Crime

Murder suspect in custody, according to Baker Police

Detectives with the Baker Police Department located a suspect wanted for second-degree murder and six counts of attempted second-degree murder on January 15.

  BRFD investigating townhome fire on Cate Avenue

Police identify man killed in shooting on N. 40th Street

  Truck stolen from Essen Lane, dog found safe

22-year-old man fatally shot in Zachary

JPSO investigating officer-involved shooting in Metairie after attempting to serve warrant

  CAUGHT ON CAMERA: One arrested after video shows man punched outside business

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27-year-old man killed in shooting on Evangeline Street

BRPD investigating deadly shooting on Greenwell Springs Rd.

Law enforcement activity near hotel on O’Neal Ln.

  Man found shot to death in vehicle on Enterprise St.; suspect arrested

Gonzales men arrested for assault

EBRSO arrests man wanted for attempted murder

Deputies: Gonzales man accused of shooting his father, dog

Investigators with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office say the shooting stemmed from a dispute between the father and son.

2 arrested, 2 at large after BRPD K9 officer shot on N 18th Street

Officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department say one of their K9 officers was shot and injured while attempting to detain a suspect during a traffic stop during the early morning hours of Wednesday, Jan. 6.

One dead, two others injured in Jefferson Avenue shooting

Baton Rouge Police Detectives are investigating a shooting on Jefferson Avenue that left one dead and two others injured.

  One juvenile dead after shooting on Cadillac Street

One person was fatally shot on Cadillac Street Tuesday afternoon, according to Baton Rouge Police.

APSO detective fired following domestic violence arrest

  Officials responding to double shooting on Plank Road

  Baton Rouge sees record number of homicides in 2020

APSO arrest one in fatal Donaldsonville shooting from December

BRPD responds to shooting on Jefferson Avenue

  BRPD: 2 injured in shooting on Monte Sano Avenue

LPSO responds to shooting that leaves one injured

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left one person injured.

Fire at apartments on Rosenwald Drive ruled arson

A fire at apartments on Rosenwald Drive was ruled an arson, according to the Baton Rouge Fire Department.

Security changes made after intruder’s nap at Louisiana Governor’s Mansion

Changes at the Governor's Mansion in Baton Rouge follow an intrusion at the mansion in April of 2019 when a man was allegedly found sleeping on a couch inside and had broken an antique table, according to law enforcement officials.

Feds probe fatal Florida shooting involving Baton Rouge rapper

Federal and state agents from Louisiana visited Florida as an investigation into a 2019 shooting involving a Baton Rouge rapper continues

Final suspect arrested in Dec. 15 Donaldsonville homicide

Deputies, along with the US Marshals Task Force, attempted to locate Jermaine Jackson, who is wanted for second-degree murder Tuesday.

‘You can’t escape the danger’: Brother and pregnant sister shot and killed in Mississippi triple homicide

The tragic news is sending a shockwave through the Hispanic community.

  Former Denham Springs High School football coach accused of sex crimes involving student

A former Denham Springs High School football coach accused of sexual conduct with a student turned himself in to authorities on Monday, Dec. 28, according to the Denham Springs Police Department.

  VIDEO: Thief steals car while owner puts air in tires

A Lakeview man is searching for his car after a thief took off in it while he was still hanging on.

Parents of a 14-year-old murder victim killed on Christmas want answers

14-year-old Jamere Alfred couldn’t wait for Christmas day.

  Vehicles burglarized in Livingston Parish neighborhood

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that at least three vehicles have been burglarized on Monday, Dec. 28.

14-year-old gunned down in Christmas shooting in N.O. East, family says

14-year-old Jamere Alfred was killed in a shooting Christmas night, according to a family spokesman.

Man accused of manufacturing a bomb following incident on Plank Road

Officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department say they have arrested a man for making a bomb after discovering suspicious devices following an incident on Plank Road Thursday, Dec. 24.

REPORT: Connie Bernard, embattled Baton Rouge school board member pleads guilty for altercation with teen

Bernard was due in court January fourth related to the leak of an explicit video in which she appeared to be involved in a physical and verbal dispute with a teenager on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018.

