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.
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.(More)...
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.
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+
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)
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)
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)
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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