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  • Woman charged with attempted murder after food mart stabbing

    December 14, 2017 6:50 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a woman has been arrested after a verbal altercation turned into a stabbing at a local supermarket late last month. According to the Baton Rouge Police Department, 27-year-old Charlene McKneely was arrested Thursday in connection with the violent attack at Cousin's Food Mart on... more »
  • Livingston Parish deputies complete training academy

    October 17, 2017 3:24 PM

    LIVINGSTON PARISH- Three deputies from the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office recently completed the Capital Area Regional Training Academy. The deputies will be assigned to the Livingston Parish Detention Center. Along with completing their training, the deputies also won some awards. Deputy Dyllan Hodges won a fitness award, while... more »
  • Florida deputy crashes into driver at over 100 mph Play Video

    August 19, 2017 5:13 PM

    PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. - The trial of a Florida deputy is about to begin after he crashed into a Smart car while going over 100 miles per hour — leaving the driver in critical condition. In the spring of 2016, Deputy Brandon Heegle was on the highway pursuing... more »
  • WATCH: Police academy students try to pass the 'Chicken Test' Play Video

    August 13, 2017 4:30 PM

    BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - A police academy in Indiana is drawing attention from all over the nation after a video on social media showed one of its more unorthodox training methods. Students at the Indiana University Police Academy (IUPA), face a number of difficult trials on their way to becoming... more »
  • Zachary man arrested for firing shots at vehicles outside New Orleans hotel

    August 12, 2017 5:54 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Police arrested a man early Saturday morning after he opened fire on vehicles outside a hotel lobby in the New Orleans Central Business District. According to Louisiana State Police, an investigation revealed that 27-year-old Joseph David III of Zachary was involved in an altercation in the... more »
  • Purse snatcher prompts security boost at Gonzales Wal-Mart Play Video

    August 9, 2017 9:31 PM

    GONZALES - Police are stepping up security at the Wal-Mart on Airline Highway in Gonzales after several reported purse thefts. Gonzales Police say they are investigating after surveillance video showed a man following women around the store before snatching their possessions away. "There is an issue. There are... more »
  • Police erroneously report woman's death; Remains in critical condition after I-12 jump

    August 9, 2017 9:03 PM

    WALKER- The Walker woman who jumped from a moving vehicle Wednesday is in critical condition at a hospital, police said. Walker Police identified the woman as 26-year old Whitney Shantel Cotton. According to Walker Police Spokesman, Captain John Sharp, the incident occurred at approximately 7:15 Wednesday evening. “From... more »
  • Report: Gym owner makes no apologies for 'No Cops' sign

    August 9, 2017 5:08 PM

    ATLANTA, Ga. - A vulgar sign displayed at the front of a gym in Atlanta is drawing national attention after the owner declared he would not allow police officers or military members at his business. According to to a report from WXIA, the sign posted out front of the... more »
  • DA Hillar Moore releases statement on BRAVE funding controversy

    August 9, 2017 1:51 PM

    BATON ROUGE - District Attorney Hillar Moore issued a statement Wednesday addressing the controversy surrounding a Baton Rouge crime-fighting initiative. Moore, who was one of the co-signers of BRAVE, says the program has been an overall success and that recent attention brought to Mayor Sharon Weston Broome's suspended contracts... more »
  • Deputies save suspect from drowning, then arrest him

    August 4, 2017 8:53 PM

    SLIDELL - Deputies in St. Tammany Parish arrested a man after a deputy saved him from drowning in a canal. Officials say detectives in the STPSO Narcotics Task Force were conducting an undercover operation in the parking lot of a restaurant when they saw the suspect in a vehicle... more »
  • A year after being shot in ambush, Bruce Simmons welcomed back to work Play Video

    July 20, 2017 3:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Injured East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputy Bruce Simmons was welcomed back to work at a special ceremony Thursday. Simmons was shot and injured in the ambush of law enforcement last year. Three others – two Baton Rouge Police officers and a sheriff's deputy – died... more »
  • Community plans balloon release for officers killed in 2016 ambush

