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Belle Chase woman arrested for filing false report against political candidate

The Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Office has arrested a woman for filing a false report against a political candidate.

Hammond authorities catch luxury car thief after extensive search

UPDATE: The man who allegedly stole an Audi and crashed it off of I-155 is now in custody, according to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office.

Arson fire destroys house on Tuscaloosa Street

The Baton Rouge Fire Department says an arson fire completely destroyed a house on Tuscaloosa Street. Fire fighters arrived on the scene around 4:25 a.m. on November 13, 2014 to find the vacant house engulfed in flames. 

Alabama man eludes State Police overnight, arrested in Denham Springs

UPDATE 11/12/14 – Shortly after 8:00 am on November 12, 2014, the third individual which fled on foot was located and arrested in Denham Springs. After spending the night in the woods, 21 year old Christopher L.

Scammers target Shaw Center businesses, threaten to cut electricity

Scammers threatened to cut power to businesses inside the Shaw Center for the Arts Wednesday.

Man wanted for outstanding warrant in St. Martin Parish

St. Martin Parish deputies are searching for this man wanted on a bench warrant. Major Ginny Higgins says Donald J. Harrell, 26, is wanted for Failure to Appear in court on the following charges:

Detectives trying to identify man who burglarizied Prestige Home Care

Baton Rouge detectives are searching for this man who they say burglarized a business on  North Foster Drive.

Inspector: no sign of investigation in 1,111 New Orleans sex crime-related calls

The report is full of harrowing details alleging that five New Orleans Police Department detectives in the special victims unit may have failed to investigate sex crimes over a three-year period. But one case stands out.

Lafayette Parish man arrested for rape of 10-year-old girl

Scott Police have a man in custody for sexually assaulting a young girl. Police spokesperson Chad Leger says Michael Jason Burks, 35, of Scott, was arrested after evidence confirmed the rape of a 10-year-old girl.

BRFD investigating arson fire on Alice Street

Baton Rouge Firefighters say they are investigating an arson fire that caused $5,000 in damages to a house in the 600 block of Alice Street. The fire started just before 9:15 a.m. on November 9, 2014.

Man shoots girlfriend, then himself on Doral Street

A Baton Rouge man shot his girlfriend and then fatally shot himself. 

2 men rob McDonald’s in Albany at gunpoint

Detectives are looking for two black men who robbed a McDonald’s at gunpoint on LA Highway 43 Albany.

ATF investigating ignition of cars, house in New Orleans

Authorities are investigating suspected arson as the cause for fires that burned several cars and a home overnight in Uptown New Orleans.

TPSO arrests BR man for having sex with 14-year-old girl

A Baton Rouge man is now in  jail after Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s deputies say he had sex with a 14-year-old girl.

BRPD investigating early morning shooting on Alliquippa Street

Baton Rouge Police are investigating an early morning shooting that injured a man in the 3100 block of Alliquippa Street.