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  • LSP: Unrestrained man dies in Lafourche Parish crash

    February 19, 2017 3:56 PM

    DES ALLEMENDS - A fatal two-vehicle crash on US 90 claimed the life of one driver Saturday evening. According to State Police, 39-year-old Jamie Delatte of Des Allemends was involved in a crash on US 90 just east of Cypress Drive shortly before 7 p.m. The initial investigation... more »
  • Woman steals car, attempts to sell it for heroin

    February 11, 2017 4:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies arrested a woman Friday after she stole a vehicle and unsuccessfully tried to sell it for heroin. According to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office, 24-year-old Caitlin Androne of Baton Rouge took the victim's vehicle without permission Sunday. Whenever Androne returned to the victim's home... more »
  • Teens arrested for stealing trooper's rifle in crime spree

    February 2, 2017 4:59 PM

    MADISONVILLE - Two Ponchatoula teens were arrested, and another arrest is expected, for stealing Louisiana State Police equipment in a string of vehicle burglaries in the Madisonville area. According to St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office, the teens broke into several vehicles near the Autumn Creek Subdivision off Highway 22... more »
  • State Police: Paincourtville man dies after being ejected in Ascension Parish crash

    January 28, 2017 11:58 AM

    DONALDSONVILLE - A man was ejected from his vehicle and died after he crashed off the side of the road on LA 308 at LA 943 in Ascension Parish. According to State Police, the crash claimed the life of 42-year-old Louis Davis of Paincourtville. The crash occurred around... more »
  • One taken to hospital following Old Scenic Hwy crash

    January 20, 2017 11:13 PM

    BAKER - Rescue crews worked to cut a person out of their car following a crash on Old Scenic Hwy. JUST IN: Here's a picture of the crash scene on Old Scenic. One person has been taken to the hospital. @WBRZ pic.twitter.com/66gESZ9lyG — Brett Buffington (@BrettBuffington) January 21,... more »
  • Denham Springs police searching for vehicle, suspects connected to burglary and theft

    January 16, 2017 1:30 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS – The Denham Springs Police Department is requesting the public's help in identifying a vehicle and its occupants believed to be connected to a burglary and theft. The vehicle, a dark-colored late model Cadillac Escalade EXT, was occupied by two unknown black men. According to police, the... more »
  • Man ejected from vehicle, killed on Old Hammond Highway

    January 13, 2017 11:00 AM

    BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge man was killed in a single vehicle crash on LA 426 early Friday morning. Kenneth Salinas, 26, ran off the road while traveling westbound on US 190 in a 2012 Lexus IS250. Louisiana State Police say his vehicle struck a culvert and became... more »
  • Deputies searching for suspects wanted for December vehicle burglaries in Prairieville Play Video

    January 11, 2017 6:01 PM

    ASCENSION – The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for three suspects wanted for several vehicle burglaries that occurred on Dec. 19. According to the sheriff's office, the burglaries occurred in the areas of Cherry Creek Drive and Wood Haven Drive in Prairieville. Surveillance cameras in the area... more »
  • Police: Fatal New Year's Day crash leaves one dead in Hammond

    January 1, 2017 12:20 PM

    HAMMOND - A two vehicle wrong direction crash on Interstate 55 claimed the life of a 23-year-old early New Year's day. According to State Police, around 5:00 a.m. January 1, Troopers responded to the two vehicle crash on Interstate 55 north of Wardline Rd. in Hammond. The crash claimed... more »
  • Deputies looking for Central car burglars

    December 27, 2016 1:51 PM

    CENTRAL - East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Deputies need help identifying a pair of car burglars caught on camera breaking into two vehicles. Early Thursday around 3:00 a.m., surveillance video captured the two outside of a home on Shoe Creek Drive breaking into a 2015 Ford F150 and a... more »
  • Vehicle strikes deer, sends it through windshield of a student-driving car

    December 20, 2016 11:51 AM

    CENTRAL – A vehicle struck a deer and caused it to go through the windshield of another in Central, the city's fire department reported. The incident occurred on Monday around 6:15 p.m. when a vehicle going southbound in the 13400 block of Joor Road struck a deer, causing the... more »
  • Suspect shot, officer injured in Gretna police chase

