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  • Daycare owner charged with cruelty to foster child

    May 22, 2015 5:50 PM

    LACOMBE - Authorities accused a St. Tammany Parish woman of abusing her young foster daughter this week, and the arrest has state child care officials looking into their own practices. The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office charged 40-year-old Trenique Faciane with one felony count of second degree cruelty to... more »
  • Teacher who had sex with students fathered child by victim

    May 22, 2015 10:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE- According to DNA test results, Keavin Keith fathered a child with one of the victims he's accused of sleeping with. Earlier this week Keith was charged with 37 counts of inappropriate behavior with students. Investigators say he had sex with multiple students, and the students told them... more »
  • 11-year-old dies in northern Louisiana flash flood

    May 19, 2015 7:38 AM

    RUSTON- An 11-year-old child from Ruston died in a flash flood after waters swept a vehicle he was in toward a creek in northern Louisiana. Ruston police were notified of the vehicle being swept down the creek Monday morning. At the time, the vehicle was occupied by an adult, an... more »
  • Investigators say 9-year-old caused apartment fire

    May 15, 2015 1:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Fire investigators said an apartment fire this week which displaced a family of one dozen people was started by a 9-year-old boy, and that it may not have been his first fire. A Baton Rouge Fire spokesperson said the fire at the Titian Apartments Monday morning... more »
  • Wildlife agents help save toddler from drowning

    May 12, 2015 5:11 PM

    MAUREPAS - State wildlife agents helped save a three-year-old boy from drowning in a Livingston Parish swimming pool this weekend, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. Spokesperson Adam Einck said Lt. Louis Burnett and Senior Agent Michael Marques Jr. were in a boat patrolling Amite River... more »
  • Man faces 100 charges of distributing child porn

    May 8, 2015 11:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities arrested a Baton Rouge man on 100 counts of distributing child pornography after a multi-agency investigation, according to the Louisiana Attorney General's Office. Investigators charged Albert Doyle Jr., 46, after an investigation by the AG's Cyber Crime unit. Sheriff's deputies said when they searched... more »
  • Man arrested in death of unborn child

    May 6, 2015 1:19 PM

    HOUMA - Terrebonne Parish sheriff's deputies are investigating the death of an unborn child. Sheriff Jerry Larpenter says the death was the results of domestic violence between the child's mother and her live in boyfriend, who was the father of her unborn child. Larpenter says 36-year-old Tyson Cheavis was arrested... more »
  • Former LSU football player charged in death of Georgia boy

    April 30, 2015 7:52 AM

    LAWRENCEVILLE, GA.- Police have charged a former Southeastern Conference football player with killing a 4-year-old boy. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports 26-year-old Steven Terrence Singleton, a former football player at Buford High School in Georgia and a college player at LSU and University of South Carolina was booked Wednesday in... more »
  • Child predator back in custody

    April 22, 2015 12:02 PM

    CLINTON - Authorities said a convicted child predator who skipped out on his sentencing hearing last week has been taken back into custody in East Feliciana Parish. Sheriff's deputies said 35-year-old Prentiss Corey Chavers was arrested Wednesday morning and is being booked into the parish jail this afternoon. ... more »
  • NOPD releases image of man who opened fire, struck 2-year-old

    April 21, 2015 6:52 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police are gathering information on a man who fired shots near a group of children Monday night, striking one of them in the leg during an apparent attempt to hit another man sitting on a porch nearby. WWL-TV in New Orleans reports that incident happened around... more »
  • Ohio zoo: Mother dangles child over cheetah exhibit

    April 12, 2015 4:39 PM

    CLEVELAND - Officials at the Cleveland zoo say they plan to seek child endangerment charges against a woman whose 2-year-old son fell into a cheetah exhibit. Zoo officials say several witnesses saw the woman dangling the toddler over the railing yesterday before he fell about 10 feet into the pit.... more »
  • Woman accused of leaving toddlers alone in feces-strewn house

