Saturday, May 18 2013 9:58 PM EDT2013-05-19 01:58:17 GMT
JEFF AMYAssociated PressLouisiana's unemployment rate rose in April for the fourth straight month, as fewer people reported having work. While the labor force was basically flat, according to the federalMore >>
Louisiana's unemployment rate rose in April for the fourth straight month, as fewer people reported having work.More >>
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -
Authorities said a 2-year-old is dead after getting shot Monday evening by his teen brother who was playing with a gun.
The victim was identified as Travin Varise.
The Baton Rouge Police Department said Terrance Varise, 18, of Baton Rouge was booked into the parish prison on charges of negligent homicide, cruelty to a juvenile and felon in possession of a firearm.
Police said the shooting happened at the home where they lived on Jean Street around 6:30 p.m.
They added the shooting was accidental. The gun was only described as being a handgun.
Terrance was previously convicted on felony burglary in Iberville Parish.
Investigators said the toddler was taken to the hospital in critical condition and died Tuesday morning.
Police have not released any information on who owns the gun.
Tuesday, May 14 2013 12:47 PM EDT2013-05-14 16:47:12 GMT
HOUSTON (KHOU/CBS) – Neighbors near a prostitution sting said customers came so often they affected the flow of traffic. Two juveniles were among the female sex workers, and more than 100 other peopleMore >>
Vice officers made dozens of arrests in the last two weeks during an operation they called the Bissonet Initiative, named for the street the sting took place.More >>