Statewide News

Man who threatened to kill people was found in possession of crack cocaine

A Hammond man was locked up after he allegedly pulled out a knife and threatened to “kill everyone.” Deputies say they found crack cocaine on him as well as a crack pipe after he was transported to prison.

Mayor Landrieu's son arrested for DUI

Mayor Mitch Landrieu's son Benjamin, 19, was arrested early Tuesday morning on suspicion of DWI and reckless driving, according to the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office.

Romney fundraiser in Baton Rouge

Mitt Romney made his way to the Capitol City for a fundraiser luncheon at the City Club this afternoon. Forty people showed up at the for the $50,000 a plate fundraiser.

SEC Football Media Day To Be Celebrated Tuesday In Hoover Alabama

Tuesday is Media Day for SEC football in Hoover Alabama.   Today the purple and gold announced their updated schedule for this upcoming season.  The first two games are at night.

Two arrested for theft of baby gators, attempted car burglary

8th District officers spotted, chased and arrested a would-be car burglar Wednesday. Once they pulled his record, they found he was wanted for stealing baby alligators from the Audubon Zoo’s gift shop on July 4.

Reported domestic dispute leads to arrest of man wanted in shooting

A local man is behind bars facing serious charges in connection with a domestic dispute as well as a shooting that occurred earlier this year.

Romney fundraiser in downtown BR met with opposition

upports of GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney are gathered at the City Club in downtown Baton Rouge today. That’s because a fundraiser is being held, and Romney is the featured guest.

Two young girls awarded for courage and heroism during vicious dog attack

Two young ladies from Tangipahoa Parish have been honored for their “Courage” and “Heroism” during a horrific event in their lives.

Woman arrested after allegedly stabbing boyfriend to death

Baton Rouge Detectives arrested Katina Carter, 29, late last night for the stabbing and murder of Ladrian Davis, 26, in the11000 block of Wentling Ave.

Convicted felon wearing bullet proof vest arrested for possession of stolen firearm

A convicted felon is back behind bars in Assumption Parish for allegedly possessing a stolen firearm as well as a bullet proof vest.