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BRPD: man robs Country Corner on Perkins Road

Authorities are looking for a black man who robbed The Country Corner on Perkins Road.

Zachary Police searching for man who stole $400 in meat from LeBlanc's Food Store

Zachary Police are looking for a black man who, they say, stole about $400 worth of meat from LeBlanc’s Food Store in Zachary.

Fake checks from BR bank are being used in secret shopper scam

A group of scammers are using counterfeit checks from a Baton Rouge bank to prey on potential victims. It all starts when a person responds to an ad looking for secret shoppers.

Two children in Baton Rouge being treated for Enterovirus

Centers for Disease Control officials and officials with Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge confirm two children are being treated for Enterovirus D68.

Glen Oaks residents resolve street lighting issue

Glen Oaks residents are shining a spotlight on crime in their neighborhood. They say they live in a constant fear of danger and are too afraid to leave their homes. They blame a lack of proper street lighting for the ongoing violence.

Sorrento Mayor and Chief of Police candidate at odds over Sorrento PD

"I don't care how big your police department is, you're still going to have some bad apples and there's nothing you can do about that. You address when you come along."

2 Gonzales men arrested on child sex charges

Two Gonzales men are now in jail for having sex with teenage girls. The men, who brought the girls and drugs to their house, are also in jail.

Officials: new health district to bring more options to BR

Baton Rouge could get a new medical school! It's all part of the Baton Rouge Area Foundation's master plan to put the city on the "healthcare map."

LPSO: Man uses credit card shortly after it was reported stolen

Deputies need your help identifying a white man who used a stolen credit card in Livingston Parish.

Convicted felon wanted by APSO on weapons charges

Ascension Parish authorities are currently searching for a convicted felon who is wanted on weapons charges in.