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  • Vitter wants clean slate of overseers after Ponzi victims get no help

    July 18, 2014 2:55 PM

    BATON ROUGE- In another blow to people who lost around $1 billion in a Ponzi scheme, the SEC lost its appeal to recoup money for victims of R. Allen Stanford. Stanford was convicted and sentenced in 2012 of using investors money to fund companies that went out of business.... more »
  • Trio arrested for sex sale

    July 11, 2014 11:04 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Three women face prostitution charges after police say they tried to make a deal with an undercover officer at a luxury hotel. According to arrest records, the group were working out of a hotel on Corporate and using the often sexually filled listing website backpage.com to advertise... more »
  • Man wanted in ten-hour kidnapping

    July 10, 2014 10:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are searching for a 23-year-old, accused of kidnapping a woman and her two children this week. DeAndre Gautier is wanted for kidnapping, battery, assault and weapons charges. Detectives believe he smashed into the victim's apartment on East Brookstown and waited until she came home from work.... 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 »
  • Gonzales PD investigates vending machine break-ins

    July 10, 2014 3:01 PM

    GONZALES - Police asked for help identifying two men accused of breaking into vending machines at a local hotel earlier this month. According to Gonzales PD two unknown males entered a hotel in Gonzales on July 1 and broke into several vending machines on different floors. The man pictured... more »
  • Parents, kids arrested after party shooting Play Video

    July 2, 2014 5:54 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - Ascension Sheriff's Deputies arrested two parents and a pair of their children following a shooting at a teen party that left one person injured. It happened early Sunday morning on Daigle Rd. near James Street, where investigators say Austin Rashall, 18, Aronis Gonzalez, 18, and his 16-year... 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 »
  • Prosecutors: Ray Nagin deserves harsh sentence

    July 2, 2014 8:37 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Federal prosecutors say former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has shown no remorse for his crimes and lies to investigators and U.S. District Judge Ginger Berrigan should sentence him harshly. Nagin, convicted on 20 counts of conspiracy, bribery and fraud, had asked Berrigan to show leniency in... more »
  • BRAVE holds discussion with teens Play Video

    June 30, 2014 3:01 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge teens got a chance to voice their concerns about violence Monday to parish safety leaders in the BRAVE program. Mayor-President "Kip" Holden, District Attorney Hillar Moore, East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Sid Gautreaux III and others spoke to the teens about key issues in... more »
  • Gardere Initiative meets to discuss crime, blight Play Video

    June 26, 2014 10:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A panel of city leaders listened and engaged with an audience of concerned residents about crime and other problems in south Baton Rouge. Their main concern is crime in the Gardere Area off Burbank Drive. The town hall meeting was about the Gardere Initiative, a group... more »
  • Curfew in effect after deputy was found dead

    June 23, 2014 9:32 PM

    ABBEVILLE - People in this small community were ordered not to leave their homes overnight Monday as authorities searched for two people who may have shot and killed an off-duty sheriff's deputy hours earlier. The deputy was found dead after calling in a report about two suspicious people south... more »
  • EBRSO investigating payday loan armed robbery

    June 19, 2014 4:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies are investigating an armed robbery of an East Baton Rouge Parish payday loan business that happened on Tuesday. An employee told investigators a man entered EZ Payday Loans at 10446 Airline Hwy shortly before noon on June 17 and posed as a customer before... more »
  • Webb Park Civic Association draws big crowd Play Video

    June 17, 2014 9:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Webb Park Civic Association held its first meeting Tuesday evening and it attracted a large crowd, about 100 residents met to talk about their future. The gathering also included people from Steele Place, Glenmore Place, Walnut Hills, Country Club and Westdale subdivisions. In all, there... more »
  • Parents plead for info after son killed

    June 16, 2014 5:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Two days after Jeffrey Francois, 28, was shot and killed on Underwood Avenue near North Foster, his parents are pleading for help finding the shooter. "He didn't bother nobody, he didn't ride with any and everybody, he loved his family, his brother, his sisters and for them... more »
  • Arrested for arson

