Crime

  BRPD investigating shooting on Congress Blvd

The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating a possible shooting in the 3000 block of Congress Boulevard.

  BRPD: Arrest made in double homicide on Linden Street

  BRPD says it’s cracking down on large gatherings

Teen dead, another seriously injured in apparent armed robbery

2 separate Baton Rouge shootings leave 2 injured, 1 dead

Cash reward being offered for info on alleged murderer who may be involved with gang

Sentencing upheld for crash that killed bicyclist after COVID-19 delay

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  CRIME STOPPERS: Fugitive wanted on sexual battery charges

Man convicted after Burbank Walmart scissor debacle back in Aug. of 2019

Judge rules alleged Baton Rouge serial killer is sane; trial set for 2021

  VIDEO: Half-naked man caught on camera punching Walmart employees in Breaux Bridge

Teens forced to ground, handcuffed by LAPD after stolen car mix up

1 in critical condition following shooting on Greenwell Street

28-year-old shot, killed inside home on Sherwood Street

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers.

  Man whose equipment was stolen days before launch of new business calls on community to be vigilant

Days before Jordan Touchet was scheduled to launch his lawn care business, he says someone stole $2,000 worth of equipment from his trailer.

  BRPD investigating fatal shooting at apartment complex on S. Flannery Road

Officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD) have released the identity of a man who was shot and killed Tuesday, Aug. 4 at an apartment complex on S. Flannery Road.

  Arrest made after 2 men found dead in car on Avenue E in June

An arrest has been made in connection with two men found dead in a car on Avenue E back at the end of June.

LSP investigation results in several insurance fraud arrests across multiple parishes

Denham Springs man sentenced for downloading hundreds of child porn images

  Fire that killed family dog ruled arson, investigators say

Police investigating shooting on Lobdell Drive

Woman arrested at Lakeside Shopping Center after refusing to leave for not wearing mask

Arrest made in 2019 hit-and-run that left woman comatose for months before her death

  ARRESTED: Man accused of setting fire to vehicle on Ardenwood Drive

A man accused of purposefully setting fire to a parked vehicle at an apartment complex turned himself in to authorities Monday, Aug. 3.

  Police pursuit ends near Comite River

A Monday morning police pursuit by Louisiana State Police ended with the suspect driving a vehicle down an embankment near the Comite River.

  Police pursuit ends on I-10 near Acadian

A police pursuit involving a possibly stolen vehicle ended on eastbound I-10 near Acadian around 10:30 a.m. Monday, August 3.

  Arrest made in fatal shooting on N Ardenwood Drive

Baton Rouge Police detectives are investigating a shooting in the 800 block of North Ardenwood Drive that left one man dead.

Man arrested in Monet Drive shooting; female victim in critical condition

The Baton Rouge Police Department says it has arrested a suspect in connection with a shooting on Monet Drive.

  Teacher accused of brandishing gun no longer works for EBRPSS

A woman accused brandishing a gun as people drove down a flooded street in front of her home on July 6 is no longer employed East Baton Rouge Parish School System, a spokesperson has confirmed to WAFB’s Scottie Hunter.

2 injured in shooting on Monroe Avenue

Two people were injured in a shooting on Monroe Avenue in Baton Rouge Thursday night.

Deputies: Hammond man shot to death at lawn equipment store

Deputies with the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office say they have made an arrest in the fatal shooting of a man at a Hammond lawn equipment store on Wednesday, July 29.

Deputies investigating body found in Holden as homicide

Deputies with the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office say they are now investigating the discovery of a decomposed body in Holden as a homicide.

Firefighter injured battling vehicle fire

A Baton Rouge firefighter suffered non-life-threatening injuries while battling a vehicle fire.

  Man accused of killing BRPD officer, critically wounding another formally indicted

The man accused of shooting two Baton Rouge police officers back on April 26 was formally indicted for murder Wednesday, July 29.