    July 15, 2017 11:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Locals are planning a balloon release outside of BRPD headquarters one year after the deadly attack which claimed the lives of three law enforcement officers on Airline Highway. The event will take place in the courtyard of Baton Rouge Police Headquarters at 9000 Airline Hwy. The... more »
  • Police: Man fights officer after buying fake drugs

    July 15, 2017 4:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Officers arrested a man Friday after he bought a piece of trash which he believed to be drugs and got into a scuffle with police. According to Baton Rouge Police, officers responded to the 1900 block of Gracie Street in reference to a reported robbery around... more »
  • Cyclists continue bike ride to honor officers killed in Baton Rouge, Dallas Play Video

    July 9, 2017 8:56 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A team of bicyclists composed of police, first responders and other law enforcement officers are honoring their fallen comrades with a bike ride that will take them all the way from Dallas to Baton Rouge. On Wednesday, The Texas Brotherhood Ride's Facebook page announced the riders... more »
  • APSO: White Castle man wanted for beating, strangling girlfriend arrested in WBR

    July 5, 2017 12:22 PM

    UPDATE: Chad Elzy was arrested on July 7 in West Baton Rouge Parish by the Louisiana State Police Fugitive Apprehensive Task Force. Original: ASCENSION – Deputies are searching for a man wanted for domestic abuse after a woman was found badly beaten in a home on Independence Day.... more »
  • INVESTIGATIVE UNIT: Slaughter Police department in turmoil Play Video

    June 28, 2017 7:52 PM

    SLAUGHTER - The Police Department in the Town of Slaughter is in turmoil tonight, after the Chief and the majority of his department called it quits. All of this follows stories by the Investigative Unit that showed Slaughter Mayor Robert Jackson had a quota system where he wanted Police Officers... more »
  • Shreveport police investigating body found in abandoned home

    June 25, 2017 4:15 PM

    SHREVEPORT - Police are investigating an abandoned home where a body was found Sunday. According to a report from KTBS, police say a person walked into the home in the 400 block of Davis St. in Shreveport, discovered the remains and called authorities. Corporal Angie Willhite told KTBS... more »
  • Tennessee deputies being treated after shooting

    June 19, 2017 8:10 PM

    MANCHESTER, Tenn. - Tennessee officials say one of the deputies shot at a county courthouse is undergoing surgery and the second deputy is being treated for a hand injury. Coffee County District Attorney General Craig Northcott said at a news conference Monday evening that the shooter was an... more »
  • Wanted suspect in murder, carjacking turns himself in

    June 8, 2017 11:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A suspect wanted in connection to a Murder at a Baton Rouge apartment complex turned himself in Thursday evening. According to a spokesperson with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, Donte Tate surrendered to the Louisiana State Police Fugitive Task Force at their Violent Crimes Unit... more »
  • BRPD: Man arrested one year after deadly crash on North Boulevard

    May 23, 2017 6:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police have announced the arrest of a man in connection to a 2016 crash that left one person dead. According to Baton Rouge Police, the crash occurred around 9:30 p.m. May 21, 2016 in the 3400 block of North Blvd. Police say 54-year-old Bryan Kyzar... more »
  • Report: Man accused of beating woman, seven-week-old child

    April 20, 2017 3:49 PM

    LAPLACE – Deputies arrested a man after they say he beat a woman and his seven-week-old child, WWL reports . The St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office arrested 29-year-old Ronald Lathers for attempted first degree murder. According to the sheriff's office, Lathers wanted to take his seven-week-old... more »
  • Police respond to multiple shootings; At least one dead Wednesday Play Video

    April 19, 2017 3:15 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Authorities responded to reports of multiple shootings in the Baton Rouge area that left at least one person dead Wednesday. One person was killed in a shooting in the 3200 block of Plank Road around 1:45 p.m. Police identified the victim as a 36-year-old black... more »
  • Ascension grand jury indicts Matthew Morris on 84 counts related to fraud

    April 10, 2017 4:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE – An Ascension Parish grand jury has indicted a man on 84 counts including contractor fraud after police say he scammed 18 victims after the flood. District Attorney Ricky Babin confirmed contractor Mathew Morris was indicted Monday on 84 separate counts. An arraignment date will be set... more »
  • Ascension grand jury indicts Matthew Morris on 84 counts related to fraud