    June 15, 2014 7:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a woman was arrested Saturday for setting an apartment complex on fire with as many as 18 people inside. East Side Fire Department says Ganea Montague, 36, set an apartment on fire in two separate places back on April 7th at around 6:30 a.m.... more »
  • Deputies: Home invasion likely related to drugs

    June 11, 2014 10:47 PM

    HAMMOND - Investigators believe a deadly home invasion earlier this week may be related to illegal drug activity. There were drugs inside the apartment where Brandon Sims, 30, was murdered on June 9. An unidentified person smashed through the back door and got into a shootout with Sims, who... more »
  • Family coping with murder of Baton Rouge man Play Video

    June 9, 2014 10:28 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police identified a man Monday morning who was found shot to death in the driver's seat of a vehicle the night before. Officers said Kentrail Thompson, 22, was found around 9:25 p.m. Sunday in a vehicle on Crestway Ave. with multiple gunshot wounds. Thompson's family... more »
  • Man admits to having bad luck, losing store's money at casino

    June 6, 2014 11:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police arrested a man who, they say, admitted to trying to use his gas station's cash as seed money at an area casino. Branchard McClendon told investigators, he was transporting cash from the convenience store he managed to the bank for the nightly deposit but a friend... more »
  • Police release pictures of burger joint robbers

    June 5, 2014 9:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Thursday night, police released security video of two men who robbed a fast food restaurant near downtown earlier this week. Police said the two men, who have not been identified, held McDonald's employees at gunpoint in a quick robbery where one ran around the counter and... more »
  • Woman rescued from "severe and disturbing" case of human trafficking

    June 5, 2014 9:12 PM

    AJAX, La.- Details were released Thursday afternoon of what law enforcement agents in central Louisiana called the most severe and disturbing case of human trafficking ever investigated in the region. Three people face charges after an unidentified woman was found attached to a logging chain and a bucket. The... more »
  • Police looking for man selling bogus roof repairs

    June 3, 2014 11:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are looking for a man, accused of collecting money from homeowners for roof repairs but never completing the work. According to a warrant, Kermit Joseph Leger, Jr., is wanted for theft of the assets of an aged person or disabled person and felony theft. Investigators... more »
  • Suspect wanted in rush hour armed robbery

    May 22, 2014 8:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are on the hunt for a man who stole an undisclosed amount of cash from a convenience store during a rush hour armed robbery. The "male subject entered through the front door and approached the cashier at the front counter, raised his shirt and showed the... more »
  • Confession in 30-year-old murder-for-hire case

    May 16, 2014 10:38 PM

    ANGOLA- A man serving a live sentence at the State Penitentiary confessed to a 30-year-old murder but won't be tried in connection with the crime. Larry Thompson, 71, is doing time for other crimes. He said he was hired to kill Maria Marshall in Toms River, New Jersey in... more »
  • Man claims 'Zodiac Killer' is his father Play Video

    May 14, 2014 6:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Gary Stewart was just a few weeks old when his father abandoned him on a set of stairs in an apartment complex. Stewart was later adopted by a family in Baton Rouge, but as an adult he began to yearn for answers about his past, though he... more »
  • After triple murder, Baker talks about permits for parties

    May 13, 2014 10:45 PM

    BAKER- The city council began discussing requiring permits for teenage parties following a triple murder where three teenagers were killed in March. City leaders will work with legal representatives to draft the ordinance before it is introduced and put before a vote by the council. Leaders hope it will... more »
  • Man found shot dead

    May 9, 2014 9:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are investigating the death of a man, found shot in a vehicle near the I-10 overpass in Old South Baton Rouge Friday. Officers did not identify the man, but said he was 22-years-old. His body was found in the 1100 block of Swart Street about 6:30... more »
  • State Police catch accused, dangerous child molester