    April 6, 2015 3:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 24-year-old Baton Rouge woman is accused of leaving her three small children at home alone in squalid living conditions. After receiving an anonymous tip, police said they found the children - ages 1, 3 and 5 - alone at an apartment Saturday. Police says the apartment... more »
  • Loose infant leads to marijuana arrest

    April 6, 2015 11:27 AM

    MORGAN CITY - Police arrested a Morgan City man after officers said they spotted him driving around with an unrestrained infant, then found marijuana in his vehicle. Police accused 22-year-old Jourdan Bartley of marijuana possession and having drugs around a minor after his arrest Friday night. Officers said... more »
  • Man accused of child abuse after son suffered from broken leg

    April 3, 2015 6:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A dad in Baton Rouge is in jail after his 7-month-old son ended up with a broken leg. Henry LeBoeuf, 22, is charged with cruelty to a juvenile after LeBoeuf fled authorities when they questioned him about his son's injury. However, his father Charles LeBoeuf is... more »
  • Home where child shot was hit more than a dozen times

    April 1, 2015 10:47 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Sheriff's deputies said they believe someone else was the target in a drive-by shooting overnight which sent a 9-year-old Donaldsonville boy to the hospital. Investigators were out Wednesday morning on St. Patrick Street, checking the sizes of the bullet holes in the side of the family's mobile... more »
  • BR man arrested in international child porn case

    March 13, 2015 6:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities in Louisiana said a joint effort between U. S. and Canadian law enforcement led to the arrest of a Baton Rouge man on charges of sexual exploitation of children. Investigators arrested Matthew Chaney Walker, 24, after they said a search of his home turned up... more »
  • Tee-off against child abuse, neglect with Capital Area CASA check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 9, 2015 7:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Springtime is golf time. If you want to tee-off for a great cause, take a swing at the 4th annual Terracon Golf Benefit to support Capital Area CASA. The tournament is Monday, March 30th at University Club Golf Course (15333 Memorial Tower Dr.) in Baton Rouge.... more »
  • Police: Shoplifter threw daughter like 'a toy doll'

    March 2, 2015 12:20 PM

    SLIDELL - Police said a man suspected of stealing items from a beauty shop in Slidell threw down his daughter when he was confronted by police over the weekend. Slidell Police said 24-year-old Lamar Causey of Baton Rouge threw his daughter "as if she was a toy doll" and... more »
  • Child killed in ATV crash over weekend

    March 1, 2015 1:20 PM

    CENTRAL - A 6-year-old child was killed in an ATV accident Saturday night in Central along Keystone Avenue. The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office says Kohen Kleinpeter, 6, was riding on back of an ATV known as a "Bad Boy Buggy" with six other people Saturday night. ... more »
  • Child hit by car in Baton Rouge

    February 21, 2015 4:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a 6-year-old was rushed to the hospital after she was hit by a car Saturday evening. It happened on 1700 Victoria Dr. and Melon Ct. around 3 p.m. Emergency responders say the child was transported to Our Lady of the Lake with broken... more »
  • Deputies charge man with having drugs around kid

    February 20, 2015 11:34 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Sheriff's deputies arrested an Ascension Parish man after investigators said they found drugs in his home around his 12-year-old daughter, and a package full of marijuana which had recently been delivered to his house. Deputies arrested 36-year-old Jeremy Munnerlyn on Wednesday after they said he admitted he... more »
  • Woman accused of leaving son in parked car while drunk

    January 26, 2015 12:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish arrested a woman accused of leaving her 4-year-old son in a parking lot for several hours while she slept off the effects of alcohol inside the family's apartment. Kelly Jefferson, 29, was booked into the parish prison on charges... more »
  • Some want language changed in state's deaf child bill of rights

    January 25, 2015 9:11 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Several deaf advocacy groups gathered together Saturday morning until the afternoon to discuss ways they want to see legislation changed for deaf children in the state. Around a hundred people were at The Louisiana Summit for Deaf and Education Reform. Groups including Lighthouse Louisiana and... more »
  • Mother accused of punching 8-year-old son

