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National Signing Day: Southeastern signs 28 to complete 2015 class

Southeastern Louisiana has added 28 student-athletes who will continue their academic endeavors and look to help SLU win its third straight Southland Conference Championship as members of the Lion football progra

St. Michael’s RB Matthew Butler signs with Texas Southern University

Senior Matthew Butler signed his letter of intent to play football with Texas Southern University under Head Coach Darrell Asberry.

State Police identify man killed in off-duty deputy involved shooting

Louisiana State Police have identified the man that was killed in yesterday's shooting that involved an off-duty Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputy.

Man with history of domestic abuse, wanted for strangling ex-girlfriend

Detectives are looking for a man who, they say, forced his way into his ex-girlfriend’s home last night and strangled her.

How bad are the conditions at the EBR Parish Prison?

From the outside the east Baton Rouge Parish Prison doesn't look bad at all.

Mid-City ER closing, state officials look for more options

Samuel Sanders works to improve mid-city each and every day. He is the director of the Mid-City Redevelopment Alliance, but now he is learning that the emergency room at Baton Rouge General Mid-City will shut down in two months.

Off-duty LPSO deputy involved in deadly shooting

One person is dead following a domestic dispute involving an off-duty Livingston Parish Sheriff’s deputy.

1 injured in afternoon shooting on North 16th Street

Baton Rouge Police detectives are busy investigating the city's latest shooting. It happened around 1:00 this afternoon on North 16th Street.

Car crashes into school bus sending driver, 15 children to hospital

Over 30 parents received a scary phone call this morning, informing them their child's school bus was involved in a crash.

Massive fire destroys building, closes Florida Avenue in Denham Springs

Two businesses in Denham Springs are nothing but rubble and ashes. A massive fire erupted in the 300 block of Florida Avenue around noon destroying a local hair salon and medical supply store.

Baton Rouge General announces closure of Mid City ER

Baton Rouge General will be closing its Mid City Emergency Room facility, according to an email sent to hospital employees.

I-10 West closed at MS River Bridge

I-10 Westbound is closed to traffic at the Mississippi River Bridge, due to an accident. Crews are in route to clear the accident. Drivers are urged to take U.S. 190 as a detour.

LSU softball hosts annual Media Day

Just a few days removed from the season opener against Memphis this Friday, head coach Beth Torina and members of the 19th ranked LSU softball team were on hand for the team’s annual Media Day, previewing the 2015 season that starts at 4

Sex offender wanted after failing to register in Ascension Parish

Lt. Col. Bobby Webre reports that Gregory “Toe” Nash, 32, is a Tier I Sex Offender who has failed to register as a sex offender in Ascension Parish.