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INVESTIGATIVE UNIT: Teenage murder suspect's ankle monitor was off for 3 days before he was arrested for buying gun
Teen, awaiting trial for 74-year old's murder, arrested for trying to buy gun
Longtime lawyer charged with felonies, accused of trying to bring drugs into jail
Unsealed documents detail disturbing rape allegations against Cynthia and Dennis Perkins
BATON ROUGE - The WBRZ Investigative Unit learned Thursday that a teen accused of murdering a 74-year old woman had not charged his ankle monitor for three days when detectives... More >>
3 days ago Thursday, May 13 2021 May 13, 2021 Thursday, May 13, 2021 4:29:36 PM CDT May 13, 2021 in News
BATON ROUGE - A teen who was 15 years old when he was charged with first-degree murder has been arrested again as he awaits trial for that killing. Xavier... More >>
4 days ago Wednesday, May 12 2021 May 12, 2021 Wednesday, May 12, 2021 5:34:52 PM CDT May 12, 2021 in News
PORT ALLEN - A Baton Rouge lawyer was arrested Tuesday morning after investigators learned he allegedly tried to smuggle contraband into a jail. Michael Fontenot was picked up by... More >>
5 days ago Tuesday, May 11 2021 May 11, 2021 Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:13:10 PM CDT May 11, 2021 in News
LIVINGSTON - Unsealed documents that are part of the Louisiana Attorney General's Office investigation into the Dennis and Cynthia Perkins case detail the twisted allegations against the couple. The... More >>
6 days ago Monday, May 10 2021 May 10, 2021 Monday, May 10, 2021 4:41:00 PM CDT May 10, 2021 in News

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PORT ALLEN - A 14-year-old has been charged with second-degree murder for the killing of a 15-year-old girl who was... More >>
1 week ago Thursday, May 06 2021 May 6, 2021 Thursday, May 06, 2021 5:43:00 PM CDT May 06, 2021 in News
BATON ROUGE- For a second time in two years, a man publicized as Lil Boosie's idol has been arrested on... More >>
1 week ago Thursday, May 06 2021 May 6, 2021 Thursday, May 06, 2021 11:13:00 AM CDT May 06, 2021 in News
BATON ROUGE – A Baton Rouge Police drug detective on leave amid two arrests has resigned, WBRZ Chief Investigator Chris... More >>
1 week ago Wednesday, May 05 2021 May 5, 2021 Wednesday, May 05, 2021 3:17:00 AM CDT May 05, 2021 in News
BRUSLY - West Baton Rouge Parish Constable Ron Leray is under investigation, accused of showing up on two different occasions... More >>
1 week ago Tuesday, May 04 2021 May 4, 2021 Tuesday, May 04, 2021 5:35:00 PM CDT May 04, 2021 in News
PORT ALLEN - In what he calls his first TV interview since he took over as police chief in the... More >>
1 week ago Monday, May 03 2021 May 3, 2021 Monday, May 03, 2021 4:40:00 PM CDT May 03, 2021 in News
BATON ROUGE - A retired judge, who still serves in an ad-hoc capacity at times, watched a former narcotics officer's... More >>
2 weeks ago Thursday, April 29 2021 Apr 29, 2021 Thursday, April 29, 2021 6:12:00 PM CDT April 29, 2021 in News
BATON ROUGE- Planting drugs, coverups, quotas, a term called "snapping" - it is how the Baton Rouge drug squad handled... More >>
2 weeks ago Wednesday, April 28 2021 Apr 28, 2021 Wednesday, April 28, 2021 3:22:00 PM CDT April 28, 2021 in News
BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge Police officer Jeremiah Ardoin resigned from the force Tuesday. In his resignation letter obtained by... More >>
2 weeks ago Tuesday, April 27 2021 Apr 27, 2021 Tuesday, April 27, 2021 4:09:00 PM CDT April 27, 2021 in News
PORT ALLEN - Body camera video obtained by WBRZ Chief Investigator Chris Nakamoto shows how investigators were able to determine... More >>
3 weeks ago Wednesday, April 21 2021 Apr 21, 2021 Wednesday, April 21, 2021 3:00:00 PM CDT April 21, 2021 in News
PLAQUEMINE - Former White Castle Mayor Jermarr Williams was booked at the Iberville Parish jail Tuesday on criminal charges. The... More >>
3 weeks ago Tuesday, April 20 2021 Apr 20, 2021 Tuesday, April 20, 2021 12:15:00 PM CDT April 20, 2021 in News
BATON ROUGE - A woman who was recently arrested for drugs said she found a tracking device on her vehicle... More >>
3 weeks ago Monday, April 19 2021 Apr 19, 2021 Monday, April 19, 2021 5:43:00 PM CDT April 19, 2021 in News
BATON ROUGE - Danita Tate is the face of what a second chance looks like. In 2011, she was... More >>
4 weeks ago Friday, April 16 2021 Apr 16, 2021 Friday, April 16, 2021 4:36:00 PM CDT April 16, 2021 in News

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