    April 10, 2017 4:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE – An Ascension Parish grand jury has indicted a man on 84 counts including contractor fraud after police say he scammed 18 victims after the flood. District Attorney Ricky Babin confirmed contractor Mathew Morris was re-indicted Monday on 84 separate counts. Morris, the owner of Complete... more »
  • EBRSO seeking suspect for obscenity at local library

    April 5, 2017 9:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is seeking a suspect involved in an obscenity case at a local library. According to the sheriff's office, the incident occurred Monday at 12:20 p.m. Details are limited at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call... more »
  • STPSO arrest suspect in Covington stabbing

    March 8, 2017 3:27 PM

    COVINGTON - The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office and the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force have arrested a man wanted for allegedly stabbing a man following an argument Tuesday. Deputies responded to the stabbing at the victim's home on Narrow Road around 2:30 p.m. During the investigation, witnesses told... more »
  • Deputy Nick Tullier visited by his sons; family gives update on recovery

    March 4, 2017 5:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Deputy Nick Tullier's two sons paid him a visit in the hospital Friday night. The family shared an update on the Nick Tullier Strong Facebook page, showing the visit from his sons Trent and Gage. Deputy Tullier was shot and injured in an ambush in July... more »
  • Man arrested for pushing wife, threatening deputies

    February 9, 2017 1:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A man was arrested Tuesday for pushing his wife and threatening arresting deputies. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office arrested Brock Triche on charges of domestic abuse battery, public intimidation and retaliation and resisting an officer. The incident occurred on Feb. 7 around 10:45 p.m.... more »
  • Deputies shot teen who pointed gun at authorities

    January 11, 2017 10:56 AM

    SULPHUR - A Louisiana sheriff says his deputies shot a 19-year-old man who was arguing with his mother and pointing his gun at them. News outlets report that Austin L. Rackley, of Sulphur, was shot in the neck Monday night and later hospitalized in stable condition. Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony... more »
  • Coroner identifies 3 dead after shooting, fire

    January 9, 2017 8:57 PM

    MOREHEAD, Ky. - Authorities allege a man killed his mother and his girlfriend, then opened fire on deputies who responded to his rural Kentucky home. The man is then believed to have set his own home on fire before turning his gun on himself. The Rowan County Sheriff's Office said... more »
  • Louisiana sheriff sued over deadly shooting during drug raid

    January 2, 2017 10:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A federal lawsuit claims sheriff's deputies shot and killed a 27-year-old man in his southwest Louisiana home after investigators improperly obtained a warrant to search his residence for drugs. The Dec. 26 lawsuit accuses a Beauregard Parish sheriff's deputy of relying on false and uncorroborated statements from... more »
  • Deputies arrest Donaldsonville man wanted for home invasion, domestic abuse

    December 27, 2016 12:09 PM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office has located a man who was wanted for domestic abuse battery, violation of a protective order and home invasion charges. Deputies were looking for 30-year-old Daniel London of Donaldsonville and sought the public's assistance of his whereabouts. On Monday, deputies responded... more »
  • Thibodaux High student arrested for bringing gun to school

    November 17, 2016 12:01 PM

    THIBODAUX - Lafourche Parish deputies say a 17-year-old student at Thibodaux High School has been arrested for bringing a hand gun to school. Sheriff Craig Webre said in a news release Brennan Garman of Thibodaux was arrested Wednesday. Webre said a school administrator learned a student possibly had a firearm... more »
  • Five arrested for car burglaries near Watson

    October 20, 2016 6:10 PM

    LIVINGSTON – Deputies in Livingston Parish say five people were arrested Wednesday in connection with recent car burglaries. Sheriff Jason Ard reports that a gas generator, car stereo and tools were taken from two vehicles in the Watson area. Ard estimates that the items stolen are worth more than... more »
  • Texas law enforcement helps Livingston parish deputies

