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Woman wanted for using fake check at Gonzales Wal-Mart

Gonzales Police detectives need your help finding a woman who used a fake check at a local store Sgt. Steven Nethken says the woman used a counterfeit check worth $325.45 at the Gonzales Wal-Mart on September 1, 2014.

Man killed over cell phone on Bayou Fountain Avenue

A Baton Rouge man is now in jail after deputies say he shot and killed a man last night, over a cell phone. 

Woman shoplifts from convenience store 2 days in a row

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a woman who shoplifted twice from a convenience store on Pumpkin Center Road.

Lafayette Parish man faces charges after fatal shooting

A Lafayette Parish man is in jail after killing a man and injuring another victim.

Body of Houma man found in St. Mary Parish's Intracoastal Waterway

The body of a Houma man was recovered from the Intracoastal Waterway in St. Mary Parish this morning, Oct. 6, by search and rescue officials.

Nottingham Regional Rehab Center hosts public health fair

Nottingham Regional Rehab Center hosted a health fair on October 5, 2014, that was open to the public.

Lake Charles program helps war veterans deal with post-traumatic stress

A program in Lake Charles, Louisiana pairs war veterans dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder with a dog that has been rescued.

Lake Charles program helps war veterans deal with post-traumatic stress

A program in Lake Charles, Louisiana pairs war veterans dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder with a dog that has been rescued.

Single vehicle crash kills 2 women on I-10 Ascension Parish

 Shortly before 8:30 am on October 3, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on Interstate 10 east of US Hwy 61 in Ascension Parish.

Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for 15-year-old runaway

Investigation continues for 15-year-old runaway. According to Lt. Col. Bobby Webre, 15-year-old Jazzmyn Falls may possibly be in the Baton Rouge area with Kalin Jock, 24, of 625 Kenmore Ave., Baton Rouge.

EBR Coroner rules elderly woman's death a homicide

UPDATE (10/4/14): Joleslie and Lauren Looney now face additional charges of Manslaughter and Obstruction of Justice in the death of Bessie Looney, 82. ORIGINAL (10/3/14):

Inmate shot trying to escape St. Gabriel jail

Shortly after 1:00 p.m. on October 3rd, 2014, an offender assigned to a work crew on the grounds of Elayn Hunt Correctional Center attempted to escape. 

New Iberia man arrested for speeding through traffic stop

A New Iberia man is currently in the Iberia Parish jail after speeding through a traffic stop and crashing into two vehicles.

Lafayette man arrested on home invasion

A Lafayette man is in jail for invading a woman’s home. Chief of Police Jim Craft says Korey Brown, 29, threatened a female victim and struck her multiple times.

UL Lafayette linebacker suspended indefinitely after domestic violence arrest

UL Lafayette has suspended Ragin Cajuns linebacker Chris Hill indefinitely following his arrest on domestic abuse battery charges.