Fugitive arrested after police respond to 911 hang-up call placed by child playing on the phone

An accidental phone call to police from a precocious child resulted in the arrest of a man who was wanted for burglary and DWI charges.

Myth vs. Fact: DHH dispels rumors about Naegleria Fowleri Ameba, drinking water in Louisiana

The Department of Health and Hospitals wants to dispel myths and rumors associated with a recent confirmation of an ameba in the water system in St. Bernard Parish.

Man arrested for theft following single-vehicle crash; 5-year-old injured

A Bunkie man is in the St. Landry Parish Jail for felony theft charges and child endangerment following a crash on LA Highway745 near LA Highway 10 north of Washington.

Employee arrested for illegally cashing over $20,000 in company checks

A Sulphur woman is charged with 59 counts of forgery after she allegedly cashed checks from her employer at various local businesses.

Bond set at $100,000 for LSU law student accused of raping woman

Bond has been set at $100,000 for a student at the LSU law school who is accused of raping a woman.

Teen arrested for starting fire in bathroom at high school said she was ‘just being stupid’

A 17-year-old was arrested after she started a fire at her high school. When asked why she did it, she told investigators, “I was just being stupid.”

Baton Rouge father arrested for helping son accused of murder avoid police capture

A Baton Rouge man was arrested for allegedly helping his son avoid arrest after he was identified as a murder suspect.

27-year-old man recovering from gun shot wound to the head; BRPD searching for witnesses

A 27-year-old man is recovering in the hospital after being shot in the head. Police say they are searching for a witness who will step forward with information.

Two men arrested for robbery, rape outside Lafayette apartment

Two men were arrested in connection to a robbery and rape investigation that happened back in June 2013.

10th grader arrested for bringing gun to school in Shreveport

A 10th grade student was arrested Wednesday morning after an unloaded gun was seized at a Caddo Parish high school.