    December 16, 2016 10:06 AM

    GRETNA - Authorities say a teenage suspect driving a stolen car was shot by police after he struck an officer with the vehicle during a chase near New Orleans. NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports both the 17-year-old suspect and the injured officer survived and were being treated for injuries. Jefferson Parish Sheriff... more »
  • I-12 west reopened

    November 29, 2016 11:53 PM

    WALKER - I-12 westbound is now open. Tuesday night, two lanes of I-12 westbound were closed following a vehicle fire on the shoulder of the road. Authorities and response crews were on the scene near the Walker exit for more than an hour. Initially, all lanes westbound... more »
  • Toddler shoots 1-year-old shot sibling in car; Mother charged Play Video

    November 15, 2016 8:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police say a Baton Rouge mother was charged with second degree cruelty to juveniles after a 1-year-old child was shot in the face, reportedly accidentally, by a sibling. Investigators said she was on facebook when her child managed to find a 357 and shoot her other... more »
  • Firefighters put out car fire, find burned body in trunk

    November 3, 2016 10:15 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Authorities are investigating after a body was discovered inside the trunk of a burning vehicle in New Orleans. Local media outlets report that the New Orleans Fire Department says in a news release that firefighters were called to the scene of a car fire Wednesday night. After... more »
  • Two men wanted for burglarizing car at Jefferson Highway apartments

    November 2, 2016 5:05 PM

    BATON ROUGE – East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives are looking for two men seen burglarizing a vehicle at an apartment complex on Jefferson Highway. According to EBRSO, vehicle was burglarized at the Millennium Towne Center Apartments located at 6810 Jefferson Highway on Oct. 26. According to reports, the... more »
  • Pedestrian struck by vehicle on Plank Road

    October 31, 2016 10:54 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle on Plank Road Monday evening. It happened just before 9:30 p.m. Monday evening. The individual was struck near the Auto-Zone located on Plank Road. More information will be added to this story as it becomes available. more »
  • Woman dies after car overturns, catches fire on LA 449

    October 31, 2016 10:13 PM

    LIVINGSTON – A single-vehicle crash on LA 449 in Livingston took the life of one woman early Monday evening after her car overturned and caught fire. On Monday, Oct. 31, around 6 p.m. Louisiana State Police responded to a crash on LA 449 north of LA 63 in Livingston... more »
  • Woman arrested for shooting vehicle 7 times with driver inside

    October 20, 2016 10:37 AM

    SLIDELL – Slidell Police arrested a woman for attempted second degree murder after she shot at a vehicle seven times while the driver was inside. On Monday, Oct. 17, police responded to a disturbance of shots fired in the Lincoln Park Subdivision around 6 p.m. When police arrived on... more »
  • Man arrested for having more than $3 million worth of cocaine

    October 6, 2016 3:15 PM

    WEST BATON ROUGE – West Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office deputies arrest a man for having more than $3 million worth of cocaine in his vehicle's trailer. A deputy made a traffic stop on I-10 east bound where the driver, 44-year-old Jesus Villafranco, consented to a search. A K-9 unit... more »
  • Early morning crash on LA 1 leaves one dead, one injured

    August 29, 2016 9:55 PM

    GOLDEN MEADOW - A head-on crash this morning involving two vehicles on LA 1 near Celestin Drive has left one person dead and another injured. According to Louisiana State Police, around 5 a.m. this morning Taylor Fontenot was traveling northbound on LA 1. Fontenot then crossed the center lane... more »
  • Driver of vehicle that hit State Police trooper will be charged

    July 1, 2016 1:47 PM

    RUDDOCK - State Police say the driver involved in a crash that closed I-55 North and injured a trooper earlier Friday afternoon will be charged. The driver was identified as Shane Matecum. He’ll face a careless operation charge, according to LSP. State Police have yet to identify the... more »
  • Police catch man stealing from cars at auto shop

    May 9, 2016 5:25 PM

    PONCHATOULA - Police arrested a man after they say they caught him burglarizing vehicles at a car shop in Ponchatoula. A passerby called police after they saw the man burglarizing the cars, our news partner Action News 17 reports . When officers arrived, they found Bradley Sharp, 22, still... more »
  • Driver won't be cited after hitting child early Tuesday morning

