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AG warns of IRS phone scam in Louisiana

Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is warning citizens of a phone scam in which the caller claims to be an IRS official and attempts to intimidate the victim into making a payment via pre-loaded debit card or wire service.

All lanes of I-10 East now open near Washington Street

UPDATE 4:27 p.m.: All lanes are open I-10 East at the I-10/I-110 Merge. The queue from this incident has reached Grosse Tete on I-10 East and Choctaw Drive on I-110 South.

LSP: man who robbed Jackson sporting goods store turns himself in

After an extensive multi-agency investigation with the assistance of several tips from the public, a Jackson man was placed under arrest for the burglary of a sporting goods store.

Shooting critically injures 25-year-old Independence man on Blackcat Road

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s deputies are now investigating a shooting that critically injured a 25-year-old man on September 10, 2014.

Woman steals cell phones from store on Government Street

Authorities need your help identifying a black woman, who allegedly stole several cell phones from a store on Government Street.

High School Football Rankings: NBC33's Top-33 (Week 1)

  NBC33's Top-33 High School Football teams (Week 1)

Donation will be instrumental to continued growth of Belaire HS band

There is a brand new sound at Belaire High School, because of a gift that will change the quality and size of its marching band<

BR Councilwoman hopes to get police officers body cameras in the near future

Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle wants Baton Rouge officers to join the New Orleans and Thibodaux police departments in using body cameras.

Study shows ADHD on rise, partly caused by lack of exercise

It's back to school for the students in our area, but for some, that also means back on the medications. I found out today, ADHD is on the rise.

LSP looking for man who robbed sporting goods store in East Feliciana Parish

Louisiana State Police Detectives, the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) are asking for assistance from the public in helping to locate an individual responsible for the burglary

Local businesses hope to recruit LSU students at career expo

The main theme of today's career expo at LSU is networking. Ask any student or recruiter and they'll tell you how important it is to put yourself out there.

Denham Springs residents react to being named 3rd most dangerous city in LA

"You got people who don't care, I mean what is the community coming to?"

Hammond named Louisiana's 'Most Dangerous City'

A security company recently ranked the "10 Most Dangerous Cities in Louisiana." Two South Louisiana cities are in the top five. 

Metro Council votes to fire EBR Parish Attorney Mary Roper

Metro council members voted eight to three on September 10, 2014, to fire East Baton Rouge Parish Attorney Mary Roper. Roper sued the council for wrongful termination.

Iconic BR business owner Ron Leclerc dies at age 62

Known across southeast Louisiana as Pepere, local business owner Ron Leclerc has died. Leclerc passed away on September 7, 2014 after a battle with cancer.