A Baton Rouge Police Officer is dead and another is fighting for his life after responding to tips about a domestic violence homicide suspect. The two officers were shot during a four-hour standoff with the suspect, 36-year-old Ronnie Kato, on Sunday. Chief Murphy Paul…
Kato has been booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish jail. Detectives believe he’s responsible for the fatal shooting of 58-year-old Curtis Richarson in what authorities are calling a domestic violence incident.
LSU interim president Thomas Galligan says the plan is for students to be back on campus this fall. Galligan says the university needs to get back to business, but they ‘ll do it in a safe manner….
Galligan says he’s hopeful football will be played in Tiger Stadium this fall, but the Tigers will only take the field when it’s safe and delaying the start of the season is a possibility…
The Governor gave the OK for most dental procedures to begin again today along with time-sensitive elective medical surgeries. Former Louisiana Dental Association President Dr. Kristi Soileau (swallow) says patients will notice that there will either be no or very few people in the waiting room.
She also encourages patients to wear masks and says all trafficked areas will be regularly disinfected.
Ouachita Parish Sheriff Deputies arrest a West Monroe man for allegedly firing shots at the home of Duck Dynasty star Willie Robertson. O-P-S-O spokesperson Glenn Springfield says 38-year-old Daniel King Jr. has been charged with aggravated assault for the drive-by shooting that happened Friday afternoon.Springfield says surveillance cameras provided important evidence in leading to a quick capture of the suspect.