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Convicted felon wanted for shoplifting, battery of police officer

Ascension Parish deputies are looking for a convicted felon who is wanted for shoplifting and battery of a police officer.

Authorities name suspect in Napoleonville shooting

Assumption Parish authorities say they have identified the man responsible for a shooting on November 24, 2014, that sent one man to the hospital.

Regional Healthcare owner pleds guilty to $2.5 million tax fraud

U.S Attorney Walt Green announced today that CHARLES A.

Audit: Department of Revenue and DHH mismanaging money

 Over the past year, DHH has had issues of mismanagement on both the federal and state level. One of the issues was exposing patients to unnecessary risks.

Man steals golf cart from St. Amant hunting camp

Ascension Parish deputies are looking for a white man who stole a golf cart and other items from a hunting camp in St. Amant. It happened on November 27, 2014, at a camp on Poirrier Road.

Amazon Smile makes it effortless to donate to your favorite charity

It's Cyber Monday, and one online retailer is making it easy for you to give back while stocking up for the holidays!

Firefighters investigating cause of house fire on Lassen Drive

Firefighters are investigating the cause of a house fire that caused about $17,000 in damages. The fire started around 12:45 p.m. on December 1, 2014, in the 4200 block of Lassen Drive.

Coast Guard medevacs survivors of vessel fire to BR General

The Coast Guard medevacked four people from a vessel fire 35 miles southwest of Grand Isle, Monday.

Unloaded gun found in student’s bookbag at Crestworth Middle School

The School Drug Task Force responded to a call today at approximately 12:30 p.m. to Crestworth Middle School, at 10650 Avenue F, in reference to an unloaded gun found in the bookbag of an 8th grade student.

Gonzales father and son thwart mom’s kidnapping

A St. Amant man is now in jail after he tried to kidnap a woman and was stopped by her family.

2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season: Quietest in decades

The 2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season was the quietest since 1997. Although, the Pacific season was not as quiet. It was the most active since 1992.

Man robs Comfort Inn at gunpoint

Detectives are looking for a white man who robbed a Baton Rouge hotel at gunpoint. It happened around 8:30 p.m. on November 30, 2014, at the Comfort Inn on Constitution Avenue.

Southern holds off Grambling to win Bayou Classic, 52-45

In a game that saw 97 points on the scoreboard, defense saved the day for Southern. Grambling quarterback Jonathan Williams was stuffed inside the 1 as time ticked off the clock inside the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Local HIV/AIDS advocates reach out to youth for World AIDS Day

Nearly 4,000, that's how many people are living with HIV or AIDS in Baton Rouge. For more than 20 years, AJ Johnson of the Baton Rouge AIDS Society has worked to stop that number from growing.