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  • Cop arrested as NOPD investigates officer's murder

    July 6, 2015 11:17 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police arrested one of their own Monday as a special team of officers continues to investigate the murder of a police officer in June. Police said Officer Wardell Johnson was charged with obstruction of justice, one count of Malfeasance in office and one count of theft... more »
  • Daycare at center of federal drug probe closed check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 2, 2015 3:17 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A daycare at the center of a federal drug investigation is closed. A WBRZ news crew found the doors locked, parking lot empty, and the playground in the back quiet even though toys were tossed about Thursday afternoon. Neighbors, who asked not to be identified, said... more »
  • Kids charged in Garden District arson check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    July 1, 2015 6:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities arrested two kids for setting a car and carport on fire Wednesday afternoon. Investigators told WBRZ reporter Brett Buffington , the kids are 11 and 12. Since they are so young, their names were not released. Investigators detained the juveniles shortly after the fire,... more »
  • Package theft caught on camera check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 30, 2015 10:17 PM

    BAKER - A thief is on the run after taking a FedEx-delivered package off a man's front porch. Jeff Schiele says he noticed his property was missing Monday, after FedEx confirmed it was dropped off Saturday. At first, the man thought the package was delivered to the wrong home... more »
  • Three found dead, fourth shot in Cajun country

    June 23, 2015 11:18 PM

    BREAUX BRIDGE - Deputies discovered a bloody crime scene after responding to a domestic disturbance call Tuesday night. Three people were found shot to death and a fourth was found alive after being shot. The victims were identified as 58-year-old Clifford Blanchard, 72-year-old Leola Blanchard and three-year-old Ashlynn Blanchard.... more »
  • Runaway teen caught up in erotic dancing, sheriff says

    June 22, 2015 3:35 PM

    OPELOUSAS - Sheriff's deputies in St. Landry Parish, about an hour west of Baton Rouge, believe a runaway teenager may have become caught up in an illicit lifestyle involving drugs and erotic adult dancing. Alexandria Davis vanished in February. Deputies said she cut off her court-ordered ankle bracelet and... more »
  • Former MLB star, BR native killed in murder-suicide check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 22, 2015 3:25 PM

    PEARLAND, TX - Baton Rouge native and former pro-baseball player Darryl Hamilton was killed in what has been reported as a murder-suicide outside Houston. Police were called to Hamilton's upscale home about 14 miles south of downtown. The Houston ABC affiliate, KTRK, posted on its website , police were... more »
  • Deputies search neighborhood for shooter Friday night check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 19, 2015 11:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies made a mad dash around an apartment complex in a usually quiet area Friday night, in an attempt to track down a shooting suspect. A sheriff's office spokesperson said deputies responded to shots being fired at the Hidden Oaks apartments, off Siegen Lane near... more »
  • Roseland man accused of killing his neighbor at Amite store check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 17, 2015 9:55 PM

    AMITE - A Roseland man is facing murder charges tonight for allegedly killing his neighbor. Amite Police Chief Jerry Trabona tells News 2, investigators have arrested 29-year-old Jermaine Williams, on charges of 2nd Degree Murder and 2nd Degree Attempted Murder after a shooting in the city of Amite Wednesday... more »
  • Crime curse of summer check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 16, 2015 9:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE- June has a historically high crime rate in Baton Rouge. The month is only halfway over, and we've already seen more murders than June 2014. Law enforcement officials are reaching out more than ever to change the culture of violence. The number of violent crimes and deaths... more »
  • Scam uses name of LSU great to solicit bogus loans

    June 12, 2015 12:24 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police warned of a scam where someone is using the name of former LSU star Collis Temple, Jr., to solicit loans. Police said a man is calling area businesses, claiming to be Temple and asking for money for various causes. Temple said people have told him... more »
  • EBRSO using social media to solve crimes check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 11, 2015 11:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The sheriff's office says it's Facebook posts are busting bad guys. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says at least three crimes have been solved in the past week thanks to their online posting. "The tips came in within minutes of us posting it on... more »
  • Body cameras are voted down by Metro Council

