NOPD officer arrested for theft, filing false public records

A 17-year veteran of the New Orleans Police Department was placed on emergency suspension after he was arrested Tuesday.

North Louisiana man arrested for running illegal bar inside his home

Undercover agents busted a Louisiana man this week who was allegedly running a bar inside his home.

Thibodaux mother arrested for threatening elementary school teacher

A Thibodaux woman was arrested last week, accused of threatening a local teacher who placed her child under in-school suspension.

Arson fires destroy 2 vacant homes overnight

The Baton Rouge Fire Department is currently investigating two arson fires that destroyed two vacant homes overnight.

Suspect identified in fatal standoff with Denham Springs Police

A Texas truck driver is dead after getting shot during a standoff with Denham Springs Police.

4 men arrested in undercover child pornography sting

An undercover investigation into the possession and distribution of child pornography has led to the arrest of four New Orleans area men, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Napleonville man admits to stealing horse in drunken attempt to catch parade

A Napoleonville man is now in jail after on a felony theft charge after stealing a horse last week, according to the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office.

St. Amant man charged after allegedly causing fatal crash on I-10

A St. Amant man is now facing reckless driving charges after causing a car crash that killed a 66-year-old Baton Rouge man, according to the Gonzales Police Department.

Man charged with Negligent Homicide in shooting death of teen babysitter

A 25-year-old man is now facing criminal charges for the shooting death of a teenage babysitter, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

Surveillance video released of vandals targeting historic French Quarter church

Surveillance video shows a group marching in the French Quarter, and New Orleans police believe the video may include the people responsible for the vandalism of two historic buildings in the Vieux Carré.

Large drug shipment delivered to Prairieville home while child was inside

A Prairieville man is now in jail after detectives discovered a large shipment of drugs had been delivered to his home, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Police believe thief hit Baton Rouge and Gonzales hospitals on same day

Police believe the woman who used credit cards stolen from Baton Rouge General Hospital also stole a debit card from a Gonzales hospital on the same day.

Former EFP school board employee arrested in undercover narcotics sting

A former employee of the East Feliciana School Board is now in jail on drug charges.

St. Bernard Parish President accused of leaving wife a ‘rape note', viewing porn on work computer

A new court filing levels additional allegations against embattled St. Bernard Parish President Dave Peralta.

Mandeville man arrested for 8th DWI

A man was arrested on his eighth DWI after police said he took a friend’s vehicle Tuesday night without permission and got involved in a hit-and-run in Mandeville.