LSU PD asking for public’s help in identifying suspect wanted for burglarizing PMAC

Officials with the LSU Police Department are asking for the public’s help in locating an individual wanted in connection with a burglary of camera equipment at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center (PMAC) on Dec. 8.

  One in critical condition after Baker shooting

One person is in critical condition after a shooting off of McHugh Road near Groom in Baker Tuesday, according to emergency officials.

Baton Rouge man arrested for possessing, producing child pornography

A 33-year-old Baton Rouge man was arrested and charged for producing and possessing child pornography, according to state police.

  Pointe Coupee man arrested for child pornography charges

A 34-year-old man from Pointe Coupee has been arrested for child pornography charges by Attorney General Jeff Landry’s Cyber Crime Unit.

  Three face 71 charges in alleged burglary at Dutchtown storage facility, deputies say

Three people face more than 70 charges in connection with an alleged burglary at a storage facility in the Dutchtown area, according to deputies with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

One in critical condition after shooting on Bartlett Street

One person is in critical condition after a shooting on Barlett Street Monday afternoon, according to Baton Rouge Police.

  Zachary yogurt store employee fights off would-be robber, police say

Officials with the Zachary Police Department say a man accused of attempting to rob a yogurt shop and attacking an employee is hospitalized after the employee fought back and injured him.

  BRFD has arrested man in connection to arson fire on Richardson Drive in November

Baton Rouge Police has apprehended Patrick Chambers who was wanted in connection to an arson fire from November 25 in the 1400 block of Richardson Drive.

State Trooper shoots at suspect during chase that ends in Jefferson Parish

Detectives with Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations are investigating a shooting involving a trooper in Jefferson Parish.

  Two people injured in shooting on Weston Avenue, one critical

Emergency officials are responding to a reported shooting in the 5000 block of Weston Avenue.

  APSO arrest three men in package thefts

On Wednesday, December 16 the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office (APSO) responded to a call in reference to three Black males stealing packages in the Shadows of Ascension subdivision and Fairmont Avenue in Prairieville.

Rapper Mystikal to be cleared of charges, DA’s office says

Grand jury returns no true bill

  Report says injured LSP cadets looked like ‘domestic abuse’ victims

Louisiana State Police cadets suffered such severe injuries during the 2019 State Police Academy that one nurse said the cadets resembled “victims of domestic abuse and motor vehicle crashes.”

Man arrested for attempted murder

The East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for a 28-year-old man wanted for attempted second degree murder.

New Orleans police search for suspect accused of horse sex in City Park

New Orleans police are trying to locate a man who was caught on video in the investigation of a sexual abuse to animals incident on December 15 the 1000 block of Filmore Avenue.

  Arrest made in July house fire that killed 4 pets

The fire happened on July 15 at a home on Sherwood Street.

BRPD asking for public’s help in identifying suspect wanted for multiple burglaries on Plank Road

Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department say they are asking for the public’s help in asking identifying a potential burglary suspect.

  Two teens arrested in shooting death of 19-year-old LSU student in Iberia Parish

Two arrests have been made in the shooting death of 19-year-old Liam McDuff.

Security camera capture adults, young people stealing decorations, packages

Tis the season to spread some cheer, but Metairie resident John Steger says he woke up one morning to see one of his favorite Christmas lawn decorations gone.

  LSU did nothing to correct problem of athletic officials keeping allegations against athletes in-house, second USA Today article says

The second investigative article in one month by the national newspaper USA Today claims LSU had knowledge top officials in its athletic department violated Title IX policies in the past and did nothing to correct the problem when notified two years ago.

BRPD: Man dies following Nov. 28 shooting on N Carrollton Avenue

Baton Rouge police say a man has died 17 days after he was injured in a shooting at his home in the 700 block of North Carrollton Avenue.

  BRPD officer fired over billboard interview

A Baton Rouge police officer was fired Tuesday for an interview he gave to a YouTube blogger earlier this year.

Baton Rouge man arrested for soliciting a minor

A Baton Rouge man has been accused of indecent behavior and solicitation of a minor, according to Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry.

