UPDATE: Officials tell us the body recovered from Evangeline Parish has been taken to the FACES lab here in Baton Rouge for identification. We’re told it could take a day or two to officially ID the remains.
Louisiana's jobless rate is 7.5 percent, not the highest in the country, but a number that still leaves thousands of people scouring the classifieds every day. That means a bigger base of potential targets for scammers.
Earlier this year, detectives assigned to The Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations began an investigation into an alleged theft of public funds from the Webster Parish Coroner’s Office at the request of the Webster Parish Distr
Video footage showing a Baton Rouge man tossing a dog over the fence at a local shelter is circulating social media platforms. Many in Baton Rouge are outraged by the images and the shelter hopes the public will help identify the man.