BRPD: investigating armed robbery of a convenience store

Baton Rouge Police are investigating the armed robbery of La Frontera Convenience Store, 11219 Muriel Drive, that occurred yesterday evening around 7:35pm. Two suspects walked into the store with handguns demanding money.

Bail set at $100K for Thibodaux man who intimidated witness

A Thibodaux man has been arrested for allegedly intimidating and robbing a witness.

Operation nabs 16 suspects in Slidell

16 people were arrested in Slidell after a “proactive” operation, involving local, state and federal law enforcement agencies.

UPDATE: BRPD: 2 teens arrested in connection to fatal shooting of a teen

Most recent update: Baton Rouge Police Investigators arrested two men connection with the shooting on South 15th. Saturday Police arrested Harold Retana, 18 around 4:30pm.

BRAVE raid puts seven in jail, police say this is only the begining

Seven people are in jail thanks to efforts by the brave team and law enforcement officials say this is just the beginning.

Lawmakers discuss bringing back the electric chair

The state of Louisiana was set to execute 70 year-old Christopher Sepulvado this Wednesday, but he was saved for 90 days by a judge late Monday afternoon.

St. Mary Sheriff’s Office searching for 2 escaped inmates

St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office is currently searching for two inmates who escaped from jail. The inmates are identified as Christopher Horton, 28, of Bayou Vista, and Joshua Folks, 36, of Franklin.

Rape Crisis: the story behind the numbers

By last count, the city of Baton Rouge averaged 70 cases of rape in the year 2012. Though official numbers aren't out yet for 2013 police say expect much of the same.

LA Department of Revenue urges caution when choosing tax preparers

The latest arrest of a Louisiana tax preparer for state tax fraud is the thirteenth since a joint initiative between the Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) and the Louisiana Department of Justice (DOJ) began in March 2013.

LPSO investigate deputy involved shooting in Denham Springs

On January 26, 2014 at approximately 9:30a.m., members of the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office Uniform Patrol Division were called to respond to a domestic battery complaint.