Saturday, May 18 2013 11:59 PM EDT2013-05-19 03:59:26 GMT
A man was shot in the leg Saturday night inside of BREC's Hooper Road Park, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. The injury is not considered life-threatening. The victim told investigatorsMore >>
A man was shot in the leg Saturday night inside of BREC's Hooper Road Park, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. The injury is not considered life-threatening. More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 7:41 PM EDT2013-05-17 23:41:51 GMT
The director of the East Baton Rouge Companion Animal Alliance admits her city-parish shelter messed up big time Friday."We take full responsibility," Beth Brewster, CAA director "CAA takes full responsibilityMore >>
The director of the East Baton Rouge Companion Animal Alliance admits her city-parish shelter messed up big time Friday.More >>
Friday, May 17 2013 11:37 AM EDT2013-05-17 15:37:38 GMT
MANOR, TX (KEYE/CBS) – A weapons company began this week rolling out a groundbreaking "smart" rifle that can target and track a moving object from long distance. Trackingpoint began shipping the guns toMore >>
The rifle is precision guided with "lock and launch" technology similar to a fighter jet.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 9:39 PM EDT2013-05-19 01:39:50 GMT
A 12-year-old boy accidentally shot his 8-year-old brother in the shoulder Saturday afternoon, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office. The injury is not life-threatening. The accidentMore >>
A 12-year-old boy accidentally shot his 8-year-old brother in the shoulder Saturday afternoon.More >>
At the corner of Plank Rd. and Scenic Highway sits a Chevron gas station. It's off I-110 near Memorial Stadium. Around 10 p.m.Sunday, a family stopped here to get gas. "Upon our arrival, we located threeMore >>
A man said he, his wife and his daughter were all punched because they were in the "wrong neighborhood" when they stopped to get gas at night. More >>
PORT ALLEN, LA (WAFB) -
A former sheriff's deputy who was convicted on charges after he and two other deputies brutally beat an inmate headed back to court Thursday, but he didn't get the news he was hoping for.
Casey Batts went before Judge James Best at the West Baton Rouge Parish Courthouse to ask for a new trial.
Batts was a supervisor at the West Baton Rouge Parish Detention Center in 2007 when Stacey Paul was beaten so badly his jaw had to be wired shut.
Batts was found guilty of battery and malfeasance in office. He was sentenced in June 2011 to three years in prison, but has not served his time.
WBRSO reports it has paid more than a half-million dollars to cover the victim's medical bills, pain and suffering, etc.
The judge denied Batt's request for a new trial and instead gave him 48 hours to get an ankle bracelet. He will serve six months under house arrest and then 30 days of jail time. His attorney intends to appeal.