Firefighter accused of stealing trucks multiple times; fire chief speaks out

According to the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office, Reginald J. Haile, 53, of Baton Rouge, has been arrested in connection with a tanker truck that was stolen from the Alsen Fire Department.

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Investigators said the sex trafficking ring operated out of at least three spas in Central Florida, with at least two more suspected of being involved.
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Denial letters: Thousands could lose La. Medicaid coverage

Parish officials looking for source of crude oil dumped in canal

Walmart ‘yodel boy’ Mason Ramsey coming to Baton Rouge

Pair arrested in relation to string of car burglaries in Zachary

A string of car burglaries has lead to the arrest of two men.
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  World’s biggest bee found: It’s as big as your thumb

The bee is the world’s largest, with a wingspan of 2.5 inches. These bees are about four times larger than a European honeybee.

Crate and Barrel recalls 17,000 Holiday Milk Bottles due to laceration hazard

Man shoots woman, carjacks 3 vehicles, crashes into pond in Louisiana

EBRSO looking into claims of man posing as LSU athletics employee, advertising bogus job

Man stabbed at Baton Rouge liquor store

  1 dead, 5 rescued from Elmer Avenue blaze

TOPS among dedicated funds protected by state committee

Mother arrested in Acadiana High fight investigation

Man accused in four different shootings in 2016 now behind bars

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Man mows down family of 8 when dad asks him not to smoke near kids, police say

Police say the man ran over a family of eight after the father asked him not to smoke near his kids.

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  U-High boys’ soccer wins Div. III championship

The U-High Cubs are celebrating a Division III boys’ soccer championship after prevailing over Loyola College Prep on Wednesday in Lafayette.

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  Man shot, killed trying to stop alleged carjacker

The shooting happened just before midnight, seriously injuring one.
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  Judge imposes gag order on Trump confidant Stone after Instagram post

Judge imposes gag order after Roger Stone posted photo on Instagram of judge with what appeared to be crosshairs of gun.

  3 arrested for allegedly setting fire to trailer to collect insurance money

EBR School Board discusses attendance zones, reassigning students

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