With Michael Brown's funeral scheduled for Monday, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has made his boldest statement since Brown's death, saying in a statement that "a vigorous prosecution must be pursued."
With Michael Brown's funeral scheduled for Monday, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has made his boldest statement since Brown's death, saying in a statement that "a vigorous prosecution must be pursued."More>>
An unknown person has been admitted to a California hospital and tested for a possible Ebola infection.
An unknown person has been admitted to a California hospital and tested for a possible Ebola infection.More>>
American photojournalist James Wright Foley has been allegedly beheaded by the Islamic State, or ISIS, according to the group. More>>
Neighbors in Central got a chance to take a look at the Sullivan Road Project Tuesday night.The plan is to widen the two-lane highway from Wax Road to Hooper Road. .. More>>
A judge in the 19th Judicial District Court ruled Tuesday to give people recently tabbed as too old the opportunity to qualify for the office of justice of the peace and state constable.District Judge Tim Kelley issued a temporary restraining order that counters a new law that prohibits people 70 and older from running for those offices. More>>
The tragic plane crash in Natchitoches over the weekend is not only affecting pilots there, but also across the rest of the ArkLaTex. More>>
In East Baton Rouge Parish, 34 percent of adults are considered obese. Now, the city of baton rouge is working to combat that by bringing healthy food options to areas of town that need it most.
In East Baton Rouge Parish, 34 percent of adults are considered obese. Now, the city of baton rouge is working to combat that by bringing healthy food options to areas of town that need it most.More>>
One of the first challenges for NOPD interim Chief Michael Harrison will involve how to keep the French Quarter safe. State Police Col. Mike Edmonson says he met with Harrison Tuesday about the impending departure of state troopers.
The father of a 5-year-old boy has been arrested after the child was hospitalized with multiple injuries and is in critical condition.
The father of a 5-year-old boy has been arrested after the child was hospitalized with multiple injuries and is in critical condition.More>>
Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is suing State Farm Insurance saying the company deceived customers by using cheaper auto parts and steering customers to specific repair shops. More>>
A Utah restaurant where a woman unknowingly drank iced tea mixed with chemicals, and nearly died, was cited seven months earlier for improper food labeling. More>>
The Texas governor called the charges against him "baseless" and also said his actions were lawful and the right thing to do. More>>
It is possible one of the oldest places in the City of Central could be demolished this fall. An old gymnasium, where the old Central Middle School was on Sullivan Road, was built in 1927. The school board in Central has plans to have it demolished. But a group there has a petition making the rounds to save the building. More>>
A stack of junk tires, insects, and rodents have taken over a lot in north Baton Rouge. The man who owns the property contacted 9News after he said his complaints to the city, parish, and the state went unanswered. The man who admits he is behind the mess was charged, but on Friday a judge dismissed the case. More>>
A state judge has ruled against Gov. Bobby Jindal in a lawsuit filed by supporters of the Common Core education standards, lifting a contract suspension Jindal enacted to derail the multi-state standards. More>>
A second man has pleaded guilty in the murder of three people during a home invasion that happened October 1, 2013. Bernard James has avoided the death penalty and received three life sentences after being charged with three counts of first degree murder. More>>
Plans are underway for Eugene Street between Boudreaux's Catering and Baton Rouge Magnet High School in Mid City. More>>
A 66-year-old Leesville man has been accused of trying to buy and rape a 10-year-old, state police said. More>>
A man was shot and killed by police after allegedly trying to rob a convenience store four miles from Ferguson, MO. More>>
Two more suspects have been arrested in connection with the Aug. 10 drive-by shooting that killed two people and injured five in the Lower Ninth Ward.
The wife of U.S. radio personality Casey Kasem has cited her Norwegian heritage as one of the reasons for wanting to bury her late husband in Oslo, a spokeswoman for the funeral service agency there said Tuesday. More>>
Three Gonzales councilmen have called a special council meeting to ask the mayor for money to hire an attorney to defend them in a lawsuit filed by a district judge. More>>
A big congratulations is going out to Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center on being designated as a magnet hospital for the second time. More>>
Richard Reed, the brother of St. Tammany District Attorney Walter Reed, has been arrested. Police say that Reed made sexual advances on an intoxicated woman at The Chimes restaurant in Covington.
