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LPSO detectives search for 3 fugitives at-large

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Detectives with the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office are searching for three fugitives who remain at-large. Cody Crouch, 32, is wanted for criminal conspiracy/simple burglary, criminal conspiracy/unauthorized entry of a place of business, criminal conspiracy/theft and illegal possession of stolen things, according to authorities. Kenneth...
LIVINGSTON PARISH, LA
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One killed in traffic crash on I-110

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department are investigating a fatal traffic crash that happened on Tues., Aug. 16. Police say the accident happened just after 11 p.m. on South I-110 involving a 2020 Chevrolet Silverado and a 2014 Hyundai Sonata. The driver of the...
BATON ROUGE, LA

2022 SPORTSLINE SUMMER CAMP: Capitol Lions

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Stop No. 48 out of 50 for Sportsline Summer Camp was a visit with the Capitol Lions and brand new head coach Johnathan Brantley. Brantley was previously an analyst for the Bulldogs of Louisiana Tech. The Lions are coming off a 5-6 season that included...
BATON ROUGE, LA

Cleanup crews find more drug needles in EBR

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Cleanup Crews are picking up more syringes, raising concerns. It is more than trash getting dumped in these bins around town. “Well, we pick up hundreds of drug needles and syringes, we pick up bottles of medication,” says Jennifer Richardson who is the president of Keep Tiger Town Beautiful. Richardson regularly hits the streets with other volunteers to pick up trash around East Baton Rouge. “I am thinking, this is an epidemic to see this, and the amount of people that are coming here to Baton Rouge,” adds Richardson.
BATON ROUGE, LA

Human umbilical cords found in luggage at New Orleans airport, CBP says

NEW ORLEANS (Gray News) – A human umbilical cord was found in a passenger’s baggage at the Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans earlier this month. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), on Aug. 2, agents found the umbilical cord with a passenger on a Spirit flight from Honduras. The passenger was then referred for a secondary inspection.
NEW ORLEANS, LA

You’re Hired: Tools to make your job search easier

ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) - There are more than 5.7 million people looking for a job right now. Between the long hours scouring job boards, personalizing cover letters, and updating your resume, job hunting can feel like a full-time job. And trying to navigate the over 11 million job openings...
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Endangered sea turtles nesting on Louisiana’s Chandeleur Islands, first time in 75 years

BATON ROUGE, La. - Sea turtle hatchlings have been observed on Louisiana’s Chandeleur Islands for first time in three quarters of a century. The Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority and Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries discovered hatchlings of the endangered Kemp’s ridley turtles in the Breton National Wildlife Refuge, reportedly.
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Entergy CEO announces plans to retire

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - Entergy Corporation announced Wednesday (Aug. 17) that Leo P. Denault, chairman and chief executive officer, will retire in 2023 following 23 years of service to the company and a 40-year career in the energy industry. The Entergy board of directors elected Andrew “Drew” Marsh, executive vice...
NEW ORLEANS, LA

JACQUES TALK: Marcus Randall

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Marcus Randall was an LSU quarterback from 2000-04, where he was part of a national championship and two SEC champions. Randall’s most famous moment ever was obviously firing “The Bluegrass Miracle” to Devery Henderson at Kentucky nearly 20 years ago. These days,...
BATON ROUGE, LA

Joe Burrow graces cover of September edition of Sports Illustrated

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - You may notice a familiar face on the front cover of September’s issue of Sports Illustrated. Cincinnati Bengals quarterback, Joe Burrow, is featured on the popular sports magazine, yet again. The former LSU football star affectionally known as ‘Louisiana’s adopted son’ discussed several topics...
CINCINNATI, OH

Judge delays Dennis Perkins trial

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The upcoming trial of Dennis Perkins has been delayed, again, after more issues tied to evidence in the case. The trial is now scheduled to begin on January 9, 2023. Perkins, a former high-ranking Livingston Parish sheriff’s deputy, is accused of rape, child pornography, sexual...
LIVINGSTON PARISH, LA

Police search for answers in 2013 unsolved homicide in BR

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Baton Rouge Police Detectives are searching for answers in an unsolved homicide from 2013. Police say on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 around 10:30 p.m., 38-year-old Shelby Holmes was shot multiple times while walking home in the 1700 block of Braddock Street, near Thomas H. Delpit Drive.
BATON ROUGE, LA

Mayor Broome joins nationwide initiative focusing on crime prevention

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - This week Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome, alongside the Democratic Mayors Association and Democratic Mayors across the country, are participating in Mayors Stopping Crime: A Week of Action. This nationwide effort includes mayors from big cities and small towns alike taking action against rising crime and gun violence, to make their communities safer.
BATON ROUGE, LA