Craigslist ad leads to armed robbery - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

Craigslist ad leads to armed robbery

A Baton Rouge police officer who had been suspended for pulling a woman by her hair in September 2011 had his suspension overturned today.  WAFB's Kiran Chawla will have more tonight on 9News at 5.

Later, on 9News at 6:  A man who was trying to buy cell phones from a Craigslist ad was allegedly robbed at gunpoint in front of his kids.  WAFB's Cheryl Mercedes will have more on the men arrested for the robbery tonight at 6.

Judge: Woman can flip finger in holiday lights

Biden: 'We have to take action' on gun control
LSU ranked number four in Collegiate Baseball Poll
After Newtown tragedy, police in schools may not be answer
Official: Bush may leave hospital before Christmas
Miles: Wing suspended for Chick-fil-A Bowl
Woman dies in head-on collision on LA 16
Standing on road lands man in jail on drugs and weapons charges
Strong storms packing high winds blow through SE LA

STATE, NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Louisiana News Headlines

Louisiana Sports Headlines

National News Headlines

International News Headlines

Sign up for 9Online text alerts

Click here to check traffic before you head home. You can also see Traffic Maps and Cameras inside the FREE WAFB News app on your smartphone. Just search WAFB wherever you get your apps.

Copyright 2012 WAFB. All rights reserved.

  • Local/State NewsMore>>

  • LDH downplays reports of measles outbreak; calls it a ‘misinterpretation of language’

    LDH downplays reports of measles outbreak; calls it a ‘misinterpretation of language’

    Source: CDCSource: CDC

    The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) says there is no measles outbreak in the United States, nor in Louisiana. This week it was reported that 2018 is on pace to be the worst year for measles since 2014 when there were 667 reported cases. According to the latest report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there have been 107 people from 21 states diagnosed with measles from January 1 to July 14, 2018. Louisiana is among those states where at least one case ha...

    More >>

    The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) says there is no measles outbreak in the United States, nor in Louisiana. This week it was reported that 2018 is on pace to be the worst year for measles since 2014 when there were 667 reported cases. According to the latest report from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there have been 107 people from 21 states diagnosed with measles from January 1 to July 14, 2018. Louisiana is among those states where at least one case ha...

    More >>
  • WANTED: 'Mercedes Bandit' makes off with tools, lawn equipment

    WANTED: 'Mercedes Bandit' makes off with tools, lawn equipment

    Officials are seeking any information on a theft that happened in the Perkins Road area on Thursday. 

    More >>

    Officials are seeking any information on a theft that happened in the Perkins Road area on Thursday. 

    More >>
  • Ochsner pediatrician speaks out on food additives and indirect chemicals in packaging

    Ochsner pediatrician speaks out on food additives and indirect chemicals in packaging

    Ochsner pediatrician Myriam Ortiz De Jesus, M.D., recently reviewed a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and says some of the information might be upsetting to parents. RELATED: Learn more about Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge The AAP policy statement calls for stronger federal food safety requirements and outlines ways families can limit exposure.  The full announcement can be found on AAP’s website.  The statement says that some current...

    More >>

    Ochsner pediatrician Myriam Ortiz De Jesus, M.D., recently reviewed a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and says some of the information might be upsetting to parents. RELATED: Learn more about Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge The AAP policy statement calls for stronger federal food safety requirements and outlines ways families can limit exposure.  The full announcement can be found on AAP’s website.  The statement says that some current...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly