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Port Allen man arrested in murder for hire scheme

A Port Allen man is now in jail for trying to hire someone for murder, according to the Louisiana State Police.

LSP wants us to stay safe behind the wheel

There is something very dangerous in Louisiana.

Public Safety officer arrested for sexual battery

A Department of Public Safety Officer is now in jail after inappropriately touching a woman, according to the Louisiana State Police.

Port Allen Police Department gets new cars

 PAPD will now have 6 new vehicles at its disposal. Three marked cars and three unmarked cars. Many of the old vehicles were made in 1999, and haven't been reliable for some time now.

Burglar steals pills, cash from Gonzales pharmacy

Deputies are looking for the burglar who stole prescription pills and cash from a Gonzales pharmacy. Chief Tony Bacala says the suspect broke into Ralph’s Pharmacy around 3:15 a.m. on December 15, 2014.

APSO finds teen runaway missing from Prairieville

UPDATE (12/15/14):  The 17-old runaway from Prairieville has been found, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office.

Boil advisory issued for part of Iberville Parish

Iberville Parish Water District #3 customers located on Bayou Pigeon Road and Vaughn Road have experienced a water outage due to a broken water line. Therefore as a precaution, a boil advisory has been issued.

UPDATE: Gonzales woman arrested for cashing stolen checks

UPDATE (12/15/14): Dinea Himel turned herself into authorities late this afternoon. Himel was wanted by the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office for two counts of forgery and one count of theft.

I-12 West open near Hammond, Eastbound still closed

UPDATE (7:00 pm): All lanes are open on I-12 West at the I-12/I-55 split. The queue on I-12 West has reached approximately two miles. I-12 East remains closed at the I-12/I-55 split. Eastbound traffic is being diverted to I-55 South. The queue on I-12 East has reached approximately one mile. The Traffic Management Center will advise of any changes. (6:00 pm): I-12 East and West remains closed at the I-12/I-55 split due to an overturned 18-wheeler.

Suspect named in BRPD officer involved shooting

The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating an officer involved shooting that happened on December 13, 2014.

Hammond man arrested after knocking house off foundation

Assumption Parish Deputies have a Hammond man in custody after he ran his car into a house on Bayou Drive in Pierre Part on December 12, 2014.

Livingston Parish couple arrested for shoplifting

A man and woman who stole over $1,200 in electronics are now in the Ascension Parish Prison, according to the Gonzales Police Department.

Hammond man arrested on sexual battery charges

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the arrest of wanted suspect 47 year old Tyrone Kenneth Reine of Hammond, LA.

Gonzales man arrested on 31 counts of child pornography

A joint law enforcement effort has led to the arrest of a Gonzales man on 31 counts of possessing pornography involving juveniles, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Early morning shooting leaves man dead

Right now, Baton Rouge Police are looking for a person who shot and killed a man Saturday morning.