BRPD looking for felon who allegedly shot man on Prescott Road

Baton Rouge police are looking for a convicted felon who allegedly shot a man during an argument, on July13.

BRPD say man found in arson fire was shot

UPDATE: Baton Rouge police have identified the body found inside the house as 35-year-old Laross Davis. Corporal Don Coppola Jr. said Davis suffered a single gunshot wound.

Woman steals wallet from medical office in Gonzales

Gonzales police are searching for a credit card theft suspect. The suspect reportedly took the victim’s wallet from her office at St. Elizabeth Hospital’s Medical Plaza on June 16, around 1:10 p.m.

Metairie man that abducts 3 children after murdering their mother is in custody

Update: The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office says the suspect has been apprehended and the children are safe. Authorities located Monterosso at a trailer park in Katy, Texas.

UPDATE: BRPD identifies victim in pedestrian death on E. Brookstown

UPDATE: The victim who was hit and killed by a car on E. Brookstown Friday night has been identified as Darius Markie Fisher, 23, of Rockwood Court. 

Man sentenced for trying to meet juvenile in Lafayette for sex

A Texas man was sentenced to 10 years in prison and five years of supervised release for trying to meet a 14-year-old for sex, announced U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley on Friday.

Man tries burning car to cover up traffic homicide in BR

Janneh L. Trench, 35, of Vacherie, LA, is wanted in connection with traffic death of Eric Fabre.

Suspect in 2004 murder arrested in OK, transferred to Caddo Parish

A former Shreveport resident was booked into the Caddo Correctional Center Thursday for a 2004 murder.

St. Mary Parish warns of several scams currently in the area

In order to track phone and internet scams, the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office asked residents to report these types of criminal activities. Recently, the St.

Jindal signs warrant to bring Bourbon St. shooting suspect back to LA

Governor Bobby Jindal on Friday signed the warrant to extradite Bourbon St. shooting suspect Trung Le back to Louisiana, according to WDSU News.

13-year-old arrested for burglary, battery in Hammond

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s arrested a 13-year-old teen for burglary and aggravated battery on Thursday.

22-year-old found shot to death on South 17th St

A young man is dead after being shot in the middle of a street, late Thursday night.

2 arrested for alleged child abuse in Eunice, LA

Two people from Eunice, LA were arrested following an investigation of alleged child abuse. The abuse was reported to the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office on June 29.

Gonzales Police looking for suspects in hotel vending machine thefts

The Gonzales Police Department is trying to identify two men suspected of breaking into vending machines at an area hotel. The two suspects entered the hotel on July 1, and visited several vending machines on different floors.

Lafayette Fire Department still investigating rash of arson fires

Last month the Lafayette Fire Department combated eight fires within about a week span, and they are still describing the investigation as "open and active."