    August 25, 2016 6:54 PM

    LIVINGSTON – About 70 of the 300 deputies at the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office are displaced due to last week's flood. As they continue to work long hours, their family members in blue from Texas are stepping up to support them. Tammy Bowden's husband is a Sergeant for Livingston... more »
  • Deputies find 89-year-old man missing from Albany area

    August 23, 2016 7:06 PM

    LIVINGSTON – Livingston Parish deputies found an 89-year-old man that was missing early Tuesday afternoon near Highway 43 in North Albany. Darrel Murphy, who suffers from dementia never returned home from an afternoon walk on Tuesday around 2 p.m., according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office. Murphy was last seen... more »
  • 45 deputies sworn in to work in EBR; More Tuesday

    July 18, 2016 6:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE – Forty-five sheriff's deputies from area parishes were sworn in to work in East Baton Rouge Monday evening. The deputies will work patrols on the streets, helping to ease the stress the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office is feeling. A deputy was shot and killed in... more »
  • 2 deputies shot during officer-involved shooting in Monroe

    June 23, 2016 9:53 AM

    MONROE - A sheriff in northeast Louisiana say two of his deputies are in stable condition after being shot while serving an arrest warrant. Ouachita Parish Sheriff Jay Russell said the deputies when to a home in south Monroe just after 6 a.m. Thursday to serve eight warrants ranging from... more »
  • Two dead after officer-involved shooting in Calcasieu Parish

    April 28, 2016 1:03 PM

    CARLYSS - Two people are dead after an officer-involved shooting in Calcasieu Parish. It happened on Highway 27 when State Police say deputies were responding to a call of a reported burglary. Deputies said they saw subjects walking in a field near the home that was reportedly the target... more »
  • APSO: Elderly man with dementia found

    April 26, 2016 12:48 AM

    ASCENSION PARISH - Elderly man with dementia was found unharmed in Port Gibson, Mississippi according to deputies in Ascension Parish. Elphege Savoy, 84, left his home Monday morning in a silver-colored Chevrolet Silverado with the license plate B426895. Savoy weighs approximately 156 pound and stands 5'4". He has... more »
  • Victim's former co-worker, roommate charged in deadly stabbing

    April 26, 2016 12:15 AM

    ZACHARY - The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a man and charged him with killing his former co-worker and ex-roommate. David Matthew Lyon, 37, was arrested Monday and charged with 2nd Degree Murder. Deputies used fingerprints found at the crime scene to identify him as the... more »
  • Lafayette deputy strikes, kills pedestrian with vehicle

    April 3, 2016 9:08 PM

    LAFAYETTE - State police are investigating a fatal crash in which a Lafayette Parish sheriff's patrol car hit and killed a man who was standing in a road late at night. Master Trooper Brooks David said Saturday that the crash killed 34-year-old Grant Hamilton of Lafayette. He says Hamilton was... more »
  • Former tough talkin' sheriff sworn in as Lafayette City Marshal

    March 16, 2016 7:15 PM

    LAFAYETTE – The tough talking sheriff captain from St. Landry Parish who resigned from his post in February has a new job. According to a KATC-TV report, former St. Landry Parish Sheriff Captain Clay Higgins was sworn in Wednesday as a reserve deputy for the Lafayette City Marshal’s Office.... more »
  • Deputy fatally shoots man near Lundi Gras parade route in New Orleans

    February 9, 2016 2:11 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Officials say deputies fatally shot a man after an altercation and a car chase that ended near Mardi Gras celebrations in New Orleans. The shooting happened about 8 p.m. Monday, eight blocks away the busy Mardi Gras parades. Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand says the... more »
  • Chase in Scotlandville ends in crash, manhunt

    January 28, 2016 6:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A pursuit that ended in a car crashing into a fire hydrant in Scotlandville prompted deputies to search for a second possible suspect Thursday afternoon. According to East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office, one person is in custody after a vehicle hit a fire hydrant at Douglas... more »
  • Two face charges after rural Livingston Parish crime spree

    January 19, 2016 4:43 PM

    ALBANY – Two men were booked into jail Tuesday night after a manhunt, police chase and car crash earlier in the day. The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said Demarco Carter and Quenton Livers burglarized a home on Jacob Street. A witness described the pair and their vehicle to a... more »
  • Georgia deputies bring drivers to tears with $100 bills, not tickets

