Drunk driver causes head-on crash that shut down I-10 for nearly 12 hours

A drunk driver is to blame for a crash that shut down the Bonnet Carre Spillway for nearly half a day.

39-year-old man arrested for rape of 9-year-old in St. Landry Parish

St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s detectives have arrested Timothy Thibodaux for the aggravated rape of a 9-year-old juvenile.

BRPD offers free self-defense classes for women

The Baton Rouge Police Department is offering two Equalizer Women’s Self-Defense classes. The classes will be held at the Baton Rouge Police Department Training Academy, located at 704 Mayflower St. The class times are from 6:00 p.m.

Man wearing pajamas, no shoes, escapes from St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office

Deputies are searching for a man who escaped from custody early this morning.

LSPD looking for armed robbers

LSUPD are looking for a truck used during an Armed Robbery on the campus of LSU at approximately 3:00 a.m. during the early morning hours of October 13, 2013.

Family of victim searching for answers about hit-and-run crash near LSU’s campus

A 28-year-old man is in surgery today after he was serious injured last night by a hit-and-run driver. His family hopes someone has information that will help locate the person responsible.

DOC: Career criminal will not be released following recent arrest

A man who was arrested in Baton Rouge after fleeing from deputies will remain locked up in the Lafayette Parish Prison due to his extensive criminal history, according to the Department of Corrections.

MISSING: Mother fails to return 2 children home at end of summer visitation

Officials ask for the public’s help in locating a mother who failed to return her two children to their home in Lafayette at the end of their scheduled visitation.

Seven charged for underage drinking during BRPD’s first effort from grant funds

The Baton Rouge Police Department is cracking down on underage drinking. The effort is made possible by a grant provided from the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission.

19-year-old arrested for shooting at Lutcher High football game

A 19-year-old was arrested for allegedly shooting at individuals at a high school football game.