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Bird thief busted after owner sees Craig's List ad

An accused thief is caught feather-handed after the owner noticed a Craig's List ad for her bird.

Woman abducted from parking lot of clinic, raped

 The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating the alleged abduction and rape of a Baton Rouge woman. The incident was reported around 12:30 this afternoon.

EMS responds to high number of heat calls; heat advisory issued for Monday

A heat advisory has been issued for Monday, July 30, which means that the heat index will be over 108 degrees for more than four hours of the day. For those working outdoors, that creates the potential for a dangerous medical issue.

Shreveport woman accused of knowingly infecting man with HIV

 Shreveport police have arrested a woman and charged her with knowingly infecting a person with HIV. Andria Johnson, 31, of Shreveport, was taken into custody July 24, after a man she had sex with tested positive for HIV.

Pipe fight leads to seven arrests

Officers responded to the 800 block of North 2nd Street in reference to a large fight in progress. Officers arrived while some of the suspects were still on scene and others left before officers arrived.

Twelve-year-old shot, in critical condition

On July 27 the Lake Charles Police Department responded to Lake Charles Memorial Hospital in reference to a shooting. The arriving officers learned that the victim was a 12-year-old boy who was shot once.

Idol Night At Cajun Dome

Idol fans were at the Cajundome right now. It is the night many of you have been waiting for,  the American Idol tour hit the Lafayette Cajundome.

Saint Landry Parish Man Charged With Vehicular Homicide

A Saint Landry Parish man is in jail after running over someone on Meche Road in Arnaudville.   The Saint Landry Parish Sheriff says Michael Stelly was high on Meth when he ran over Sherwin Boone.

Eunice Man Arrested For Sex With Juvenile

A Eunice man has been arrested for having sex with a fifteen year old girl. Police say it started as a call about a disturbance on Acadia Street and turned into an investigation with juvenile officers.

Baton Rouge Man Shot And Killed In Lafayette

A Baton Rouge man was shot and killed in Lafayette.   Police need help finding thirty two year old Carl Phillips.