Crime

CPSO: Sulphur man and woman arrested for attempted second-degree murder

The suspects allegedly pushed the woman off their back porch.

Allen Parish man allegedly hits officer with mirror of truck, faces 10 charges

Butler leads a police pursuit.

4 arrested in vehicle thefts case

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office has arrested 4 in connection with a string of vehicle burglaries and thefts in the area.

Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office moves to new location

Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office moves to new location

Basile man accused of setting family home on fire

A Basile man was arrested in connection with a fire at his family home, according to a post on the Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal Facebook page.

Mom accused of hitting 16-year-old with metal pot

Mother is accused of punching and pushing the 16-year-old to the ground.

Home daycare owner accused of drugging, tying kids to car seats in dark closet

The 60-year-old woman is in jail, facing nine counts of child endangerment.

Texas officer killed as police move in to arrest robbery suspects

Police believe the suspects could be linked to 15 robberies since June that targeted bars with Hispanic customers.

Police: Man faked Down syndrome, hired caregivers to bathe him and change his diapers

Police arrested the 31-year-old, who faces charges of fraud and sexual abuse. (Source: Maricopa County Sheriff/KNXV/CNN)

Suspect of hit and run on McNeese and Sale Lane arrested

Arrest made in hit and run on McNeese and Sale Lane.

Police arrest suspect after high speed chase

High speed chase in Oakdale ends in arrest.

Elizabeth Smart outraged by planned release of 1 of her kidnappers

Elizabeth Smart said Thursday the news that one of her kidnappers will be released from prison next week was "a big shock," and she hopes there is a way the woman can be committed to a treatment facility.

Nine indicted in Calcasieu, Beauregard drug investigation ‘Cuban Ice’

Federal and local officials announced nine indictments in connection with an alleged cocaine and methamphetamine distribution ring operating in Calcasieu and Beauregard parishes.

Ex-boyfriend of missing AZ woman charged with her death

Kiera Bergman went missing August 4. A bicyclist found her decomposed body in some bushes a month later.

Man said he took cars, posting photos on social media, to ‘be seen by girls,’ authorities say

Terrance Tarleton, 19, faces charges after police said they found photo of stolen cars on Facebook and the cars themselves parked in front of his house.

Gunman kills 5, including wife, before turning gun on self in CA

Authorities said the gunman is dead but not before killing several people.

Consumers warned about social security scam call

Social Security scam calls have hit the Lake area. Learn how to protect yourself.

Hit & run at intersection of McNeese and Sale lane

LCPD are investigating a hit and run at McNeese and Sale lane

Allegedly claiming to see ‘ghosts,’ ex-officer plows into field with kids; parent takes action

The officer was said to be high on meth. A parent put himself in harm’s way to try to resolve the situation.

Two LCPD units damaged after police pursuit

The driver went through several neighborhoods.

Woman jumps from car to escape fake Uber driver who tried to rob, kidnap her

The crime remains unsolved, as the victim recovers from a head injury, fractured wrist and badly broken ankle.

Lake Charles man found guilty of robbing Dollar General at gunpoint

A Calcasieu Parish jury found Bobby Thomas guilty of one count of armed robbery with a firearm and two counts of aggravated assault with a firearm.

LCPD looking for motorcycle hit-and-run suspect

Driver was in a white Nissan car.

‘I couldn’t just let her die’: Man jumps in front of machete attack at CA Starbucks

The suspect in the attack was arrested and charged with attempted murder and assault with a deadly weapon.

Daycare operator accused of sexual assault against girl in his care

Police say the daycare the suspect and his wife were running was not licensed, and this should be a warning to parents.

Family of man killed in hit and run speaks out

“I can accept his death, that’s one thing, but the fact that someone didn’t even care enough to stop, that’s what keeps me up at night.”

LCPD high-speed chase video triggers debate

High speed chase video from LCPD has re-ignited debate over whether such pursuits are ever justifiable and, if so, under what circumstances.

Jennings woman accused of setting home on fire after fight with boyfriend

A Jennings woman is accused of setting fire to the rental home she shared with her sister following an argument with her boyfriend.

5, including 3 toddlers, found dead in Australian home; Kids’ father charged

Anthony Harvey allegedly killed his partner and children Sept. 3 and killed Beverly Quinn, the mother of his partner, the next day.

Iowa woman accused of striking mother multiple times

Woman is charged with domestic abuse battery.

JPD: Man arrested after allegedly shooting firearm into the air

A .22 caliber handgun, a holster, and ammunition was located on the front driver seat of Ashford's vehicle.

UPDATE: Suspect in custody for deadly shooting near Toomer’s Corner

The Auburn Police Department confirms one man was shot and killed early Sunday morning along the 200 block of Magnolia Avenue.

Police asking for public’s help in fatal hit and run

Oberlin police are asking for public’s help in solving a fatal hit and run.

Police release dash cam video of high speed chase through city streets

The video shows him ramming other vehicles out of the way, driving on the wrong side of the road and, prosecutors say, ditching a stolen gun they say can be seen bouncing on the pavement.

Man convicted of kidnapping, killing 12-year-old boy gets new trial

A man convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to death will get a new trial. The Louisiana Supreme Court overturned the conviction and sentence for Brian Douglas Horn.

Officer saves toddler from hot car; mother found with needle in arm

The officer said the car looked empty, but then he noticed a 3-year-old child jump onto a seat and had to break a window to get her out.

High speed chase trial of Cody Davis underway

Cody Davis on trial in connection with high speed chase on Ryan Street in April.

Grand Jury rejects battery charge in Hagan Street shooting

Grand Jury rejects battery charge in Hagan Street shooting

Arrest made in shooting death of Beauregard dispatcher

A former boyfriend of a DeRidder woman has been arrested in connection with her shooting death.

Three formally charged with murder in connection with body found near Starks

Three formally charged with murder in connection with body found near Starks

Grand jury declines murder charge in shooting at DeQuincy RV park

A grand jury declined to indict a Texas man in connection with a shooting death at an RV park in DeQuincy in March 2018.