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Moving forward: Port Allen mayor has high hopes for the future

It's been a busy year for the city of Port Allen, to say the least, but with a new mayor comes a new chapter for the city and the people who live there.

Man arrested for June 2012 murder on Mohican-Prescott Crossover

Police say the man responsible for killing another man on Mohican-Prescott Crossover in 2012 is now in jail.

What's next for Louisiana's same-sex marriage ban?

This week's ruling on same sex marriage is a step forward for the LGBT community, but its full extent is still unclear.

Petition recalling Gonzales city councilman gets approved

At least one city councilman in Gonzales will have his job at stake in the December election.

Mississippi State's Dillon Day suspended for stomping on LSU players

The SEC league office has suspended Mississippi State senior center Dillon Day for the Bulldog’s next game, which is scheduled for Oct. 4 in Starkville.

Baton Rouge FD investigating cause of house fire on East Johnson Street

Baton Rouge Fire investigators are currently looking into what caused a house fire Tuesday morning in Baton Rouge. The fire broke out at a home in the 800 block of East Johnson Street.

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.