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Mystery of decomposed body found in Acadia Parish solved; man arrested

Police have arrested a man who they believe to be responsible for stabbing a man to death and dumping his body in an oil field.

WANTED: Authorities seek two suspects that stole nearly 500 gallons of diesel

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two unknown suspects who stole nearly 500 gallons of diesel fuel.

WANTED: Police identify vehicle involved in fatal hit-and-run crash

Police have identified the vehicle they believe to be responsible for a hit-and run crash that killed a Baton Rouge woman.

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.