Carmen Poe

Carmen Poe

WAFB Reporter

Baton Rouge, La.

Carmen Farrish is a general assignments reporter for WAFB 9News.

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Recent Articles by Carmen

Southern University unveils line of THC-based medical marijuana products, marking historic launch among HBCUs

Airbnb bookings flat-line for owners looking to have ‘best month ever’

LSU interim president says safety is the guide to decide when classes, sports will resume

‘Turn COVID-19 on its head a bit’: Show thanks to workers, ring a bell, write a message of appreciation

Doctors advise sanitizing your vehicle during COVID-19 pandemic

What does a ventilator do and how does it help COVID-19 patients?

Mother inspired to become an investigator as her daughter’s murder remains unsolved

LSP to crack down on speeding ahead of the holidays

Teen has two hip surgeries, finds his way back to the field

No injuries reported during explosion at Plaquemine chemical plant

New app can alert parents if registered sex offender contacts their child

CDC says STD rates continue to rise; La. Dept. of Health says healthcare improving locally

  ‘If something can get as many as 20,000 likes, what’s a dollar?‘: GoFundMe started to cover funeral expenses

‘I just want to bring somebody a smile’: Friends collect stuffed animals for BRPD officers to give away

Slain LSU student was set to be married in December, friend says

Scam victim says don’t cash checks, fall for secret shopper scheme

Family files lawsuit against BRPD, claims quick response could have prevented injury

63 arrested across La. for child exploitation as part of Operation Broken Heart

Louisiana football icon laid to rest

Dept. of Health monitoring hep A outbreak in Livingston Parish

After son’s drowning death, parents help other children get free swimming lessons

Program needs volunteers to drive cancer patients to appointments

Fundraiser for black churches destroyed by arson surpasses $2 million

‘If I’m able to change anything, I want to do my hometown first’ says teen vying for parish council seat

After 36 years in prison, man exonerated of charges

Former inmates encourage businesses to give felons a second chance

Cajun country tradition of chasing chickens on Mardi Gras continues

Cpl. Totty laid to rest, remembered by law enforcement brothers

Assumption High teacher accused of inappropriate behavior with student

DA urges victims of sexual abuse by priests to come forward, regardless of when it happened