Authorities investigating arson in North Baton Rouge

Firefighters say they are investigating an act of arson that severely damaged an abandoned house in North Baton Rouge. It started around 9:53 a.m. this morning in the 5300 block of St. Gerard Circle.

Sorrento PD audit shows missing semi-automatic rifle

An audit of police equipment in Sorrento, LA, shows the Sorrento Police Department is missing a Bushmaster M4A3 rifle. 

Food Bank worker arrested for stealing almost $4K in donations

A 10-year employee of the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank is now facing felony theft charges after police say he stole almost $4,000 in donated food.

Kaplan man arrested for distributing child pornography

A Kaplan man has been arrested and charged with six counts of distributing pornography involving juveniles, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Principal and wife arrested for bringing gun to Amite Christian Academy

The principal of Amite Christian Academy and his wife are now in jail for carrying a gun on school property, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Local band director arrested for raping student

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives arrested a local teacher Thursday for allegedly raping one of his students.

Couple arrested for robbing Chase Bank on Siegen Lane

The man who robbed the Chase Bank on Siegen Lane last Friday and his getaway driver are now in jail, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.

Suspects leave empty-handed in AT&T store burglary

Detectives are looking for two men who burglarized the AT&T store on Wax Road.

Former Lafayette high school teacher accused of having sex with student

Joshua Krieg, 27, is in the Lafayette Parish Jail after allegedly having sex with one of his students.

Bail set at $550K for Donaldsonville man accused of shooting teen

A Donaldsonville man is now in jail after shooting a 16-year-old boy in the face, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

3 charged with attempted murder for shooting APSO deputy

Three people are now in jail for shooting a deputy in Donaldsonville yesterday, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Thibodaux teen charged with Attempted 2nd Degree Murder

A 17-year-old man is now in jail after almost killing another teen, according to the Thibodaux Police Department. It happened around 6:16 p.m. on January 18, 2015, in the 200 block of Sanders Street.

BRPD arrests suspect who pointed gun at officer on Plank Road

The man who pointed a gun at officers after a car chase on Saturday is now in jail, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

APSO arrests 3rd suspect in deputy shooting

UPDATE: The man wanted for shooting a deputy in Donaldsonville is now in custody, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office.

Bomb threat closes I-210 bridge for hours, suspect charged

A 24-year-old California man is in custody after issuing a bomb threat that forced the closure of the Interstate 210 bridge and Calcasieu Ship Channel for several hours Monday.