    May 7, 2014 8:49 PM

    STONEWALL - State Police said they arrested a man wanted for three counts of molestation of juveniles at 3:30 p.m. in Dixie Inn, LA. Jeffery Scott Humphries, 34, is accused of molesting underage people in Bossier Parish. Specifics about the crime were not released. Humphries was considered especially... more »
  • Police warn about predators targeting vehicles

    April 30, 2014 10:43 PM

    WALKER- Police are warning people about leaving their vehicle doors unlocked or not hiding valuables when they leave vehicles in parking lots, especially at night. "We have had several vehicle burglaries during the last couple of weeks, mainly late at night and in commercial parking lots in the Walker... more »
  • Police: suspect's hideout was family's house Play Video

    April 30, 2014 5:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police surrounded a house near the intersection of Kenny Court and Lambert Drive, looking for a person who refused to pull over for them during a traffic stop a few blocks away Wednesday evening. Police tried to stop Nathaniel Jelks III at the intersection... more »
  • Outlaw got away with money in Justice Ave robbery

    April 28, 2014 9:43 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are investigating an early evening bank robbery. The Regions Bank on Sherwood Forest at Justice Avenue was targeted by a man with a gun around 5:30 Monday. Detectives said the man demanded money, got it, and fled. The man, described by tellers as being tall,... more »
  • Deputy involved in crash reportedly heading to shooting

    April 27, 2014 6:39 PM

    BATON ROUGE -An East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputy was involved in a car crash this afternoon after he was reportedly on the way to a crime scene. The crash happened near the corner of Bluebonnet and Burbank just before 4pm. At least one person was transported to the... more »
  • Deputies investigating murder in Darrow

    April 24, 2014 11:12 PM

    DARROW- A 23-year-old died in a shooting on Highway 22 Thursday. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said Isaac Prestley was shot around 6:30 p.m. and taken to an area hospital by a private vehicle where he died. Allison Hudson, a spokesperson for the department, said the incident is... more »
  • EBR judge wants domestic violence court Play Video

    April 24, 2014 5:08 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge judge wants to establish a domestic violence court in East Baton Rouge Parish. State District Judge Donald Johnson says the recent domestic related murders in Ascension Parish motivated his ideas to create a new court that he feels would help to curb domestic... more »
  • Baker gets serious about crime, sagging pants and a planned dump

    April 22, 2014 10:38 PM

    BAKER- City leaders discussed a series of important issues that have become talking point among people in all parts of the capital region. Tuesday night, violent crime, sagging pants and an unwanted landfill were discussed at the city council meeting. Parents were encouraged to talk to their kids... more »
  • Stats show drop in BR crime

    April 22, 2014 11:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Major crimes in Baton Rouge dropped by 7.39 percent in 2013 when compared to 2012, according to numbers submitted by the BRPD to the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting program. Violent Crimes Against Persons which includes murder, rape, robbery, and assault dropped by 15.03 percent. The numbers... more »
  • Neighborhood puzzled after murder Play Video

    April 20, 2014 5:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police and neighbors are trying to figure out why a man was gunned down near a neighborhood barbecue. The shooting happened Saturday shortly after 1 p.m. on the 600 block of East Polk Street. Police say 63-year-old Eddie Lee Marshall died at the... more »
  • BRAVE goes to school to talk to students Play Video

    April 17, 2014 5:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Students at Capitol High got a first hand look at the major players in the fight against crime, including the top law enforcement officials involved in the BRAVE program. The students held an open forum to discuss the best ways to escape street violence and lead a... more »
  • Police exchange gunfire with group, officer injured

    April 16, 2014 10:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A narcotics search warrant ended with an exchange of gunfire where a Baton Rouge Police officer was injured. The incident happened on 36th at Cain Street, near the intersection of North Acadian and Gus Young. Police said they only could release preliminary information and more is... more »
  • Painful lesson learned after drive-by shooting Play Video

    April 16, 2014 5:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An 18-year old is learning a painful lesson after he was injured during a drive-by shooting last night. It happened on Avis Ave, near Staring Lane, where police say someone opened fire from a car, hitting three people. One man was seriously injured. Darrell Oby's son... more »
  • 16-year-old triple murder suspect moved to adult jail

