A Department of Corrections Inmate who escaped from the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center on Thursday afternoon has been captured near Jackson, Mississippi according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor Jones Jr.
An arrest was made over the weekend for a murder that happened a little over a year ago.
The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that Mason Chiapuzio, 19, was arrested for the shooting death of Brandon Harris.
Visitation and Funeral services for beloved Baton Rouge business man and philanthropist Gerry Lane begin Monday. Lane died Friday morning. He was 82 years old when the veteran car salesman lost his battle with cancer.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will be hosting the third annual "Boating Education Lagniappe Day" on May 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at eight different locations across the state.