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EBRSO: 24-year-old man wanted for coercing 13-year-old into oral sex at party

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for a 24-year-old man who allegedly coerced a 13-year-old girl into oral sex at a party on June 7, 2013 at a residence located on Denham Road in Pride.

WANTED: Suspect identified in courtyard shooting at Centurion Arms Apartments

A suspect has been identified in connection to a shooting that hospitalized one man with life-threatening injuries. Police need the public’s help to locate him.

Florida man faces 100 counts of child pornography in Louisiana

The Louisiana Attorney General’s High Technology Crime Unit says a multi-agency undercover operation has led to the arrest of a 51-year-old Florida man accused of possessing more than 100 files of child pornography.

Following a stellar career, William Jenkins retires from LSU

After a stellar career in higher education that spans more than 35 years, William “Bill” Jenkins is calling it a career … for the second time.

Homeless man killed attempting to cross Greenwell by hit-and-run driver; suspect wanted

A homeless man was killed last night after he was struck by a hit-and-run driver.

BRPD: Gunman walked up to victim, started shooting; suspect wanted

A 34-year-old man is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after he was shot at the Centurion Arms Apartments located on N. Marque Ann St.

Noise complaint ends with drug arrest after suspect fights with officer

A noise complaint ended with the arrest of a Baton Rouge man for multiple charges. That’s because the suspect was found in possession of marijuana after he started a pushing match with the officer.

Governor Jindal signs legislation to reduce Louisiana’s prison population

Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that will help rehabilitate low-risk drug offenders housed in Louisiana’s prisons. This bill is part of the Governor’s 2013 Legislative Package.

No impact from absence of Livingston Parish school board president

Malcolm Sibley was not in the room, and his chair was already filled.