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Four charged with making meth in BR home

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Deputies arrested four people yesterday evening involved with a methamphetamine lab at 21144 Jon Michelle.

Couple charged with 27 counts of animal cruelty for condition of home; children removed by state

A couple’s compassion for stray animals created a dangerous and toxic environment for their two children, as well as the animals they were hoping to save.

BRPD Chief: All violent misdemeanor offenders will be booked into jail

Baton Rouge Police Officers no longer have discretion regarding violent misdemeanor offenses.

Restaurant manager arrested for stealing over $100,000 to support gambling addiction

A woman has been arrested for stealing over $100,000 from her former employer. She admitted to the theft and said she used the money to support her gambling addiction.

FBI releases 2012 preliminary annual crime stats

According to the FBI's Preliminary Annual Uniform Crime Report, released today, the nation experienced a 1.2 percent increase in the number of violent crimes and a 0.8 percent decline in the number of property crimes in 2012 when compared w

5-month-old child found inside home of murder/suicide

A 5-month-old child was found inside a home with two dead bodies. Police believe the shooting was the result of a murder/suicide.

Woman arrested for DWI twice in less than 24-hours

A Mississippi woman was arrested for DWI twice over the weekend in less than 24-hours.

65-year-old man arrested for murder in Denham Springs

A 65-year-old man was arrested for the murder of a Baton Rouge man.

Two men arrested after fatal shooting

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a shooting that occurred at the intersection of Lowes Ln. and Old Baton Rouge Hwy. that occurred just after midnight on Saturday.