An elderly woman is in the hospital receiving treatment after police say she was attacked by her son's dog Monday. She suffered severe cuts and bites to her face, hands and arms. More>>
Authorities are asking for help from the public in identifying a man seen by a security camera when five lawnmowers and a trailer were stolen from a business in Tangipahoa Parish. More>>
Robert Edward Burt, 19, was booked in the Somerset County Jail earlier this month, to perform a sentence from an arrest earlier this year. More>>
POLITICO reported US Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-LA, might have charged two more flights to her Senate account that should have been paid with campaign money. More>>
Parents and education leaders that are suing Gov. Bobby Jindal on the Common Core standards testified in court Monday. The trial resumes Tuesday. More>>
The Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination (BRAVE) program is hosting a "Gas for Guns" exchange at the Living Faith Christian Center on Saturday, August 23 from 10 a.m. until noon. More>>
CATS is making some good progress.The non-profit group “Together Baton Rouge” revealed its CATS accountability report card Monday night. More>>
A Baton Rouge woman will spend eight and half years in prison for her role in a multi-million dollar medicare fraud scheme. A judge handed down that sentence Monday to 54-year-old Hoor Naz Jafri. More>>
The owners of the Timeout Lounge suffered a major setback Monday in the their bid to re-open the historic bar as the East Baton Rouge Planning and Zoning Commission denied a zoning request for a property on Valley Street. More>>
The state's jobless rate ticked up for the third straight month-despite adding nearly 8,00 workers to payrolls. More>>
The incomplete, cross-border tunnel was found on Aug. 7 by Nogales Station agents, who saw freshly disturbed dirt and rocks in the immediate area. More>>
A 26-year-old woman from Denham Springs walked away with the top prize at the Ride the Bull fishing tournament in Grand Isle this weekend. More>>
The weekend shooting death of 7-year-old Terrez Coleman has triggered outrage among residents, and a deep grief among his family and friends. Dealing with a sudden and violent death is difficult for any person, but it can be especially hard for children. More>>
The police agency investigating how an industrial cleaning solution ended up in a woman's iced tea at a Utah restaurant, badly burning her throat, is forwarding its findings to prosecutors to determine if anyone should... More>>
The teen who was found dead Thursday has been identified as 15-year-old Brandon Augusta. More>>
East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies arrested a woman on domestic aggravated assault after she tried to hit her child's father with an iron pipe and run over him with her car. More>>
Louisiana State Police say they will not file any charges against the woman accused of causing a wreck that killed two children in Prairieville. The children were among a group of five who were fishing near Bluff Road in June when they were run over by an SUV. More>>
Terrez Coleman was only 7-years-old and was the victim of a shooting. His family says he took a bullet to the heart. Crime Stoppers is now offering a $2,500 reward, hoping someone will come forward with any information that links to the killer. More>>
New Orleans Police Department Superintendent Ronal Serpas announced his retirement from the NOPD on Monday. Lt. Michael Harrison will replace Serpas as Interim Superintendent. More>>
Authorities have identified the victim in a fatal pedestrian crash that shut down a section of highway in Ascension Parish Monday morning.The crash took the life of 67-year-old Karen A. Russell of St. Amant. More>>
Gov. Bobby Jindal and Chancellor King Alexander announced that Louisiana State University is creating a center to go after big federal and commercial contracts for applied technology. More>>
Two pedestrians were hospitalized after being hit by a vehicle Saturday night. The passenger is accused of being under the influence of alcohol and grabbing the steering wheel, causing the car to hit the men and crash into a convenience store. More>>
A Natchitoches woman witnessed the plane crash Sunday morning that claimed the life of a local barber and sent a former city councilman to the hospital. More>>
What would you do if you witnessed a crash and explosion directly in front of you on the interstate? Would you stop to help? A video posted Sunday to YouTube shows the moment when a Lincoln Towncar and an 18-wheeler collided last Monday on I-10 in Gulfport. More>>
Travonte Valentine tweeted Monday morning that he has been cleared to play for LSU and is on his way to Baton Rouge. More>>
The case of a man accused of shooting ten people on Bourbon Street goes before a grand jury Thursday. More>>
Classes are back in session at Southern University. There was lots of excitement Monday morning on the Bluff, as students flocked to campus for the first day of class for the fall semester.
Authorities reported a man and woman found passed out in a car in Metairie due to overdosing on heroin, with their two young children in the back seat, are from Livingston Parish. More>>
Loved ones are grieving the tragic death of a 7-year-old boy they said was full of life. He was killed in what investigators are calling a random shooting. More>>
The practices which were previously scheduled to run from 8:50 a.m.-11:40 a.m. will now take place from 11:00 a.m.-1:30 p.m. More>>
The Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles opened its second Baton Rouge-area location at the Baton Rouge City Court on Monday. Its hours are 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. More>>
The outage is affecting customers in and around the towns of Centreville and Woodville, in Amite and Wilkinson Counties.