    June 10, 2015 11:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Metro Council voted down body cameras this evening. Members debated body cameras for almost an hour before the vote. The pitch was to require cops in Baton Rouge to wear body cameras. Although many of the council members agreed they wanted police to wear body... more »
  • Man shot, killed Wednesday night in Baton Rouge

    June 10, 2015 8:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man was shot and killed on his grandmother's porch Wednesday night. Police said Anthony Johnson, 23, was gunned down in the 1800 block of Plank Road. Police set up crime scene tape in the area, which is near the intersection of Plank and Jefferson Avenue... more »
  • Sheriff: 'Gangsters' arrested in year-old murder caused by Mojo check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 10, 2015 3:58 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - An emphatic sheriff chastised drug users in an afternoon news conference Wednesday where it was revealed a murdered teen died after being beaten up during a drug-induced brawl. Four people were arrested in the case, the most significant development since Brandon Augusta was found dead behind a... more »
  • Theft suspect using tiny getaway car busted

    June 10, 2015 3:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A serial burglary suspect was booked into jail overnight after a pursuit into Livingston Parish, the sheriff's office said. Donald Shirey, Jr., is charged with theft, entering after being forbidden, flight from an officer, damage to property and various drug and traffic offenses after running from... more »
  • Theft suspect leads deputies on two-parish chase

    June 9, 2015 11:31 PM

    CENTRAL - A suspect in a theft case took East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies on a five-mile chase Tuesday evening. The suspect, whose name has not been released, was wanted for stealing from the Walmart and hit a deputy's cruiser on their way out of the parking lot.... more »
  • Arson blamed for Tuesday evening house fire

    June 9, 2015 9:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Firefighters believe someone set a house ablaze Tuesday evening. Investigators determined the cause of a house fire on Davenport Avenue to be arson. The back of the house, in a neighborhood near the intersection of Thomas Road and Scotland Avenue, was engulfed in flames when firefighters... more »
  • Ohio River ended teens' suspected crime spree

    June 7, 2015 6:52 PM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio- The wide Ohio River is what ended the flight of a teenage couple authorities believe engaged in a crime spree that crossed into three states. A report released Sunday by the West Virginia State Police says the 16-year-old boy and 15-year-old girl jumped into the river in Tyler... more »
  • Man identified as Baton Rouge pastor booked on rape charges

    June 5, 2015 9:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A man, identified as a pastor in a police report, was booked into jail Friday on aggravated rape charges. Police wrote in an arrest report, Darrell Ranel had sex with an 11-year-old at least twice in 2014. The victim, who is now 12, told a hospital... more »
  • Deputies arrest accused marina crook

    June 5, 2015 12:19 AM

    NEW ROADS - Sheriff's deputies booked a man into jail on burglary charges Thursday. John Thomas Jones is charged with three counts related to thefts in the parking lot of a bar and marina over Memorial Day weekend. Bond was set at $45,000 for the thefts, which included cookies.... more »
  • Former LSU, Southern FB player convicted in murder-for-hire

    June 4, 2015 10:37 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite says former LSU and Southern University football player Nemessis Bates has been convicted of hiring hit men to kill a friend who had stolen from him. Polite says federal jurors convicted the 36-year-old Kenner man Thursday of soliciting a crime of violence, use... more »
  • Two accused in long-running receipts racket

    June 4, 2015 3:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies arrested two people Wednesday after investigators said they were involved in a long-running theft operation in East Baton Rouge Parish. Deputies say that April Parker, 38 and Kevin Warren, 49, used discarded or lost receipts to steal and return items to local retailers. An... more »
  • Sex offender caught in Texas for child porn charges

    June 3, 2015 12:14 PM

    HUNTSVILLE - A convicted Alabama sex offender wanted on federal arrest for receiving child pornography was arrested Tuesday in Cameron County, Texas according to federal investigators. Matthew C. Harbin of Arab, Alabama was arrested by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Homeland Security Investigations. Harbin was living under... more »
  • Guilty plea as swamp slaying trial set to begin check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    June 2, 2015 11:43 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - The man accused in a gruesome swamp slaying pleaded guilty to the charges against him just before his trial was set to begin Wednesday. Detrell Scott pleaded guilty to second-degree murder charges for shooting Kye Boudreaux, who was found dead in May 2014 at his Iberville Parish... more »
  • Lawmakers agree to change terms for sexual assault crimes

