Tuesday, March 11 2014 5:59 PM EDT2014-03-11 21:59:56 GMT
Authorities hauled 20 people off to jail Tuesday morning following a six-month drug sting. Law enforcement agents in West Baton Rouge snatched up the suspects and took them to the parish detention centerMore >>
Authorities hauled 20 people off to jail Tuesday morning following a six-month drug sting. They are still looking for eight others. More >>
Monday, March 10 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-03-10 20:58:22 GMT
His release from prison took over social media for a short time and now Baton Rouge rapper Lil Boosie is set to step to the mic. Lil Boosie, whose real name is Torrence Hatch, will talk to his fans andMore >>
Lil Boosie took the stage and sat in one of two golden thrones. He told the audience that while in prison, he wrote more than 1,000 songs.More >>
Tuesday, March 11 2014 12:06 PM EDT2014-03-11 16:06:52 GMT
A man accused of molesting a child was arrested Monday afternoon. William Quebedeaux, 29, of Bayou Vista, was booked on a charge of molestation of a juvenile. The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office saidMore >>
A man accused of molesting a 12-year-old was arrested Monday afternoon on a warrant. The arrest was the result of an investigation that began on Jan. 18, 2014. More >>
Tuesday, March 11 2014 5:53 PM EDT2014-03-11 21:53:35 GMT
A Caddo Parish man who has spent 30 years on death row for the murder of a Shreveport jeweler will soon walk free. Caddo Parish District Judge Ramona Emanuel signed an order vacating 64-year-old GlennMore >>
A Caddo Parish man who has spent 30 years on death row for the murder of a Shreveport jeweler will soon walk free.More >>
Tuesday, March 11 2014 12:52 PM EDT2014-03-11 16:52:31 GMT
A man suspected of drunk driving and causing a deadly crash more than a year ago headed to court for his trial. Ashton Claiborne, 30, is charged with second offense DWI, vehicular homicide and vehicularMore >>
A man suspected of drunk driving and causing a deadly crash more than a year ago headed to court for his trial. A 56-year-old grandmother died in the wreck. More >>
HOMER, LA (KSLA) -
"It hit me dead in the face," Homer Police Chief turned ex-chief Russell Mills says about Monday's vote by town leaders to disband its police force.
Homer's five-member council moved to get rid of its police force effective March 1. Homer's police department had 8 officers, one chief and one secretary.
Of the department's 10 members, only two will remain -- a captain and a lieutenant -- until August as a transition goes on with the Claiborne Parish Sheriff's Department, Mills says.
Mills, though no longer chief, says he is slated to be Homer's new town marshal.
KSLA News 12 tried to reach out to Homer's mayor and city council but was unsuccessful.
Claiborne Parish NAACP official Terrence Willis describes tensions between Homer's Mayor and five-member city council and the police force.
More important, Willis says he is concerned about how the chief, an elected official, can be fired with just a vote of the council.
Mills, meanwhile, says he is extremely upset by the move.
"I was told to pick my battles wisely. Apparently I didn't pick them too wisely," Mills says.