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Ledet’s Auto Sales gives 2 cars to needy families

Not all of us can say that we were given a car for a gift. And the number of us that can say we were given a car as a gift from the owner of a car dealership is even smaller.

Man murdered on Christmas Eve in Prairieville

 Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies say Kevin Sheppard shot two men inside a car during an argument on Josh Brown Road in Prairieville. One of those shots killed 22 year-old Lewis Sanchez.

LSU set for classic matchup with Notre Dame in Music City Bowl

LSU will play in a bowl game for the 15th straight year on Dec. 30 when the 23rd-ranked Tigers face Notre Dame in the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl in Nashville, Tenn. Kickoff between the Tigers and Irish is set for 2:02 p.m.

Tiger Woods targets return to form in 2015

  The Tiger will be back on the prowl in 2015 -- and that's according to the man himself.

Fatal accident leaves Baker man dead

A Baker man is dead after a car hit his motorcycle on December 24, 2014 in the 1200 block of Scenic Highway.

Tornado rips through Amite, uprooting trees and throwing debris across LA 16 & 1054

Yesterday's tornado rocked the small town of Amite. Roofs were ripped off of homes. Windows were blown out. Trees were uprooted, and more than a dozen power lines were snapped.

Prairieville man turns himself in for early morning murder

23-year-old Kevin Sheppard turned himself into authorities this morning.

Teen dies after drug deal shooting at Piggly Wiggly

Police are looking for a black man who shot a 19-year-old man in North Baton Rouge.

Prairieville man wanted on murder charges after drug deal

Ascension Parish Sheriff's Deputies need your help to find Kevin Sheppard, 24, who's wanted on murder charges after a Christmas Eve early morning shooting.

Denham Springs adopts food truck ordinance

There are new rules in Denham Springs that target the restaurant industry.

The fight to save Redemptorist High School

The announcement that Redemptorist High School would be closing its doors at the end of the year caught a lot of people off guard.

EBR coroner: Jassiah Clark died of an accidental drowning

Four year old Jassiah Clark's death was ruled an accident today by the EBR Coroner. When the young boy went missing days ago, the Baton Rouge community was shaken up by his disappearance.

Police: car possibly involved in Gus Young Park kidnapping

Detectives are looking to question the driver of another car that may have been involved in the kidnapping of a 7-year-old girl at Gus Young Park.

LA 431 closed due to down power line

LA 431 is closed is closed to traffic between US 61 (Airline Hwy.) and LA 429 due to downed a power pole at Bayou Francois Bridge.