Crime

  Arrest made in deadly shooting on Boulevard de Province in November

The Baton Rouge Police Department has made an arrest in connection with a deadly shooting that happened in November of 2019.

  Arson destroys convenience store car wash

  Man fatally shot at Airline Highway food mart, police say

  La. US attorney urges citizens to report suspected COVID-19 fraud

  3 injured in shooting on Jackson Avenue

In Josef Richardson killing, WBR deputy won’t be charged

Two charged for shooting on Southern Avenue

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Driver faces vehicular homicide, other charges after I-12 crash claims elderly man’s life

Shooting on Victory Drive kills one

  Police identify teen killed in shooting on Bles Avenue

Suspects accused of stealing $7,000 in jewelry from New Roads store

  Police arrest man in connection with deadly shooting near McKinley Middle Magnet

Baton Rouge Police need your help in robbery off Airline Hwy.

  First responders make changes to policies to protect entire community

Top officials say East Baton Rouge Parish is not currently under a curfew, but that could change if the public does not heed warnings.

Possible shooting, victim in critical condition

Police are investigating a possible shooting, that left one victim with life threatening injuries.

  Man wanted in connection with 40-year-old woman’s death

Investigators want help from the public locating Ecknozzio Jackson, 29, in connection with a December heroin death.

LSU Police need your help identifying possible suspects

LSU Police needs your help in identifying suspects for a couple of thefts that occurred at LSU

Man sentenced to 10 years for bank robbery guilty plea

Woman accused of killing husband at home on Castle Kirk Dr.

  Arrest made in arson investigation on Hollywood St.

  Authorities investigating three overnight arsons in Baton Rouge

  KIRAN: Grand jury indicts Melanie Curtin in connection with Dennis Perkins rape case; Curtin pleads not guilty

WANTED: Woman accused of stabbing man with screwdriver

  Police investigating deadly shooting on Central Road

Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department are currently investigating a deadly shooting that happened Wednesday afternoon on Central Road.

  Teen killed in shooting at Old Hammond apartment complex; victim identified

At least one person was shot at the Eden Point apartment complex Wednesday morning.

  WANTED: Teen accused in shooting believed to travel between Livingston, Tangipahoa parishes

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for a teen accused in a shooting that happened in January.

Man accused of killing three homeless people to appear in court

Jeremy Anderson is accused of killing three people in December of 2019.

  Grand jury declines to move forward with charges against deputy involved in fatal shooting of Christopher Whitfield

A grand jury in East Feliciana Parish has returned a no true bill against the deputy involved in a fatal shooting in 2019 that left a 31-year-old man dead, District Attorney Sam D’Aquilla confirmed Tuesday, March 10.

‘I will kill us all,’ passenger exclaims during argument with driver before ramming bank, hospitalizing 3

The passenger exclaimed, “I will kill us all!” before jerking the wheel and ramming a bank, a police report says.

Woman found dead in Iberia Parish trailer; boyfriend arrested

A woman was found dead in a trailer in Iberia Parish. Deputies have arrested her boyfriend.

  Woman accused in dog’s death after allegedly stealing owner’s pickup pleads guilty

The woman accused in a dog’s death after allegedly stealing the owner’s pickup truck has pleaded guilty, according to court records.

  Authorities arrest couple accused of stealing $1,000 worth of beer

Authorities say they have arrested a husband and wife accused of stealing over $1,000 worth of beer from Target stores in Baton Rouge.

  Shooting linked to suspected robbery on Lake Calais Court leaves one injured

Gunfire injured one person in the 1400 block of Lake Calais Court, sending them to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries Saturday night, officials said.

Officials: Baby under water for unknown amount of time after woman falls asleep in tub

A Lake Charles woman is facing charges of cruelty to a juvenile after deputies found a three-month-old boy who was breathing, but unresponsive in Moss Bluff early Friday morning.

  Man convicted of arson in 2011 fire at Mike Anderson’s Restaurant pleads guilty in two more arson cases

A Baton Rouge man, who is a convicted arsonist, has now pleaded guilty in two more arson cases that were investigated by the Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal (LAOSFM) in 2019.