    June 2, 2015 11:35 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana will change the terms used to describe sexual assault crimes, if Gov. Bobby Jindal agrees to a proposal headed to his desk. Authorities currently use "simple rape," ''forcible rape" and "aggravated rape" to describe the varying degrees of sexual assault charges. Under the bill by Rep.... more »
  • Woman accused of extorting married man with sex tape

    June 2, 2015 5:09 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- A Denham Springs woman is accused of extorting $45,000 from a married man over the past two years, threatening on many occasions to release a sex tape of their affair. Authorities arrested Emilie Blythe Hill Monday afternoon, the second time in several weeks she has been jailed. An... more »
  • Man wanted after stuffing dirt bike into tiny car

    June 1, 2015 11:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies are searching for a brave crook who stole a dirt bike from the back of a pick up in a business parking lot recently. The theft happened at Friendly Yamaha Honda. The business posted the crime on Facebook and alerted sheriff's deputies, who said... more »
  • LSU's Jevonte Domond arrested, indefinitely suspended

    May 26, 2015 5:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Jevonte Domond, an offensive tackle for the LSU Tigers, is in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison without a bond following a Memorial Day arrest for felony domestic abuse battery. Domond, who saw little playing time last season, was arrested after his fiancé told detectives he... more »
  • Wildlife and Fisheries agent shot, suspect caught after chase

    May 21, 2015 9:31 PM

    MONROE - A Wildlife and Fisheries agent attempting to stop a suspected drunk driver was shot in the back by the man who then took off running Thursday night. Sgt. Scott Bullitt was taken to a hospital in Ouachita Parish where doctors are treating the gunshot wound and a... more »
  • DNA test to be done in teacher sex case check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 20, 2015 7:05 PM

    PLAQUEMINE - A disagreement over the father of a one-year-old likely initiated the investigation into an Iberville Parish teacher. Keavin Keith was arrested earlier this week on 37 counts of inappropriate behavior with students. Sources told WBRZ News 2, the teenage girl first accused a classmate of fathering... more »
  • Teacher registers as sex offender after getting plea deal check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 18, 2015 11:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A teacher took a plea deal that keeps her from going to jail, but requires she register as a sex offender following her arrest for having sex with a student earlier this school year. According to a sex offender database, Ashley Dowden registered Friday. Court documents... more »
  • Man wanted for fraud may be traveling I-10 corridor

    May 18, 2015 4:40 PM

    COVINGTON - Authorities in numerous states are on alert, after a man wanted for fraud was seen along I-10. Deputies in the Tampa Bay area are looking for James Charlton Davis, III, 56. Investigators said Davis uses online dating sites to meet women around his age and tricks them... more »
  • Accused flasher faces more charges

    May 15, 2015 9:46 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Deputies added more charges to ones a man already faced related to an obscenity complaint earlier this week. Friday, Livingston Parish Sheriff's Deputies said they charged Logan Casey with three more counts of obscenity and one count of attempted obscenity. Casey already faced charges after being arrested... more »
  • Shooting leads to man's rape arrest

    May 14, 2015 12:47 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A man wanted on rape charges here was tracked down in Alexandria when police arrested him there on attempted murder charges. Kenneth Johnson is accused of holding his ex-girlfriend against her will, beating and raping her. In Baton Rouge, he faces rape, battery and false imprisonment... more »
  • Accused kidnapper held without bond

    May 12, 2015 3:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A judge's decision in a courtroom Tuesday means a man who faces new charges of aggravated kidnapping and an earlier child abuse charge in November 2013 incident involving his son will not be getting out of jail. Judge Trudy White placed a bond hold on Curtis... more »
  • Various charges filed against multiple people after home invasion check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 12, 2015 12:08 AM

