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LA based health companies to pay $150M for Medicare fraud

The Department of Justice announced on Tuesday that the Louisiana based company Amedisys Inc.

NOPD officer arrested on 38 counts of child pornography charges

A New Orleans Police Department officer is in jail for possessing child pornography. Bradley Wax, 54, of Mandeville, was arrested Wednesday and charged with 38 counts of pornography involving juveniles.

2 Gonzales residents arrested on several drug charges

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested two people for illegal drug activity following a joint investigation with the Gonzales Police Department.

No charges brought against person who shot Scott Thomas, man who kidnapped, tortured ex-girlfriend

A Grand Jury on Wednesday found that the person who shot Scott Thomas was justified in the incident and that no charges will be brought against the shooter.

BRPD investigates armed robbery of Chicken Shack

Baton Rouge Police are investigating the armed robbery of Chicken Shack on North Acadian Thruway, The robbery happened Tuesday night shortly before 11:00 p.m.

EBRSO arrests 5 in Synthetic Marijuana Operation

East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office Narcotics detectives along with SWAT, Detectives, K-9 and Baton Rouge Police SWAT executed three search warrants early Wednesday morning as a result of a lengthy investigation into the sale of synthetic mar

BRPD: Violent crime dropped 15 percent in 2013

The crime rate has been a highly discussed topic in Baton Rouge the last few years. Perhaps the intense interest in improving public safety is paying off.

Livingston man arrested on 100 counts of child pornography charges

A Livingston Parish man has been charged with 50 counts of possessing and 50 counts of distributing child pornography, according to the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office.

BRPD release 2013 crime stats

The number of major crimes in Baton Rouge in 2013 decreased by 7.39 percent when compared to 2012, according to crime figures submitted to the FBI Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) program.

Coast Guardsman gets confinement, bad conduct discharge for sexual assault conviction

A Coast Guardsman was convicted and sentenced Friday during a general court-martial held in New Orleans.

Scott Police arrest man found sleeping in tomb

Scott Police responded to the cemetery on Old Spanish Trail after reports of someone sleeping in the tombs on Saturday night. Police found Thorne Martin, 26, asleep with a bottle of canned air in his hand.

BRPD investigating shooting on East Polk Street

Baton Rouge Police Detectives are investigating a shooting involving two victims which occurred Saturday  around 1:15pm in the 600 block of East Polk St.

EBRSO arrests two teens for making threats on social media

Two students from Westdale Middle School have been arrested for making threats of a schools shooting on a social media website.

13-year-old allegedly raped at Opelousas motel

The mother of a 13-year-old girl reported to Opelousas Police on Sunday, April 13, that her daughter had been raped that morning at a local motel.

Troopers arrest Denham Springs man for 6th DWI offense

Louisiana State Police arrested Lee Edward Easley, 29, of Denham Springs on Wednesday. He's accused of driving while intoxicated for the 6th time.