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UPDATE: Arrest made in July shooting death of homeless man

UPDATE: A Zachary man is now in jail for killing a homeless man. Baton Rouge Police spokesperson Don Coppola says detectives arrested Marlon Romaine Carter, 41, around 6:00 p.m. on July 30, 2014.

Investigators looking for man who burglarized cars in Sherwood Manor

Detectives are looking for a black man who broke into several cars in July 2014.

Deputies looking for man who stole purse from Race Trac on Siegen Lane

Sheriff’s deputies need your help finding the young black man who burglarized a car at a gas station.

EBRSO busts tattoo parlor owner for selling heroin, find almost $60K cash

A Baton Rouge man is in jail after selling heroin to an undercover officer.

Crews begin cleanup work after BR train derailment

Seven cars from a train travelling along tracks near S. Choctaw and N. Sherwood Forest Drive in Baton Rouge, LA, derailed around 9:30 AM, Friday.

Moore Career College offering free haircuts August 4-8

Moore Career College’s Professional Barbering program will be offering FREE basic haircuts to the public August 4 through August 8th, 2014. The barbering clinic is open Monday through Friday and appointments are necessary.

Students concerned about scope of LSU's smoke free policy

When students return to LSU this fall, they will notice something missing: smokers.

Mayor reveals skate park, splash pad in New Roads recreational complex

Officials in New Roads are getting ready for the grand opening of a new state-of-the art recreational complex.

Department stores prepare for tax-free weekend

A lot of students are getting ready for school, and so are the stores.

BR suicide prevention experts weigh in on new research

A new study that shows a simple blood test could be the key to preventing suicide, and it could actually help lower rates around the country.

Baton Rouge gym provides services to help women protect themselves

Sexual assault and rape is a major issue in the US, with one in five women being sexually assaulted in their lifetime. That's why women are looking for any way they can to keep themselves out of harms way.

3 young men vandalize middle school in Prairieville

Three young men are now in jail for vandalizing an Ascension Parish school.

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.