CrimeTracker

Two arrested after ATV goes missing

Following an investigation conducted by deputies with the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office, two Eunice residents were arrested after they were found to be in possession of a stolen Polaris Ranger that was reported stolen from a residence in

Protestors gather at W.B.R. jail

More than a dozen of Terri Parker's former classmates and family members came armed with bright signs and loud voices to the West Baton Rouge Parish Jail on Wednesday.

Arrest warrant issued for Cuba Gooding Jr. for alleged Big Easy brawl

UPDATE: After an altercation between a bartender at the Old Absinthe House and actor Cuba Gooding Jr. led to an arrest warrant on a misdemeanor charge, the bartender has dropped the charge.  

Man shot in head in Tigerland area

Baton Rouge Police are investigating a late night shooting in the Tigerland area. Homicide detectives say around 10:30 Tuesday night on the 4700 block of Tigerland Avenue a white male was found shot in the head inside an apartment.

Stores fear loss of business after shooting

"It's a rough little area around here," says one Baton Rouge chef. Police say the three victims in Monday night's shooting are expected to make a full recovery. Businesses nearby though may not be so lucky.

B.R.P.D recruits hope they make a difference

 Baton Rouge's latest set of police officers began their journey Monday. These 34 recruits will try to cut down on a crime problem in Baton Rouge that saw 64 murders last year and is on pace for even more in 2012.

Death penalty not yet decided in escapee murder case

It's still unclear at this time if federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty in the case of escapees Darian Pierce and Ricky Wedgeworth.

Accused Shunick, Pate killer pleads not guilty

Brandon Scott Lavergne, 33, the man accused of killing Lisa Pate in 1999, and Mickey Shunick on May 19, has pleaded Not Guilty to First-Degree murder charges in both cases.

Arrest made for robbery of elderly man in Prairieville

A man was arrested in Ascension Parish for allegedly robbing an elderly man in Prairieville.

Man arrested in Zachary for kidnapping, rape of teen girl

A man was arrested in Zachary last night because police believe he’s responsible for the kidnapping and rape of a 15 year old girl from the Lafayette area.