Louisiana prison escapee Keana Barnes caught in Los Angeles

Keana Barnes, the 33-year-old offender who escaped from the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women in the early morning hours of January 1, has been apprehended and is in the custody of the Los Angeles Police Department.

Arrest made in 22-year-old cold case murder in Ascension Parish

GONZALES, LA (NBC33) — UPDATE: Kenneth Lavigne has been charged with Aggravated Rape and First-Degree Murder.

Two Covington police officers arrested on battery charges

Two officers with the Covington Police Department were arrested on charges of simple battery and malfeasance in office.

Twelve DWI arrests made after Thursday night checkpoint near LSU

The Baton Rouge Police Department and East Baton Rouge Sheriff Office conducted a sobriety checkpoint on the night of March 21 in the 4300 block of Highland Rd.

18-year-old accused of triple murder arrested after crashing vehicle; denied bond

An accused killer is locked up today after he wrecked his vehicle into a parked car while attempting to evade law enforcement.

Tangipahoa Sheriff's Office focuses on sex offenders, leads to arrests

Three men have been arrested after violating sex offender compliance laws in Tangipahoa Parish. 

Woman’s boyfriend confesses to fatal abuse of 2-year-old, ‘I just clicked out’

 A woman’s boyfriend was arrested for injuring her 2-year-old daughter so badly she was in critical condition for nearly a week. Investigators say he eventually confessed to the crime and after he was arrested, the child died.

Elderly Slidell woman jailed after taking an estimated $2.1 million from employers

Detectives arrested a Slidell woman on March 14 for embezzling money from her employer. Janice Ricks Linam, 72, was employed for the past 28 years as a personal assistant for two sisters who resided on the south shore.

Roof repair con man arrested for scamming elderly victims

A Baker man was arrested last night for scamming at least three elderly people for phony roof repairs.

West Monroe man charged with 150 counts of child pornography, bond set at $1.5 million

Bond has been set at $1.5 million for a West Monroe man who was arrested and charged with 150 counts of possessing pornography involving juveniles.