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Herman Cain shows support for Cassidy, Dietzel at rally

 In a little over a week , Election Day will be here, but candidates want you to start voting now. So, Saturday U.S. Senate Candidate Bill Cassidy rallied his troops to get the word out about the importance of early voting.

Maurepas man dies in motorcycle crash on LA 22

Shortly after 6:00 pm on October 24, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash involving a motorcycle that occurred on LA Hwy 22 east of LA Hwy 16 in Livingston Parish.

Home Depot transforms local Vietnam veteran's home

"I probably was one of the youngest American soldiers in Vietnam. I went into the service when I was 17 years old. I had my 18th birthday in Vietnam.

BRPD arrest 5 in major high grade marijuana bust near I-12

Baton Rouge Police made a major drug bust on October 22, 2014. Five people were arrested, accused of selling high grade "purple" marijuana and other drugs.

'Fit for the Cure' event gives back to breast cancer research

Dozens of women came out to the Dillard's at the Mall of Louisiana Friday to make sure they're sized just right.

St. Helena Parish murder suspect dead of apparent suicide

Just before noon today, investigators located the body of 48-year-old Adren Allen in a rural area of East Feliciana Parish, near the St. Helena Parish line.

State agencies work together to fight child sex crimes

After Sorrento's former mayor was locked up on child porn charges, a lot of people are wondering how exactly State Police and the Attorney General catch people who look at and distribute child porn.

LPSO arrests 2 more 'Sons of Guns' stars

More trouble for some of the "Sons of Guns" reality show. Today, the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office arrested Kristafor Ford and his wife Stephanie Hayden for child abuse charges.

Police looking for woman who tried to sell young girl at Hammond gas station

Two people accused of trying to sell a young girl at Race Trac gas station in Hammond are on the run.

West Feliciana Parish School Board Superintendent recovering after heart attack

Superintendent Hollis Milton suffered a heart attack on October 23, 2014, the West Feliciana Parish School Board reports.

Neighbors react to former mayor child porn charges

Neighbors are "sounding off" about former Sorrento Mayor Wilson Longanecker's arrest on child porn charges Thursday.

WBR deputy arrested for abusing power, prositution

A West Baton Rouge Sheriff’s deputy is now in jail, accused of using his badge to try to have his way with prostitutes.

Zachary woman dies in 2 vehicle crash on LA 64

Shortly after 4:00 pm on October 16, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle injury crash that occurred on LA Hwy 64 (Greenwell Springs–Port Hudson Rd.) at Joor Rd. in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Baton Rouge residents nervous about BP's presence on the coast

 "It'll be a tragedy if we allow BP to continue to drill and destroy

State Police seize almost $1M in prescription pills

On October 10, 2014, Louisiana State Police along with multiple other agencies executed three search warrants and made six arrests in East Baton Rouge Parish.