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BRPD arrest 14 in undercover prostitution bust

Baton Rouge Police Narcotics Division conducted an early morning undercover operation in an ongoing effort to curb crime in areas throughout Baton Rouge.

Boil advisory lifted for residents in French Settlement

The French Settlement Water Company, Inc. has just issued the following statement lifting the boil advisory:

Gonzales police chief prepared to "waste taxpayer dollars" because of budget stalemate

The chief of the Gonzales Police Department says he will have to waste money because of fighting between the mayor and city council.

LSU to host New Mexico State in final non-conference contest

LSU will play its final non-conference game of the regular season on Saturday, hosting New Mexico State at 6:30 p.m. in Tiger Stadium.

LSU baseball wins NCAA Division I recruiting title

LSU landed the No. 1 recruiting class in the nation, according to Collegiate Baseball’s annual evaluation of NCAA Division I baseball classes.

Lafayette Judge declares same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional in Louisiana

State District Judge Edward Rubin ruled today that Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.

Water issues continue in St. John the Baptist Parish

"Whenever I fill my water buckets up for my dogs and they smell it and they don't want to drink it, that tells me there's something wrong with the water."

Masked man robs Dollar General on Staring Lane

Detectives are looking for a black man who robbed the Dollar General on Staring Lane.

Man wanted for shooting 2 on Bob Pettit Boulevard turns himself in to BRPD

The man who, police say, shot two people on Bob Pettit Boulevard is now in jail.

French Settlement residents not happy about latest boil advisory

James and his mother have been living in French Settlement for the past two years, and they say, this boil advisory is just the latest in a string of unpleasant tap water experiences.

Gonzales PD need help identifying suspects who robbed man in Waffle House parking lot

The Gonzales Police Department needs your help identifying two black men who robbed a man at gunpoint.

1 injured during shooting on Plank Road

Baton Rouge Police are investigating a shooting that injured a man on Plank Road. The incident happened around 9:38 p.m. on September 21, 2014, at 1806 Plank Road.

Traffic Alert: Lane closures scheduled on LA 30 for repairs

Starting Monday, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development says crews will be working on LA 30 between the Iberville Parish line and Tanger Mall Boulevard in Gonzales, LA.

Two dead after aircraft crash in St. John the Baptist Parish

St. John the Baptist Parish officials are investigating a gyrocopter crash. A gyrocopter is a helicopter-type plane.

Gonzales to open state of the art wheelchair accessible park

Kids Kove discovery park -- that is the brand new childrens park being built in Gonzales. But it isn't just your ordinary park. It is especially designed for kids who have special needs or a disability.