AG’s Office indicts 9 in Medicaid fraud scheme

Nine people have been indicted as part of a continued effort to crack down on Medicaid fraud, announced the Louisiana Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) on Monday.

5 arrested for disaster benefits fraud following hurricane Isaac

Deputies from the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) conducted a fraud warrant roundup today to pick up five individuals suspected of felony theft by fraud

3 arrested in ‘most severe and disturbing’ human trafficking case in Natchitoches

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Scott woman arrested for breaking picture frame on husband’s head

Doris Laday, 58, of Scott, Louisiana, was arrested Friday morning after a fight with her common law husband.

Gonzales man found passed out in his car with heroin

Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Tony Bacala reports one arrest following an investigation into illegal drug activity in a business parking lot in Gonzales.

Gonzales woman faces over a dozen drug charges following APSO investigation

A Gonzales woman is in jail following an investigation into illegal drug activity.

8 arrested in Donaldsonville Medicaid fraud conspiracy

Eight people were arrested in connection with Medicaid fraud conspiracy, announced the Louisiana Attorney General on Thursday.

Pierre Part woman allegedly stabs boyfriend with kitchen knife

A Pierre Part woman is in jail after her boyfriend told police she stabbed in in the chest with a small kitchen knife.

2 suspects wanted for armed robbery of McDonald’s on Government St.

Baton Rouge Police are investigating the armed robbery of the McDonald’s on Government Street downtown. Officers say shortly after 12:00 a.m. two suspects with cloths over their faces entered the business.

19 child exploitation arrests in Louisiana’s Operation Broken Heart

Nineteen people have been arrested for child sexual exploitation in a statewide operation known as “Operation Broken Heart,” announced Louisiana’s Attorney General Buddy Caldwell on Wednesday.

EBRSO arrests couple following search warrant

Law Enforcement agents with the Delta Narcotics Task Force, supported by SWAT and K-9, executed a search warrant Tuesday on Chalmette Avenue and arrested a man and woman, and seized drugs, cash and a weapon.

St. Martin Parish correctional officer arrested on multiple charges

(St. Martinville, La.)- Following an investigation in reference to contraband being located inside the St. Martin Parish Correctional Center, Investigators with the St.

Why hasn't Main Street recovered like Wall Street?

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- If the five-year recovery from the Great Recession were a stereotypical college party, Wall Street would be the cool jocks drinking beers while everyday Americans would still be waiting for their invitations.

Bond raised for teacher accused of intentionally exposing student to AIDS in Terrebonne

Terrebonne Parish, LA (WGNO) -- A teacher and coach who worked in Terrebonne Parish is accused of having sex wit

New Iberia man arrested for sexual battery, forcible rape of 6-year-old boy

Sidney Istre, 63, of New Iberia was arrested for five counts of oral sexual battery and six counts of forcible rape of a 6-year-old boy.