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103 dogs seized from Thibodaux breeder found guilty of animal cruelty

The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office seized 103 dogs from a Thibodaux Brittany-breeder after he was found guilty of animal cruelty.

'Geaux Wider' project announces I-10 lane closures

I-10 will experience lane closures during the rest of the week. The closures are part as of the Geaux Wider initiative, which will widen both I-10 and I-12 in East Baton Rouge and Livingston Parishes.

St. Francisville plantation gets fire scare

A historic plantation in St. Francisville received a fire scare due to electrical problems.

Loranger man arrested after shooting, killing wife

A man that shot his wife after a verbal altercation is behind bars. At approximately 6:30 p.m., Richard Lagarrigue, 27, shot and killed his wife at their residence on Prevost Lane in Loranger.

Intoxicated man enters closed restaurant, steals bag of taco shells because he was 'hungry'

A Metairie man has been arrested after breaking into a Baton Rouge Taco Bell while they were closed and stealing food items because he was intoxicated and hungry.

Ascension Parish sheriff vows crackdown on Donaldsonville crime

Ascension Parish Sheriff Jeff Wiley had tough talk Tuesday for those engaging in crime.

Breaux Bridge man arrested on 13 drug charges, including outstanding warrants

A St. Martin Parish man has been arrested after authorities found a plethora of drugs in his home.

Motorcyclist killed after striking another vehicle

A Houma man driving a motorcycle died after hitting another vehicle in Terrebonne Parish. The incident occured shortly after 6:00 p.m. on July 23.

LaPlace lawyer indicted for stealing more than $50,000 from clients

A LaPlace lawyer has been indicted in connection with stealing more than $50,000 from multiple clients, one of them elderly, prosecutors said today.

BRPD: Man repeatedly hit child with belt because the boy urinated on himself

A Baton Rouge man was arrested for allegedly hitting a young boy in the head, neck and face with a belt.