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8/7/2020

One person killed, another seriously hurt during armed robbery in BR neighborhood

One person killed, another seriously hurt during armed robbery in BR neighborhood

Posted 5:06 PM 8/7/2020 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - A person was shot to death and a second person injured in a neighborhood just north of Florida Boulevard and east of North Sherwood Forest Drive on Thursday evening, police say.

A representative with the Baton Rouge Police Department issued a statement regarding the fatal (More)

8/6/2020

Judge rules accused Baton Rouge killer Kenneth Gleason sane, trial set for next year

Judge rules accused Baton Rouge killer Kenneth Gleason sane, trial set for next year

Posted 12:46 PM 8/6/2020 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - A man charged in two killings police believed to be racially motivated will stand trial after a judge ruled this week that he was sane at the time of his shooting spree.

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8/5/2020

Man caught with more than 600 pictures, videos of child porn gets 68 months in prison

Man caught with more than 600 pictures, videos of child porn gets 68 months in prison

Posted 1:39 PM 8/5/2020 by WBRZ Staff

DENHAM SPRINGS - A Livingston Parish man caught with hundreds of photos and videos depicting child pornography was sentenced to more than five years in prison.

According to the Department of Justice, 59-year-old Jesse Sloane of Denham Springs was sentenced to 68 months in prison and five (More)

8/4/2020

Police: Drug dealer had children make crack cocaine, didn't report 10-year-old's gunshot wound

Police: Drug dealer had children make crack cocaine, didn't report 10-year-old's gunshot wound

Posted 7:40 PM 8/4/2020 by WBRZ Staff

BATON ROUGE - An alleged drug dealer and his girlfriend were arrested on a slew of charges overnight after investigators learned he had his small children manufacture drugs and refused to report a shooting that injured his 10-year-old son in fear of exposing his drug operation.

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8/3/2020

La. sheriff's deputy accused of rape, arrested in Grant Parish

La. sheriff's deputy accused of rape, arrested in Grant Parish

Posted 11:46 AM 8/3/2020 by WBRZ Staff

DRY PRONG - A now-former sheriff's deputy with the Grant Parish Sheriff's Office was arrested on rape allegations Monday.

According to Louisiana State Police, Bobby Aaron Dykes, 23, was booked into the Grant Parish Detention Center on a charge of second-degree rape. 

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8/5/2020

Baton Rouge police make arrest in June double murder

Baton Rouge police make arrest in June double murder

Posted 6:39 PM 8/5/2020 by WBRZ Staff

UPDATE: Police announced Wednesday that Demarcus Jones, 37, was arrested in the double murder. He was booked for first-degree murder and multiple drug charges.

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BATON ROUGE - Early Monday morning, officers with the Baton Rouge Police Department (More)

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