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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.

Ascension deputies chase, arrest 2 residential burglary suspects

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies received a report of a residential burglary in progress on Fitzgerald Drive in Ascension Trace Subdivision in Darrow on Thursday, June 12.

EBRSO seizes over 200 lbs of synthetic marijuana at Lotus shop

Two people have been arrested after East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s detectives conducted a search warrant at the Lotus shop on O’Neal Lane.

Help from public reunites lost girl with mother

A young girl is back with her mother today, thanks to people like you.

Friday the 13th Full Moon

This month's full moon happens to fall on Friday the 13th- a coincidence that may seem a little spooky to some.

LSU baseball players participating in 2014 summer leagues

-- Members of LSU's 2014 baseball team have departed for destinations throughout the country to play in summer collegiate leagues. Follow the progress of the Tigers this summer by using the links below:

Saints to host 7-on-7 regional tournament Saturday, June 14

The New Orleans Saints will host the annual NFL High School Player Development 7-on-7 Regional Tournament on Saturday, June 14 at the team’s training facility in Metairie.

Alleged animal abuse at Lafayette pet grooming business

LAFAYETTE, LA. (KADN) — Pampered Paws, a pet grooming business on Westmark Blvd.

BRPD looking for suspected Piggly Wiggly purse thief

Baton Rouge Police Detectives are attempting to identify the person in this photo who is accused of committing a theft at the Piggly Wiggly on Airline Highway on June 6 around 7:30 p.m.

Swimming safety: Local swim instructors give tips to keep you safe this summer

It's almost summer time and a lot of you are already hitting the pools, but remember to be careful. Drowning deaths happen more often than we realize, but officials say knowing how to swim could help prevent this.

Streets around BREC’s City-Brooks Park to close for Family Fit Day June 14

The streets that loop around City Park, Brooks Park and City Park Lake will close to motor vehicles on Saturday, June 14, from 7:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. in order to open them to recreation for BR Family Fit Day.

EBRSO investigates pedestrian death on Hoo Shoo Too Rd

UPDATE: The deceased man has been identified as 36-year-old Anthony Ray Robinson, 36. Robinson's last address is unknown. Investigation is still ongoing.   -----

EBRSO Marine Search and Rescue discovers body of missing boater

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office Marine Search and Rescue Division found the body of a missing Port Allen boater Wednesday afternoon in the Mississippi River about 3/4 of a mile north of the East Baton Rouge and Ibberville Parish line.