The identity of a teen who was found dead Thursday is expected to be revealed this week. Deputies said they are waiting for the autopsy results to determine the positive identity of the victim. More>>
A woman was killed when a minivan slammed into the car she was driving as she tried to turn onto a highway Sunday evening, according to Louisiana State Police. More>>
The USS Kidd Veterans Museum has been selected as a location for an upcoming episode of "NCIS: New Orleans." The museum will be closed from August 18 until August 22 for filming. More>>
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon ordered the National Guard to Ferguson early Monday, hours after police used tear gas to clear protesters off the streets following a week of demonstrations against the fatal police shooting of a... More>>
In support of college friend and ice bucket challenge inspiration Pete Frates, Griffin raised $100,000 for ALS research in recent weeks.
In support of college friend and ice bucket challenge inspiration Pete Frates, Griffin raised $100,000 for ALS research in recent weeks.More>>
Past the corner of Calliope and Camp St. are dozens of tents. Most living in them, like Jack Duncan, moved there after the city of New Orleans cleared out their old encampment under the Pontchartrain Expressway. More>>
Family and friends of a man, killed on North Ardenwood, gathered at the place where he was shot to remember him. Participants planned a balloon release for a father of six, 28-year-old Kedrick Ricard of Baton Rouge, who was shot on Tuesday, August 12th. More>>
A 7-year-old boy is dead and his 11-year-old sister injured after the children were shot while riding in a car on Prescott Road late Saturday night. EBRSO detectives say the shooting may have been random, and want the public's assistance identifying any possible suspects. More>>
More charges are expected soon against a northern New York couple accused of kidnapping two young Amish sisters and sexually abusing them, a prosecutor said Sunday. More>>
A second autopsy on Michael Brown's body has been authorized by Attorney General Eric Holder due to “extraordinary circumstances.”
A second autopsy on Michael Brown's body has been authorized by Attorney General Eric Holder due to “extraordinary circumstances.”More>>
Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Sunday defended the veto that led a grand jury to indict him on two felony counts of abuse of power, noting that even some Democrats have questioned the move by prosecutors. More>>
Haz-Mat crews were called out to Redemptorist High School Saturday evening after getting reports of a small dumpster fire. The fire happened around 7:00 pm. More>>
Pope Francis made a new gesture of outreach to China and North Korea on Sunday, saying he "earnestly" hopes to improve relations and insisting that the Catholic Church isn't coming in as a "conquerer" trying to take... More>>
The man was unhurt when he accidentally drove through his garage and into his pool.
The man was unhurt when he accidentally drove through his garage and into his pool.More>>
Lower Ninth Ward residents say they're seeing improvements in their neighborhood a week after a gunman killed two people and wounded five others on Burgundy. But they continue to worry about the future of the area. More>>
In the days since Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson took charge of a volatile situation that threatened to turn ugly, tragic or both, his calm-yet-commanding presence has captured international attention. More>>
A former city leader and founder died Saturday. Former Central Mayor Pro-Tem Ralph Washington served the city of Central since it was founded in July 2005 until July 1, 2014. More>>
The Port Allen Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened earlier Saturday afternoon on Franklin Street, the same area where another shooting occurred just three days prior.The incident happened at around 4 p.m. More>>
Baton Rouge firefighters say an overturned lamp was the cause of a house fire that left one family homeless overnight. Baton Rouge firefighters say they were called out to a house fire that took place late Friday night. The fire happened at a house in the 4600 block of Beech St. just after 10:00 pm. More>>
A woman who unknowingly drank iced tea laced with an industrial cleaning solution at a Utah restaurant has whispered and gotten out of bed, her lawyer said Saturday. More>>
The East Baton Rouge School System held their annual back-to-school staffing fair for applicants who want to teach this year.The event was Saturday at their instructional resource center on South Foster Drive . According to officials, several different positions are open at schools in the parish. More>>
Pope Francis beatified 124 Korean martyrs on Saturday, telling hundreds of thousands of people who turned out for his open-air Mass that their ancestors' willingness to die rather than renounce their faith two... More>>
A family in Baton Rouge is still scrambling for answers as to why a loved one was hit by a car. Authorities said 23-year old Darius Fisher was struck by a car on July11th, 2014. The accident happened on E. Brookstown Dr. not far from Winbourne Ave. Shiquita Fisher is Darius's aunt. More>>
Jimmy Graham caught two touchdown passes, celebrating both with now-banned celebratory dunks over the goal post, and the New Orleans Saints earned a 31-24 preseason victory over the Tennessee Titans on Friday night. More>>
The White House accused Russia on Friday of escalating its destabilizing activity in Ukraine in a way that is "extremely dangerous and provocative," but stopped short of confirming NATO's assertion that a Russian... More>>