A pair of settlement agreements has resolved class-action claims that law enforcement officers in a rural Louisiana community used illegal "investigative holds" to arrest and secretly jail hundreds of people for questioning.
Louisiana prosecutors aren't seeking the death penalty against a suspect charged with killing three men and wounding a fourth in a string of shootings last year.
Louisiana's attorney general is expected to meet Tuesday with relatives of a black man shot and killed by a white police officer in July 2016 and inform them whether his office will charge either of the two officers involved in the deadly struggle.
Louisiana's attorney general has sued a local school board over a meeting disrupted by the video-recorded arrest of a teacher who was roughly handcuffed on a hallway floor after she criticized the district superintendent's pay raise.
A Louisiana State University student had spent the night drinking at a fraternity house before he was found unresponsive and later died at a hospital, according to a police report released Friday.
A 23-year-old white man was arrested Tuesday and accused of cold-bloodedly killing two black men and shooting up a black family's home in a string of attacks last week that police say may have been racially motivated.
A 23-year-old white man was arrested Tuesday and accused of killing two black men and firing on a black family, authorities said.
A 23-year-old white man whom police call a "person of interest" in the fatal shootings of two black men in Baton Rouge has been released from jail after his arrest on drug charges.
A Muslim-American radio host is accusing the publisher of a notorious neo-Nazi website of defaming him by falsely labeling him the "mastermind" of a deadly concert bombing in England, according to a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday.
A police report released Monday says a sheriff's deputy in central Louisiana shot and killed a man after his girlfriend jumped on the officer's back, bit him and tried to grab his gun.
A federal lawsuit accuses Black Lives Matter and several movement leaders of inciting violence that led to a gunman's deadly ambush of law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge last summer.
A man serving a life sentence for the 1971 rape of a nurse is getting a court-ordered hearing to determine if authorities withheld evidence that could exonerate him.