UPDATE: Timothy Mathew, 22, of the 2600 block of Via Caballero in Santa Fe, New Mexico, was booked into the Shreveport City Jail on one count each of simple robbery, resisting an officer, and attempted simple escape.
On August 7, 2012, shortly after 3:30 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop G responded to a two vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on Sligo Road about one mile west of Louisiana Highway 157 that claimed the life of an Oklahoma man.
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.
UPDATE: Repairs on the water main in the 800 block of Hamilton Road were completed late last night. The effected portion of Hamilton Road will remain closed while crews pour concrete today to repair the road.