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Baker couple arrested for stealing almost $450,000 from state’s Medicaid program

A Baker husband and wife have been arrested for conspiring to defraud the state’s Medicaid program of more than $400,000, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Jury convicts Lafayette rapper 'Vicious' of Inciting a Riot With Death

Eric Johnson, the Lafayette rapper known as “Vicious,” has been convicted of Inciting a Riot With Death, according to the Lafayette Parish Clerk of Court’s office.

NOPD officer arrested on charges of theft and filing false records

The Public Integrity Bureau arrested NOPD Sgt. Ashish Shah Tuesday on theft and filing false public records charges.

ATC arrests North LA man for operating illegal bar inside home

The Louisiana Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control (ATC) and the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office (NPSO) conducted a joint operation that resulted in the arrest of a Campti man on the evening of Saturday, February 21, 2015, for opera

Arson fires destroy 2 vacant homes overnight

The Baton Rouge Fire Department is currently investigating two arson fires that destroyed two vacant homes overnight. The first fire started around 8:12 last night in the 1400 block of St. Joseph Street.

Suspect identified in fatal standoff with Denham Springs Police

A Texas truck driver is dead after getting shot during a standoff with Denham Springs Police.

Undercover operation nets 4 child pornography arrests

An undercover investigation into the possession and distribution of child pornography has led to the arrest of four New Orleans area men, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Napleonville man admits to stealing horse in drunken attempt to catch parade

A Napoleonville man is now in jail after on a felony theft charge after stealing a horse last week, according to the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office.

St. Amant man charged after allegedly causing fatal crash on I-10

A St. Amant man is now facing reckless driving charges after causing a car crash that killed a 66-year-old Baton Rouge man, according to the Gonzales Police Department.

Man charged with Negligent Homicide in shooting death of teen babysitter

A 25-year-old man is now facing criminal charges for the shooting death of a teenage babysitter, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.