    December 19, 2015 7:56 PM

    FORSYTH - Sheriff's deputies in a central Georgia county have been surprising motorists, some of whom expect a ticket. Instead, they've gotten $100 bills. The Telegraph reports that Monroe County Sheriff John Cary Bittick gave officers 54 $100 bills to hand out randomly over three days during the past week.... more »
  • Law enforcement and community wants teen violence to end Play Video

    December 13, 2015 9:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Community members and law enforcement officials are speaking out against recent violence involving teens in the city. "Look at education, home, neighborhood, parks, recreation, the whole thing of how are our kids being raised and growing up? " said East Baton Rouge Parish District Attorney Hillar Moore.... more »
  • Deputy on administrative leave following morning shooting Play Video

    September 17, 2015 8:19 AM

    BAKER - East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office deputies have release more information following their investigation of a Thursday morning incident where an alleged suicidal woman was held against her will by her boyfriend. Baker Police said they received a 911 call from a woman stating that a woman contacted... more »
  • McKinley student accused of carrying gun in backpack

    August 18, 2015 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE – A McKinley High School junior accused of bringing a gun to school was arrested Tuesday after a gun was found in a backpack. Members of the School Drug Task Force booked Owen Salgado Galo, 17, into the Parish Prison for illegal carrying of a weapon on... more »
  • Man charged for allegedly shooting at St. James deputies

    August 15, 2015 6:02 PM

    CONVENT, La. - A St. James Parish grand jury has indicted a 46-year-old man on an attempted murder charge for allegedly shooting at two uniformed deputies in Convent in late May. St. James Parish deputies had responded to a call about a man walking in the road brandishing a firearm... more »
  • Shots fired on West Chalfont Play Video

    August 14, 2015 11:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A shooting has been reporteed on West Chalfont near Florida Blvd. Shots were fired, but no one has reported any injuries. East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is investigating the scene. We will update this story as new information is uncovered. more »
  • Gonzales man and 16-year-old runaway arrested on drug charges

    July 17, 2015 12:07 PM

    GONZALES - Ascension Parish deputies charged a Gonzales man for illegal possession of drugs and stolen firearms Thursday. Deputies received a complaint that Fabian Mills, 40, went to a woman's house and demanded to find her son, who allegedly stole $5,000 worth of heroin and a firearm from Mills.... more »
  • EBRSO using social media to solve crimes 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 »
  • EBRSO cleaning up apartment complexes Play Video

    June 3, 2015 6:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Arrests are adding up after deputies in East Baton Rouge Parish raided a handful of apartment complexes. In the past month, deputies made more than 20 arrests during warrant roundups at apartment complexes. Thirteen of those arrests came June 2 at the St. Jean Apartments off... more »
  • Iberville deputies train for 'shoot/don't shoot' situations Play Video

    May 28, 2015 6:41 PM

    IBERVILLE PARISH - The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office is giving deputies specialized training to give law enforcement an edge in potentially life or death situations. Thursday morning, deputies used simulation tools to place themselves in situations where they were forced to decide whether they should or should not shoot... more »
  • LSP: Deputies shot armed teen during confrontation Play Video

    April 29, 2015 1:15 PM

    FRENCH SETTLEMENT - Louisiana State Police said they're investigating an officer-involved shooting in Livingston Parish where a teen was shot multiple times after authorities said he pointed a gun at them. Lt. J. B. Slaton said 19-year-old Matthew Peyronnin is in stable condition at a Baton Rouge hospital. ... more »
  • 3 deputies injured after high-speed chase leads to crash

    April 29, 2015 3:06 AM

    Kenner- Three Louisiana deputies have been injured after a high-speed chase with an attempted murder suspect ended in a crash. The Advocate reports three St. John the Baptist Parish deputies chased suspect Cory Hebert west of New Orleans Tuesday night into Kenner. The chase ended in a crash, injuring the... more »
  • Suspect killed in Jefferson Parish firefight Play Video