    GONZALES - Police were tight-lipped about a home invasion case where multiple people were arrested, including some who were not the offenders involved in the home invasion. A spokesperson released limited details of the attack Monday afternoon. In an email, the police department said the home invasion happened early... more »
  • Red light camera rampage gets man arrested check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 7, 2015 11:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested the driver of a truck, accused of going on a red light camera rampage. Nelson Nixon is charged with damage to property relating to two incidents at the end of 2013. Investigators said Nelson drove his truck into two camera poles after he received... more »
  • La'el Collins not the father of murdered baby

    May 6, 2015 9:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - La'el Collins is not the father of an infant who died after his mother was gunned down at the front door or her apartment recently. According to sources, Collins was not a match when police conducted a paternity test. The DNA check was done when Collins... more »
  • Agents search rural pharmacy

    May 5, 2015 6:41 PM

    GROSSE TETE - Federal agents raided a pharmacy in Iberville Parish Tuesday, but mystery surrounds why they were there. Sources told WBRZ News 2, numerous state agencies assisted in a search warrant for records and computers related to a fraud investigation. The FDA was part of the operation. ... more »
  • LSU warns of robbery in campus parking lot

    May 5, 2015 12:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU sent an automated alert to students late Monday night, warning of a robbery in a campus parking lot. A campus warning reported a robbery in lot X109. The message warned of two men in navy shirts and jeans and said they ran toward Nicholson. ... more »
  • Missing girl reunited with father after mother's death check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 4, 2015 10:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities reunited a 2-year-old girl in Baton Rouge with her father Tuesday, the day after her mother was found shot in the head at her home. Investigators said A'Kyleana Louise Latham was found safe around 1 p.m. inside the city limits. She had not been seen... more »
  • Infant dies, family of victim discusses crime check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    May 1, 2015 8:48 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police are now investigating a shooting last weekend as a double murder, since the only surviving victim, a baby, died Friday. The boy, named Briton, was born after his mother, Brittany Mills, was gunned down at her Ship Drive apartment last Friday. Briton was delivered and... more »
  • Walker police to be fitted with body cameras

    April 30, 2015 8:04 AM

    WALKER- Walker Police will be the first law enforcement agency in Livingston Parish to wear body cameras. The Advocate reports the department recently purchased 18 cameras to record audio and video for officers. Walker Police Capt. John Sharp says he hopes all of his road officers are outfitted with the... more »
  • Violent crime drops in Baton Rouge

    April 24, 2015 8:19 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Violent crime in Baton Rouge dropped a bit last year, but homicides showed an increase. According to crime statistics released Thursday by the Baton Rouge Police Department, homicides in Louisiana's capital city increased from 49 in 2013 to 53 in 2014, plus a 10 percent bump in aggravated... more »
  • Deputies accuse crew of year-long crime spree check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 23, 2015 12:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies charged three men with a string of vehicle and ATM thefts which have been going on around East Baton Rouge Parish for the past year. Deputies arrested Andre Weatherspoon, Daryl Pierre and Robert Christopher this week after detectives said they were caught trying to... more »
  • Police upgrade charges, make additional arrests in deadly shooting

    April 22, 2015 10:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police upgraded charges for one man and arrested two others after a shooting victim died. Jonathan Robinson was hit by a bullet from a gun, fired into the air on Blvd de Province last week. Police said Qwenton Bureau pulled the trigger during a fight. ... more »
  • All involved in violent home invasion, murder sentenced to prison

    April 22, 2015 10:27 PM

    GONZALES - A three-year-old triple murder case that rocked the usually quiet Ascension Parish ended with convictions of the final three suspects in the case being sentenced to hard labor Wednesday. Rolando Stewart received 63 years; Travis Moore was sentenced to 26 and Devon James received 15. Last year,... more »
  • Bill targeting 'revenge porn' starts advancing in House

    April 21, 2015 5:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Lawmakers are considering a new law that would make the often-humiliating practice of revenge pornography a crime. Kenner Rep. Julie Stokes, a Republican, says she sponsored the bill to protect "people who might make a careless mistake" and are later "bullied and harassed." Under the measure, anyone... more »
  • District 7 crime meeting

