National Guard Program gets teens back on track

13 September 2014, 5:14 pm

Hundreds of people gathered for the Louisiana National Guard's Youth Challenge Program graduation.The ceremony was held at Bethany World Prayer Center in Baker, La. 254 at-risk teens from all over Louisiana completed the 5 ½ month long program, which took base in Carville, La. The goal is to ge... Read More »

Sheriff: Second drug bust at smoke shop nets 34 lbs. of synthetic marijuana

10 September 2014, 2:44 pm

For the second time this year, narcotics detectives with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at Fun Times Novelty Smoke Shop in Baton Rouge. This time they found 34 pounds of synthetic marijuana, guns and cash.... Read More »

Man sentenced to 40 years for rape of woman, teen girl

9 September 2014, 10:44 am

A Baker man was sentenced to 40 years hard labor after pleading guilty to the rape of a woman and a young girl.... Read More »

Boy who killed 19 -year-old Baker woman will not be charged with her murder

29 August 2014, 3:59 pm

The 17-year-old boy who shot a 19-year-old Baker girl Thursday night and killed her will not be charged in her murder.Baker Police say the evidence shows that Charmaine Wilson shot Laquincia Wilkerson in self defense.... Read More »

Boy who killed 19 -year-old Baker girl will not be charged with her murder

29 August 2014, 3:44 pm

The 17-year-old boy who shot a 19-year-old Baker girl Thursday night and killed her will not be charged in her murder.Baker Police say the evidence shows that Charmaine Wilson shot Laquincia Wilkerson in self defense.... Read More »

Second class in Baker workforce program graduates

27 August 2014, 9:14 pm

Another class of prepared workers has graduated from the Baker Workforce program . Through this program, students are taught various trade skills such as welding, pipefitting, and water operations. ... Read More »

Hazmat officials cleaning up diesel spill after 18-wheeler tanker ruptures

26 August 2014, 10:37 am

In Baker Tuesday morning, an 18-wheeler ran over debris in the roadway and ruptured the diesel tank causing 48 gallons of diesel fuel to leak on the shoulder of the road. ... Read More »

WEB EXTRA: 7-Year-Old Hit by Car While Getting Off School Bus

26 August 2014, 9:58 am

Shortly after 3:30 pm on August 25, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating an injury crash involving a pedestrian that occurred on LA Hwy 67 north of LA Hwy 959 in East Feliciana Parish.... Read More »

Driver cited after striking 7-year-old girl getting off the bus

25 August 2014, 8:56 pm

A seven-year-old girl from Clinton suffered moderate to serious injuries after being hit by a vehicle after getting off the school bus.... Read More »

Louisiana Headlines

25 August 2014, 3:48 am

State revenue officials say a Tallulah woman has been arrested and faces more than 30 felony counts related to a 60,000 tax fraud scheme. More >> State revenue officials say a Tallulah woman has been arrested and faces more than 30 felony counts related to a 60,000 tax fraud scheme.... Read More »