    February 16, 2016 8:32 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Emergency crews responded to the scene of an incident where a 4-year-old child was struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning. The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office provided further updates in the afternoon following the incident, reporting that the driver was not at fault in this instance.... more »
  • Fleeing driver escapes after overnight police chase

    February 3, 2016 11:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A driver managed to run and hide from State Police after a pursuit over the Mississippi River Wednesday night. The unidentified driver got away after abandoning the vehicle on Airline Highway near Plank Road. State Police said Thursday, the driver was not apprehended. The pursuit... more »
  • Car flips in parking lot Thursday night Play Video

    January 28, 2016 8:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies happened upon a strange occurrence Thursday night: an overturned vehicle in a parking lot. Deputies were dispatched to a vehicle reportedly smashed into the building. A WBRZ crew on the scene took pictures of the vehicle overturned near loading zone of the Academy on... more »
  • JPSO says deputies shot, injured suspect who hit them with car

    January 5, 2016 1:18 PM

    MARRERO, La. - Authorities said Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputies shot and wounded a suspect who hit one of the deputies with a stolen vehicle in Marrero. Col. John Fortunato said in a news release that Equan Anderson suffered a gunshot wound to the back and a graze wound to his... more »
  • BRPD investigating 25 vehicle break-ins

    November 10, 2015 12:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said more than two dozen vehicles at an apartment complex were busted into overnight by thieves in Baton Rouge. Officers said the burglary spree happened at the Palisades Apartments, and around 25 vehicles were affected. Investigators said they were called out to look into... more »
  • Trick-or-treater dies after being hit by car in Minneapolis

    November 1, 2015 1:55 PM

    MINNEAPOLIS - Minneapolis police say a 5-year-old boy who was trick-or-treating on Halloween has died after he was struck by a car while crossing a street. Officers were called to the crash in north Minneapolis around 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Police found the boy in critical condition. A preliminary investigation shows... more »
  • Baton Rouge police seek $10.6M in additional funds in 2016

    October 19, 2015 9:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Baton Rouge Police Department's 2016 budget request includes money to buy hundreds of new vehicles to replace aging, high-mileage cars and motorcycles. Government departments and agencies recently submitted their lists of budgetary needs for next year from the East Baton Rouge Parish government. The Police Department, which... more »
  • Neighbors react to man getting shot in front of doorstep Play Video

    September 3, 2015 6:41 PM

    BATON ROUGE - An investigation is ongoing after a man was shot on South Sherwood Forest near Major Oak Thursday morning. Authorities said a 33-year-old driver knocked down a light pole and swiped another vehicle before he finally stopped, facing oncoming traffic. That's when an off-duty security guard approached the... more »
  • Lane closures on I-10 East before Port Allen

    August 22, 2015 2:48 PM

    *****UPDATE***** All lanes are now open on I-10 East before Port Allen. Traffic has extended past LA-415. ************** PORT ALLEN, La. - The left lane of I-10 before Port Allen is opened after closure. The right lane remains closed after a vehicle fire. Traffic... more »
  • GPS units being installed on all state government vehicles

    August 13, 2015 7:55 AM

    BATON ROUGE- The Jindal administration has started installing tracking devices in the entire state government's fleet. All 10,543 vehicles owned by state government agencies are being outfitted with Global Positioning System, or GPS, devices that follow the routes chosen, monitor speeds and chart driving habits, feeding all the particulars... more »
  • Police release photos of movie theater gunman's car

    July 28, 2015 6:10 PM

    LAFAYETTE - Police in the Lafayette, Louisiana, have released photos of a car that a gunman was driving before he opened fire in a movie theater. Lafayette police said in an email Tuesday that they are releasing the photographs in hopes that people may have seen the blue 1995 Lincoln... more »
  • Chrysler announces fix after car hacker kills engine, brakes

