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Silence from the Livingston Parish sheriff after detectives botched sex crimes case involving Tiki Tubing owner

Posted 8:49 AM 5/27/2022 by Katie Easter

LIVINGSTON - A woman is facing sexual battery charges, and the family of the victim has received only silence from the sheriff"s office that admits it mishandled the case.

Patricia Fore and John Fore, whose business&mdash (More)

Today

Southern Baptist leaders release secret accused abuser list; read it here

Southern Baptist leaders release secret accused abuser list; read it here

Posted 7:57 AM 5/27/2022 by Associated Press

In response to an explosive investigation, top Southern Baptists have released a previously secret list of hundreds of pastors and other church-affiliated personnel accused of sexual abuse.

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Yesterday

Man arrested in dating app meet-up that turned into shooting near Baton Rouge club

Man arrested in dating app meet-up that turned into shooting near Baton Rouge club

Posted 7:24 AM 5/27/2022 by Jeremy Krail

BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a man suspected of using a dating app to lure a person to a dead-end street where he then shot the victim.

The attack happened May 10 after the victim made contact with Keion Johnson, 23, on the Grindr app, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

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Today

No. 21 LSU baseball cruise to 11-6 win over Kentucky in SEC tournament

No. 21 LSU baseball cruise to 11-6 win over Kentucky in SEC tournament

Posted 12:25 AM 5/27/2022 by Corey Rholdon

HOOVER - The LSU baseball team finally played a game in the SEC tournament, as the Tigers cruise to 11 to 6 win over Kentucky. 

Freshman Josh Pearson lead the way offensively with three RBIs, going 5 for 5, and one homerun. On the mound Ma’Khail Hilliard threw six innings, giving up two runs with 6 strikeouts. 

The Tigers now improve to 38-18 on the year and will face the top seed in the SEC in Tennessee tomorrow night. 

Yesterday

McNeese walks off in the bottom of the 12th to take game one in the SLC championship vs Southeastern

McNeese walks off in the bottom of the 12th to take game one in the SLC championship vs Southeastern

Posted 12:15 AM 5/27/2022 by Corey Rholdon

LAKE CHARLES - The Southeastern baseball team losses game 1 in the Southland Conference Championship series to McNeese 6-5. The Cowboys walked it off in the bottom of the 12th, as Payton Johnson hit a sac fly into center.

Game 2 will be tomorrow at 6pm on ESPN+

5/25/2022

Woman still searching for answers in mother's mysterious 2008 death

Posted 5:16 AM 5/27/2022 by Bess Casserleigh

JARREAU - It's Aug. 1, 2008. Forty-eight-year-old Jarreau resident Kim Womack hasn't been heard from in three days.

"[The landlords] went to check on her. The front door was locked, so they used their key to get into the back door, and they found her body in a back bedroom," explains (More)

Yesterday

Hurricane Ida damage still evident on a golf course in lower Livingston Parish months later

Posted 8:00 PM 5/26/2022 by Nick Perlin

LIVINGSTON PARISH - At Carter Plantation, a golf course in lower Livingston parish, remnants of Hurricane Ida are still visible.

 "I went through Katrina and Gustav and the amount of tree damage and wind damage that we took during Ida was even worse than those two hurricanes," (More)

5/25/2022

Police investigating string of brazen muggings in Garden District

Posted 7:44 PM 5/26/2022 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Police are investigating a series of brazen armed robberies in and around the Garden District that police believe are connected. 

"I basically was on my way home from work, and someone tried to run me off the road. I stopped the car, got out of the car, and four people (More)

Yesterday

Driver who sent bridge worker plummeting to his death gets 18-year prison sentence

Driver who sent bridge worker plummeting to his death gets 18-year prison sentence

Posted 9:17 PM 5/26/2022 by WBRZ Staff

LULING - A man who struck a bridge worker with his truck, knocking the Baton Rouge contractor into the Mississippi River below, was sentenced to nearly two decades in prison (More)

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