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Attempted murder suspect arrested in Thibodaux

Albert Starks, 22, was arrested by Thibodaux police for three counts of attempted second-degree murder.

1 child dead, 2 injured after being thrown from vehicle in Assumption Parish crash

An eight-year-old child is dead and two other children are injured after a crash in Assumption Parish around 9:00 p.m. Sunday night.

75-year-old woman dies in crash on Florida Blvd

Katie Young, 75, of Baton Rouge, died of injuries sustained from a traffic crash that happened Sunday afternoon around 1:20 p.m. on Florida Boulevard at the intersection of Flannery Road.

Soccer fans preparing for USA's showdown with Ghana

"We are expecting full house. Top floor, bottom floor. We'll be opened, fully staffed. We are ready for it to go to the max." That is what Erica Heagy, the Londoner manager, said in light of U.S.

Underwood gunman still at large

A gunman is still at large after a shooting last night on Underwood avenue. The victim has been identified as 28-year-old, Jeffrey Francois of Baton Rouge. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Drivers react to deadly accident on Atchafalaya Basin Bridge

A 24-year-old woman is in jail Saturday for negligent homicide, after her truck went over the side a bridge killing one of the passengers. It happened on the Atchafalaya Basin Bridge Friday night.

Jalen Mills challenges battery charges

Jalen Mills and his attorney plan to challenge charges claiming that he punched a women in her face leaving her unconscious with four stiches. Mills was arrested on wednesday and charged with second degree battery.

Iberia Parish home invasion suspect still at large

Iberia Parish Sheriff's deputies are looking for the last suspect in a home invasion. Firday night a home was broken into. Deputies say three men, one armed with a rifle entered a home just before midnight.

Clouds ruin viewing of Honey Moon

Baton Rouge stargazers hope clearer skies provide them a sweeter view.

Local soccer fans embrace World Cup fever

The 2014 Wold Cup is here. Soccer fans have waited four years for this tournament. 32 different teams enter Brazil with one goal in mind. Only one will go home with the golden trophy.

Hudspeth, Ragin' Cajuns agree on new contract

Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns head football coach Mark Hudspeth and University of Louisiana at Lafayette officials announced on Friday an agreement for a new six-year contract that will run through the 2019 season.

LSU right-hander Aaron Nola named finalist for National Pitcher of the Year award

The National College Baseball Hall of Fame's National Pitcher of the Year Award watch list has been narrowed to three. The 2014 finalists are Aaron Nola of LSU, Blake Fox of Rice and Brendan McCurry of Oklahoma State.

Residents react to synthetic marijuana busts off of O'Neal Lane

"'I am just shocked, I am really shocked and I am nervous.”

New Army recruits get ready for basic training

Thirty new Army recruits recited their enlistment oath Friday at Perkins Rowe. Right now, they're gearing up for basic training.

60 tires slashed in Livingston, 4 arrested

On June 10, 2014, members of the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office Detective Division were called to investigate two incidents where numerous tires were punctured in Oak Forest Estates Mobile Home Park in Walker.