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5 Ascension Parish residents wanted on bench warrants

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Major Kevin Hanna reports the Sheriff’s Office is continuing its efforts in the parish to arrest individuals that are failing to appear in court after being arrested on felony and misdemeanor crimin

St. Mary Parish authorities looking for Family Dollar robber

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s deputies are looking for the person who robbed a store in Amelia at gunpoint. It happened at the Family Dollar around 3:30 p.m. on December 21, 2014.

DHH receives federal approval for public-private partnerships

This morning, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) received final approval of the hospital public-private partnerships already providing high-quality care to Louisianans.

EBR Coroner: Jassiah Clark's death was an accident

East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner, Dr. Beau Clark, says Jassiah Clark died accidentally.

Forbes ranks LSU 5th most valuable college football team

LSU is the fifth most valuable team in college football, according to Forbes magazine.

Children's Hospital celebrates 7th Christmas with kids

For the last seven years, the children's hospital at Our Lady of the Lake in Baton Rouge has been treating children in more ways than one.

Denham Springs man wanted for failing to return stolen antique

Ascension Parish deputies are looking for a Denham Springs man who bought a stolen antique sign and failed to return it to authorities.

32-year-old man dies in motorcycle crash on Bluebonnet

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s detectives are investigating a motorcycle crash that killed a 32-year-old man.

Are you a last minute shopper?

If you haven’t finished your holiday shopping, it would probably be a good idea to knock that out as soon as possible.

Baton Rouge women and children shelter recieves $10K donation

The Bishop Ott Shelter for Women and Children in Baton Rouge, received a much need donation on Monday.

Walker Police arrests man after 2 fast food robbery attempts

A Walker man is in jail after attempting to rob 2 fast food restaurants on November 29, 2014 wearing a gray stocking over his head with holes cut out of them, according to Walker Police.

Police believe they've found the body of 4 year old Jassiah Clark

UPDATE: Baton Rouge Police believe they've found the body of missing 4 year old Jassiah Clark.

Waste Management announces holiday pickup dates

 Effective the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s Eve, the following locations will have their Thursday collection routes performed on Friday and Friday collection routes performed on Saturday:  

Detectives investigating string of burglaries in Pierre Part

Detectives are investigating a string of home burglaries in Pierre Part. Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack says the break ins happened at 4 houses on the 1000 block of Bayou Drive between October 25 and December 18, 2014.

Man abducts, sexually assaults 7-year-old girl from Gus Young Park

Police say they are looking for a black man who abducted a 7-year-old girl from a BREC park and then sexually assaulted her.