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St. Mary Parish deputies investigate contraband in jail

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating the presence of contraband inside of their Centerville Law Enforcement Center after pictures and videos were posted online showing inmates with illegal items.

Local scam artist due for sentencing in federal court

Johnathan Williams, 34, is due in federal court today for sentencing. He's pleaded guilty to wire fraud and duping people out of $500,000 over a four-year period.

Worker discovers skeletal remains in St. Francisville

The West Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating the discovery of skeletal remains found near the Old Ferry Landing in St. Francisville on Sunday, July 6, around 1:00 p.m.

UPDATE: Tangipahoa murder suspect, escapee in police custody

UPDATE: Moore, who escaped from the Tangipahoa Parish Jail on Sunday night, is now in police custody. Authorities located more in Osyka, Mississippi, and are transporting him to the Pike County jail to await extradition.

Sheriff finds body of missing 12-yr-old St. James girl

The search for a missing 12-year-old girl in St. James Parish came to a tragic end on Sunday. St. James Parish Sheriff Willy Martin found Talaija Dorsey himself in Vacherie, outside of New Orleans.

UPDATE: Fatal stabbing leaves one dead: man responsible turns himself in

One man is dead after being stabbed and the person responsible turned himself in.

Dangerous New Orleans convict released due to typo

It happens to most of us every day. We make typos on our computer keyboards. But for most of us those typos couldn't put someone's life on the line.

Bourbon Street shooting suspect arrested in MS

The New Orleans Police and the U.S. Marshal apprehended the Bourbon Street shooting suspect, 20-year-old Trung T. Le (also known as “Joe”), in Mississippi on Friday afternoon.

'Operation No Freedom for You' hopes to protect community

Fourteen people are in the Livingston Parish Jail Thursday night, accused of selling prescription pills. It was all part of a big warrant roundup.

Operation 'No Freedom for You’ nets several narcotics arrests in Livingston

Sheriff Jason Ard and other Livingston Parish Sheriff’s deputies conducted a narcotics round-up called “Operation – No Freedom for You” on the eve of Independence Day.

Franklin man arrested for allegedly having sex with 14-yr-old

Mark A. White, 31, of Franklin, LA was arrested on July 2, on a warrant for felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile, according to the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Homicide detectives question man in Bourbon Street shooting

(CNN) -- Police have questioned a man in connection with a shooting in New Orleans' French Quarter over the weekend.

Mother’s fiancé arrested as person of interest in disappearance of 12-year-old Talaija

Although the search still continues for 12-year-old Talaija Dorsey, St. James Parish Sheriff’s detectives have arrested the mother’s fiancé as a person of interest in Talaija’s disappearance.

Shooting at party blamed in part on Instagram post; arrested father of suspect responds

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office says a post on a popular social media site turned a small gathering into an out-of-control party that ending with one person getting shot.

Kentwood couple arrested on meth charges, investigated by DCFS

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office made two arrests on Tuesday after investigating reports of drug activity at a Kentwood residence.