Woman arrested after striking child with belt, caused severe bruising

A Sulphur Woman has been arrested on charges of Cruetly to a Juvenile.

19-year-old confesses to setting 6 fires in New Roads

A 19-year-year old man has confessed to setting six fires in New Roads, officials confirmed.

Elderly Baton Rouge woman robbed at knife-point by home intruders

Police are searching for the suspects responsible for breaking into an elderly woman’s home and robbing her at knife-point.

Four arrested on multiple charges in St. Mary drug sting

Four Bayou Vista residents have been arrested on multiple drug charges as the result of a drug sting.

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.”