    January 22, 2015 4:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies accused an East Baton Rouge woman of punching her child in the mouth hard enough to split their lip. Deputies charged 27-year-old Tonisha Montague with cruelty to juveniles after her arrest Wednesday. Detectives said a state Child and Family Services worker was called... more »
  • Woman booked for burning 5-year-old son with cigarettes

    January 21, 2015 5:39 AM

    OPELOUSAS - An Opelousas woman has been arrested after her 5-year-old son was treated for burns to his hand and torso that appeared to have been caused by a cigarette. The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office says the child's mother, identified as 26-year-old Jessica Deville, was booked with cruelty to... more »
  • Penn St. gets wins restored, Paterno again winningest coach

    January 16, 2015 12:12 PM

    STATE COLLEGE, PA - Penn State is getting back 112 football team wins that were vacated two years ago in the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. A new agreement with the NCAA also restores former coach Joe Paterno's status as the winningest coach in major college football history with 409... more »
  • Child dies after being hit by car

    January 9, 2015 3:58 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a 14-year-old boy hit by a car while walking to a school bus stop in Baton Rouge Wednesday has died. Investigators said Daytron Edwards was hit while walking on Evangeline Street near North Foster. Police said it appears the car suffered a mechanical problem,... more »
  • Child hit by vehicle while walking to school

    January 7, 2015 10:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a young boy is in critical condition in Baton Rouge after a car swerved off the road and hit him while he was walking to school. Police said it happened around 7:45 a.m. at 4755 Evangeline Street. Officers said a mechanical problem caused the... more »
  • DPW secures construction site after WBRZ inquiry check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    December 30, 2014 7:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - About a week after a child fell into a hole and drowned, more unsecured holes were spotted around East Baton Rouge Parish. The holes along Claycut Road in mid-city are intended to prepare ground for sewer work. The work activity is utility relocations and adjustments in... more »
  • Mystery child gives trooper loving Christmas card

    December 25, 2014 9:37 PM

    HOUMA - A state trooper was shocked by a little girl, who handed him a Christmas card at a store. The girl handed him a card, then left. When the trooper opened it, it read "the gift of love, the gift of peace, and the gift of joy; May... more »
  • State warns of reported phony 'rebate' scam

    December 11, 2014 3:29 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services is warning the public of a potential scam that has been reported in the Lafayette area involving phony offers for discount store rebate cards. The con artists aim to trick people into providing credit card information. A news release... more »
  • Mom charged after daughter's body found in fridge

    December 3, 2014 4:47 PM

    HOUSTON - A Houston mother has been charged with neglect after her 9-year-old daughter's body was discovered stuffed inside a refrigerator. Amber Keyes is being held Wednesday on a charge of injury to a child-serious bodily injury, connected to death of her daughter, Ayahna Comb. Ayahna weighed 14 pounds when... more »
  • 3-year-old shot in Shreveport

    November 15, 2014 10:31 AM

    SHREVEPORT, La. - A 3-year-old girl was seriously wounded by gunfire at a home in Shreveport. Shreveport Police said it happened shortly after noon Friday. Police were called to University Health Medical Center after the girl was taken there with a gunshot wound to the head. The parents told police... more »
  • Jury suggests death penalty in child murder case

    November 9, 2014 10:31 AM

    MOBILE, Ala. - A jury has recommended the death penalty for a man who was convicted in the deaths of his two young children. Jurors in Mobile County, Alabama voted 10-2 on the sentence for John DeBlase and Circuit Judge Rick Stout has set his sentencing for Dec. 11. DeBlase... more »
  • Judge to review NCAA's Penn State sanctions emails

    November 8, 2014 2:04 PM

    HARRISBURG, Pa. - A judge has ordered the NCAA to turn over 477 internal emails relating to the sanctions imposed on Penn State over the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal. Commonwealth Court Judge Anne Covey said Friday that she will review the unredacted emails to determine whether they can... more »
  • Mother arrested after naked child found in street

