was arrested after the children were attacked while walking to a bus stop about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday. Pickard says... more »
  • Shreveport man charged with murder in death of small child

    January 13, 2017 11:15 AM

    SHREVEPORT - A Shreveport man has been charged with second-degree murder following an investigation into the death of a small child. News outlets report that 11-month-old Mar'sharrd Ross died at a hospital Monday after authorities were told the boy stopped breathing inside a relative's home earlier that morning. Police say... 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 »
  • 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 »
  • Parents, save up: Cost of raising a child is more than $233K

    January 9, 2017 11:45 AM

    WASHINGTON - Expecting a baby? Congratulations! Better put plenty of money in your savings account. The Department of Agriculture says the estimated cost of raising a child from birth through age 17 is $233,610, or as much as almost $14,000 annually. That's the average for a middle-income couple with two... more »
  • Child left in Walmart trash can will remain in state custody; mom's bond $500,000

    December 28, 2016 4:50 PM

    NEW ROADS – A Pointe Coupee Parish judge ordered that the infant born Friday in a New Roads Walmart bathroom and left in a trash can will remain in state custody, at least for now. Sources close to the investigation tell WBRZ News 2’s Brett Buffington that investigators have... more »
  • Former Gonzales fire chief pleads guilty to child porn charges

    December 20, 2016 4:14 PM

    GONZALES – The former Gonzales Fire Chief has been convicted of child pornography charges, according to U.S. Attorney Walt Green. Former Gonzales District Fire Chief Kristopher Johnson , 36, was convicted of four counts of distributing child pornography and one count of possessing child pornography. Johnson pleaded guilty... more »
  • Father arrested after 4-year-old child dies from 'play fighting' Play Video

    December 13, 2016 11:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE – A 25-year-old man has been arrested after his four-year-old child that he was "play fighting" with died from his injuries. Kristopher Carter, 25, was arrested on one count of negligent homicide. Around 7 a.m. on Nov. 30, homicide detectives responded to Oschner Medical Center in... more »
  • Rolling Stone's Mick Jagger celebrates birth of 8th child

    December 8, 2016 7:05 PM

    NEW YORK - Mick Jagger's representatives say the rock legend has welcomed the birth of his eighth child. Jagger, the 73-year-old frontman of the Rolling Stones, was on hand Thursday at a New York hospital when girlfriend, Melanie Hamrick, gave birth to the couple's son. According to a statement, both... more »
  • New Orleans man arrested for production of child pornography, enticement of minors

    December 5, 2016 8:59 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans man was arrested and charged with production of child pornography and coercion and enticement of minors, according to the FBI. On Monday Dec. 5, The FBI New Orleans Division's Violent Crimes Against Children/Human Trafficking Task Fore arrested Matthew Pere, 32, in New Orleans... more »
  • Man arrested for not taking 3-month-old child with broken leg to hospital

    December 2, 2016 1:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man has been arrested for not taking his three-month-old baby to the hospital to be treated for a broken leg after hitting the child's mother. The Baton Rouge Police Department arrested 38-year-old Terrol Watson for domestic abuse battery/child endangerment and second degree cruelty to a... more »
  • Two Gonzales men arrested for child exploitation

    December 1, 2016 12:24 PM

    GONZALES – Two Gonzales men have been arrested for child exploitation, according to the attorney general's office. Treyon Gray-Reider, 19, was arrested on one count of indecent behavior with juveniles and one count of computer aided solicitation of a minor. Sean Sherlock, 47, was arrested on 300 counts of possession... more »
  • Bond denied to former children's show host

    November 18, 2016 7:13 PM

    ALEXANDRIA - A state district judge has denied bond for a former Louisiana children's show host accused of child abuse. Judge Mary Lauve Doggett issued the ruling late Friday involving 76-year-old Frank Selas III, weeks after a bail hearing that included testimony from Selas' four children, who all guaranteed their... 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 »
  • 2 men arrested for child trafficking in N.O., 2 children rescued

