Many Baton Rouge residents will ring in the new year downtown. About 18,000 to 20,000 people are expected to attend Redstick Revelry. And leading up to the event, some looked back on their favorite moments in 2014.
An early afternoon fire caused an estimated $175,000 in damages to a house in the 9500 block of West Tampa Drive.
Mark Miles, a fire department spokesperson, says a towel left on the stove caught on fire around 12:15 p.m.
Detectives are looking for a black woman who spent over $9,000 with two stolen debit cards.
L’Jean Mckneely, a police spokesperson, says she stole the cards while giving two intoxicated people a ride home from the LSU area.
A raccoon caused a garbage truck to crash on Christmas Eve, according to the Gonzales Police Department.
It happened after the driver unloaded a dumpster at the Verizon Wireless store on North Airline Highway.