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Convicted felon who allegedly fired at BRPD officer used stolen gun

The suspect who allegedly fired at a Baton Rouge Police Officer after a traffic stop was booked into Parish Prison today.

Wife arrested after new evidence shows her connection to 2008 murder in Kentwood

A Kentwood woman was arrested because investigators now believe she’s involved with the murder of her husband, who was shot to death back in 2008.

EBRSO looking for man cashing counterfeit check

 East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for a man seen cashing a counterfeit check at a local bank on May 30 at approximately 1:00p.m.

Former LSU basketball stars win gold in London

The Olympic journey is complete for LSU's Seimone Augustus and Sylvia Fowles. Augustus and Fowles became the first LSU athletes - past or present - in any sport to claim multiple Olympic gold medals as the U.S.

Five arrested for party shootout

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the arrest of five male subjects for firing shots into a crowd after an altercation at a party.

One arrested for massive grow operation in Houma

A four-months long investigation resulted in the arrest of one man for an alleged marijuana grow operation.

Police looking for hospital purse snatchers

On July 2 at approximately 7:20 a.m., Lake Charles Police Department responded to a theft of a purse from St. Patrick’s ICU waiting room.

People living near sinkhole concerned drilling relief well may not solve problem

The Louisiana Department of Natural Resources says they've approved a permit for a relief well in Assumption Parish, but the concerns continue near Bayou Corne.

Seven charged in life insurance scheme

Seven area residents have been charged for their role in a life insurance fraud scheme.

Denham Springs trio arrested with stolen property from three states, including a rock wall

 A tip led Detectives with the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office Burglary Division to a home on Highway 16 in Denham Springs. On August 6, 2012, a search warrant led to the recovery of numerous stolen items.