    April 21, 2015 7:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Councilwoman Denise Marcelle is asking the Baton Rouge community to put an end to the violence. The murder rate has been on the decline since 2012, but she says more work needs to be done. Marcelle and her District 7 community are voicing concerns over burglaries, violence,... more »
  • Three arrested in drug busts on I-10

    April 20, 2015 9:37 PM

    PORT ALLEN - Three people were arrested for transporting drugs on I-10 in West Baton Rouge, State Police released Monday night. Troopers said Sunday night, an SUV was stopped near Highway 415. The vehicle, which was traveling east, was stopped for a traffic violation and a K9 alerted officers... more »
  • Man booked in violent attack at laundromat

    April 20, 2015 8:51 PM

    WALKER - Police arrested a man for a rape and armed robbery at a laundromat. Investigators said Lionel Myles, 40, was charged with aggravated rape, aggravated assault, battery and armed robbery for the altercation at the laundromat on Walker North Road overnight Sunday. Myles was arrested Monday. The... more »
  • First of two police academies in 2015 begins Monday

    April 17, 2015 10:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A new class of police officers begin the police academy Monday. Twenty-seven recruits will start the 22-week program. The class is made up of five women and 22 men. Funding the police academy was a priority in the mayor's 2015 budget . The $830 million... more »
  • U.S. Attorney: Former oversight board member sold test answers for $500

    April 16, 2015 3:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A former Louisiana State Board of Cosmetology official pleaded guilty to selling answers to board-administered exams, U.S. Attorney Walt Green's office announced Thursday. Winn Johnson, 71, appeared in federal court Thursday where the plea happened. Prosecutors said Johnson accepted cash for answers. He sold the... more »
  • Man accused of uploading child porn to social media

    April 13, 2015 4:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities charged a West Monroe man with distributing child porn after an investigation by multiple state and federal authorities. The Louisiana Attorney General's Office said 28-year-old Jamison Harvey was charged Monday with eight counts of distributing and one count of possessing child pornography. The AG's... more »
  • Locally-mailed letter by Robert Durst sent to LA Times

    April 9, 2015 10:43 PM

    ST. GABRIEL - In a letter apparently mailed from the state prison in Iberville Parish to the LA TIMES, celebrity murder suspect Robert Durst writes about sunsets, LA traffic and sports. The TIMES published a story on the letter Thursday and explains more about the writing. The newspaper reported... more »
  • Gunman and guard dead in shooting at federal office near D.C.

    April 9, 2015 8:23 PM

    SUITLAND, Md. - The suspected gunman in a shooting at the U.S. Census Bureau about ten miles outside Washington, D.C. was killed by police shortly after the attack. A guard at the compound was shot, he died at a local hospital. WJLA, the ABC affiliate in the area, reported... more »
  • Emotional ceremony honors crime victims at tree check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    April 7, 2015 10:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A tree adorned with ribbons stands as a symbol of awareness and recognition for survivors and victims of crime. The tree is located on North Blvd. and Ninth Street downtown Baton Rouge, just before the interstate. The Survivor Tree has ribbons of all different colors... more »
  • Woman booked in shooting

    April 3, 2015 7:47 PM

    WALKER - Deputies booked a 28-year-old woman into jail Friday night, accused of shooting a man in the leg earlier in the day. Jamie Henson faces attempted second degree murder charges. Investigators said they are not sure why Henson shot the man, though. The shooting happened at a... more »
  • SU identifying people in controversial viral video

    April 2, 2015 10:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Southern University said administrators were able to identify some of the people in a viral video that appeared to show a large brawl and gunfire on campus. The video, first reported by WBRZ and WBRZ.com Wednesday, shows a group of people fighting and then someone fire... more »
  • Smash and grab duo hit jewelry store; caught on camera

    April 1, 2015 10:17 PM

    HAMMOND - Police are looking for a pair of thieves who made off with bags of stolen loot from a jewelry store on Southwest Railroad Avenue, between I-55 and downtown. Security video from the store shows the crooks breaking through the front, glass door and crawling in. The video... more »
  • Man caught after fleeing traffic stop

