Scottie Hunter currently serves as the weekend anchor/ general assignment reporter at WAFB. While there he has covered a number of stories that have garnered national attention, including the death investigation of Lyntell Washington, a teacher who's body was found in a sugar cane field several days after she went missing in June 2016. Portions of his coverage were featured on the popular HLN program, Nancy Grace.
Most recently he has covered the ongoing protests surrounding the officer-involved shooting death of Alton Sterling which resulted in unrest across the country and a deep conversation about race-relations and police brutality.
Prior to that, he was a reporter at KPLC-TV in Lake Charles, LA. And a reporter/anchor at WVAS-FM in Montgomery, Alabama. He also previously covered politics for Alabama Public Television and was a reporter at WTVY-TV in Dothan, Ala.
He, his wife Jasmine and dog Bear enjoy calling Baton Rouge home.
A lawsuit against the City of Baker and a detective employed by the Baker Police Department says a traffic stop turned violent when a high-ranking officer allegedly slammed a man into the side of a vehicle, tossed him into the backseat, then smashed the door on the man’s foot.
The East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office confirms it’s investigating after a video surfaced on Snapchat early on Wednesday, Aug. 7 of a Slaughter police officer punching another man in a gas station parking lot.
Tropical Storm Barry could pack quite a punch for the capital area but with all the rain that is expected, there is fresh concern about where the water could end up and it has several residents worried about rivers.
As she sits behind bars for allegedly taking off in a man’s truck, running him over, and later leaving his dog to die, Leslie Aguillard could be locked up for a while as she stares down several felony charges.
It’s not quite summer in south Louisiana until customers satisfy their sweet tooth at a snoball stand. With a different stand on almost every corner, for some, it’s just part of growing up in the area, while others say it’s one of those must-hit spots on their annual trip home to visit family.
Senator Bill Cassidy, R-La., Congressman Garret Graves, R-Baton Rouge, and Senator John Kennedy, R-La., announced Friday, June 14 that the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released the legal guidance needed to implement the duplication of benefits fix for 2016 flood victims.
Complaints continue to pile up as some Baton Rouge residents say crews with Republic Services are still overlooking their trash. It’s a dirty little secret that many across the city-parish say is not so secret anymore.