    April 16, 2014 5:28 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Sheriff's deputies escorted a 16-year-old accused triple murderer into the adult prison Wednesday afternoon. Inside, Nakeydran Williams will await trial for a shooting in Baker nearly three weeks ago where four other teenagers were shot. Three died in the incident and a fourth survived. For the... more »
  • Man booked for January killing

    April 15, 2014 11:47 PM

    PLAQUEMINE- Iberville Parish Sheriff's deputies transferred a man into their jail Tuesday night and charged him with the murder of a man whose body was found in a sugar cane field earlier this year. Mark Roy, 44, was arrested near Lafayette earlier in the day. He is charged with... more »
  • Three shot off Staring Lane

    April 15, 2014 9:22 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police responded to reports of multiple people shot off Staring Lane Tuesday night. A large police presence formed in the area where there were reports of shots fired, on Avis Avenue. Along that same stretch of street, more shots fired on Leonard Drive. Police said one... more »
  • Man shot by deputy when he refused to stop attacking mother

    April 15, 2014 3:46 PM

    HAMMOND - State Police said they're investigating a deputy-involved shooting after a domestic disturbance in Tangipahoa Parish Tuesday afternoon. LSP Sgt. Nick Manale said deputies shot and killed Michael Nichols, 48, after he wouldn't stop stabbing his mother at their home off Happywoods Road near the I-12/I-55 interchange. ... more »
  • Hearing highlights details of triple murder

    April 14, 2014 10:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Investigators took the stand during a day-long hearing to discuss moving a 16-year-old accused killer from juvenile detention to parish prison and have the case against him heard in district court where he'll face adult charges. Eventually, a juvenile court judge decided to transfer Nakeydran Williams' case... more »
  • Coroner: man drowned while running from police

    April 14, 2014 2:36 PM

    GONZALES- The Ascension Parish coroner said a man who died while running from police last week was not shocked by a stun gun, despite what the man's family told WBRZ News 2 after the incident. Jerrick Lane, 25, dove into a canal and never resurfaced a week ago. Police... more »
  • House burns after neighbors report snooping person nearby

    April 10, 2014 10:35 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Fire investigators believe an arsonist lit a vacant house on fire Thursday evening. Smoke and flames poured from the home on Hope Circle, off Lockhart Road. Viewer-video shows massive flames engulfing the structure. Now, there is a search for the person who started the inferno. ... more »
  • Police: Stun gun not used on man who drowned Play Video

    April 9, 2014 5:57 PM

    GONZALES - Police are standing firm that no stun gun was fired when they chased Jerrick Lane, 25, during a domestic disturbance call on Abe Avenue Tuesday night. Gonzales Police were responding to a call that Jerrick Lane had a gun and was harassing a woman. When the officer... more »
  • Shooting victim describes attacker then dies

    April 8, 2014 11:11 PM

    HAMMOND- Police spent Tuesday talking to a person of interest and witnesses to a murder that happened Monday night. Police said Brian Chester Keith died after being shot multiple times in Phoenix Square. There was no immediate motive for the shooting. Keith died at the hospital but not... more »
  • Man likely drowned running from police

    April 8, 2014 11:05 PM

    GONZALES- It appears a man drowned while he tried to run from an officer who was dispatched to a domestic disturbance late Tuesday night. Police said Jerrick Lane, 25, ran when a Gonzales Police officer arrived at the scene on Abe Street. Police said Lane had a gun and... more »
  • Final funerals held for murdered teens Play Video

    April 5, 2014 10:42 PM

    BAKER- The last of three teenagers murdered last week were buried Saturday. Funerals for Diontrey Claiborne, 18, and Kendal Dorsey, 15, were heavily attended a day after another shooting victim, 15-year-old Marcell Franklin, was laid to rest. "No mother should have to bury their child. That's one of... more »
  • After triple murder, council to discuss security

