Although violent headlines continue, officials say the number of homicides within Baton Rouge city limits is down from this time last year. However, there are 12 cases that are considered open with no motive or suspect at this time.
Police say a man has been arrested in connection to a burglary that happened back in April. Oddly, this was the first of two burglaries at the same home, and the two men accused of the crimes know each other, as well as the victim.
On Friday, July 26, for the ninth consecutive year, the Walker Police Department will distribute school uniforms to Livingston Parish families who need assistance outfitting their children with mandatory school uniforms.
Boston Celtics Forward and LSU standout Brandon Bass will host a series of basketball camps for boys and girls in the Baton Rouge, Morganza, and Port Allen areas, as well as a back to school giveaway and fun day in the park in Baton Rouge.