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UPDATE: BRPD makes 1 arrest for armed robbery, fatal crash

UPDATE: Melvin Morgan, 17, turned himself in to police authorities earlier Thursday morning.

UPDATE: Baker PD arrest suspect in Sunday murder

UPDATE: Baker police have arrested Kenard Gaines, 17, of Baker, for the murder of Kortlon Johnson, 19, of Baton Rouge.  -----

Slidell: Dispute over vehicle burglary results in stabbing

Slidell police responded to a disturbance on Sunday night around 9:00 p.m. at the intersection of Joy Drive and Lori Drive.

Police urge extreme caution after fourth break-in and sexual assault in a week

For the fourth time this week, Baton Rouge Police are investigating a break-in and sexual assault.

Jury convicts Luling man who raped woman while high on ‘bath salts’

A St. Charles Parish jury found Ricky Bruce, 39, of Luling, guilty of aggravated rape and aggravated burglary on Thursday. The jury deliberated for two hours, according to a statement from the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office.

Livingston Police arrest 6 students from Live Oak High for terrorizing

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested six students on Friday for apparently trying to damage students and property at Live Oak His School.

Another home invasion, sexual assault in BR Friday morning

Detectives are currently investigating another home invasion that occurred Friday morning, between the hours of 2:00a.m. and 3:00 a.m., in the Sherwood Forest Subdivision, near Goodwood Blvd. and Sherwood Forest Blvd.

UPDATE: Suspect wanted for murder of 16-year-old

UPDATE: Baton Rouge Police have issued an arrest warrant for Devon Bowie, 19, of Baton Rouge, for 2nd Degree Murder and Illegal Use of Weapon. Bowie is accused of shooting his cousin, Patrick Williams, 16, on Monday, Jan. 13.

Update: 3 arrests made in Tara High School gun case

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office has arrested 2 teenagers in connection with the January 15 incident at Tara High School.

Search warrant leads to 2 arrests for crack cocaine

A 28-year-old man and a 17-year-old girl were arrested on drug charges. Baker Police say they arrested Tyree Cooper and Darylnika Lee on January 16.

Suspect says he used drug money to pay child support

Suspect says he used drug money to pay child support East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office arrested Kelvin Ronelle Johnson Jr. on Wednesday, Jan. 15 for drug and firearm charges.

VIDEO: UK takes down global online child sex abuse ring

A wide-reaching pedophilia ring has been broken up, in a global operation. Officials say people were paying to watch the sexual abuse of children, live online.

APSO offers tips to prevent home invasions

In light of a recent pattern of home invasions in the Baton Rouge Metro Area, the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is offering tips to help residents protect themselves from a break in.

Amite woman leads deputies on chase, hides variety of drugs in car

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office arrested 29-year-old Le’Chelle M. Allen of Amite after she led deputies on a high-speed chase.

Ascension Parish Sheriff launches 'Operation No Show'

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is stepping up efforts to catch suspects who skipped out of court dates.