A routine domestic disturbance call turned into a wide-ranging vehicle burglary investigation in St. Tammany Parish. A deputy was called to a home on Maplewood Street near Slidell to intervene in a couple's argument about lost or stolen keys.
NOPD investigators work to track down a woman accused of waving a gun and yelling threats after an argument in Central City. The victim told police Janara Cordova approached her around midnight on October 2 near the intersection of Washington Avenue and LaSalle Street.
Chairs are balanced atop tables at Liuzza's Restaurant and Bar on Bienville. Instead of a bustling late afternoon dining room filled with people hungry for a plate of fettuccine or fried green tomatoes, Senator Bill Cassidy chatted with a handful of people sitting at the bar as he surveyed the damage to the business from Saturday's floods.
Surveillance video from an Algiers home shows how two men rummaged through an unlocked car. Police are looking for those two men in connection with several vehicle burglaries in the 2400 block of Halsey Avenue on April 26 between 11 p.m. and midnight.
St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's deputies say they've cracked a theft ring behind 49 coin-operated air compressor burglaries at gas stations in three states. They've arrested two suspects and issued warrants for a female suspect. The St. Tammany Sheriff's office launched the investigation in late December of 2016 when it received reports of burglaries of coin-operated air compressor units as several local gas stations.
Louisiana State police picked up 33-year-old Brandon Scott Lavergne Wednesday afternoon on an unrelated warrant during a traffic stop. Lafayette Police booked him with first degree murder and aggravated kidnapping.
A new study, published in the journal "Archives of General Psychiatry" says women infected with a parasite found in cat feces, undercooked meat and unwashed vegetables may be at higher risk for suicide and self-injury.