    April 4, 2014 10:56 PM

    BAKER- More than a week after a triple murder left three teens dead and a fourth hospitalized, city leaders will talk about violence and ways to curb it. Next Tuesday, the Baker City Council will discuss various items at its regular meeting. Two will be spearheaded by Councilwoman Joyce... more »
  • Wig-wearing man wanted in bathroom attack

    April 2, 2014 9:12 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are looking for a man who pushed a woman into the bathroom of a McDonald's on Sherwood Forest and threatened her with a knife Wednesday afternoon. Police said the altercation happened around 3:00 when the 36-year-old woman was shoved into a stall in the female restroom... more »
  • Man, 60, arrested 16 times Play Video

    March 31, 2014 11:23 PM

    PONCHATOULA- A 60-year-old man was arrested again by police here, marking more than a dozen times officers have had to deal with him for allegedly committing crimes. Andre Mayo was most recently arrested after he was found breaking into a semi parked at a convenience store on East Pine... more »
  • Man gets 60 years for gas station slaying Play Video

    March 31, 2014 11:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A killer pleaded guilty to his crime, and will spend the next sixty years in prison. Phillip Carter, 23, was set to stand trial in the murder of Bobby Nelson, 43, in 2012. Nelson, a fuel truck driver, was killed at a gas station in downtown. ... more »
  • Jetson property could be sold, smaller facility planned

    March 24, 2014 3:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE- State juvenile justice leaders pledged to return a juvenile justice facility to the state's largest parish Monday afternoon during a House Appropriations committee hearing at the capitol. The goal could be to sell all but fifty acres of the property north of the airport and use the... more »
  • SWAT used to arrest man accused of two attempted murders

    March 21, 2014 10:53 PM

    JACKSON- A man faces charges following a standoff with authorities that happened after he shot two people, the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's office said. Clyde Bennett Mills, 35, of 959 Tom Mills Lane was booked on two counts of attempted second degree murder with no bond Friday. Investigators... more »
  • 911 call released in murder of 62-year-old man Play Video

    March 20, 2014 11:19 PM

    AMITE- Police charged a 63-year-old woman with manslaughter after her brother was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon. Daryllynn Hill was booked hours after the crime in the 100 block of South Second Street. Chief Jerry Trabone said Hill stopped cooperating with their investigation and they are not sure why... more »
  • Police have questions after sister kills brother

    March 19, 2014 10:59 PM

    AMITE- Police spent Wednesday evening questioning a 63-year-old woman who they said killed her brother after while he grilled in his backyard. Alfred Hill, 62, was shot and killed in the 100 block of South Second Street. His nephew stopped a police officer driving through the neighborhood and reported... more »
  • Hill gets early release from probation

    March 19, 2014 10:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Former LSU football star Jeremy Hill was released early from his two-year probation Wednesday. Hill went before a judge, and had his probation terminated because he completed all that was required of him. Hill was on probation after a fight outside a bar in Tigerland last year.... more »
  • Marshal's office outfitted with pepper guns

    March 18, 2014 10:20 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- City marshals will be carrying new equipment to deal with problematic people and the agency's leader believes it is safer than what some departments are packing. The marshal's office here now also has pepper guns. Marshal Jerry Denton said he prefers them to stun guns, for safety... more »
  • Police investigating double shooting

    March 18, 2014 7:20 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are investigating a double shooting, where one victim was shot in the head. Authorities and emergency crews were dispatched to the intersection of La Margie and La Annie shortly before 6:30 Tuesday evening. The second victim was shot in the leg. Both shooting victims were... 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 »
  • Litter bugs will be caught by hidden security cameras

    March 14, 2014 10:31 PM

    HAMMOND- People dumping trash has become such a problem in Tangipahoa Parish, leaders are installing security cameras to catch people. "If the cameras work, we're gonna get some more," Parish President Gordon Burgess told WWL TV. "We're gonna clean up our parish whether the people like it or... more »
  • Soldier caught with bag of pot released to military

