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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."

EBRSO looking for CVS robbery suspect

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s detectives are looking for a suspect in the robbery of CVS Pharmacy on George O’Neal. The incident happened Thursday morning shortly after 9:00 a.m.

LA warehouse manager sentenced for stealing $900K in aircraft parts

U.S. Attorney announced that Robert Michal Styron, 38, of Iowa, LA, was sentenced to 36 months in prison with three years of supervised release for stealing over $900,000 worth of aircraft parts.

BR man found shot to death on Cate Avenue

Baton Rouge police are investigating a murder that happened Wednesday night around 9:00 p.m. on Cate Avenue. The victim was identified as 29-year-old Major Brown, of Cate Avenue.

4-year-old killed by driver in Ouachita Parish

A four-year-old girl died after being hit by a vehicle around 9:45 p.m. on US Highway 165, south of Interstate 20 in Ouachita Parish.

New Iberia woman charged for death of 2 Parish workers

A New Iberia woman, Alicia Marie Mire, 26, has been formerly charged with two counts of Negligent Homicide after she caused an accident that resulted in the death of two Iberia Parish employees on Tuesday afternoon.