LSU Stuns Wildcats at the buzzer, caps successful rally with 75-74 win in Baton RougeNorthern Kentucky TribuneNewsBreak Contributor
Wildcats taking pride in defensive progress, brace for tough contest against surging LSU in Baton RougeNorthern Kentucky TribuneNewsBreak Contributor
Baton Rouge to Host Major Outdoor Enthusiast Gathering Inside for the First TimeRanchersRidgeNewsBreak Contributor
Merry Market brings Spring shopping to GonzalesTina HowellNewsBreak Contributor
Thrillville Fair brings the fun to Baton RougeTina HowellNewsBreak Contributor
Ascension Parish detectives report three arrests after month-long investigation
Detectives with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office narcotics unit announced three arrests in connection with a month-long investigation. According to an APSO news release, the following suspects were arrested:. John Lessard of St. Amant; charged with one count each for possession with the intent to distribute fentanyl, heroin, methamphetamine...
Young Cousins Charged with Tragic Murder While Moms Gambled
While their mothers were away at a casino gambling, two cousins from Louisiana, ages ten and twelve, are accused of killing a three-year-old child by beating her to death. Terica Scott and Dineshia Yates, both 26, have been arrested for leaving eight children, aged 11 months to 12 years old, unsupervised at home in Baton Rouge, as reported by WAFB.
Guilty Pleas for the Week of February 5-9
During the week of February 5 – February 9, 2023, the following defendants pled guilty to various charges and were sentenced in the 23rd Judicial District Court-Ascension Parish:. Joshua Bourgeois, 42245 Moody Dixon Rd. Prairieville, LA, age 42, pled guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute a Schedule II...
CRIME STOPPERS: Police attempt to ID woman accused of bank fraud
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department is working to identify a woman accused of bank fraud. Investigators report the woman allegedly used someone else’s identification to withdraw money from a bank in the area on Feb. 13, 2024. If you have any information that can...
LSU women's basketball vs. Auburn: Score prediction, scouting
Or does Kim Mulkey and her LSU women's basketball team not look at it that way?. Auburn comes calling to the Pete Maravich Assembly Center Thursday night (8 p.m. CT, SEC Network), a shade over a month from LSU (22-4, 9-3 SEC) being upset on the road at Auburn. Mulkey...
Investigators have image of Walmart arsonist, damage in millions
A juvenile is believed to be the person responsible for intentionally setting a fire inside of the Walmart store on Burbank Drive in Baton Rouge last weekend, the WAFB I-TEAM has learned.
Woman detained after Baton Rouge shooting leaves man hurt, police say
BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — Police detained a woman in connection to a domestic-related shooting Thursday that left a 43-year-old man injured. The Baton Rouge Police Department said the shooting happened around 9:17 a.m. in the 4400 block of Monarch Avenue near Plank Road. Emergency medical service officials said...
Baton Rouge woman charged after deputies find pounds of marijuana, cash
BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — An investigation into an accused marijuana and THC cartridge distributor ended with the arrest of a Baton Rouge woman on Tuesday, Feb. 20. Heather Carter, 44, of Baton Rouge was charged with illegal use of controlled dangerous substances in the presence of person under seventeen years of age, possession of drug paraphernalia and three counts of possession/distribution/manufacturing schedule I.
Baton Rouge police identify man hit, killed by city-parish car
BATON ROUGE, La. (BRORIUD) — The Baton Rouge Police Department identified the pedestrian who was killed Tuesday after getting hit by a city-owned vehicle. First responders were called to a crash in the 1700 block of North Sherwood Forest Boulevard near Red Oak Drive around 5:30 a.m. on Feb. 20.
Baton Rouge road temporarily closed for house fire response
BATON ROUGE - Douglas Avenue was closed for fire crews to respond to a house fire Thursday morning. A post on social media from the Baton Rouge Fire Department said the response left Douglas Avenue off Hollywood Street off-limits around 7:20 a.m.. Officials said the resident of the home was...
Photos | Fiery 7-vehicle crash sends black smoke billowing during afternoon rush
BATON ROUGE — At least seven cars were involved in a fiery crash on I-110 during the afternoon rush Wednesday, fire officials tell UWK. DOTD cameras showed thick, black smoke billowing from the crash scene near the Capitol Access exit. The Baton Rouge Fire Department says that at least two vehicles caught fire after the crash.
History: How did Louisiana cities like Baton Rouge, New Orleans get their names?
Ever wondered where the name of the Louisiana cities came from?
LSU Fans React to Shocking Alabama Football News
Some of the greatest college football games in history have been between the Louisiana State University Tigers and the Alabama Crimson Tide. The two storied programs have battled each other for decades for supremacy in the Southeastern Conference and the quest for titles on the national level. Just a few...
WATCH: Two separate crashes causing heavy traffic delays Thursday morning
BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Two separate crashes caused heavy traffic delays on Thursday morning in Baton Rouge. According to WAFB’s Johnny Ahysen, there is a wreck on I-10 Eastbound at Washington Street that has traffic backed up to LA 1 in Port Allen. It happened around 5:30 a.m.
Ascension Parish student heading to national welding competition
ASCENSION PARISH - A senior at a local high school is being given a chance to show his skills at a national welding competition next month. Gilbr Coto is a student at East Ascension High School. He's studying in the CTE program at the school—the National Career and Technical Education. Coto has been taking his welding classes at ABC Pelican Chapter for the last two years, getting him ready for his future career in welding. This pathway lets students experiment in many hands-on projects such as computer science, culinary arts, architecture and construction, nursing, and in Coto's case, welding.
Everyone Had Same Reaction To Angel Reese's Trademark Getting Rejected
Earlier this morning the sporting world learned that LSU basketball star Angel Reese failed to secure a trademark for her nickname. According to Pete Nakos of On3, Reese's trademark application for her "Bayou Barbie" nickname was denied by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Why? Well, it's a ...
LSU Eunice baseball signee fighting after paralysis with help from Dylan Crews, Tommy White
In the first days after a bullet passed through his neck, Kole Hebert woke up after a surgery. The nurse tending to him in the intensive care unit at Our Lady of the Lake in Baton Rouge asked if he knew where he was. Hebert responded that he did, and then he asked her a question.
Humane Society looking for more piglets given away over Mardi Gras
The story of a little piggy, being thrown around like a football in the Faubourg Marigny during Mardi Gras, has led to reports of more Mardi Gras piglets, and it’s concerning animal welfare groups. “We’re trying to connect the dots, here…
Louisiana’s Largest Hunting & Fishing Show Announces Changes
From the marshes of southwest Louisiana near Lake Charles to the great Cajun Prairie near Eunice to the rolling hills and pine forests of central and northern Louisiana one thing is certain, we love the outdoors. Whether it's fishing on one of north Louisiana's record-breaking bass lakes or hunting ducks in the early morning hours near Guyedan people in Louisiana are hooked on fishing and hunting in our state's great outdoors.
Couple says abstinence helped their marriage of 21 years
A couple who were celibate for five years – despite both being sexually active previously – say abstinence helped their marriage but that it’s not for the “faint hearted." Tashawnda Jamison, 47, asked her partner, Alton, 45, if he would wait to have sex until they...