Statewide News

Traffic violation leads to four drug arrests

Four people are behind bars after a traffic stop led to the discovery of a large quantity of cocaine being transported from Houston, TX to Jacksonville, FL.

Drunken man steals Walmart scooter, tows friend in wheelchair

Houma Police responded to the call of a male subject driving a motorized scooter on South Van Avenue pulling a wheel chair on July 15.

Vilma wants quick hearing over 'bounty' suspension

New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma is asking a federal court for a hearing this week over the football player's yearlong suspension stemming from the "bounty" investigation: allegations of financial bonuses being paid to

Man who threatened to kill people was found in possession of crack cocaine

A Hammond man was locked up after he allegedly pulled out a knife and threatened to “kill everyone.” Deputies say they found crack cocaine on him as well as a crack pipe after he was transported to prison.

Mayor Landrieu's son arrested for DUI

Mayor Mitch Landrieu's son Benjamin, 19, was arrested early Tuesday morning on suspicion of DWI and reckless driving, according to the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office.

Romney fundraiser in Baton Rouge

Mitt Romney made his way to the Capitol City for a fundraiser luncheon at the City Club this afternoon. Forty people showed up at the for the $50,000 a plate fundraiser.

SEC Football Media Day To Be Celebrated Tuesday In Hoover Alabama

Tuesday is Media Day for SEC football in Hoover Alabama.   Today the purple and gold announced their updated schedule for this upcoming season.  The first two games are at night.

Two arrested for theft of baby gators, attempted car burglary

8th District officers spotted, chased and arrested a would-be car burglar Wednesday. Once they pulled his record, they found he was wanted for stealing baby alligators from the Audubon Zoo’s gift shop on July 4.

Reported domestic dispute leads to arrest of man wanted in shooting

A local man is behind bars facing serious charges in connection with a domestic dispute as well as a shooting that occurred earlier this year.

Romney fundraiser in downtown BR met with opposition

upports of GOP Presidential candidate Mitt Romney are gathered at the City Club in downtown Baton Rouge today. That’s because a fundraiser is being held, and Romney is the featured guest.