EBRSO searching for suspect who reportedly tried to break into home

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently looking for a person they say tried to break into a home Monday night (July 27).

NOPD: Man told to wear mask shoots at employees

The man became angry when store employees told him he was required to wear a mask while inside the store

Two teenagers arrested in shooting death of Anthony Bennett

The Sheriff's Office will be holding a live briefing at 9 a.m. on the homicide investigation of Anthony Bennett

  Victim of fatal shooting on N Harco Drive identified; police looking for suspect

Officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department have now identified the victim of a fatal shooting that happened Monday, July 27.

Teen faces stiffer charges for allegedly attacking mail carrier

The 16-year-old girl now faces 2 felony counts

  Man killed in apparent stabbing on Eddie Robinson Dr.

Baton Rouge police detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred on Eddie Robinson Drive.

Deputies search for suspects who fired at homeowners

The St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for two people who fired shots at homeowners in Paulina. Deputies reported it happened around 1 a.m. on Saturday, July 25.

  St. Gabriel PD searching for person accused of breaking into convenience store

The St. Gabriel Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding a person accused of breaking into a convenience store and stealing cash and merchandise.

U.S. Marshals add Arkansas man to most wanted list; $32,000 reward offered

Jory Worthen is accused of killing his then-girlfriend Alyssa Cannon and her son in their home.

  East Feliciana sheriff credits hard work by deputies for 100% clearance rate

For the past few years, the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office has solved every homicide that happened in the parish, which is quite unusual for any law enforcement agency across the country.

  CRIME STOPPERS: Man arrested for allegedly shooting at vehicle

The Baton Rouge Police Department has arrested a man who allegedly shot at a vehicle.

Prairieville man arrested on hundreds of counts of child pornography, other sex crimes

A Prairieville man is now behind bars on hundreds of charges of child porn, along with other sex crimes.

BRPD K9 officer recovering after being wounded in the line of duty

A Baton Rouge Police Department K9 officer is recovering well after being wounded during an officer-involved shooting.

  Shots fired from moving vehicles on Bluebonnet Boulevard

Deputies are investigating a shooting on a busy Baton Rouge road located near the Mall of Louisiana.

Two dead after shooting on Dalton Street

Two men are dead after a shooting outside a home located on Dalton Street.

Juveniles again account for majority of La. sex trafficking victims

A report released by Louisiana's social services agency shows a rise in the number of human trafficking victims in 2019.

Paramedics respond to fight over wearing face mask at Baton Rouge Walmart

A man was injured after being punched by a woman during an argument over a face mask at a Baton Rouge Walmart.

Deputies asking for public’s help in identifying suspect wanted in check fraud

Deputies with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office say they are asking for the public to help them identify a suspect wanted for check fraud.

WANTED: Man accused of fatally shooting 19-year-old in St. Helena Parish

Authorities with the St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s Office say they are asking for the public’s help in locating the suspect wanted for the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old man.

Organizations show support for BRPD amid controversy over Police Union billboards

Recent billboards funded by the Baton Rouge Police Union have prompted letters of support for Chief Murphy Paul and Mayor Sharon Weston Broome from various organizations.

Investigators seek tips about suspected arson of home on Onterio St.

Fire investigators believe arson is the cause of an overnight fire that damaged a home on Onterio Street.

  THE INVESTIGATORS: Records show man killed by law enforcement had previous armed confrontation with police

Hours after the Baton Rouge Police Department (BRPD) released video of a deadly officer-involved shooting near Tigerland, the 9News Investigators have learned more about the man who was killed.

  Suspect killed in officer-involved shooting in Tigerland was wanted for violent felony; identity released

One person was killed and a Baton Rouge Police Department K-9 was injured during an officer-involved shooting in the LSU area.

Arson arrest made after suspect allegedly prank calls 911

Officials have made an arrest in an arson case from Sunday, July 5.

