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Officials rule fire on Mollylea Drive to be Arson

Officials rule fire on Mollylea Drive to be Arson

Posted 8:47 PM 1/26/2020 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Firefighters have declared a house fire on Mollylea Drive to be Arson.

The blaze was reported at a home on 10255 Mollylea Drive around 6:30 p.m. Sunday night. 

Once crews arrived on the scene they found flames coming from the windows of the home. Crews were able (More)

1/25/2020

Police: 2 dead, 1 arrested in alleged drag-racing crash

Police: 2 dead, 1 arrested in alleged drag-racing crash

Posted 4:31 PM 1/26/2020 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE- Police have arrested one man in a drag-racing crash that took the life of two people off Lobdell Boulevard.

The wreck was reported around 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Lobdell Boulevard and Lobwood Drive. Police the say the crash involved a 2006 Ford Mustang, a 2008 BMW 135I, and a (More)

1/23/2020

'They sent her right back': Man who filmed grandmother's abuse says case was mishandled

Posted 2:30 PM 1/26/2020 by WBRZ Staff

***Please note that the video contains graphic images and may be triggering to certain viewers***

BATON ROUGE - A woman accused of beating her 93-year-old mother with a belt is back in jail just a day after video of the alleged abuse went viral on social media.

The (More)

Yesterday

Fans, family, and friends take to Twitter to send their condolences following Kobe Bryant's death

Fans, family, and friends take to Twitter to send their condolences following Kobe Bryant's death

Posted 3:44 PM 1/26/2020 by WBRZ Staff

In the wake of Kobe Bryant's death, celebrities and admirers of the legendary basketball player took to social media to send their condolences. While many are still left in disbelief. 

1/24/2020

Child shot in hand at motel off Siegen Lane

Posted 1:12 PM 1/26/2020 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Authorities are responding to reports of a child shot in the hand Friday afternoon.

The incident was reported around 3:30 p.m. at a motel on Rieger Road, near I-10 and Siegen Lane. Authorities said a 5-year-old was reportedly hurt inside one of the rooms. 

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office says the child is expected to be OK.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

Yesterday

Mississippi 4-star wide receiver Alex Adams commits to LSU

Mississippi 4-star wide receiver Alex Adams commits to LSU

Posted 12:37 PM 1/26/2020 by Zandria Thomas

BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers welcomed a new wide receiver to their roster Sunday morning. 

According to reports, Mississippi wide receiver, Alex Adams, committed to head coach Ed Orgeron and wide receivers coach Mickey Joseph on Sunday after spending three days on LSU's campus (More)

1/25/2020

Authorities ID woman killed in downtown Seattle shooting

Authorities ID woman killed in downtown Seattle shooting

Posted 8:45 PM 1/25/2020 by Associated Press

SEATTLE (AP) — Authorities identified the woman who was killed in a downtown Seattle shooting that also wounded seven people and raised questions about safety in the city’s center.

The King County Medical Examiner’s Office said Friday that Tanya (More)

1/24/2020

7-year-old found with gun on Baker school bus Friday

Posted 5:04 PM 1/25/2020 by Trey Schmaltz

BAKER - A young student was found with a gun on an elementary school bus Friday morning.

Another student noticed the situation and reported it.  Authorities said the student with the gun told investigators, an unknown, other student gave them the gun.

In a news release after (More)

1/25/2020

Woman kills retired trooper, self at Chicago-area cigar bar

Woman kills retired trooper, self at Chicago-area cigar bar

Posted 2:49 PM 1/25/2020 by Associated Press

LISLE, Ill. (AP) — A woman fatally shot a retired Illinois State Police trooper and wounded another retired state trooper and an off-duty trooper Friday night before turning the gun on herself at a cigar lounge in the Chicago suburbs, police said.

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