Arson causes morning apartment fire

Firefighters have extinguished an apartment fire, which they believe was caused by arson.

Shooting suspect’s mother, sister arrested for obstruction of justice in St. Joseph Street murder

Baton Rouge Police have arrested two people for obstruction of justice in connection with the Feb. 20, shooting death of Patrick Williams on St. Joseph Street.

TPSO arrest Loranger man for 5 traffic violations, 5 drug charges

A Loranger man has been arrested on traffic and narcotics charges. The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office said they arrested 33-year-old Luke Timberlake, around midnight on February 22.

UPDATE: 3rd Suspect turns himself in for Geismar Bank robbery

UPDATE 2-24-14: Bryan Golden, 30, of Gonzales, turned himself into authorities late Friday evening.

Victim in attempted abduction at LSU tells police she made up the story

The victim who notified LSU Police that someone tried to abduct her on the LSU Campus last night has admitted to Investigators that she made up the story and the incident did not happen.

Thibodaux: High-speed chase ends in head-on collision, no injuries, 2 arrests

Thibodaux Chief of Police Scott Silverii reported the arrest of two men following a car theft and high-speed chase. Officers stopped Graylin William’s vehicle after they observed it speeding in the middle of Tiger Drive.

EBR deputies investigate shooting of 14-year-old on St. Croix Dr.

A 14-year-old teen was taken to the hospital, and a 19-year-old was arrested after a shooting on Thursday, Feb. 20, around 7:32 p.m. in the 1900 block of St. Croix Drive.

Louisiana man charged for instructional child porn sites

On Thursday, the U.S. Attorney's Office unsealed a bill of information charging Jonathan Johnson, 27, with operating two child porn websites from his home. Johnson has been in jail since June 2013.

Ex-NFLer Darren Sharper pleads not guilty in alleged rapes of 2 women

Former NFL star Darren Sharper pleaded not guilty in a Los Angeles court Thursday in the alleged druggings and rapes of two women.

Police arrest father for death of 5-year-old daughter

Police have arrested a man for the death of his daughter 32-year-old Terry Edwards was arrested around 10:53 a.m. on February 20 on charges of Second Degree Murder, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

Lake Charles: Former assistant DA indicted on sexual battery, malfeasance

A Grand Jury in Calcasieu Parish on Thursday returned a two felony-count indictment against former Clacasieu Parish first assistant distract attorney Ronald Rossitto, 63, of Lake Charles.

2 LA men in Denham Springs, Sulphur arrested for child pornography

The Louisiana Attorney General’s High Technology Crime Unit (HTCU) on Thursday reported the arrest of two Louisiana men for child pornography charges.

Seven arrests in connection with 2 Ascension Parish meth labs

Seven people have been arrested in Ascension Parish in connection to two meth labs.

Deputies rescue 47 dogs from Breaux Bridge property, arrest man for dogfighting, drug activity

St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s deputies have arrested Jason Hasket Jr., 25, of Natchitoches for dog fighting, and drug activity.

BRPD looking for murder suspect James Dean

Baton Rouge Police have issued an arrest warrant for James Dean, 23, who is accused of striking 53-year-old Michael Taylor in the head with a tire tool during a family fight on Jan. 1, 2014.