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Agencies work together to tackle child sex crimes

 After Sorrento's former mayor was locked up on child porn charges, a lot of people are wondering how exactly State Police and the Attorney General catch people who look at and distribute child porn.

LPSO arrests 2 more 'Sons of Guns' stars

More trouble for some of the "Sons of Guns" reality show. Today, the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Kristafor Ford and his wife Stephanie Hayden for child abuse charges.

2 men in jail after shooting at Crowley Police officer during traffic stop

Two Crowley men are now in the Acadia Parish Jail after police say one of them shot at an officer during a traffic stop on North Ave A.

Police looking for woman who tried to sell young girl at Hammond gas station

Hammond Police say they are looking for a Hispanic woman who tried to sell a young girl at a gas station. The woman reportedly walked into the RaceTrac on Highway 190 West and asked people if they wanted to buy a child.

Neighbors in shock after former mayor gets arrested

 Neighbors are "sounding off" about former Sorrento Mayor Wilson Longanecker's arrest on child porn charges Thursday.

Zachary woman dies in 2 vehicle crash on LA 64

Shortly after 4:00 pm on October 16, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle injury crash that occurred on LA Hwy 64 (Greenwell Springs–Port Hudson Rd.) at Joor Rd. in East Baton Rouge Parish.

State Police seize almost $1M in prescription pills

On October 10, 2014, Louisiana State Police along with multiple other agencies executed three search warrants and made six arrests in East Baton Rouge Parish.

WBR deputy arrested for abusing power, prositution

A West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s deputy is now in jail, accused of using his badge to try to have his way with prostitutes.

Baton Rouge residents nervous about BP's presence on the coast

 "It'll be a tragedy if we allow BP to continue to drill and destroy

Teacher evaluations causing a stir

 School evaluations came out this week and the results are causing quite a stir. More teachers received ratings of effective this year than last, but the student achievement on standardized tests didn't increase at the same rate.