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11/20/2019

Suspect beaten, shot while fleeing botched home invasion in Baton Rouge

Posted 3:37 PM 11/21/2019 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - Officials say a group of home invaders was sent running after one of them was met with fists inside the victims' home.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office says it responded to a (More)

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Deputies seize AR-15, 29 pounds of marijuana in drug bust at Ascension storage facility

Deputies seize AR-15, 29 pounds of marijuana in drug bust at Ascension storage facility

Posted 3:36 PM 11/21/2019 by WBRZ Staff

PRAIRIEVILLE - Law enforcement from Baton Rouge and Ascension Parish seized a load of marijuana, a rifle and THC vape cartridges after getting tipped off about a drug deal in the area Wednesday.

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office says Tyrode Brown, 27, was arrested at the Prairieville (More)

11/20/2019

Robbers hold up Denham Springs gas station, escape with cash from ATM

Robbers hold up Denham Springs gas station, escape with cash from ATM

Posted 5:29 PM 11/20/2019 by WBRZ Staff

DENHAM SPRINGS - Deputies are looking for three people who walked into a Livingston Parish gas station and cracked open an ATM.

According to the sheriff's office, three masked men walked into the gas station on LA 16 near Arnold Road early Wednesday morning. Investigators say the men were (More)

11/18/2019

Police: 18-year-old seriously hurt in Downtown East shooting

Police: 18-year-old seriously hurt in Downtown East shooting

Posted 4:04 PM 11/18/2019 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - A teen was rushed to the hospital after a shooting on Government Street Monday morning.

BRPD confirmed it was called to Government Street just east of I-110 before 11 a.m. Monday. Multiple police units were spotted outside a convenience store. 

Police say the victim, an 18-year-old, was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

The shooting remains under investigation.

11/15/2019

Police captain allegedly took cash to erase ticket, stole money from narcotics fund

Police captain allegedly took cash to erase ticket, stole money from narcotics fund

Posted 3:22 PM 11/16/2019 by WBRZ Staff

NEW ROADS - A longtime police officer was arrested after he allegedly took bribes in order to get rid of a ticket and stole money from a department account.

The Pointe Coupee Sheriff's Office confirmed Friday that Shane Fabre had been booked into the parish jail earlier this week. (More)...

11/18/2019

Three suspects arrested in 'drug activity' shooting off Cedarcrest Tuesday

Three suspects arrested in 'drug activity' shooting off Cedarcrest Tuesday

Posted 10:33 AM 11/19/2019 by WBRZ Staff

UPDATE: Two more arrest have been made in the Crestwood St. homicide. Tyler Westmore, 22, and Darnell Mackyeon, 20, were arrested and charged with 1st Degree Murder.

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BATON ROUGE - Police said the fifth killing since Saturday in the city (More)

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