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Crumbling sidewalk poses challenge for Baton Rouge quadriplegic

When Glen Gaudet noticed the cracks forming on the sidewalk by the intersection of Coursey BLVD and Market Street he immediately notified DPW.

Police make arrest in Amite store theft

UPDATE:  Tangipahoa deputies arrested Latricia Rowland, 23, of Greensburg, LA for the TNT Western Store burglary that happened on Monday, July 21. Rowland was booked into the parish jail. -----

'Gotcha' Gonzales launched to catch wanted suspects

The Gonzales Police Department is looking for three suspects they say have been able to avoid arrest.

Man arrested after allegedly firing shots into Gonzales home

Gonzales police have booked Royal Johnson, 24, into the Ascension Parish Jail, who surrendered to police around 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, July 24.

Catholic High School volunteers participate in active shooter safety drill

If you live around Catholic High in Baton Rouge, you might have heard a bit of chaos Thursday morning, but don't worry, it's all a part of a safety plan for this upcoming school year.

New Orleans bars make smokers step-outside for 1 week

By Tyler Wing Bars across New Orleans are going smoke free. It's a movement Louisiana smokers may have to get used to.

Time limit cancels Metro Council vote on "fairness ordinance"

The people who filled every open space in the Metro Council chambers heard nearly every possible argument for and against the "fairness ordinance." What they did not hear was a vote.

EBR pastors voice concerns about Fairness Ordinance

Local pastors came together to let the Metro Council know what they want to see out of today's vote. The pastors think the Fairness Ordinance is unfair. They said it could create even more hiring problems for business owners.

Suspect wanted for theft at Watson Walmart

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shoplifting complaint that happened July 9, at the Walmart in Watson, LA.

International Flying Fears? BR Travelers React

Just getting on an airplane is already nerve-racking for a lot of people, even without the fear of the plane crashing.

Happy Birthday Mike VI!

The most famous tiger in all of Baton Rouge celebrated a birthday today.

2 Charged in New Iberia meth lab investigation

Iberia Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested two New Iberia suspects in connection with a methamphetamine lab discovered in the 600 block of McDonald Street on Monday around 11:30 p.m.

SLU picked to repeat as Southland Conference champions

A year after winning its first Southland Conference championship, the Southeastern Louisiana football team are the prohibitive favorites to return to the top of the league according to the Southland head coaches and sports information directors

Livingston deputies investigate 36 vehicle burglaries

Livingston Parish Sheriff’s deputies are investigating 36 vehicle burglaries that reportedly happened during the early morning hours of Monday, July 21, in the Denham Springs neighborhoods of Forest Ridge and Westminster Estates.