BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies in East Baton Rouge arrested a parent after they said she made threats to her child's class and teacher, including references to the recent school shootings in Connecticut.
Deputies arrested Donna Wilson, 44, in suspicion of terrorizing after the incident today at Magnolia Woods... more »
LAFAYETTE- Police say a parent was arrested Wednesday after a confrontation with a teacher at S.J. Montgomery School. Cpl. Paul Mouton tells The Advocate that Benjamin C. Phillips of Crowley was arrested for battery on a teacher. Mouton said police were called to respond to a disturbance at the school... more »
NEWTOWN, Conn. - Schoolchildren and their parents are describing the scene at a Connecticut elementary school today, as teachers locked doors and ordered the children to huddle in the corner or hide in closets. Shots rang through the building, as a gunman killed 26 people, including 20 children. One man... more »
BATON ROUGE - Police arrested the mother of an infant girl who drowned in a bathtub in suspicion of negligent homicide.
Sgt. Don Kelly said Lashay Bradley, 22, left her 11-month-old daughter unattended in a bathtub with the water running for an unknown amount of time.
When she... more »
MONROE, La.- A Sterlington father took issue with the Ouachita Parish School Board's cellphone policy after Sterlington High School confiscated his son's phone.
During the board's meeting earlier this week, Phillip Campbell asked board members to revise the cellphone policy. Sterlington administrators confiscated his son's cell phone for 15... more »
BATON ROUGE- A group of teachers and other staff members from Highland Elementary hit the streets in an effort to get kids ready for the first day of school this Wednesday.
The group went door to door talking to students and parents in a neighborhood off Gardere Lane in... more »