The East Feliciana Sheriff’s Office is investigating the Town of Clinton’s failure to maintain an acceptable public water system. The town’s water system is in bad shape, according to a letter from the Louisiana Department of Health that cited 22 violations of the Safe Drinking Water Act.
Dunn’s latest arrest Wednesday comes on the heels of a previous arrest Oct. 12 during which he and Mayor Lori Ann Bell were each charged with obtaining leased vehicles by false representation and malfeasance in office.
In fewer than nine months, those five BRPD officers together made more than $116,000 on top of their already high salaries. That’s more than enough to hire three new officers. Their total compensation, including base salaries and overtime but not including benefits or outside work details, will cost
WAFB's 9News Investigators obtained leaked footage from Brusly Middle School that shows a police officer place a student in a choke-hold, then slam him to the ground twice as staff members anxiously pace behind a desk. Two officers resigned, and the case is under investigation by state authorities.
The company assigned to repair the Sunshine Bridge has a history of failing to meet deadlines on state highway construction contracts. Since 2012, Coastal Bridge Co. has fallen behind on 24 separate projects, netting late fees totaling more than $750,000.
Several teens and parents in Tangipahoa Parish are frustrated with a driver’s ed school that took their money then abruptly closed. The owners said the OMV shut down their school in retaliation for a heated dispute they had with two state employees.
Clinton town officials are under investigation for alleged malfeasance. The East Feliciana Sheriff's Office and state authorities served two subpoenas Wednesday morning as part of a probe into four vehicles leased without board approval and allegations of illegal activity in the Mayor's Court.
In a unanimous vote Tuesday, town aldermen directed Clinton mayor, Lori Bell, to return four Chevy Tahoes she leased at a cost of more than $200,000 without their approval. But this may have opened a new can of worms, as the company that financed the vehicles is now threatening to sue the Town of Clinton for breach of contract.
A Baton Rouge police officer withheld evidence then falsified a report, two other officers claimed more than $1,800 in payroll hours they didn't work, and city administrators were duped into giving $20,000 to an online scammer.
The Legislative Auditor's Office found the City-Parish of East Baton Rouge may have violated state law when it sold two pieces of surplus real estate for less than their fair market value in land deals that raised eyebrows when they came to light in 2017.
State and federal authorities logged more than 60 items of evidence during their investigation into the shooting death of Alton Sterling, according to records from the Louisiana Attorney General's Office obtained through a public records request by the 9News Investigators.
The New Roads Police Department recently hired a rookie officer who was once arrested on a charge of forcible rape, which was later reduced to a misdemeanor, according to documents uncovered by the 9News Investigators.
As former New Roads Mayor Robert Myer prepares for a sentencing hearing Tuesday for his recent public corruption conviction, City Councilman Kirk White is preparing to inquire about a more recent case of suspicious spending with city credit cards.
A veteran LSU police officer says a secretly recorded meeting at LSU reveals a university administrator pressured him into retiring and appeared to suggest the officer could bypass official university policies in claiming his accumulated comp time.
On Dec. 1, 1986, the skeleton of an unknown woman was found in a rural area of West Baton Rouge Parish. Just this year, she was finally identified, and some believe she was the victim of a notorious serial killer.
A search warrant filed Wednesday in the case of alleged murderer, Kenneth Gleason, shows investigators recovered a notebook filled with personal writings and vials of anabolic steroids, among other things, from Gleason's home.
A group of residents filed a lawsuit Friday against the Ascension Parish Council over the council's secretive actions of giving away $450 million to a handful of private businesses through property tax exemptions.
Recent court filings detail the last moments of Maxwell Gruver's life and expose the secret hazing rituals that caused his death at an LSU fraternity house on Sept. 13. LSU Police Department arrest warrants indicates detectives interviewed the Phi Delta Theta active members and learned that the actives summoned their pledges to the fraternity house for "Bible Study" at about 10 p.m. on Sept. 13. "Bible Study" is the term the actives used to descri...
A Baton Rouge police officer who accidentally killed a pedestrian with his unmarked patrol car back in June received only a light reprimand after an internal investigation determined he was driving too fast at the time of the crash.