Baton Rouge

‘We must do better protecting our Black Women’ says LSU organization following Kinnedy Smith’s murder

Baton Rouge Police arrested the man accused of fatally stabbing Kinnedy Smith, a 21-year-old Shreveport native over the weekend. According to police, 27-year-old Connor Regan, stabbed Smith to death during a domestic dispute and has been charged […]

Crime

Richard promoted to peace officer

Slidell police officer Christopher Richard has been promoted to administrative corrections peace officer in the Slidell Police Department’s Corrections Division. He is a 10-year veteran and has been a field training officer, training new jailors […]

Crime

Rep. Richmond calls for investigation into abusive practices of the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office

“We can no longer allow the abusive culture that has permeated IPSO to go unchecked,” said Congressman Cedric Richmond. “The accounts of discrimination, abuse, and even deaths occurring as a result of the actions of deputies clearly illustrate a pattern and practice that systematically violates the basic rights of citizens. It is imperative that the Department of Justice step in and correct this conduct before there is any more loss of life.” […]