    April 1, 2015 9:13 PM

    WALKER - Deputies and local police spent a few hours Wednesday night looking for a suspect who ran during a traffic stop. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office identified the man as Leonard Morgan. They believe Morgan violated his probation and took off running instead of being arrested. Just... more »
  • Deputies searching for man taking pictures up skirts of shoppers

    April 1, 2015 9:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies are looking for a man who was seen taking inappropriate pictures of women at Walmart on College Drive Wednesday. Deputies said the man, only identified in a grainy image and a white pickup truck he drove, walked behind female shoppers, pretended to pick something up... more »
  • Former employee's arrest, superintendent's retirement prompt shake-up check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 31, 2015 6:34 PM

    BAKER - Almost simultaneously, the superintendent of the school system here announced his retirement as a former employee turned himself in to authorities on additional charges related to his alleged misuse of a school system credit card. Now, Emmitt Whitfield faces charges connected to the theft of about $2,100... more »
  • BR Crime Victims Empowered survivor tree lighting check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 31, 2015 10:15 AM

    BATON ROUGE - April has been declared Crime Victims Awareness Month in East Baton Rouge Parish. This morning, Carolyn Stapleton, the board president for Baton Rouge Area Victims Empowered, stopped by 2une In to talk about their upcoming survivor tree lighting ceremony. The group is sponsoring the event to... more »
  • Baton Rouge man ready for violence to end

    March 27, 2015 6:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - One man in Baton Rouge is doing his part to put an end to violence in the city. Leonard Thomas says he has lived in Baton Rouge all of his life, and recent shooting on the north side of Baton Rouge have him concerned. "They... more »
  • New charter school aims to point children in right direction

    March 26, 2015 10:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A ribbon cutting Thursday marked the beginning of a new era of education for one community in Baton Rouge. Board members for GEO Prep Academy officially announced the opening of the new college preparatory charter school that will host K through 3rd grade beginning of August... more »
  • Vigilante justice murder suspect arrested

    March 26, 2015 10:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A vigilante justice murder suspect surrendered to authorities Thursday. Baton Rouge Police said Yovanni Anibal Romos-Salazar was booked into jail on second-degree murder and illegal use of a weapon charges. He is accused of killing Joel Guevara Sunday night on Quida Mae. The Investigative Unit... more »
  • Taste of freedom turns sour for escapee

    March 26, 2015 8:19 PM

    NAPOLEONVILLE - A three-hour search for an escaped inmate ended around 10 p.m. Thursday when Felicia Daigle, 30, was apprehended. Shortly before 7, deputies said she managed to escape while being transported by the Avoyelles Women's Correctional Center. Deputies said Daigle was from the Napoleonville area and was... more »
  • BRAVE says its efforts are working

    March 24, 2015 10:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement touted successes of the BRAVE program at a special meeting Tuesday night. Since the inception of the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination, or BRAVE, agencies involved say efforts are working to bridge the gap between police and the community. "When we first started... more »
  • Police release vigilante murder suspect's picture

    March 24, 2015 9:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released a picture of a suspect, wanted in connection with what is likely a vigilante killing. Police are looking for Yovanni Anibal Romos-Salazar. Investigators believe he shot and killed Joel Guevara Sunday night on Quida Mae. Monday, the WBRZ Investigative Unit uncovered a warrant... more »
  • Man charged with hate crime, criminal damage to property check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 23, 2015 8:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies arrested a Baton Rouge man for criminal damage to property and hate crimes. According to an arrest report, Niles Clay, 52, caused almost $3,000 worth of damage and targeted a couple based on their race. The incident happened Saturday night in Torrey Pines off... more »
  • Durst could be most infamous inmate recently at St. Gabriel's Hunt check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 18, 2015 11:02 PM

    ST. GABRIEL - In a matter of days, eccentric millionaire and real estate heir Robert Durst went from a swanky Houston condo, to a ritzy New Orleans hotel on Canal Street to the Orleans Parish Prison and by Wednesday morning will have spent two nights in the mental ward of... more »

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