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BRPD investigating shooting at College Drive apartment complex

The Baton Rouge Police Department is currently investigating an apartment complex on College Drive.

Man indicted for raping 7-year-old boy, exposing him to AIDS virus

A 29-year-old Carencro man has been indicted for allegedly raping a child and knowingly exposing him to the AIDS virus.

Two women arrested for forging prescriptions

Two Livingston Parish women have been arrested after using forged prescriptions to get pharmaceuticals from an Ascension Parish pharmacy.

2-alarm warehouse fire caused by electrical malfunction; ruled accident

Investigators have determined that an electrical malfunction is to blame for causing a 2-alarm fire at the Associated Grocers warehouse facility near Bluebonnet.

Woman steals nursing home employee's wallet, goes on spending spree

Zachary police are looking for a woman that used stolen credit cards to purchase $750 in merchandise. a wallet from a nursing home employee's purse and went onspending spree.

Plaquemine woman killed in crash after car flips, hits tree

A woman was killed in an Iberville Parish crash after her vehicle flipped and struck a tree, ejecting her from the car.

I-10 widening to affect Siegen, Highland for next few weeks

Over the next two to three weeks, motorists can expect lane/ramp closures and changes in the traffic configuration on I-10 between Siegen Lane and Highland Road as crews will begin shifting traffic to the new travel lanes as work on this sectio

Homicide suspect last seen running toward GSRI Road

Deputies are looking for the suspect responsible for shooting a man last night. He was last seen running toward GSRI Road.

Lake Charles man arrested for hurting elderly family member 2 times

A Lake Charles man was arrested for cruelty after he allegedly pushed and injured an elderly family member on two separate occasions.

Three teens arrested for causing $25,000 in damage at high school in Livingston

Three teens were arrested for causing $25,000 in damage at a high school in Livingston Parish.