    July 22, 2015 12:52 PM

    DETROIT -Fiat Chrysler said Wednesday that it has a software fix that will prevent future hacking into the Jeep Cherokee and other vehicles. The fix is a response to a recent article in Wired magazine about two well-known hackers, Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek, who remotely took control of... more »
  • BRPD wants $1 million for new cars Play Video

    July 13, 2015 6:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Police say many of their cars are old and safety is a concern. So Baton Rouge police want $1 million for 35 new cruisers. In all they have 300 marked cars, some of them are 9 years old. "We are required to replace the vehicles every five... more »
  • EBRSO looking for Shenandoah vehicle burglars Play Video

    May 27, 2015 2:24 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released photos of three men seen breaking into vehicles recently in the Shenandoah area and asked for the public's help identifying them. Detectives said the three men parked their cars in the 17100 block of Sharpsburg Avenue the morning of May 15 and walked... more »
  • Louisiana road safety Play Video

    May 12, 2015 8:34 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Last year hit and run accidents injured more than 4,000 people in Louisiana. Last week, a truck hit three cyclists on a road in Baton Rouge, leaving them lying in the road before driving off. State police say this hit and run accident is a wake-up call,... more »
  • Tight squeeze as pickup hits house

    April 26, 2015 12:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A pickup truck hit a house on North Boulevard in Baton Rouge this morning. The truck was wedged between a tree and the house. A man who was driving and a baby apparently in a child restraint seat were not injured. The pickup caused damage to the... more »
  • Deputies accuse crew of year-long crime spree Play Video

    April 23, 2015 12:02 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies charged three men with a string of vehicle and ATM thefts which have been going on around East Baton Rouge Parish for the past year. Deputies arrested Andre Weatherspoon, Daryl Pierre and Robert Christopher this week after detectives said they were caught trying to... more »
  • Deputies say vehicle possibly connected to woman's disappearance Play Video

    April 20, 2015 4:10 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's investigators released a photo Monday of a vehicle they believe might be connected to the disappearance of an East Baton Rouge woman whose luxury car was found abandoned and burned to a crisp. Deputies said the SUV in the picture was spotted near Tahereh Ghassemi's... more »
  • New Orleans to auction off 113 vehicles Tuesday

    April 20, 2015 10:31 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The city of New Orleans will hold another abandoned vehicle auction. The auction will take place Tuesday at the city's auto pound on Almonaster Avenue. Since May 2010, the city has held 19 vehicle auctions, selling 2,189 abandoned cars and contributing over $1.5 million to the city's... more »
  • Wreck on Mississippi River Bridge jams traffic

    March 7, 2015 7:06 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A wreck of three to four vehicle has occured on the Mississippi River Bridge. The accident happened in the left lane going eastbound on I-10 of the bridge. All traffic is passing through the left lane. Emergency responders are arriving at the scene. No further... more »
  • PSC won't allow Jindal administration to sell its vehicles

    December 17, 2014 1:45 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Public Service Commission is refusing to turn over seven vehicles to Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration to be sold at auction early next year. The five elected members of the utility regulatory agency voted Wednesday for a resolution directing its staff not to relinquish the vehicles.... more »
  • Hundreds of state vehicles to be sold by Jindal administration

    December 12, 2014 3:03 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration intends to sell 709 state vehicles at auction early next year as a cost-cutting move. Ruth Johnson, deputy commissioner of administration, said Thursday the vehicles aren't being used enough to justify the continued maintenance costs. In a statement, the governor's Division of Administration... more »
  • Toyota tops Consumer Reports reliability rankings

    October 27, 2014 11:59 AM

    DETROIT - Toyota continues its winning streak atop Consumer Reports' annual reliability rankings. The company's Toyota and Lexus brands top the survey, and its Scion brand is in the top ten. A Toyota brand has now led the rankings for eight years in a row. Consumer Reports says Toyota's strategy... more »
  • Man wanted for vehicle burglaries in Ascension Parish

    September 17, 2014 2:23 PM

    PRARIEVILLE- Detectives with the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office are trying to identify a man wanted for burglarizing a vehicle last weekend in Prarieville. Surveillance cameras caputured the suspect burglarizing the vehicle on Salerno Drive, as well as a second vehicle. Anyone with any information on this burglary, is... more »
  • State Police looking for vehicle involved in hit and run

