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LSU issues reminders; Asks fans to arrive early on Saturday

With the largest crowd in Tiger Stadium history expected on Saturday when No. 8 LSU hosts undefeated Mississippi State, LSU officials are asking fans to arrive early and to take advantage of the new parking lots around campus.

Disgraced former Sorrento police chief sentenced to probation for lying to FBI

Former Sorrento police chief Earl Theriot will spend the next two years on probation, and he'll have to pay $2,500 in fines for lying to the FBI.

Convicted drunk driver will spend two years on home arrest

Stanley White, the man who pleaded guilty to killing an infant girl nearly 20 years ago, will spend two years under house arrest.

Family of Marine, mother of two, cancer patient gets special trip

Marines sacrifice a lot, and so do working moms. One local woman adds to those another title: cancer patient. So a business gave her a gift tonight that she could never possibly repay.

3 arrested for robbery of Chase Bank on Jones Creek Road

Three people are now in jail after a robbery at the Chase Bank on Jones Creek Road.

Utah man arrested for calling in bomb threat into Geismar plant on 9/11

A Utah man is now in jail after authorities say he called a bomb threat into a plant in Geismar.

Gonzales Mayor turns down City's budget plan for a third time

Gonzales still doesn't have a full operating budget -- after three rounds of proposals and vetoes. The Gonzalez city council's latest proposed budget plan would have cut $110,000 the police department.

BR residents weigh in on spanking debate

An emotional debate is underway about how far is too far when it comes to disciplining children.

Detectives need help locating person of interest for Prairieville burglaries

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s detectives are searching for Sean Patterson, 32, of 39148 Camp Drive in Prairieville.

Mississippi man dies after head on crash with garbage truck on LA 67

Shortly after 6:00 am on September 17, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that occurred on LA Hwy 67 north of LA Hwy 959 in East Feliciana Parish.

'Operation Prescribed Justice: Refill' targets drug dealers in Iberville Parish

Thirty people are now in the Iberville Parish Jail after an early morning warrant roundup.

APSO trying to identify man seen burglarizing vehicle in Prairieville

Detectives need your help identifying a male suspect who was caught on surveillance camera, breaking into a car in Prairieville.

Former BR hospital employee wanted for theft caught in Tacoma, WA

A man wanted for stealing over $16,000 from a Baton Rouge hospital is now in the custody of police in Tacoma, Washington.

EBRSO investigating bank robbery on Jones Creek Road

East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies are now investigating the robbery of Chase Bank on Jones Creek Road.

Woman steals 6,000 hydrocodone pills from Gonzales pharmacy

A woman is now in jail for stealing over 6,000 prescription pills from a CVS pharmacy in Gonzales.