Homer mayor arrested, accused of using city funds for personal use

On March 24, 2014, investigators with the Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations arrested the mayor of Homer, LA for six counts of malfeasance in office.

Rally for new bill to make payday lending subject to felony loansharking laws

Payday lenders currently charge interest rates 10 times higher than felony loansharking laws allow.

Traffic Stops yield over 1,000 lbs. of illegal drugs, multiple arrests

During the past few weeks Louisiana State Troopers in Troop A and Troop I made several traffic stops which resulted in multiple arrests and the seizure of nearly 1,000 pounds of marijuana, several pounds of cocaine, nearly a kilo of MDMA, eight

Two teens arrested for bomb threats against East Ascension HS

Two teenagers are in jail for trying to cause mayhem at East Ascension High School. They both made bomb threats against the school, just a short time apart from each other.

Napoleonville man runs over 4-year-old riding bike

A Napoleonville man was arrested Sunday evening after he ran over a four-year-old who was riding a bike. Around 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 23, a Patrol Sergeant saw a Chevy Tahoe speeding southbound on Highway 1.

Intruder gets shot during break-in, calls 911 for ambulance

An intruder called 911 after he was shot during a break in attempt, in Iberia Parish.

BRPD looking for man who robbed Auto Zone

Baton Rouge Police are looking for a man who robbed an auto parts store Sunday night. Police say around 7:54 p.m. on March 23, a man walked into the Auto Zone at 10418 Florida Boulevard with a handgun.

BRPD make four arrests for synthetic marijuana

By sheer coincidence, the Baton Rouge Police Department's narcotics division executed a series of warrants for synthetic marijuana Friday.

Ponchatoula couple arrested for drug activity in home with children

Two Ponchatoula residents were arrested Wednesday on numerous narcotics related charges.

UPDATE: Rape suspect arrested for in March 15 incident

UPDATE 3-20-14: Tyrone Isaac, 20, was arrested on Thursday by the US Marshals' Task Force in Alexandria, LA.

Orleans Parish Grand Jury indicts Juvenile Court Judge

An Orleans Parish Grand Jury on Thursday returned a two felony-count indictment against Orleans Parish Juvenile Court Judge Yolanda King.

Prairieville man arrested on 4 counts of child molestation

Ascension Parish deputies arrested a Prairieville man on Wednesday, March 19, for allegedly molesting a juvenile.

Local, State agencies issue stern warning on synthetic weed crisis, over 100 sent to ER

The East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner along with several local and state law enforcement agencies issued a warning on Thursday about the dangers of using synthetic marijuana and the potential for criminal and legal action against those caught sel

19-year-old mother arrested in Terrebonne Parish after 1-month-old found unconscious

"My concern is I'm hoping that the baby makes it right now, that the baby makes it, and I can get her outta jail, said Al Guillory, father of a newborn clinging to life in a New Orleans hospital.

BRFD suspects arson in Maryland Street house fire

Baton Rouge Fire Department investigators think arson is behind a Thursday morning house fire that happened in the 2000 block of Maryland Street just after midnight.