Posted 1:43 PM 10/16/2021 by Associated Press
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana prison system will again start allowing people to visit inmates, nearly three months after the visits were stopped because of the state’s surge in COVID-19 cases.
The Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections said in a news (More)
Posted 1:40 PM 10/16/2021 by Trey Schmaltz
BATON ROUGE – One of five teenage prisoners who escaped the city-parish managed juvenile jail late Thursday was previously arrested for murder and had figured out how to avoid being tracked by his ankle monitor to buy a gun using counterfeit money, according to sources who spoke with the (More)
Posted 6:31 AM 10/16/2021 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - A 35-year-old man died in a shooting on W. Brookstown Drive Friday night.
Posted 8:42 PM 10/15/2021 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - An overturned 18-wheeler on I-110 Southbound is causing slight delays.
Around 8 p.m. Friday, police and firefighters responded to a semi, turned on its side in the southbound side of I-110 near North 22 Street.
Officials have confirmed everyone got out of the truck (More)
Posted 10:14 AM 10/15/2021 by Chris Nakamoto
BATON ROUGE - Detectives from the Baton Rouge Police intelligence division have launched an investigation to determine how a man with a history of theft on his record managed to get a hold of a Baton Rouge Police uniform.
This week, law enforcement assisted the East Baton Rouge Coroner's (More)
Posted 10:58 AM 10/15/2021 by WBRZ Staff
BATON ROUGE - FEMA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) issued a Friday morning reminder that October 15 is the last day Hurricane Ida survivors have to apply for Operation Blue Roof.
USACE aims to provide (More)
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