    November 4, 2016 5:21 PM

    NEW ORLEANS – The Louisiana State Police Special Victims Unit have recovered two missing children and arrested two men on charges of child trafficking. The Special Victims Unit arrested 22-year-old Andre Johnson, Jr. and 30-year-old Rodney Lavalais Jr. following two investigations. The first investigation began on Oct. 24... more »
  • Court: Law can shield priests from reporting abuse evidence

    October 28, 2016 9:01 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana's Supreme Court has ruled that a priest is not required by law to notify authorities after hearing evidence of abuse from a child making a religious confession. Friday's ruling deals with a section of Louisiana law requiring health workers, teachers, clergy and others to report evidence... more »
  • Three men arrested for more than 500 counts of child pornography

    October 27, 2016 12:53 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – Three Louisiana men have been arrested more than 550 counts of child pornography. 31-year-old Michael Clark of Denham Springs was arrested on 300 counts on possession of child pornography, four counts of production of child pornography, three counts of distribution of child pornography and one count... more »
  • Baton Rouge man sentenced on child porn convictions

    October 27, 2016 10:02 AM

    GONZALES - A 25-year-old Baton Rouge man who had faced 251 counts of child pornography possession has been given a five-year prison sentence after a recent guilty plea. Phillip Rome pleaded guilty to two counts of child pornography possession and was given two 10-year prison sentences with five years... more »
  • Fromer BRFD captain acquitted of rape charges in Tennessee

    October 20, 2016 8:08 PM

    TENNESSEE - A former Baton Rouge Fire Department captain has been acquitted of all charges after being accused of raping a child in Tennessee. Roman Bates, 57, was arrested in June 2015 by members of the Fugitive Apprehension Unit in New Orleans. Bates was a camptain who worked with... more »
  • Missing Arabi child found safe, missing child advisory canceled

    October 6, 2016 11:00 PM

    ARABI - Louisiana State Police have located the missing 2-year-old child from Arabi. Officials canceled the Level II Endangered/Missing Child Media Advisory for William Flattmann V around 11:45 p.m. Thursday. Police issued a Level II Endangered/Missing Child Media Advisory on behalf of the St. Bernard Parish Sheriff's Office... more »
  • Child playing with lighter causes apartment fire

    October 6, 2016 2:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A child playing with a lighter was the cause of an apartment fire in the 5000 block of Mcclelland Court on Thursday morning. The Baton Rouge Fire Department arrived on the scene of the fire on Thursday around 11 a.m. to find an upstairs apartment engulfed... more »
  • Man sentenced to life in rape of 6-year-old

    September 20, 2016 11:57 AM

    SHREVEPORT - A Caddo Parish man who represented himself on charges he raped a 6-year-old child in 2013 has been sentenced to life in prison. 36-year-old Anthony Larkins heard the sentence imposed on him Monday by District Judge Katherine Dorroh, who on Sept. 8 found Larkins guilty in a ruling... more »
  • Teenager struck by vehicle on East Pomona Drive in Baton Rouge

    September 14, 2016 9:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - EMS is responding to an accident involving a teenager struck by a vehicle. It happened just before 8 p.m. BRPD Sgt. Don Coppola says a teenage girl was hit in the 9800 block of East Pomona Drive near Orlando Drive. EMS says the teenager is... more »
  • 73-year-old Slidell man arrested for 500 counts of child pornography

    September 13, 2016 10:43 AM

    SLIDELL – The Louisiana State Police Special Victims Unit arrested a 73-year-old Slidell man for 500 counts of possession of child pornography. The investigation began in April as detectives started to gather evidence that 73-year-old Lanier Lively was sharing child pornography files over the internet. On Friday, State Police... more »
  • Louisiana boy, 5, man, 44, die in separate boating accidents

    July 31, 2016 1:06 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries says a 5-year-old boy and a 44-year-old man have died in separate boating accidents. Spokesman Adam Einck says the boy, Ethan Hancock of Houma, drowned under a towboat in the Intracoastal Waterway near Bourg, about 54 miles southwest of New... more »

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Radar
7 Days