Statewide News

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.

Six people displaced after early morning fire in Port Allen

 An early morning fire in West Baton Rouge Parish has left six people without a home today. The American Red Cross is out assisting those residents in Port Allen.

Police: Male bank robber was dressed as a woman

The New Orleans Police Department is seeking a male suspect who has been connected to two possible bank robberies. They say the man was dressed like a woman in at least one of those robberies.

Brees Contract Deadline Is Fast Approaching

Drew Brees's contract deadline is quickly approaching.   The Saints and Brees have just four days to hammer out a deal otherwise Brees would be forced to play this upcoming season under the franchise tag.