CrimeTracker

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.

Late night shooting leaves one man dead, another fighting for his life

A late night shooting in the 2500 block of Thomas Delpit Drive has left one man dead, and another fighting for his life.

BR man shot in both legs is listed in critical condition

A Baton Rouge man is in critical condition after he was shot in the leg this morning. EMS workers tell us that type of injury is not very common, but does happen if the femoral artery is damaged.

Tickfaw man locked up for allegedly stabbing his brother to death

A man is behind bars for allegedly stabbing his brother to death.

EBRSO looking for vehicle burglar

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating several vehicle burglaries in the Greenwell Springs Rd area. Detectives obtained a photograph of the suspect during one of the vehicle burglaries.