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TPSO needs help finding Ponchatoula man

Tangipahoa Parish sheriff’s deputies need your help locating Alvin James Davis, 30, of Ponchatoula.

BRFD investigating 2 overnight arson fires in 6 hours

Officials are investigating two arson fires that happened overnight, within just six hours of each other.

Advocates explain intricacies of Common Core to parents

There are lots of questions about what our children are going to learn in school this year, and how they will learn it.

Baton Rouge Books-A-Million hosts Paul Finebaum's book tour

Books-A-Million in Baton Rouge will host national radio personality Paul Finebaum for a stop on the seven-city tour to release his new book, My Conference Can Beat Your Conference: Why the SEC Still Rules College Football on Saturday, August 9,

Advocates say a lot of rapes go unreported

A Baton Rouge man is still in jail, and his bond set now at $75,000 after an alleged rape over the weekend.

Protesters want to keep Medicare in Louisiana

More than 700,000 people in Louisiana depend on Medicare, and some seniors citizens are scared they could lose it. Some people in our area made a statement hoping to get the attention of one of our congressmen.

With skin cancer rates rising, Baton Rouge residents look to stay protected

Nearly 5 million people in US have been treated for cancer in the last year, and the surgeon general said many cases can be avoided. Baton Rouge native Ruppert Schaub is just one of many who have been effected.

BRPD investigates suicide of MS man found in stolen car

Baton Rouge Police Detectives have identified the individual who shot himself in a Taco Bell parking lot on Wednesday as Jeremy Damarol Anderson, 28, of Gulfport, MS.

Delgado will propose back-up plan to Fairness Ordinance

It's been brought up multiple times-- and shot down just as many.

Car inspections to be allowed on rainy days

We all have to have vehicle inspections - it's the law. But - it never fails, when you have the time to get your car inspected...it's a rainy day.

Johnston Street in Lafayette OPEN after major crash

UPDATE: Lafayette Police have reopened Johnston Street after a major crash in the 4500 block. The operator of the motorcycle involved in the crash is listed in critical condition in a Lafayette hospital.

Baylor students die in crash while headed to perform at LSU

Baylor University is mourning the tragic deaths of a student and a recent graduate who were involved in a one-car accident Tuesday, while on their way to perform at LSU.

I-110 South OPEN at Capitol Access after accident

UPDATE: All lanes are open I-110 South. There is no queue from this incident. The Traffic Management Center will advise of any changes.   -----

New Iberia caretaker charged for leaving baby in car

A New Iberia woman was arrested Tuesday after leaving a child that she was caring for locked in a hot car in a Walmart parking lot.

Ascension fire departments receive rebates

The fire departments of Ascension Parish have received some much needed funds.