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54-year-old man missing from Zachary

Detectives are looking for a 54-year-old man who has been missing from Zachary since January 4, 2015.

LSU to open SEC play at Missouri on Thursday

 – And so it begins for the LSU men’s basketball team. 18 games. 18 tests. A journey of nine weeks.

19-year-old killed during attempted robbery on Walnut Street

Detectives are looking for a light-skinned black man who shot and killed a 19-year-old man during an attempted robbery.

Elderly Zachary woman dies in crash on Florida Boulevard

Mary Russell , 77 of 3902 Pointe Ave, Zachary LA, died from injuries sustained from a major vehicle crash which occurred on January 6, 2015 around 1:00pm in the 14000 block of Florida Blvd.

Salvation Army prepares for large number of people seeking shelter from cold

Homeless shelters are gathering up supplies, because they expect to be very crowded the next couple of nights.

Man robs Watson pharmacy at gunpoint

Detectives are looking for the man who robbed a Livingston Parish pharmacy in at gunpoint. It happened around 4:30 p.m. on January 5, 2015, at pharmacy on LA Highway 16 in Watson.

How to protect your pets from winter weather

While you’re trying to stay warm later this week when the cold weather hits, be sure not to forget about your four-legged friends.

Texas DPS trains LSP to stop human trafficking

Louisiana State Police are working with law enforcement officers from surrounding states to help solve a national problem.

Residents shocked over vandalized signs showing homophobic slurs and graphic images

Over the weekend, the Capital Heights neighborhood was attacked by a spray painting vandal. They targeted several signs with derogatory words and graphic sexual images.

5 wanted for missing court in Ascension Parish

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

2 men steal trailer from gas station on Hooper Road

Detectives are looking for two men who stole a trailer from a gas station on Hooper Road. Casey Hicks says it happened around 5:25 a.m. on December 28, 2014, at David’s Mobil Station.

Florida Boulevard now open at Rushmore Drive

UPDATE 3:16 PM: Florida Boulevard at is now open in both directions at Rushmore Drive. The queue from this incident remains minimal. The Traffic Management Center will advise of any changes.

Mother charged in death of 4-year-old Jassiah Clark

Brittni Clark, 25, has been charged with Negligent Homicide for the death of her 4-year-old son Jassiah Clark.

35 lbs. of marijuana seized at home on Forrest Hill Drive

A man is now in jail after narcotics agents found 35 lbs. of marijuana at his house, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.

Satsuma incorporation effort finds opposition

The group Save Satsuma wants to incorporate Satsuma into a town. "We just want to be as rural as possible. And that's always been our goal," says H.L. Arledge, the co-chair of Save Satsuma.