    November 3, 2014 2:31 PM

    GRETNA- A Gretna mother is free on bond following her arrest on child desertion charges after police say her autistic son was found wandering naked in the street and eating grass. Jovan Mosley was arrested Saturday after Gretna Police said her 7-year-old autistic son was found three blocks from their... more »
  • Police: Woman offered to sell child

    October 24, 2014 1:04 PM

    HAMMOND - A couple that police say tried to sell a child at a southeast Louisiana gas station appear headed for Texas. Master Trooper Brooks David, a Louisiana State Police spokesman, says the blue Dodge minivan with Florida license plates was spotted in Lake Charles Friday afternoon but headed west... more »
  • 3-year-old girl beaten to death, police say

    October 19, 2014 10:29 AM

    NEW YORK - Police say a 3-year-old girl has been beaten to death and her 5-year-old brother assaulted at an apartment in New York City. They say Jeida Torres was discovered unconscious and unresponsive Saturday afternoon in an apartment in Brooklyn's Bushwick neighborhood. A Fire Department of New York spokesman... more »
  • Peterson plans to plead not guilty to child abuse charges

    October 7, 2014 2:44 PM

    HOUSTON- A spokeswoman for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's attorney says the NFL player plans to plead not guilty to a child abuse charge during his first court appearance in Texas since his indictment last month. Peterson was scheduled to be in court Wednesday in Conroe, located north of... more »
  • Couple busted for drugs with 4-year-old at home

    September 24, 2014 4:58 PM

    SORRENTO - Deputies said they arrested a man and his wife after the couple tried to deal drugs to undercover agents with their four-year-old girl in the home. Deputies from Ascension and Livingston parishes took Donald Sanford, 36 and his wife Chelsea Sanford, 22, into custody on Monday after... more »
  • Murdered five year old laid to rest

    August 30, 2014 7:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - 5 year old Jay"v"une Bergin was laid to rest Saturday morning after allegedly being beaten to death by his father, Vernell Day. Day is facing attempted murder charges and a felon in possession of a firearm charge. But both sides of the child's family came... more »
  • Child drowns in Zachary subdivision pool

    August 28, 2014 3:13 PM

    ZACHARY - A child found in a pool in a Zachary subdivision died at the hospital this morning, according to police. It happened at a home in the Coppermill Subdivision on N. Turnberry Avenue when a woman who was house-sitting lost sight of the child. Investigators said the... more »
  • Woman accused of burning child in bath

    August 22, 2014 3:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a woman after they said she badly scalded a child in her care. Investigators charges Ebony Allen, 28, with cruelty to juveniles after her arrest Thursday. Police said Allen was caring for the child and called 911 to report they'd been burned or... more »
  • Sheriff to hold news conference related to 7-year-old's murder

    August 20, 2014 3:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff Sid Gautreaux has planned an evening news conference to release information related to a case that has outraged the community: the drive-by murder of a seven-year-old boy. Department spokeswoman, Casey Hicks, said the department has been working since the shooting Saturday night and will update... more »
  • 7-year old's friend speaks about slain child check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    August 18, 2014 6:25 PM

    BAKER - The childhood friend of the boy killed in a drive-by shooting over the weekend, spent time today remembering his neighbor. Terrez Coleman, 7, was shot and killed while riding in his family car, with his siblings and parents. Deputies think someone passed by their car on... more »
  • Deputies: Child heard shots that killed mother check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 21, 2014 9:56 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - A six-year-old spent Monday night with family members after deputies said her father shot and killed her mother while the child was inside their home in Ascension Parish. Hours before the child was given to relatives, detectives found Shella "Shay" Howard shot to death in her bathroom.... more »
  • LSP trying to warm up hit-and-run case

    July 14, 2014 9:08 PM

    BRUSLY - State Police are asking for help again as investigators search for the truck or SUV involved in a hit-and-run that left a seven-year-old injured recently. Video captured by a home security system shows what appears to be a mid-1990's Chevrolet Tahoe or GMC Yukon leaving the area... more »
  • Neighbor speaks out about child rape case check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 11, 2014 5:06 PM