    August 25, 2014 2:13 PM

    St. Amant - State Troopers are asking for your help in finding a vehicle that was involved in a hit and run crash in St. Amant last week. It happened on August 17 on LA Hwy 429 east of LA Hwy 431. Troopers say an unknown silver vehicle... more »
  • Suspect wanted for multiple vehicle break-ins Play Video

    August 20, 2014 8:14 PM

    ASCENSION - Police are looking for a male suspect responsible for multiple car break-ins Tuesday. Detectives in Ascension Parish say surveillance cameras show the suspect entering an unlocked car in Quail Creek subdivision in Prairieville. Mike Hebert, who lives in Quail Creek says the suspect opened his truck... more »
  • EBRSO looking for Sherwood Manor car burglar

    August 1, 2014 1:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Deputies are looking to identify a man seen burglarizing cars in the Sherwood Manor subdivision early last month. Law enforcement received several reports of items stolen from unlocked cars in the subdivision, located at South Flannery between Millerville and Old Hammond Hwy, sometime during July 8... more »
  • APSO: 5 arrested in car burglary spree

    July 25, 2014 4:03 PM

    PRAIRIEVILLE - An investigation by detectives into nearly 30 reports of theft from unlocked vehicle in Ascension Parish earlier in July has led to the arrest of five parish residents on numerous burglary charges. The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said they received a large number of complaints of items... more »
  • 36 cars broken into, 1 stolen in Denham Springs

    July 23, 2014 11:04 AM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - Sheriff's deputies in Livingston Parish are investigating 36 vehicle burglaries and the theft of an SUV that happened in the early morning hours of Monday in two Denham Springs subdivisions. All of the cars were left unlocked and parked at homes in the Forest Ridge and... more »
  • Slidell PD save puppy from hot car, arrest owners

    June 30, 2014 3:08 PM

    SLIDELL - Officers arrested two people on animal cruelty charges after Slidell Police rescued a puppy that was locked in a vehicle Sunday afternoon. Police said they responded to the parking lot of Northshore Square Mall after they received calls from witnesses reporting the puppy in distress in a... more »
  • Woman accused of tossing toddler from moving car

    June 24, 2014 7:21 AM

    WINNSBORO - Authorities say a 23-year-old Winnsboro woman is facing attempted second-degree murder charges after allegedly tossing her daughter from a moving vehicle. Franklin Parish sheriff's deputies arrested Lasasha Allen Sunday after she sought medical treatment for her 20-month-old daughter's injuries, which include a fractured skull and several broken bones.... more »
  • Ascension deputies arrest suspected I-10 vehicle thief

    May 29, 2014 2:54 PM

    GONZALES - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office said a multi-parish investigation has yielded an arrest of a man accused of stealing multiple vehicles along I-10. Ascension authorities said they received three separate reports of motorists leaving their vehicles on the side of the interstate after breaking down and returning... more »
  • Official: Suspect in TV station crash in custody

    May 13, 2014 12:45 PM

    TOWSON, Md. - A county official says police took a suspect into custody about five hours after he rammed a truck through the front of a Baltimore-area television station. Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz says officers captured the suspect inside the station late Tuesday afternoon. Kamenetz says the suspect was... more »
  • EBRSO looking for vehicle in possible road rage

    May 9, 2014 3:11 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Detectives with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office are on the lookout for a vehicle involved in a shooting. The shooting happened in the 18000 block of Magnolia Bridge Road on April 24. Detectives say the suspect became angry when the car in front of him... more »
  • Police warn about predators targeting vehicles

    April 30, 2014 10:43 PM

    WALKER- Police are warning people about leaving their vehicle doors unlocked or not hiding valuables when they leave vehicles in parking lots, especially at night. "We have had several vehicle burglaries during the last couple of weeks, mainly late at night and in commercial parking lots in the Walker... more »
  • ExxonMobil mum about where dirty fuel was shipped Play Video

    March 27, 2014 10:34 PM

    BATON ROUGE- A spokesperson for ExxonMobil said Thursday, the company is committed to fixing issues related to a bad batch of gasoline, and customers should not be scared to put fuel in their cars since the tainted fuel is out of the supply chain. According to the spokesperson, who... more »
  • BR Police looking for man in Craigslist thefts

