Posted 4:59 PM 7/29/2021 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - One person was killed and two others were injured during a Wednesday night shooting in North Baton Rouge, authorities say.
According to the Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD), 33-year-old Larry Winfrey was shot to death while he was gathered with two other men on the front (More)
Posted 6:17 AM 7/28/2021 by Paula Jones
BATON ROUGE - The summer of 2021 in Baton Rouge is proving to be unprecedented in certain ways.
Temperatures are uncomfortably warm, and this is nothing new. But in some residential areas, heat from devastating flames are demolishing homes that are targeted by arsonists.
The fires (More)
Posted 8:36 PM 7/26/2021 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - Rapper Lit Yoshi will stay in jail while he awaits a court hearing where a judge will decide whether to revoke his bond.
The rapper, whose real name is Mieyoshi Edwards, was (More)
Posted 7:55 PM 7/25/2021 by Tristen Land
BATON ROUGE- Police are investigating a deadly shooting at the Sandpiper Apartments in Tigerland.
Officers say one person was killed Friday morning, making it the fourth homicide at the (More)
Posted 11:48 AM 7/26/2021 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police responded to a reported juvenile involved shooting early Sunday morning on the 5600 block of Fairfields Avenue.
Authorities say the child was taken to a local hospital with reported non-life-threatening injuries.
Officers said that shots were fired in to the residence from outside of the home.
Details are still limited but the investigation remains ongoing.
Posted 10:17 AM 7/23/2021 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - A former narcotics officer who's been booked four times in the span of a few months will not be allowed to bond out of jail after his latest arrest.
Ex-BRPD officer Jason Acree is accused of taking drugs that were seized by the department and (More)
Posted 11:28 AM 7/21/2021 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - Early Wednesday morning, a fire was intentionally set at a home on N. 36th Street, Baton Rouge officials say.
According to representatives with the Baton Rouge Fire Department, a residence within the 1500 block of N. 36th street was in flames around 2:30 a.m.(More)...
Posted 2:35 PM 7/20/2021 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - State investigators announced the arrests of five more people involved in fraudulently claiming more than $1 million in unemployment benefits from Louisiana and California.
Six people have been arrested in the investigation so far, including a woman who was (More)
Posted 5:50 PM 7/20/2021 by WBRZ Staff
ZACHARY - Police said a father was shot and killed after he confronted a teenager who snuck into his home to see his daughter Sunday morning.
Posted 5:59 PM 7/15/2021 by Tristen Land
BATON ROUGE - Employees at Our Lady of the Lake hospital were on high alert after a nurse was attacked by an armed carjacker last week.
Baton Rouge Police arrested a 15-year-old Wednesday in the crime. Officers found the nurse's car in the Gardere area.
"Now investigators will look (More)
Posted 6:47 PM 7/20/2021 by Logan Cullop
ZACHARY - Four people were arrested on charges related to a shooting at a hair salon last Tuesday.
Zachary Police said a person drove to The Beauty Parlor on July 13 around 4 p.m., opened the door, shot one patron and drove off in their car.
Joshua McKee, 21 and Treylon Perry, 18 (More)
Posted 5:06 PM 7/13/2021 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - Our Lady of the Lake says it's reviewing its security practices after a patient brought a firearm into the hospital Sunday night.
An OLOL spokesperson said the patient was stopped in the lobby after an employee noticed what appeared to be a firearm under his jacket. Staff (More)
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