  Couple arrested after infant suffers skull fracture

Police have arrested a man and woman after their 11-week-old infant sustained critical injuries, according to arrest records.

  Victim identified in fatal W. Johnson Street shooting

Police are investigating the death of Ahmed Muhammad, 25.

  Prosecution considering serial killer statue after grand jury returns murder indictment

An East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury ruling has increased the odds of a man being prosecuted as a serial killer, according to officials.

  Man arrested in connection with fatal shooting off Terrace Avenue

A man has died after he was shot near Terrace Avenue on Friday, Jan. 24.

  Man shot to death in Plank Road parking lot; 2 arrested

Two men have been arrested in connection with a fatal shooting in a parking lot on Plank Road.

  Zachary teacher accused of having sexual relationship with student resigns

The Zachary school teacher accused of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a student has resigned, according to the superintendent.

  Newly elected State Rep. Donna ‘Kathy’ Edmonston accused of DWI in Baton Rouge

State Rep. Donna “Kathy” Edmonston is accused of driving while intoxicated Tuesday, March 3, according to an arrest report obtained by WAFB.

Police seek identity of west Shreveport shooting suspects

Surveillance footage showed two males approach the store and shortly after, fired multiple shots at a group of men on the parking lot.

  POLICE: Arrest made after driver crashes into home, killing elderly man inside, then fleeing the scene

An arrest has been made after a man was killed when a car crashed into his home and the driver fled the scene, police say.

  BRPD: Man dies after being shot on Cambridge Street

Authorities say they are investigating the death of a 28-year-old man who was shot on March 1.

Deputies seize 10 lbs of marijuana, pound of meth in Amite County

Deputies with the Amite County Sheriff’s Office say they seized 10 pounds of marijuana while searching a suspect’s home on Feb. 28.

  Teen arrested after man shot, killed while answering the door at home on Bayou Fountain Avenue

An arrest has been made after a 20-year-old man was shot and killed while answering the door at a home on Bayou Fountain Avenue.

  Woman wanted after allegedly shoving store employee, stealing liquor from Walgreens

Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department are currently looking for a woman accused of robbing a Walgreens and shoving a store employee.

  Deputies placed on leave after shooting suspect escapes hospital, sparking hours-long manhunt, standoff

Deputies say they have captured an inmate who escaped from Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge after a nearly four-hour-long standoff.

Man causes fire outside of area business with flare gun, investigators say

Baton Rouge fire investigators charged Devonte Thomas, 27, who they claim set grass ablaze by shooting a flare gun outside of a sports and outdoors store.

Man charged for allegedly raping child over several years, police say

Officers accused Elio Chavez of sexually abusing a child over several years. He was booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison Saturday, Feb. 29.

  WANTED: Trio of armed men accused of robberies in multiple parishes

Deputies are searching for trio of armed robbers who have allegedly committed crimes in multiple parishes.

’Operation Crystal Shield’ targets methamphetamine hubs including New Orleans

Drug enforcement agents focus their efforts on methamphetamine transportation hubs across the U.S.

  Three LSU students arrested in connection with viral video of joyride in Tiger Stadium

Three LSU students are facing at least one felony charge after a video allegedly showed two people riding in a UTV on the football field at Tiger Stadium.

  Man arrested for allegedly bringing unloaded gun onto Port Allen High campus

A man is now in custody after reportedly trying to bring an unloaded gun onto Port Allen High School’s campus.

  WANTED: Man accused of beating, choking woman after showing up at home unannounced

The Baton Rouge Police Department is current looking for a man accused of choking and beating a woman after showing up at her home without warning.

  Trial date for accused killer Kenneth Gleason changed to sanity hearing

Accused serial killer Kenneth Gleason is scheduled to appear in court for a sanity hearing on April 27, 2020.

Terrebonne High School athletic director arrested for sexual contact with students, police say

The athletic director of Terrebonne High School has been arrested for having sexual contact with several students under the age of 17.

