BATON ROUGE - A 13-year-old Capitol Middle School student is under arrest after school officials said they found a loaded pistol in their bookbag.
School officials found a loaded .380 caliber handgun in the booksack of the sixth-grade student, while getting in the middle of an argument between two... more »
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man in connection with a deadly stabbing Thursday night in Baton Rouge.
Police say about 9:50 p.m. Jerome Mellion, 51, stabbed his former girlfriend Wanda Ortiz, 48, in the 3200 block of Plank Road.
Mellion is also accused of stabbing a man... more »
Four people accused in a possible murder in East Feliciana Parish, are now under arrest.
Detectives found the body of 59 year-old Katherine Hartman wrapped up in a sheet and dumped at the end of Lane Road in Ethel.
Hartman was reported missing on June 25.
Kendale... more »
NEW YORK - Profits at big U.S. companies broke records last year, and so did pay for CEOs. An analysis by The Associated Press finds that the head of a typical public company made $9.6 million in 2011. That was up more than 6 percent from the previous year and... more »
BATON ROUGE - Corey Magill never imagined he'd be dealing with thread, paint and a sewing machine motor. But then again, he never imagined he'd be crafting fishing poles, either. Magill began crafting fishing poles years ago after a fly fishing trip to Alaska. "I jumped at the opportunity. I... more »
BATON ROUGE - Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says a decision won't be made until next week on whether the state's property insurer of last resort will pursue a U.S. Supreme Court appeal of a $93 million judgment against the company. Donelon said Wednesday that his office and leaders of the... more »