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Baton Rouge father arrested for helping son accused of murder avoid police capture

A Baton Rouge man was arrested for allegedly helping his son avoid arrest after he was identified as a murder suspect.

27-year-old man recovering from gun shot wound to the head; BRPD searching for witnesses

A 27-year-old man is recovering in the hospital after being shot in the head. Police say they are searching for a witness who will step forward with information.

Toddler playing with lighter responsible for fire that caused $25,000 of damage

A 4-year-old is responsible for accidentally starting a fire that caused $25,000 of damage. Fortunately, no one was injured.

Two men arrested for robbery, rape outside Lafayette apartment

Two men were arrested in connection to a robbery and rape investigation that happened back in June 2013.

10th grader arrested for bringing gun to school in Shreveport

A 10th grade student was arrested Wednesday morning after an unloaded gun was seized at a Caddo Parish high school.

Tickets for Pelicans vs. Miami Heat preseason match-up go on sale Thursday

Tickets for the Pelicans’ preseason match-up against the Miami Heat on Oct. 23 will go on sale on Thursday, Sept. 19 at 10:00 a.m. Fans can purchase tickets for the game at Pelicans.com or by calling 504-525-HOOP.

Family of murdered teen asks for help paying for his funeral

 Kino Harris was shot and killed three weeks ago. But his family has not been able to bury him, and they need your help before they run out of time.

Man arrested for 3rd DWI after telling deputy his dog ate his seat belt

A 27-year-old man was arrested for his third DWI after he was pulled over for not wearing his seat belt. When the deputy asked him why he wasn’t wearing it, he replied “my dog ate it.”

2012 work-related fatalities decline in Louisiana

The number of work-related fatalities in 2012 in Louisiana declined to 106, according to a preliminary count by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries.

19-year-old arrested for man found murdered near park in Spanish Town

A 19-year-old man has been arrested for the death of a man whose body was found near a BREC park roughly two weeks ago.