The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office has increased patrols in rural areas of the parish because of reports of thefts by local crawfish farmers.
Rapides Parish Sheriff's deputies have accused the mother of a two-year-old child and her boyfriend of physical abuse, and accused the child's babysitter for sexually abusing the child.
NEW YORK (AP) - Avicii, the Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ who performed sold-out concerts for feverish fans around the world and also had massive success on U.S. pop radio, died Friday.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Authorities in Baton Rouge have recovered and safely detonated a live grenade that was thrown into a house where a teenager was shot.