    April 6, 2015 4:14 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Sheriff's investigators said deputies shot and killed a suspect who opened fire on them after leading authorities on a chase through the west bank of Jefferson Parish. According to WWL-TV , JPSO spokesman John Fortunato said deputies shot and killed 25-year-old Desmond Willis of New Orleans... more »
  • Man charged with hate crime, criminal damage to property 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 »
  • Donaldsonville man arrested for drugs worth hundreds

    March 14, 2015 1:02 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - A man is arrested for having hundreds of dollars worth of drugs in his home on Thursday. The Ascension sheriff's department arrested 44-year-old, Ernest Batiste, on a search warrant for having marijuana and cocaine packaged and ready for distribution in his home on Railroad Ave. in Donaldsonville.... more »
  • Deputies freezin' for a reason in Gonzales

    February 28, 2015 6:48 PM

    GONZALES - Ascension, Livingston and East Baton Rouge sheriff's deputies joined forces to take a dive into some chilly waters Saturday morning at the 7th Annual Polar Plunge. The teams jumped into the freezing waters at Cabela's in Gonzales all to raise money for athletes in the Louisiana Special... more »
  • Deputies bust pair for loot of drugs in bed of truck

    January 31, 2015 12:51 PM

    BERTRANDVILLE -The Assumption Parish sheriff's department arrested two men after the found drugs in the bed of a pickup truck Friday. Deputies arrested 30-year-old Brandon Harris and 26-year-old Wilbert Caldwell for having over six pounds of weed and multiple bags of other drugs including crack cocaine, ecstasy pills and... more »
  • Deputies release video of speeding cars connected to double murder Play Video

    January 26, 2015 10:35 PM

    DONALDSONVILLE - Deputies believe a home surveillance system captured two cars speeding away from a double-murder scene Monday afternoon. Benny Booker, 29, and Chad Nichols, 37, were found dead on Latino Drive around 3:30. Investigators believe the killers drove away in Booker's white, 2007 Dodge Magnum sedan. Video... more »
  • Deputies play Santa in Livingston Parish Play Video

    December 19, 2014 1:36 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Deputies in Livingston Parish will be playing Santa this weekend. Hundreds of gifts were delivered to children across the parish as part of Sheriff Jason Ard's Christmas Crusade. Dozens of deputies battled the rain Friday morning to load up their cruisers with toys donated by the... more »
  • BRPD, EBRSO both patrolling mall after annexation Play Video

    December 3, 2014 4:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Baton Rouge Police Department will patrol the Mall of Louisiana this holiday season after parts of the mall were annexed into the city limits. Thousands of shoppers go from store to store with bags in hand each day. For the first time, city police and... more »
  • Christmas angels disguised as deputies help kids' wishes come true

    December 2, 2014 2:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Twenty kids got a chance at having a happier holiday season Tuesday morning. Tuesday, East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's deputies took the kids shopping during its annual Shop with a Cop event at Target. The children, nominated by school guidance counselors based on need, got $100 to... more »
  • Deputies honored for Hollywood-style river rescue

    October 16, 2014 11:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Four deputies from three different departments were honored by the East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff Thursday. East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputy John Buie and Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office Sergeant Carl Childers were given the Medal of Valor award. Two deputies from the West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's... more »
  • Jail worker suspended after illegal bails out of jail

    September 4, 2014 3:13 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office suspended a jail worker who erroneously allowed an illegal immigrant to bail out of jail. Friday, East Baton Rouge corrections officers released Bernardo Gomez, 27. But, he was supposed to be held in jail for ICE agents. Gomez,... more »
  • Mistakenly released illegal with lengthy record wanted by deputies Play Video

    September 3, 2014 10:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies blame a clerical error for the reason an illegal immigrant was allowed to bail out of prison despite being wanted by federal immigration agents. Friday, East Baton Rouge corrections officers released Bernardo Gomez, 27. But, he was supposed to be held in jail for ICE... more »
  • Feds to investigate handcuffed La. man's shooting death

    September 2, 2014 8:04 PM

    NEW IBERIA- A federal investigation will focus on the shooting death of a man who was in the custody of the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office at the time of his death last spring. Victor White III, 23, died from what has been described as a self-inflicted gun shot wound.... more »

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