MORGAN CITY - Two sheriff's deputies injured in a shooting which killed a Chitimacha Police officer received new body armor recently.
Safariland and Barney's Police Supplies presented the armor to St. Mary Parish sheriff's deputies Jason Javier and Matthew Strickland, who were both wounded in the January attack by... more »
MORGAN CITY - Law enforcement agencies from across the state gathered with people in Morgan City today to lay an officer killed in the line of duty to rest.
Funeral services for Sgt. Rick Riggenbach with the Chitimacha Police Department were scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. at Crossing... more »
CHARENTON - Authorities in St. Mary Parish released funeral details this afternoon for the police officer killed during a shootout this weekend.
Investigators said Sgt. Rick Riggenbach, 52, with Chitimacha Police died during a confrontation Saturday with Wilbert Thibodeaux, who police said killed another man and set his mobile... more »
BATON ROUGE- During fiery opening statements Wednesday, federal prosecutors told jurors former Alcohol Tobacco Control Commissioner violated the public's trust.
Prosecutors say Painter abused... more »