Posted 10:57 AM 10/28/2021 by WBRZ News
BATON ROUGE - Authorities are responding to a reported shooting.
The situation is on West Catalpa Street off N Sherwood Forest. The Baton Rouge Police Department confirmed that it appeared one person was killed.
No other details surrounding the shooting were immediately available.
The situation comes amid a wave of violence, including recent killings that broke the homicide record in East Baton Rouge.
Posted 7:34 PM 10/26/2021 by Associated Press
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A federal jury in Louisiana convicted an Alabama man on Tuesday of creating child pornography by coercing a girl under age 12 to send him sexually explicit images of herself.
William Malone, 45, of Mobile, was convicted in Lafayette on five counts of producing (More)
Posted 7:50 PM 10/25/2021 by Paula Jones
BATON ROUGE - Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department made an arrest in the case of a man who was found stabbed to death in his N. 36th Street home on Saturday morning.
Police say investigators discovered 59-year-old Gerald Taylor's body while they were performing a (More)
Posted 11:17 AM 10/26/2021 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - A shooting in a hotel parking lot left one person dead and a second person wounded Monday morning.
Baton Rouge Police responded to a shooting at the Holiday Inn on Airline around 9 a.m. and the coroner was called to the scene shortly afterward.
Officers identified the (More)
Posted 7:32 PM 10/22/2021 by Paula Jones
WEST BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police have captured a suspect who led them on a vehicular pursuit Friday morning.
State Police say the chase began in West Baton Rouge when authorities spotted a driver in a stolen vehicle on I-10 East and attempted to pull the driver over.(More)...
Posted 3:16 PM 10/21/2021 by WBRZ Staff
ST. AMANT - Several people were arrested this week after deputies raided a home in Ascension Parish and found a variety of illegal drugs.
The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said the arrests happened after deputies executed a search warrant Sunday at the property along Gold Place (More)
Posted 1:01 PM 10/24/2021 by Jeremy Krail
Editor's note: A Baton Rouge Police Department spokesman on Friday afternoon said that Holloman was in custody. The BRPD later said Holloman had not yet been arrested and attributed the error to a department communications mix-up.
BATON ROUGE - Investigators (More)
Posted 3:08 AM 10/21/2021 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - A 19-year-old woman was allegedly killed by her boyfriend at their Burbank Drive apartment Tuesday afternoon.
Shayla James was shot shortly before 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at The Oliver apartments. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said she was found dead at the scene of (More)
Posted 6:20 PM 10/18/2021 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - A mail person was sprayed with mace and robbed in broad daylight while making deliveries in the Spanish Town area.
According to a search warrant, the attack happened before 4:30 p.m. Oct. 6 near the intersection of N 8th Street and North Street.
The victim told (More)
Posted 6:41 PM 10/17/2021 by Trey Schmaltz
BATON ROUGE - A 25-year-old man was found dead in the parking lot of Lake Sherwood Mall at the corner of Sherwood Forest and Coursey Blvd. late Saturday.
Police said Jamal Dunn of Donaldsonville was killed.
Dunn was killed during a shooting in the parking lot around 10:30 p.m.(More)...
Posted 5:36 PM 10/15/2021 by WBRZ Staff
KILLIAN - A woman has been charged months after a deadly wreck that happened over the summer.
On Friday, the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office said Kelli Lemoine was arrested on charges related to the July 18 crash on the Killian Bridge.
Investigators determined Lemoine lost (More)