BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Dr. Beau Clark says preliminary autopsy results show the 2-month-old infant found dead Tuesday in a puddle of water in Zachary had been badly beaten. Clark tells The Advocate Prince Javeion Deshaun Brown suffered blunt force trauma to his head... more »
LAPLACE, La. (AP) - Authorities have arrested a 27-year-old man as a suspect in the weekend death of a teenage girl in LaPlace. The St. John Parish Sheriff's Office says U.S. Marshals captured Earnest Joseph III Wednesday afternoon in Gulfport, Miss., shortly after St. John Sheriff Wayne Jones announced a... more »
MEDINA, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a 77-year-old New York man was beaten as thieves broke into his home to steal his valuable comic book collection and later died of a heart attack. Medina Police Chief Jose Avila said Tuesday that Homer Marciniak did not suffer life-threatening injuries in the... more »
A home invasion has this quiet neighborhood on edge. Police say Sunday night in Loreauville, two masked men broke into a home and beat a 77-year-old man, sending him to the hospital. "Two males attempted to break into his residence." Lt. Ryan Turner of the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office says,... more »
A Breaux Bridge man has died of injuries sustained in an assault last week. Family members tell KATC, 62 year old Larry Williams was beaten into a coma early Thursday morning on Babineaux Street in Breaux Bridge. He underwent surgery in Lafayette over the weekend but died Sunday night. "Everybody's... more »
On March 30, 2010, at approximately 7:50 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 100 block of Pine Street regarding an armed robbery. The victim, a 17 year old male, was walking on Pine Street when a green SUV (Possibly an Explorer) occupied by 4 black males... more »
According to State Police, the hunt for Jonathan Latham has ended in a shoot-out.
The 34-year-old was shot at a home near Breaux Bridge late Friday, following attacks in Iberia and Vermilion parishes.
State Police spokesman Sgt. David Anderson said St. Martin Parish deputies went to the home... more »
Iberia Parish Deputies responded to a 911 call at 6:52am on Fremin Road from an 11-year-old girl who told Deputies that her grandfather was dead. When Deputies arrived they found the brown honda in the driveway that had been stolen from the Thursday night case in Vermilion Parish and discovered... more »