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New Cold Case division of BRPD makes first arrest for rape

A newly formed Cold Case division at the Baton Rouge Police Department has made its first arrest. They’ve locked up a man who they believe is responsible for a rape that happened back in 2008.

Store employee shot, killed during robbery attempt

A store employee was shot and killed during a robbery attempt earlier this evening.

St. Gabriel shooting leaves two injured

ST.GABRIEL,LA (fox44) — The first shooting in Saint Gabriel in almost six years has left two people injured. It happened at an apartment complex on the 3600 block of Bank Drive around 9:30 p.m. Monday.

Lavaughn Riley denied bail

BATON ROUGE,LA (fox44) — A Baton Rouge woman accused of beating her eight year-old son to death won't be able to bond out of jail. Judge Trudy White ruled Lavaughn Riley will have to stay in the East Baton Rouge Parish jail.

Residents react to St. Gabriel shooting

ST. GABRIEL, LA (FOX44) — "My daughter and I were watching T.V. when we heard. like two bangs," says Deborah Chabaud.

BRPD: Pregnant woman shot multiple times

The Baton Rouge Police Department is currently working a shooting at the 2100 block of Choctaw Road near Scenic Hwy. EMS confirms that one person was transported to a local hospital.

Police: Akron mother forced young daughter into prostitution

An Akron mother has been charged with forcing her young daughter into prostitution. Akron police arrested Jacqueline Toro-Williams, 37. She appeared in court Monday morning, and a judge set her bond at $100,000.

Two arrested for offering sexual massages at Kenner spa

Two women were arrested after an undercover operation revealed that they were offering sexual massages at a Kenner Spa.

Two children stabbed by adult during loud music argument

A DeSoto Parish man is accused of stabbing two children over the weekend.

8-year-old died from trauma, parents charged with murder

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are arresting the parents in the murder of their 8-year-old son.