    WILSON - Police say there are warrants out for the arrest of two people connected to a child rape case. Two men were arrested last night. Joe Loyd of Wilson and Darrell Anderson of Norwood are both accused of raping two children, ages three and six. Police plan to... more »
  • More arrests expected in child rape case

    July 10, 2014 8:26 PM

    WILSON - Two people have been arrested in connection with a child sex ring bust, the rural police department said late Thursday evening. Joe Lloyd and Darrell Anderson face charges of aggravated rape of minor children, a department spokesperson said. The victims are three and six years old. ... more »
  • Child hit by SUV, police looking for driver

    July 5, 2014 3:38 PM

    BRUSLY - State police say a 7-year-old was the victim of a hit and run Friday afternoon. It happened on River Road north of La Hwy 989-1 in Brusly. Officials say the child was hit by a white SUV, possibly a early to mid-1990's Chevy Tahoe or GMC Yukon,... more »
  • Man accused of raping 12-year-old

    June 29, 2014 4:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man is in jail after police say he raped a child. Jervernete George, 18, is accused of performing sexual acts with a 12-year-old girl. Police say George took the victim to an abandoned house where the crime occurred. He is charged... more »
  • Baton Rouge man found guilty of killing unborn child

    June 27, 2014 2:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A Baton Rouge jury has found a man guilty of second-degree murder for the death of his unborn child. Frank Atkins shot his estranged wife Kayla in June of 2012. Kayla was four months pregnant, the baby did not survive. Sentencing is set for October... more »
  • Missing boy found in family's basement

    June 26, 2014 7:33 AM

    DETROIT, MI - The search for a missing 12-year-old in Detroit is over, but there is now confusion about where the boy was found. The eleven day search ended when police found him in the basement of his home. It was the fourth time authorities swept the home since... more »
  • APSO: Child hit, killed by car

    June 9, 2014 4:28 PM

    PIERRE PART - The Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office said a 4-year-old child died after being hit by a car Monday. Sheriff Mike Waguespack said the driver of the vehicle did not see the child while pulling into a residence on Cousin St. in Pierre Part. Deputies said the... more »
  • Ascension Parish Sergeant rescues drowning boy

    May 14, 2014 5:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said one of their sergeants rescued a two-year-old boy from drowning in a pond Tuesday afternoon. Chief Tony Bacala said Sgt. Chad Stafford was performing his daily duties near Mansions of Ivy Lakes apartments when he heard the screams of a... more »
  • Man accused of raping 6-year-old girl

    May 7, 2014 3:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a Baton Rouge man after they said he raped a six-year-old girl while her mother was not home. Police booked ODerra Holmes into the East Baton Rouge Parish Jail on aggravated rape charges Tuesday. Investigators said the girl's mother told them she'd left... more »
  • More vaccines recommended for polio virus check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 6, 2014 5:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The polio virus is declared an international concern but doctors say vaccination is the answer. The World Health Organization declared the polio virus a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. They're asking travelers to beware, and get booster shots, if traveling to countries where the disease is... more »
  • Prison time for forced labor

    April 24, 2014 7:51 PM

    YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO- A woman who lured a mentally disabled mother and her child into captivity and forced labor got nearly four-years in prison. A federal judge sentenced 22-year-old Dezerah Silsby after she made a plea deal when she was charged with threatening the woman, beating her and making her... more »
  • Dangerous child predator arrested in Denham Springs

    April 17, 2014 2:31 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- A Denham Springs man accused of multiple sex crimes against children, is now behind bars. Authorities arrested 44 year-old Giles Frederick Thibodeaux Jr. at his home in the 9200 block of Greystone Drive. Thibodeaux was booked into the Livingston Parish Jail as a fugitive from the... 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 »
  • Emotional scene where child was hit, killed by vehicle

