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  • Man sought in Tigerland store robbery

    January 25, 2016 11:21 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police asked for the public's help identifying a man who officers said stole cash and merchandise from a Tigerland market. Detectives said the night of Jan. 20 the man went into the Akasha Market on Bob Petit posing as a customer, and took an item up... more »
  • Smoothie shop owner accused of dealing cocaine

    January 13, 2016 2:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies said a smoothie shop owner has been charged with dealing cocaine and marijuana out of his store in East Baton Rouge Parish. Sheriff's deputies accused Tommy Le of possession with intent to distribute cocaine and marijuana on Jan. 12. Detectives said they arrested Le... more »
  • Million-dollar winners in Louisiana after Powerball drawing

    January 7, 2016 12:51 PM

    NEW ROADS - Though nobody hit the $500 million Powerball jackpot Wednesday night, two people who bought tickets in the capital area won some big money. A ticket sold at a New Roads gas station won $1 million in the overnight drawing, according to Louisiana lottery officials. A second... more »
  • Infant alone while parents went to store

    July 13, 2015 9:02 PM

    BROOKLYN PARK, MARYLAND- An 8-month old was left alone and his parents face charges for leaving him while they walked to a convenience store. The family was staying with a friend who called police after coming home to find the infant in an unlocked apartment. When the parents returned,... more »
  • Armed man robs department store

    May 21, 2015 12:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released photos Thursday of a man who they said robbed the Siegen Lane Target overnight. Detectives said a worker was collecting money from the registers around 10:45 p.m. when the man approached her, lifted his shirt and showed her a gun. EBRSO said... more »
  • Purse thief sought by EBRSO

    May 11, 2015 5:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released a photo of a man sought by authorities for stealing a purse from a vehicle at an East Baton Rouge Parish store. Deputies said it happened on April 17 around 10:30 p.m. at the Family Dollar at 9999 Burbank Drive. The victim said... more »
  • Couple arrested in dollar store shooting

    May 9, 2015 2:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police arrested a couple involved in a shooting outside a dollar store last month. Baton Rouge Police arrested 22-year-old Junise Griffin and 21-year-old Oliver Robinson after they got in an argument with two of the victims inside a Dollar General store on the 5400 block of... more »
  • Monroe grocery store owner pleads guilty to benefits fraud

    April 3, 2015 11:44 AM

    MONROE - A Monroe grocery store owner has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to provide cash and ineligible items to SNAP and WIC recipients in exchange for their benefits. U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley said 60-year-old Allen Woods, of Monroe, pleaded guilty Thursday to one count of criminal conspiracy and one count... more »
  • A cab ride to a heist

    January 20, 2015 7:50 PM

    WILMINGTON-DELAWARE- A woman called a cab for a trip to a convenience store and loaded up her toddler to go with her at 3:30 in the morning. Turns out, the cab ride was to rob the store, according to police. State troopers say Amanda Paoletti told the cabbie to... more »
  • Convenience store fire under investigation

    September 29, 2014 2:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Investigators are looking into what started a fire at a convenience store in Baton Rouge this morning. It happened just after 11 a.m. at the Stop and Go #1 in the 2600 block of Thomas Road. Firefighters arrived to find the fire behind the counter... more »
  • Man wanted for robbing convenience store

    August 28, 2014 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Detectives are investigating the robbery of a convenience store in Baton Rouge. They say on August 26 around 8 p.m., the suspect walked into the Hop-In Chevron Service Station at 2915 Highland Road, grabbed money from the cash register and fled on foot. He was last... more »
  • Black Friday shoppers already out Play Video

    November 27, 2013 6:23 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hundreds of shoppers are out before Thanksgiving, and the stores are getting ready for Black Friday. Some shoppers say they're trying to get in before the crowds, while others are shopping now so it wont interfere with watching football. "We're going to the LSU game,... more »
  • Tax district planned for new shopping center

    November 7, 2013 11:05 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- City leaders approved setting an economic development district up for a planned new shopping center along the interstate. The Springs at Riverside Landing is expected to have restaurants and other merchants. Construction could start at the end of the year if the environmental impact study is approved.... more »
  • Police search for successful bank robber

    October 30, 2013 9:00 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police are searching for a man who robbed a bank inside a grocery store Wednesday afternoon. The man is seen on security video at the Teche Bank inside the Neighborhood Walmart on Old Hammond Highway just before 5 p.m. He told the teller he had a weapon... more »
  • Crooks wanted after gun-toting tirade

    October 1, 2013 10:32 PM

    PONCHATOULA - Sheriff's deputies are on the hunt for two guys who walked into a store east of town with their guns drawn and held the clerk at bay while they tore up the sales counter. Their tirade was caught on security video. The video shows one man holding... more »
  • Man wanted for robbing Baton Rouge convenience store

    September 5, 2013 2:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department are asking for your help in identifying a man accused of robbing a local convenience store. It happened at the Circle K on Government Street on August 22 around 9:20 a.m. Detectives say the suspect walked into the... more »
  • Police looking for Family Dollar robber

    July 17, 2013 11:38 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge Police Detectives are attempting to identify the individual seen on surveillance cameras robbing a Family Dollar Store. The store at 6832 Florida Blvd was robbed on July 13 around 6:50pm. Police say the suspect walked into the store, demanded money from the employee while... more »
  • Video: Adults coerce kids to steal Play Video

    July 11, 2013 10:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Victims say surveillance video shows a parent teaching kids to steal personal items from stores. Baton Rouge Police are investigating multiple incidences, where a woman and her three children visit stores to steal personal items including purses, phones, and wallets. Bella Bella employees at Bocage... more »
  • BRPD: Robber chased off by store clerk Play Video

    June 5, 2013 10:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Police released photos today of a man they said robbed or tried to rob three convenience stores overnight in Baton Rouge. Lt. Don Kelly said the man had a gun when he robbed three stores around Alvin Dark, Highland Road and Nicholson Avenue, but a clerk... more »
  • Metro Council approves Costco Wholesale plans Play Video

    May 8, 2013 5:53 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Mega-store Costco Wholesale could open in Baton Rouge a year from now, after the East Baton Rouge Metro Council approved an economic development plan to pay for infrastructure and road improvements in the area. The retailer is investing $38 million into its 144,000-square-foot warehouse at the... more »
  • Manda meat products returning to store shelves

    May 4, 2013 12:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Manda Fine Meats' deli and specialty meats are returning to store shelves this weekend. The Baton Rouge meat packing company tells The Advocate it expects near-normal distribution within a few weeks. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says Manda recalled nearly 490,000 pounds of products made at... more »
  • Former employee arrested for jewelry store theft

    April 26, 2013 11:11 AM

    KENNER - Police have arrested a former employee of a Kenner jewelry store accused of stealing more than $22,000 worth jewelry. A Kenner police spokesman tells The Times-Picayune 23-year-old Darius Williams was booked Wednesday with theft of $1,500 or more. The jewelry store contacted authorities in last August after they... more »
  • Deputies: woman said she had weapon in hold-up

    March 11, 2013 11:57 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Deputies investigated an attempted armed robbery Monday evening. A spokesperson said a woman told people inside the Cold Stone Creamery at Towne Center she was armed. Investigators said the woman had her face covered and was caught behind the store. The crime is still under... more »
  • City leaders approve projects for Costco in BR

    January 23, 2013 12:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE- City leaders approved some project specs for wholesaler Costco. The store is set to be built on the site of the old Coca Cola bottling plant near Airline and I-12. City leaders heard concerns from people about the plan. Some are worried about traffic in the... more »

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