    January 30, 2014 11:51 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police are looking for a man wanted in connection with several thefts. Police say Larry Anthony Sherman posted ads on Craigslist to sell used vehicles. They say he received a total of $8600 in three separate incidents, meeting with buyers, then disappearing without... more »
  • 7 arrested for vehicle burglaries in Ascension Parish

    January 22, 2014 2:24 PM

    GONZALES- Authorities in Ascension Parish have arrested seven individuals for a number of vehicle burglaries in thefts. The thefts have happened since November in the Gonzales, Prarieville and St. Amant areas. 18 year-old Keylon Barrow, 17 year-old Christopher Heard, 17 year-old Deontre Joseph and 20 year-old Delynn Ricks,... more »
  • EBRSO looking for vehicle burglar

    November 20, 2013 3:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Detectives are on the lookout for a man wanted for burglarizing a vehicle in Baton Rouge. It happened at a home in the 11000 block of N. Shoreline Avenue on November 11. Detectives say there were several other vehicle burglaries in the area that evening, as... more »
  • Evening crash shuts down Florida Blvd.

    October 11, 2013 9:27 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A two-vehicle accident temporarily closed part of Florida near 7th Street in downtown Baton Rouge Friday evening. Police say one person suffered broken bones in the accident but is expected to recover. Cops are still investigating the cause of the crash. No tickets have been... more »
  • Officer hurt in heroin-related wreck

    October 8, 2013 11:54 AM

    SLIDELL - A Slidell police officer was hurt after a suspected heroin user crashed into the officer's police vehicle. The police lieutenant is recovering from minor injuries in the incident that took place Monday afternoon. Police say 32-year-old Ronald Ceplina crashed into the police vehicle while it was... more »
  • Suzuki recalls 193,936 vehicles for air bag defect

    September 14, 2013 3:03 PM

    DETROIT - Suzuki is recalling 193,936 cars and SUVs because of a defective air bag sensor in the front passenger seat. Grand Vitara SUVs from the 2006 through 2011 model years and SX4 small cars from the 2007 through 2011 model years are involved. Sensor mats measure passengers' weight and... more »
  • 3-year-old dies after being found in hot vehicle

    September 7, 2013 3:14 PM

    HATTIESBURG - The Forrest County sheriff is investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy who was found in a hot vehicle. Coroner Butch Benedict tells the Hattiesburg American that Cameron Shaw likely overheated in the vehicle parked at a home by U.S. Highway 49 near the Stone County and Forrest... more »
  • Single-vehicle crash takes life of unrestrained driver

    September 1, 2013 12:35 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana State Police say a woman died Saturday night after crashing on Interstate 10 in Ascension Parish. Taslein Whitney, 36, of Baton Rouge crashed her Jeep after the left tires drifted off the road causing her to overcorrect into a guard rail, according to troopers. ... more »
  • Suspect cleared in stolen Sheriff's vehicle investigation

    September 1, 2013 11:37 AM

    BATON ROUGE- East Baton Rouge Detectives cleared a "person of interest" after Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard's personal vehicle was stolen Friday evening. Deputies say the truck was stolen out of the parking lot of Ruffino's restaurant on Highland Road in Baton Rouge. It was located later Friday... more »
  • Man dies after crashing into a ditch

    August 25, 2013 10:06 AM

    BATON ROUGE - One man is dead after his vehicle left the road and hit a ditch early Sunday morning, according to East Baton Rouge Sheriff's spokeswoman Casey Rayborn Hicks. Deputies say Rico Lamonte Robinson, 22, was traveling east on Merrydale Avenue when he left the roadway and went... more »
  • 2 firearms stolen from Hammond Police unit

    August 16, 2013 4:56 PM

    KENTWOOD - The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office says two guns were stolen from a Hammond Police Department vehicle. The police unit, a 2010 Chevrolet Tahoe, was burglarized on La. 1054 in Kentwood. Dawn Panepinto, a spokeswoman for the sheriff's office, says the thieves took the weapons from the vehicle sometime... more »

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