BATON ROUGE - Despite an uptick in violent crimes, police in Baton Rouge said the number of major crimes dropped overall last year.
Baton Rouge Police released the FBI's 2012 uniform crime report, which showed the city had a 3.65 percent decrease in total major crimes.
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ZACHARY - Crime in Zachary rose slightly by some measures and fell by others during 2012. Police Chief David McDavid delivered the crime figures to the City Council on Tuesday. Larceny thefts and burglaries increased slightly, from 258 thefts and 10 burglaries in 2011 to 368 and 26 in 2012,... more »
BATON ROUGE - The State Senate has approved a bill that would make it a crime to not report child sex abuse. The bill states any adult who sees child abuse would be required to report it, or face a felony charge with a prison sentence up to five years.... more »