  Teens arrested for fatal shooting on W. Rio Drive

Three teens have been charged with negligent homicide in connection to a fatal shooting that happened Saturday, July 18.

Suspect wanted in New Roads fatal shooting turns himself in

The New Roads Police Department is asking the public for help in locating, Arrington Lemay.

Wildlife & Fisheries looking for pontoon boat in possible hit and run

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is asking for help in a possible hit and run boating crash that happened on Saturday, July 18.

  St. Gabriel Police investigating alleged rape of guard by inmate at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center

Authorities with the St. Gabriel Police Department are investigating the alleged rape of a female prison guard at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center, according to Chief Kevin Ambeau.

Elderly woman injured in shooting on N. 46th Street

The Baton Rouge Police Department responded to a shooting in the 1300 block of North 46th Street near Gus Young Avenue around 10 a.m. Friday, July 17.

NOPD: 1 shot to death, 1 found dead during Urquhart St. house fire investigation

New Orleans police are investigating a fatal shooting that was initially classified as a fatal fire.

WANTED: Man accused of firing multiple shots inside ex-girlfriend’s home

Investigators with the Baton Rouge Police Department say they are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect accused of forcing his way into his ex-girlfriend’s home and firing multiple shots.

Louisiana man accused of hitting officer with vehicle after refusing to wear mask at Walmart

The officer did not fall but did lose his balance, the report states.

Fentanyl laced praline candy among items seized during drug arrest, deputies say

Roughly $4,000 worth of praline candy laced with suspected Fentanyl and nearly $24,000 in cash was seized during a recent drug arrest, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Hooper Road shooting victim expected to recover, police say

Sources say the victim was in “very serious” condition.

Prairieville couple charged with alleged rape of teen

According to the sheriff, the woman arranged for a teen to have sex with her husband.

‘Everyone should care’: Sociologists weigh in on ‘Black on Black’ violence after 9-year-old killed

As police investigate the shooting death of nine-year-old Devante Bryant, his family gathered with the community to mourn his death and celebrate his life.

  BRPD releases videos of 24-second arrest of teen

The Baton Rouge Police Department has released one dashcam and three bodycam videos on Tuesday, July 14 of an incident that occurred on July 6.

  ‘This shouldn’t have ever happened’: Family members call for justice after nine-year-old killed in triple shooting

Family members seek justice for 9-year-old killed in triple shooting Monday evening.

EBRSO looking for man accused of breaking into house, stealing nothing

Detectives are looking for a man they say broke into someone’s house and rummaged through their things, apparently without taking anything.

Vehicle of interest sought in shooting that killed 9-year-old and injured two teens

The vehicle was occupied by three subjects who were dressed in dark clothing, hoodies and face masks.

NOPD reports two shootings Monday night

New Orleans Police reported two separate shootings Monday night that left a man and a woman injured.

‘He always smiled. Just full of life.‘: Family speaks out after 9-year-old is killed, two other juveniles injured in Pauger St. shooting

The New Orleans Police Department is investigating a quadruple shooting in the Seventh Ward that left one juvenile dead.

  One man killed, multiple people injured in shooting on Plank Rd

The Baton Rouge Police Department responded to a reported shooting that injured multiple people on Sunday, July 12.

One person injured in shooting near LSU

Shooting on West Parker Boulevard

WANTED: Man accused of rape in Livingston Parish

Crime Stoppers is asking for your help to find a man who is accused of first degree rape.

Hammond man charged with rape, home invasion may be connected to other crimes

A Hammond man has been charged with multiple sex offenses after being accused of raping a female.

LSP seizes $7M+ in ‘high grade’ marijuana in illegal grow operation in St. Tammany, Orleans parishes; 4 arrested

Louisiana State Police says on Wednesday, July 8, troopers and task force officers from LSP’s narcotics/violent crimes force seized more than 5,300 “high grade” marijuana plants and multiple pounds of processed marijuana with an estimated value of more than $7 million.