    March 14, 2014 10:27 PM

    PORT ALLEN- A member of the United States Army was released from the West Baton Rouge Parish Prison to military police Friday. Sgt. Horace Brown , 30, had been in jail since he was arrested for carrying 23 pounds of marijuana in a duffel bag. Authorities said they found... more »
  • Double murderer gets life in prison

    March 14, 2014 10:24 PM

    AMITE- Giles McGhee, 53, will serve life in prison for killing two people in Hammond two years ago. A jury found McGhee guilty in February and he was sentenced this week. Karum Smith, 40, was found shot along with Tamica Muse, 36, at a house that belonged to... more »
  • Convicted killer gets life in prison

    March 12, 2014 10:39 PM

    PONCHATOULA- A man will spend the rest of his life in prison after a violent love-fueled tirade in this quiet Tangipahoa Parish town three years ago. Gary Shurley, 40, was sentenced for the murder of Buster Lock. He also got time for other crimes connected to the incident. ... more »
  • Police investigate Tuesday night shooting

    March 11, 2014 10:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Homicide detectives were called to the scene of a shooting Tuesday night shortly after first responders rushed the unknown victim to an area hospital, a police spokesperson said. Police and EMS were called to the 2300 block of Pawnee, off Plank near the I-110 overpass, around 9... more »
  • Brusly burglar caught on camera Play Video

    February 27, 2014 4:38 PM

    BRUSLY - Police in Brusly are on the lookout for a crook who kicked in a door, then went running when the home's alarm went off. It happened in broad daylight in the Brusly Oaks Subdivision in off Louisiana Highway 1. Crime isn't something homeowner Rene Picard worried about... more »
  • Deputies respond to shooting along Amite River

    February 26, 2014 10:01 PM

    FRENCH SETTLEMENT- Sheriff's deputies said a suspect is in custody after a shooting along the Amite River Wednesday night. Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies said the victim was transported to an area hospital after the shooting on La Trace Road. They did not release any other information. Check... more »
  • Website: Baton Rouge among country's "most dangerous"

    February 24, 2014 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Despite a reported drop in crime, a reality website ranks the city as one of the most dangerous in the United States. The site compiled 100 where there are 25,000 or more people and based the results on the number of violent crimes per 1,000 residents. Violent... more »
  • Neighbors fight back after spike in burglaries Play Video

    February 23, 2014 8:33 PM

    ZACHARY - Residents are banding together to keep their community safe after a spike in burglaries. The number of burglaries nearly doubled in the last year, according to Zachary Police Chief David McDavid. He says population growth may be driving the rise in crime. Now, he is calling... more »
  • Student charged for attempted abduction hoax at LSU Play Video

    February 21, 2014 5:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police have charged an LSU student for reporting a fake attempted abduction at LSU Thursday night. Leila Marlene Wolfe, 22, of Denham Springs, faces criminal mischief charges. She was issued a misdemeanor summons and was released. The story Wolfe is accused of creating put the entire... more »
  • BRPD: Shot spotters and crime cameras effective Play Video

    February 21, 2014 4:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A shot spotter gunfire indicator helped East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies respond to a shooting Thursday evening. The shot spotter sends an alert to police when it detects the sound of a gunshot nearby. East Baton Rouge Parish pays $30,000 a year to keep crime cameras... more »
  • Police identify suspect in deadly tire iron attack

    February 19, 2014 9:38 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police issued an arrest warrant for a 23-year-old Wednesday night, accused in a murder that happened on January 1st. Police are looking for James Dean. Investigators said he killed Michael Taylor, 53, with a tire tool. Detectives believe the two got into a fight on Convention... more »
  • Deputies concerned about suspect's close proximity to kids

    February 17, 2014 8:25 PM

    KENTWOOD- A former band instructor at Kentwood High School bonded out of jail Monday as deputies said they are looking for evidence of any active molestation Kenneth Dillon may have been involved in. Dillon, 64, was arrested Friday morning on child pornography charges. ActionNews17.com reported Monday, Dillon had... more »

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