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Hammond authorities catch luxury car thief after extensive search

UPDATE: The man who allegedly stole an Audi and crashed it off of I-155 is now in custody, according to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office.

Arson fire destroys house on Tuscaloosa Street

The Baton Rouge Fire Department says an arson fire completely destroyed a house on Tuscaloosa Street. Fire fighters arrived on the scene around 4:25 a.m. on November 13, 2014 to find the vacant house engulfed in flames.

Scammers target Shaw Center businesses, threaten to cut electricity

Scammers threatened to cut power to businesses inside the Shaw Center for the Arts Wednesday.

Man wanted for outstanding warrant in St. Martin Parish

St. Martin Parish deputies are searching for this man wanted on a bench warrant. Major Ginny Higgins says Donald J. Harrell, 26, is wanted for Failure to Appear in court on the following charges:

Detectives trying to identify man who burglarizied Prestige Home Care

Baton Rouge detectives are searching for this man who burglarized a business on North Foster Drive.

Lafayette Parish man arrested for rape of 10-year-old girl

Scott Police have a man in custody for sexually assaulting a young girl. Police spokesperson Chad Leger says Michael Jason Burks, 35, of Scott, was arrested after evidence confirmed the rape of a 10-year-old girl.

BRFD investigating arson fire on Alice Street

Baton Rouge Firefighters say they are investigating an arson fire that caused $5,000 in damages to a house in the 600 block of Alice Street. The fire started just before 9:15 a.m. on November 9, 2014.

Man shoots girlfriend, then himself on Doral Street

A Baton Rouge man shot his girlfriend and then fatally shot himself. A call was placed just after four this morning were a child told the 911 dispatcher that her father was covered in blood.

2 men rob McDonald’s in Albany at gunpoint

Detectives are looking for two black men who robbed a McDonald’s at gunpoint on LA Highway 43 Albany.

ATF investigating suspected arson fire in New Orleans

New Orleans police and members of the ATF are investigating a suspicious fire near the intersection of Prytania and and Constantinople.