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Footage of a dog being tossed over shelter fence causes uproar on Facebook

Video footage showing a Baton Rouge man tossing a dog over the fence at a local shelter is circulating social media platforms. Many in Baton Rouge are outraged by the images and the shelter hopes the public will help identify the man.

Investigators searching for Mickey Shunick

Lafayette, LA – The Lafayette Police Department is currently conducting a search of property outside of Lafayette Parish in connection with the Mickey Shunick investigation.  The location and findings at that site are not being relea

Recent abduction, rape leads investigators to reopen, solve cold case

The man charged with kidnapping and raping a Baton Rouge woman is now facing an additional rape charge. The new case involved a 14 year old girl and the alleged rape happened 12 years ago.

Woman arrested for hit and run crash that killed a Baton Rouge cyclist

A 21 year old woman was arrested for causing a hit and run accident that claimed the life of a cyclist back in July.

One critically injured during Shreveport knife fight

 One person is in danger of losing his life after he was stabbed during a fight in West Shreveport.

Juveniles steal dump truck, lead police on chase

Two juveniles are accused of stealing a dump truck from Shreveport's street and maintenance yard on Old Mansfield Road Tuesday morning.

Robbery victim shot in downtown Baton Rouge at gas station

 A man is recovering in the hospital today after he was shot during a robbery at a local gas station located a few blocks away BRPD headquarters.

Teen arrested for murder, attempted murder

 A 16 year old has been arrested for a murder that happened at the end of July.

Armed robbers of fast food restaurant provide a ride home for their victims

Two crooks reportedly provided a ride home for their victims after committing an armed robbery at a local fast food restaurant.

Man arrested in West Baton Rouge motel for connection to missing teen case

Another man has been arrested for his alleged connection to a missing teen from the Lafayette area.