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  • Study: Bullying persists in school, reports of sex crime up

    May 18, 2017 11:49 AM

    WASHINGTON - A new study shows that 1 out of every 5 of middle and high school students has complained of being bullied at school. And the number of reports of sexual assault on college campuses has more than tripled over the past decade. The study by the National Center... more »
  • Stockholm police arrest 2nd suspect in attack

    April 9, 2017 12:37 PM

    STOCKHOLM - Swedish prosecutors have arrested a second person in connection with the truck attack case in Stockholm for suspected crimes against the nation and are holding four other people. Spokeswoman Karin Rosander told The Associated Press "a person suspected of terrorist offenses by murder has been arrested" on Sunday.... more »
  • Ascension man arrested on nine counts of internet crimes against children

    October 13, 2016 4:54 PM

    ASCENSION – A man was arrested on nine counts of internet crimes against children, the attorney general's office announced. 25-year-old Justin Sepeda was arrested on eight counts of indecent behavior with juveniles and one count of computer aided solicitation of a minor. Sepeda was booked into the Ascension Parish... more »
  • String of armed robberies, burglaries in Tigerland area over the weekend Play Video

    October 3, 2016 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A string of crimes committed in the Tigerland area over the weekend have police investigating to determine if the cases are connected. The list of crimes, including two armed robberies, left one LSU student with seven stitches after being robbed at gun point. That student, Hunter... more »
  • Obama shortens prison time for 3 Louisiana drug offenders

    March 30, 2016 11:30 AM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is commuting the prison sentences of 61 people serving time for drug-related offenses, including three from Louisiana. White House counsel Neil Eggleston says more than a third of the inmates were serving life sentences. Obama's commutation shortens their sentences. Most will be released July 28.... more »
  • Jindal grants 21 pardons in final days in office

    January 6, 2016 4:32 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - As he nears the end of his term, Gov. Bobby Jindal has approved clemency for 21 people convicted of crimes in Louisiana. Jindal's office said the clemency approvals include 20 pardons and one sentence cut. Jindal's office said Wednesday that brings the number granted clemency during his... more »
  • New EBR group hopes to predict EBR violent crime Play Video

    September 1, 2015 7:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement agencies from the local to federal level are banding together to take on a new approach of reducing violent crime in sections of Baton Rouge. City leaders and law enforcement officials held a ribbon cutting on Tuesday at the Baton Rouge Police headquarter for... more »
  • Report: Blacks, Hispanics doing better but lag behind whites

    March 18, 2015 4:52 PM

    WASHINGTON - A new report says African Americans and Hispanics have improved health care and are less frequently victims of violent crimes this year than last. But the State of Black America report also shows that these minorities still lag behind whites when it comes to most areas of social... more »
  • 10-year sentence for ex-New Orleans Mayor Nagin Play Video

    July 9, 2014 5:24 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his conviction on bribery, money laundering and other corruption charges. Prosecutors said the actions for which he was convicted spanned his two terms as mayor - including the chaotic years after Hurricane... more »

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