BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police are investigating a former employee of the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center on felony theft charges. Police says the former center's director of facilities allegedlymore>>
Baton Rouge police are investigating a former employee of the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center on felony theft charges.more>>
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly shooting in Marrero. The incident happened around 6:45 a.m. Thursday in the 6600 block of 14th Street. Officers arriving on the scenemore>>
Police have identified the victim in Thursday's deadly shooting in Marrero. Police say Terry Holden, 47, was shot and killed Thursday morning.more>>
Boyz II Men have canceled Sunday's show in New Orleans for "unforeseen circumstances." The group was scheduled to play August 24 at Champions Square along with Keith Sweat and En Vogue. A press releasedmore>>
Boyz II Men have canceled Sunday's show in New Orleans for "unforeseen circumstances."
Slidell, La.- Firefighters responded to a large fire around early Saturday morning in the 400 block of Bilten Avenue in Old Towne Slidell.
When firefighters arrived on scene, the structure was fully engulfed in flames.
Firefighters immediately began spraying water with large hoses and prevented the fire from spreading to adjacent properties. However, the heat from the fire caused damage to the neighbor's fence, shed, greenhouse, truck and boat but firefighters were able to stop the fire from reaching the house.
The fire was brought under control within 30 minutes.
"The home was undergoing major renovations and was unoccupied at the time of the fire. The construction stage contributed to the rapid spread of the fire as there were no windows installed which allowed air to feed the flames," explains Fire Prevention Officer Mike Thiel. "Because the structure was unoccupied, the fire burned for an unknown amount of time until it grew to the point that neighbors noticed the smoke and flames, and called 911."
The cause of the fire is still under investigation at this time.
Investigators say an Algiers man shot and killed a masked robber who held him and his wife at gunpoint. The incident happened just before 10 p.m. Wednesday in the 1800 block of West Homestead Drive. Policemore>>
Investigators say an Algiers man shot and killed a masked gunman who attempted to rob him and his wife at their home.more>>
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The police chief for Gulf Shores along Alabama's coast is weighing-in on the actions of the law enforcement commander in charge of Ferguson, Missouri's in the wake of an escalating crisis brought on bymore>>
Gulf Shores Police Chief Ed Delmore wrote a blistering open letter to Captain Ronald S. Johnson, who was given command of law enforcement operations following days of looting and rioting in the city.more>>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident. As a car switches lanes, a motorcyclist slams into the vehicle's rear bumper. The motorcyclists is launched into the air, flips andmore>>
Dashcam footage captures an amazingly acrobatic motorcycle accident.more>>
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