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WFPSO identifies remains found in July as missing Baton Rouge man

West Feliciana Parish authorities have released the identity of skeletal remains that were found near the Old Ferry Landing, back in July of 2014.

TPSO arrests Amite Police officer on charges of kidnapping, rape

An Amite Police officer is now in jail after authorities say he kidnapped and sexually assaulted two women. Grant P. Carruth, 25, of Husser, LA, was arrested for two incidents that happened in August and September of 2014.

23-year-old man dies in shooting on Cannon Street

Baton Rouge Police are investigating an overnight shooting that killed a 23-year-old man. L’Jean Mckneely, a police spokesperson, says Marquis Latrelle Wyatt was shot several times in chest and died at the scene.

State Police searching for tractor that caused double 18-Wheeler crash in East Feliciana Parish

Shortly before 7:45 pm on October 1, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a hit and run crash that occurred on LA Hwy 67 north of LA Hwy 422 just south of the Mississippi state line in East Feliciana Parish.

LSU gets new 30-foot Christmas tree

Christmas is still a ways away, but LSU is getting ready a little early this year.

Man charged with 2nd Degree Murder after stabbing girlfriend

Baton Rouge Police say William Jackson, 40, is being charged for 2nd Degree Murder after stabbing his girlfriend to death on September 27, 2014.

LSU's Board of Supervisors approves revised hospital plans

The LSU Board of Supervisors held a special meeting today to make sure six of its hospitals are protected. It's so they can still serve the people who rely on them every day.

Bergeron's Restaurant staying busy thanks to national media attention

Bergeron's owner Kevin Cox says that business is up 20% at the restaurant and he's been bombarded with phone calls from people across the country...all wanting to talk about that gun carrying discount.

LSU Professor using 4D body scanner to create new clothing sizes

It's happened to all of us at some point. We try on a pair of pants or a dress...but even though they're our size, they just don't fit right. It's inconvenient and annoying.

Traffic light at East Boyd Drive & Burbank Drive to go back up

Drivers were excited to hear the news that the traffic light on Boyd & Burbank was going back up. Over the past three months without it, the intersection became known to many as a death trap.

College fair prepares students for the future

Thousands of Capitol area teens are preparing for college and today they got to meet with recruiters to make sure they're doing all the right things.

4 inmates overdose on synthetic marijuana at East Feliciana Parish Prison

East Feliciana Sheriff’s detectives are investigating how a work release inmate got synthetic marijuana inside the parish jail after four others overdosed.

2 men steal $2K in goods from jewelry store on Greenwell Springs Road

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s detectives are looking for two black men who burglarized a jewelry store on Greenwell Springs Road.

Jindal holds meeting on state's preparations to fight Ebola

Governor Bobby Jindal held a meeting of Unified Command Group (UCG) today at the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) to get an update from state agencies and ensure the state is prepared if a case of

Geismar man dies during crash in East Feliciana Parish

Shortly before 10:00 pm on September 30, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on US Hwy 61 north of LA Hwy 68 in East Feliciana Parish.