Teen accused in multiple armed robberies near LSU

A teenager is facing charges after allegedly committing multiple armed robberies near LSU.

  VIDEO: Five teens charged with capital murder in death of 16-year-old Biloxi girl

Five teenagers are now charged with capital murder in the death of a 16-year-old Biloxi girl.

  Arrest made after man killed, woman injured during wedding party on Scenic Highway in 2018

An arrest has been made in connection with a 2018 murder case involving a man killed and a woman injured during a wedding party on Scenic Highway.

NOPD: 1-year-old boy shot on Tulane Avenue

The shooting happened at Tulane and S. Galvez

Victim was robbed, shot, kidnapped, police say

Two people are behind bars after a victim claims he was robbed, shot, kidnapped and then left for dead.

Deputies arrest man for allegedly firing shots during Labadieville parade

Deputies with the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office say they are investigating a shooting during the Labadieville Mardi Gras parade on Feb. 24.

  Corrections officer at Elayn Hunt accused of using excessive force against inmate, lying about it

A correctional officer with the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center has been charged with simple battery after the Louisiana Department of Corrections (DOC) says an internal investigation shows the officer used excessive force against an inmate, then lied about it.

  ‘He wanted to be the best:’ Coach remembers Tara High football star killed in shooting

Terry Delaney III, a football star at Tara High School was shot and killed on Feb. 23. Deputies with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office are still trying to find the person responsible for his death.

  Brother of stabbing victim speaks out about suspect’s criminal history

A family member of a man who was stabbed on Feb. 21 is speaking out about the criminal history of the suspect accused of the crime.

  Tara High star athlete killed in weekend shooting

Gunfire in an apartment in the 3340 block of O’Neal Lane killed Terry Delaney, 17, and left a second person in critical condition Sunday, Feb. 23.

  5th suspect arrested after armed robbery on LSU campus

Four arrests have been made and one teen is still wanted after two LSU students were reportedly robbed at gunpoint inside a dorm on LSU’s campus on Valentine’s Day.

  Subject of 9News investigation back behind bars for alleged stabbings

A man newly accused of stabbing two people has a past criminal record, including a prior attempted murder arrest that grabbed the interest of the 9News Investigators.

  Man arrested after allegedly throwing bag of live puppies off bridge into water

An arrest has been made after a bag of live puppies was thrown from a bridge into a bayou in Henderson, officials with the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office say.

  Son charged for death of elderly father found covered in waste and insects, police say

Baton Rouge police officers charged Wayne Warren, 58, for cruelty to the infirmed and manslaughter in connection with the neglect death of his father, William Warren, 95.

Northwest Louisiana principal accused of 49 sex crimes

Authorities urge parents of Summerfield High students to talk with their children

Baker police looking for man accused of attempted first-degree murder of a police officer

Detectives with the Baker Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect accused of several charges including attempted first-degree murder of a police officer.

  Second arrest made 2018 murder of St. Gabriel man

Police have arrested a second man in connection with the 2018 murder of a 34-year-old St. Gabriel man.

Woman kidnapped from bus stop, shot then abandoned on I-10 eastbound exit

Police reported the shooting just before midnight Wednesday.

  Sheriff announces 21 arrests, 30 indictments in Iberville Parish drug investigation

Iberville Parish Sheriff Brett Stassi will hold a news conference about a “major” drug bust on Feb. 19.

  Shooting victim taken to hospital after showing up at home on Peerless Street

Emergency crews responded to the scene of a reported shooting on Peerless Street Wednesday afternoon.

Mother released on bond in case of Ochsner Hospital kidnapping

She helped her 12-year-old daughter and the grandmother escape to the Bogalusa Hotel

  KIRAN: Arrest warrant reveals disturbing details about Zachary school teacher’s relationship with teen

An arrest warrant filed by the Zachary Police Department reveals disturbing details about the inappropriate relationship between a teacher and a 15-year-old student.

Third suspect in Assumption home invasion, battery captured in Georgia

The third suspect has evaded captured since last summer.