    April 1, 2014 9:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A one-year-old girl died after being hit by a vehicle Tuesday evening. Authorities said a man was backing out of a driveway on North 17th Street when the child was struck. The crash happened between Bay and Chestnut. The incident was described as a terrible accident.... more »
  • Walk a Mile Save a Child check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 27, 2014 9:14 AM

    BATON ROUGE - April is Child Abuse Awareness Month and the Center of Empowerment for Families and Youth is hosting a walk to kick-off the month. The walk is on Saturday, April 5th at 8:30 a.m. at the Antioch Full Gospel Baptist Church. Watch the video for more... more »
  • Mom arrested after teachers witness beating

    March 14, 2014 10:33 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A mother faces charges after school administrators told an East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy she beat her child in front of them. Akilah Finley, 32, faces cruelty to a juvenile charges. According to her arrest report, witnesses saw her smash her son's head into a... more »
  • Bus driver suspended for incident involving child

    March 7, 2014 2:20 PM

    NEW ROADS- The Pointe Coupee Parish School Board has suspended a school bus driver for six months without pay and stripped him of his tenure rights for leaving a 5-year-old student on his bus for several hours three months ago. The board voted Thursday to suspend Roger Dixon, who has... more »
  • Man arrested for trying to kill girlfriend's unborn child

    February 27, 2014 3:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Authorities arrested a Baton Rouge man after investigators said he tried to kill his girlfriend's unborn child. Deputies accused 18-year-old Darrell Johnson of attempted second degree feticide and domestic abuse battery charges. Investigators said on Feb. 20 Johnson and his girlfriend, who was seven months pregnant,... more »
  • Mom arrested after child eats crack cocaine crumbs

    February 12, 2014 10:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A 33-year-old mother faces charges after she admitted to police her child likely ate crack cocaine from coke crumbs on the floor following her high. Keisha Strudivant was arrested when the child was taken to an area hospital and doctors said the boy showed signs of cocaine... more »
  • Toddler thrown from vehicle in critical condition

    January 6, 2014 6:21 AM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Louisiana State Police are investigating a single car crash in Ascension Parish that critically injured a two-year-old when he was thrown from the car. Troopers say 18-year-old Jonqualya Benton was driving on US Hwy 61 when she ran off the road, hit a driveway and overturned. The... more »
  • Deputies: 14-year-old sold as sex slave for money, drugs

    December 18, 2013 4:32 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE- Two women and a man have been arrested and a second man is at large connected to a child prostitution bust in Ascension Parish. Deputies said Wednesday, they arrested Lakeisha Marshall, 33, along with Wendell Walker, 46, and Trenace Tyler, 19 for being involved in selling a 14-year-old... more »
  • Child pornography suspect captured

    December 17, 2013 11:50 AM

    SHREVEPORT - A child pornography suspect has been captured in north Louisiana. The suspect was wanted by U.S. Immigration investigators. Federal authorities said the suspect was arrested Monday evening at a residence near Jonesboro. Nearly 50 tips to homeland security investigators helped lead to the arrest. more »
  • Woman arrested in connection with 12-year-old's rape

    December 11, 2013 10:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A woman wanted in connection with a rape case involving a 12-year-old girl has been caught. Deputies said Jessica Carr was arrested off Plank Road Wednesday. "She was taken into custody without incident and booked," East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office Spokesperson Casey Rayborn Hicks said.... more »
  • Woman becomes sixth person tied to rape case

    December 5, 2013 5:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - On Thursday, authorities said a woman became the sixth person tied to the repeated rape of a 12-year-old girl. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies said they're looking for 22-year-old Jessica Carr of Baton Rouge. Carr and five other men are accused of raping the 12-year-old girl.... more »
  • Child dies in 2 vehicle crash in Washington Parish

    December 3, 2013 10:56 AM

    VARNADO, La.- Louisiana State Police say a 4-year-old child died in a head-on collision on La. Highway 21 in Washington Parish. The accident happened around 9 p.m. Monday. Trooper Greg Marchand says a car driven by 26-year-old Linda D. Beard, of Foxworth, Miss., was southbound, crossed the center line and... more »
  • Two men arrested on child porn charges

