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WANTED: Man possibly connected to appliance burglary of vacant apartments

Baton Rouge Police Detectives are attempting to identify the individual in the photo attached to this story. He was seen loading appliances on the bed of a truck at 6577 Van Gogh Ave on May 6, 2013.

COLD CASE SOLVED: BR woman accused of stabbing another woman to death in 2000

A Baton Rouge woman was arrested today for allegedly murdering a woman 13 years ago. Sonya Walls Kimber, 48, was taken into custody on Friday, June 28 for the murder that happened back on November 14, 2000.

Baton Rouge woman arrested for attempted murder after dispute with ex over missing TV

A Baton Rouge woman was arrested this morning for allegedly stabbing her ex-boyfriend multiple times back in April during two separate incidents. According to reports, the fight stemmed from an argument involving a missing television.

Baton Rouge college student says it's unfair he can't give blood

A Baton Rouge college student is upset he cannot donate blood. Blood banks will not take his blood because he's gay. When Jesse Tate decided to to give blood, he had no idea his blood was not accepted.

Sleeping babysitter causes extensive search for missing child in Gonzales; child found safe

A sleeping babysitter caused a frantic search in Gonzales for a missing child. Thankfully, the child was safe, but the child’s temporary guardian now faces charges and the child’s mother was also issued a citation.

Running AC tips homeowner off to burglary; five teens arrested for ‘chilling’ theft

Five juveniles are behind bars after they allegedly broke into a home several times while the victim was away on vacation.

Two men physically, sexually attack acquaintance after breaking into home

Two men face charges for allegedly breaking into the home of an acquaintance. Once inside, they allegedly physically abused and sexually attacked the victim.

Reward increases to $15,000 for shooting death of Whooping Crane

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents and U.S.

Southeast incorporation talks slow, frustrating some supporters

Talk of creating a new city in East Baton Rouge Parish continued Thursday. But not many people heard what they were waiting for.

Dewey Breaux Road bridge closed for repairs in Ascension

Parish officials have closed a bridge located on Dewey Breaux Road in Gonzales until further notice. Crews will replace the bridge with box culverts. The bridge crosses over the Calbasse Canal.