Family friend charged for his part in multi-year juvenile sex case

A convict currently held in a Rhode Island prison on child molestation charges was transported to CPSO Calcasieu Correctional Center for his part in a multi-year juvenile sex crime case.

Lawsuit against city, BRPD, prosecutors hopes to end outdated gun ordinance

A Baton Rouge attorney claims his client’s constitutional rights were violated when he was arrested for allegedly violating an obscure, outdated ordinance. It’s an issue, he says, that could impact all gun owners in Baton Rouge.

Woman arrested for placing her infant in closed ice chest with gas can; additional drug charges

A Ponchatoula woman was arrested after she allegedly placed her infant into an ice chest that had a gas can in it and closed the lid.

Troopers arrest 32 for DWI, seize illegal drugs, issue thousands of citations over Labor Day weekend

Throughout the Labor Day weekend, Louisiana State Police in conjunction with numerous local law enforcement agencies participated in Operation “Safe Corridor” in an effort to decrease serious injury and fatal crashes along Interstat

New York man arrested for 3rd DWI after causing crash in Baton Rouge

A New York man was arrested for his third DWI after he allegedly caused a crash on Labor Day. When asked how much he had to drink, he told the trooper he consumed 4 beers and 6 shots of Jack Daniels.

Authorities find two meth labs in woman's home

A woman from Eunice has been arrested after the officials found two separate meth labs and other drugs in her residence.

Wife dies in I-10 crash after jerking steering wheel during domestic dispute

An argument between a wife and husband led to a fatal crash in Slidell. On September 2 shortly after 8:30 p.m., State Troopers investigated a single-vehicle fatal crash on I-10 in St. Tammany Parish.

Lafayette police searching for suspect who shot man in the stomach; victim survived

Police are working to identify the person who shot an 18-year-old man in the stomach.

WANTED: Opelousas man accused of attempted murder of man, accidental shooting of woman

A man is wanted for attempted murder after he allegedly shot a man and woman over the weekend.

BRPD: Man who broke into woman’s vehicle dies after being struck in the head

Police say they have not filed any charges in a case that resulted in the death of a 47-year-old man. However, the investigation is ongoing at this time.