    November 22, 2013 11:15 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police arrested two men from New Orleans on child pornography charges. The state Attorney General's Office says 37-year-old Brian Keith Stewart faces 15 counts of possessing pornography involving juveniles, with another count of distributing. He was arrested Thursday. 25-year-old Matthew Totaro was also arrested Thursday in a... more »
  • Mom wanted after doing cocaine, killing unborn child

    November 13, 2013 10:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police have issued an arrest warrant for a mother who said she snorted cocaine while she was pregnant and her unborn child died. Police said Princess Beachem delivered a stillborn seven months into her pregnancy after being rushed to an area hospital with abdominal pain. Doctors could... more »
  • Father indicted in child's death

    October 16, 2013 2:32 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A 26-year-old Baton Rouge has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge in the June death of his 11-month-old daughter. Larry Leflore is accused of with inflicting severe injuries on Aaliyah Heard. The injuries included bleeding in the brain and cigarette burns on her body. East Baton... more »
  • Child shot in Baton Rouge, suspect on the run

    October 6, 2013 9:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge Police are investigating a shooting that left a 7-year-old child recovering from a gunshot wound to the leg. It happened in the 12,000 block of LaMargie Street. Investigators say the suspect approached a GMC Yukon which was occupied by two subjects and began shooting. While... more »
  • La. State Police rescued missing Fla. child

    October 1, 2013 11:39 AM

    HENDERSON - Louisiana State Police have rescued a missing 5-month-old child from Florida. Officers were on the lookout for a blue Chrysler Town and Country van traveling west on I-10. Trooper Stephen Hammons says officers stopped the van yesterday afternoon around 4:30 and found the child in the vehicle... more »
  • Woman booked with multiple child desertion charges

    September 24, 2013 8:50 AM

    MONROE- A 29-year-old Monroe woman faces seven counts each of child desertion and cruelty to juveniles. The News-Star reports Latasha D. Harris was arrested shortly before 2 a.m. Tuesday. Police say Harris left seven of her children - aged 1, 2, 6, 7, 9, 10 and 11 - unattended in... more »
  • 16-month-old boy drowns in Denham Springs

    September 21, 2013 5:25 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - A 16-month-old boy was pronounced dead today after a possible drowning in Denham Springs. Around 12:30 p.m., The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office responded to the scene on Lafourche Lane. Deputies say no foul play is suspected. The sheriff's office did not release any further details. more »
  • New Roads man arrested for child sex trafficking

    September 18, 2013 2:39 PM

    Baton Rouge- A New Roads man has been arrested for trafficking a juvenile for sex. That's according to the Attorney General's office. Along with child sex trafficking, police charged 48 year-old John Wayne Garon with human trafficking, and contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile by sexual immoral acts.... more »
  • Mom pleads not guilty in child's death

    September 14, 2013 2:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge woman has pleaded not guilty to counts of second-degree murder and second-degree cruelty to a juvenile in the death of her 11-month-old daughter. The Advocate reports that 28-year-old Ashley Heard pleaded not guilty Friday. An East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury indicted Heard in... more »
  • Deputy in Ascension Parish arrested for child porn

    September 11, 2013 2:17 PM

    Gonzales- A deputy with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office, arrested for child pornography, is now out of a job. Investigators arrested 24 year-old Todd Tripp after he reportedly exchanged inappropriate text messages and pictures with a 15 year-old in another parish. They say Tripp did meet the teen... more »
  • Child dies after getting stuck in open car window

    September 9, 2013 2:53 PM

    GONZALES - A three-year-old died after his head got stuck in an open car window, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office. Deputies said the child was able to climb onto the car and was trapped when he put his head through the partially open window at a house... more »

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Scattered T-Storms
84°
68°
Sun
Scattered T-Storms
85°
69°
Mon
Scattered T-Storms
83°
69°