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WANTED: Police looking for robbery suspect

Baton Rouge Police Detectives are attempting to identify the individual in the photo attached to this story. He is accused of robbing the Simpson’s Chevron, 1334 Florida Blvd on June 26, 2013 around 6:35 a.m.

New EBR Sheriff's Office location more convenient for the public

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Department has a new home, and it will be more convenient for the people of East Baton Rouge. Well, that's their hope anyway.

Commissioner orders La. flags at half-staff following death of 19 Arizona firefighters

Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., has ordered all flags to be flown at half-staff at LDAF facilities throughout the state until July 5, 2013 following the deaths of 19 Arizona wildland fir

Pregnant woman attacked by three females after accusation of cheating

A pregnant woman is being closely monitored by medical professionals after she was attacked by three women last week. Officials say the incident started over an accusation.

A month closer to peak of hurricane season

Typically, July is a quiet month during the Atlantic Hurricane season. According to the National Hurricane Center, the season does not peak until mid-August and will stay active through late-October.

Alex Bregman wins 2013 Brooks Wallace National Shortstop of the Year Award

-- The College Baseball Hall of Fame announced Saturday that LSU freshman Alex Bregman is the winner of the 2013 Brooks Wallace National Shortstop of the Year Award.

Pelicans unveil court for 2013-14 season

The New Orleans Pelicans unveiled the first ever rebranded New Orleans Arena court design for the upcoming 2013-14 season on Pelicans.com. Attached is an illustration of the new Pelicans court design.

Tow Truck operator dies following hit-and-run crash on shoulder of I-10

A Guy’s Towing tow truck operator has died and a Texas man is in jail for vehicular homicide following an early morning hit-and-run crash on I-10 near Breaux Bridge investigated by Troop I.

Police investigating overnight shooting

Baton Rouge Police are investigating a shooting that happened overnight sunday in the 1600 block of E. Walker Court.

Police investigating an overnight shooting

Baton Rouge Police are investigating a shooting that happened overnight sunday in the 1600 block of E. Walker Court.