Livingston Parish

OlegEvseev-Getty
Associated Press
November 18, 2019 - 12:44 pm
LIVINGSTON, La. (AP) — A liquor prohibition is over for two towns in a Louisiana parish after an ordinance was overwhelmingly approved, allowing the sales of more than just beer and wine coolers. The Advocate reports Albany and Livingston in Livingston Parish approved liquor sales Saturday, ending...
Read More
The Times Picayune/The Advocate
Jim Hanzo
October 23, 2019 - 6:22 pm
Attorney General Jeff Landry announced a high-ranking Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office employee and his wife, a former junior high teacher, have been arrested on counts of first-degree rape and production of pornography involving juveniles. 44-year-old Dennis W. Perkins, and his wife 34-year-old...
Read More
AP Photo
August 17, 2019 - 2:12 pm
Louisiana U.S. Rep. Garret Graves says Livingston Parish will receive a $5.3 million federal grant to fund the elevation of 88 homes that were substantially damaged during the 2016 flood. Graves says the money is part of the $300 million in federal hazard mitigation funds he worked to secure in the...
Read More
UPDATE at 10:50am: Apparent suspect found dead Police say a woman shot and killed a man in Livingston Parish Sunday night. "Just after 8:00p on July 21, 2019, deputies with the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Pinecrest Dr. in Denham Springs in reference to a shooting,"...
Read More
Officials are hoping to show the nation great things about Livingston Parish today. "Our goal is to showcase our southern hospitality, charm, fun, smiling faces & food!" officials said in a news release about the homecoming event for American Idol top 3 finalist Laine Hardy this evening. Hardy...
Read More
January 27, 2019 - 5:30 pm
GONZALES, La. (AP) — A 21-year-old man suspected of killing his parents and three other people — including a girl he was dating — was arrested Sunday when he drove up with a gun to his grandmother's house in Virginia, a sheriff said. On Saturday, Dakota Theriot shot and killed three people — the...
Read More
Don Ames
January 26, 2019 - 2:26 pm
Five people have been shot to death in two separate Saturday morning shootings, according to authorities. Two people were shot to death in Gonzales on Churchpoint Road shortly before 9 a.m. Saturday morning. Ascension Parish authorities identified the victims as 50-year-old Elizabeth Theriot and...
Read More
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
October 22, 2018 - 9:25 pm
A man allegedly killed his father in Albany, Louisiana today before calling police to come to their home. "Just before noon on October 22, 2018, deputies with Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the 31,000 block of Pine Hill Drive located in the Albany area in reference to a...
Read More
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 21, 2018 - 11:36 pm
Is losing a child enough of a punishment for the parents of a two-year-old boy who found a gun on the counter of his Livingston home and shot himself in the face? Authorities say the investigation continues. Listeners to the Early Edition of WWL First News were split this week. Some felt that...
Read More
Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
September 19, 2018 - 6:47 am
Northshore cops say a gun left on a counter in a Livingston home led to a toddler killing himself. "LPSO was dispatched to the 18,000 block of Murphy Estate Lane located in Livingston, LA in reference to a gun shot," Public Information Officer Lori Steele said in a news release. "Upon arrival,...
Read More

Pages