Baton Rouge authorities looking for pajama bank burglar

BATON ROUGE, LA — East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for an man that attempted to burglarize the Chase Bank located at 1312 O’Neal Lane at around 3:00 a.m. on Monday

42% of nation to be obese by 2030, study predicts

After years of rising obesity rates in the United States, recent statistics show the rates may have steadied. But that may not be enough, according to a new report released on Monday - it estimates about 42% of the U.S.

Churchill Downs death probe yields no suspects

A medical examiner is investigating the death of a 48-year-old stable worker named Adan Fabian Perez, a Guatemala native discovered in the back of a barn at Churchill Downs one day after the storied Louisville racetrack hosted the Kentucky Derb

Harrison County 2-year old drowns in pool

A Harrison County 2-year old died Sunday afternoon in an apparent drowning. At around 4:30 p.m., Harrison County 911 dispatchers received a call from an address on Private Road 4137, near Harleton, about a possible drowning.

Stonewall teen killed in early morning weekend wreck

A Stonewall teen was killed Sunday morning in a single-vehicle crash on Linwood Avenue near Highway 3276. Troopers were called to the crash around 3:15 a.m. The lone car was driven by 18-year old Jacob A. Meshell.

UPDATE: Jury selected in Lil' Boosie trial

BATON ROUGE, LA --- The jury is now seated in the First-Degree murder trial for rapper Lil' Boosie. Opening statements are scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 5. The jury consists of 9 women and three men.

Hammond man charged with 14 counts of child porn

On Wednesday, Louisiana State Police Region I Detectives arrested 28-year old Robert Bertoniere of Hammond, LA following an investigation into suspected online child pornography.

Man dies after allegedly robbing Shreveport convenience store

A man collapsed and died this afternoon after allegedly robbing a west Shreveport business.

State fire marshal returning to office following investigation

BATON ROUGE – Butch Browning will be reinstated as the Louisiana State Fire Marshal effective Monday, May 7th, following a State Police investigation which found that there is no factual evidence to support an attempt to defraud the depar

Louisiana Tech moves to Conference USA in 2013

RUSTON, La. — In a news conference on campus on Friday, Louisiana Tech University accepted an invitation to join Conference USA in all sports starting in July 2013.