A woman from Baker is dead after a major crash in the New Orleans French Quarter.
The New Orleans Police Department says Tevest Vance, 37, was drunk when he crashed into a balcony support pole on Burgundy Street in New Orleans.
Firefighters are investigating a fire that destroyed over half of a vacant home in the 3100 block of Riley Street.
Curt Monte, a spokesperson for the Baton Rouge Fire Department, says the cause of the fire was arson.
Three people are now in jail for threatening a key witness to a murder on Madison Avenue.
Natasha Tate, 40, Donte Tate, 20, and Danny Allen, 26, were arrested on October 16, 2014, for Obstruction of Justice.
A Denham Springs man is now in jail for making and using counterfeit checks in Acadia Parish.
Crowley Police Chief K.P. Gibson says officers arrested Cory Hankins, 30, after using a fake check at a local bank.