Baton Rouge police are calling it a horrible accident. A one-and-a-half-year old child was hit and killed Tuesday evening.
Police say it happened at about 6 p.m. at a home on North 17th Street. Officials say the family pulled into the driveway, got out of the car and for whatever reason the driver backed out again hitting the child. The child died at the hospital.
Police say they do not expect to file any charges.
A Shreveport woman was arrested for production of child pornography for taking sexually explicit photos of a 2-month-old family member and sending them to a man on Facebook.
Brandi Nichole Brown, 28, of the 8900 block of Parkhaven Place, was arrested by the Caddo Sheriff's Office on Sunday following an investigation by Detectives James Moore and Jared Marshall.
Caddo sheriff's deputies have arrested a third person for helping a Shreveport man elude authorities.
Deputies have charged 19-year-old Ramon Bernard Omes III of Bent Tree Drive as an accessory after the fact for charges in connection with Trent Lee Morgan's case.
Caddo Sheriff's deputies have arrested a Shreveport man who is charged with having a sexual relationship with a juvenile.
Detectives and K-9 officers found 20-year-old Trent Lee Morgan in the 5500 block of Bent Tree after receiving a tip that Morgan was there at a friend's house.
The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services has issued a statement regarding the restoration of SNAP EBT card services.
"The contractor that maintains SNAP EBT transaction services for the state of Louisiana has informed DCFS that all store systems that handle EBT transactions have returned to normal service. The multi-state system outage, which began at approximately 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 12, was the result of a technical issue and was not connected to the federal government shutdown."
People in several states, including Louisiana, were unable to access food stamp benefits through their EBT cards.
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Investigators in Slaughter, La. are wondering if playing Grand Theft Auto IV inspired an 8-year-old to shoot his elderly caretaker in the back of the head as she watched TV, WAFB.com is reporting.
90-year-old Marie Smothers, who reportedly had a loving and healthy relationship with the young boy, was pronounced dead Thursday evening.
East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office officials believe the act was intentional but will not be charging the boy with murder or any other crime because of his age.
"Although a motive for the shooting is unknown at this time investigators have learned that the juvenile suspect was playing a video game on the Play Station III 'Grand Theft Auto IV,' a realistic game that has been associated with encouraging violence and awards points to players for killing people, just minutes before the homicide occurred," the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office said in a release.
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