Local News

Early voting crowds show up in record numbers

According to the Secretary Of State's Office, more than 32,000 people across the state cast their ballot yesterday alone. Almost 3900 did so here in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Congressman Boustany challenges opponent to on air debate

Congressman Charles Boustany announced today that he challenges his fellow Republican opponent Congressman Jeff Landry to an on air debate

Our Lady Queen of Peace repairs fire damage

To members of Our Lady Queen of Peace, the capping of the church belltower means the world.

Thibodaux man arrested for aggravated rape of juvenile

A 25-year-old man from Thibodaux was arrested for allegedly having sexual contact with a juvenile who is younger than 13-years-old.

Senior arrested for allegedly dealing drugs, possession of illegal firearms

 A 69-year-old man was arrested for allegedly dealing drugs out of his home in Springfield, La.

Community reacts to grisly attack of mother-to-be and unborn child

According to the warrant, Jeffrey Reynolds, 31, attacked his wife just after 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning.

BRPD: You could face charges if you go to Carlotta Street to try and start a party

 It may be a Halloween tradition, but the Baton Rouge Police Department is warning the public that any attempt to make the Carlotta Street Party happen could add cuffs to your costume.

Attempted murder suspect arrested after his car broke down in rush hour traffic

An attempted murder suspect was arrested after his car broke down, leaving him stranded in the roadway during rush hour traffic.

Woman arrested for running her boyfriend over with her car

A man was seriously injured after his girlfriend allegedly ran him over with her car after she accelerated while he was exiting the vehicle.

Shreveport clerk chases off bandits with gun of his own

A local store clerk warded off would-be burglars with a gun of his own Monday night.