Former DA candidate arrested, charged with child sex crimes again

David Opperman, 58, was booked on one count of carnal knowledge of a juvenile.

  Authorities identify shooting victim on Eaton Street

Officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department say they are investigating a shooting in the 3700 block of Eaton Street Monday, Dec. 14.

  26-year-old killed in drive-by shooting on N. Foster Drive

Investigators believe the man was walking on N. Foster Drive when shots were fired from a passing vehicle.

  THE INVESTIGATORS: Video shows part of encounter that sparked lawsuit, Louisiana trooper’s arrest

During his arrest, Aaron Bowman was allegedly beaten with a flashlight and cursed at by members of law enforcement, court records obtained by the 9News Investigators say.

  40-year-old man killed in overnight shooting on N. Ardenwood Dr.

Baton Rouge Police Detectives are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred in the 1200 block of North Ardenwood Drive that claimed the life of a 40-year-old man.

One person seriously injured after shooting on Shay Avenue

One person has suffered serious injuries after a shooting on Shay Avenue, sources say.

After alleged beating leads to La. trooper’s arrest, attorneys speak out

Attorneys representing Aaron Bowman in an excessive force lawsuit against members of Louisiana’s law enforcement community are speaking out.

Three men arrested with 500K worth of heroin in Iberville

Three men were arrested with 15 pounds of heroin during a traffic stop in Iberville, according to the Iberville Parish Sheriff’s Office.

‘Excessive, unjustifiable actions’ lead to arrest of Louisiana trooper, officials say

Louisiana State Police (LSP) say Trooper Jacob Brown, 30, was charged with aggravated second-degree battery and malfeasance in office Thursday, Dec. 10.

27-year-old man arrested in Erwinville shooting

A 27-year-old man from New Roads was arrested in connection with an Erwinville shooting, according to the West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.

“This is the tip of the iceberg,” says Terrebonne Sheriff following 8 arrests of ‘Bag Chasin’ Babies’ gang members

The sheriff says they continue searching for four people with connections to the gang. The arrests are part of ‘Operation Silent Night’ with Houma and State Police.

LSP investigating deputy-involved shooting in West Baton Rouge Parish

Troopers with the Louisiana State Police say they are investigating a deputy-involved shooting in West Baton Rouge Parish.

Delivery driver held at gunpoint in Denham Springs

A delivery driver was held at gunpoint by a masked suspect in Denham Springs on Magnolia Beach Road Wednesday, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office.

  Man arrested in deadly shooting near North Boulevard

A man was fatally shot near North Blvd. Wednesday night, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

Case against former school administrator accused of killing Baton Rouge teacher moved to Iberville Parish

The case against Robert Marks, a former school administrator accused of killing a pregnant teacher in 2016, has been dismissed by the 19th Judicial District in East Baton Rouge Parish and moved to the 18th Judicial District in Iberville Parish.

Woman steals nearly $400 worth of alcohol from Rouses in Gonzales

A woman walked out of a Rouses Supermarket with over $300 worth of alcohol without paying in Gonzales, according to Gonzales Police.

Parish Leaders and law enforcement say COVID-19 has contributed to record high homicides in East Baton Rouge

It’s been a record-breaking year for violence in east Baton Rouge. District Attorney Hillar Moore says 109 people have been murdered so far. Community leaders are now promising change.

48-year-old woman found dead in apartment

A 48-year-old woman was found dead inside an apartment on North Marque Ann Drive, according to Baton Rouge Police.

  14-year-old fatally shot near Topeka Street

A juvenile male was shot on Topeka Street near Mohican Street Friday afternoon, according to Baton Rouge Police.

  DOJ to investigate allegations of La. inmates held beyond release dates

The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating allegations that inmates in Louisiana were held past their release dates.

Gonzales man sentenced to 198 months in federal prison for child pornography

A 29-year-old man from Gonzales was sentenced to 198 months in federal prison for distributing and possessing child phonography, according to the state’s Department of Justice.

CRIME STOPPERS: Man wanted for attempted second-degree murder in Denham Springs

Detectives with the Denham Springs Police Department say they are currently looking for Christopher Cobb for attempted second-degree murder.