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Prairieville man drives stolen truck into Bayou Manchac

A Prairieville man is now in jail after driving a truck into Bayou Manchac and running from police.

Three arrested in Denham Springs vehicle burglary case

Tyree Davison, Darius Shaw, and Devanta Richard are all facing dozens of burglary charges after Livingston parish investigators connected them to more than thirty vehicle thefts in two neighborhoods.

Tiger cubs born at BR Zoo for first time in 25 years

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is excited to announce the birth of Malayan tiger cubs, born on Tuesday, July 29.

EBRSO hosting free back to school party on August 9

East Baton Rouge deputies at will hold a back to school party on Saturday, August 9, 2014. The celebration begins at 10 a.m. at the BREC Park on 1801 Kathy Drive.

Baker City Councilman arrested for Moon Pie theft, abuse of power

John Givens, who represents District 5 on Baker, LA's City Council, turned himself in to Baker Police investigators at 7:30 Thursday morning.

Big change coming to NCAA's power conferences

The NCAA Board of Directors voted overwhelmingly in support of giving the SEC, PAC-12, BIG 12, BIG TEN and ACC the ability to set their own rules relating to student-athlete benefits.

3 men in jail for car burglaries, theft in Livingston Parish

Three Baton Rouge men are now in jail for crimes that happened in Livingston Parish.

Talkin' Tigers: LSU practice report 8/6

It's still very early in camp, but it's never too early for evaluations. There are several very important position battles going on at the LSU football practice facility.

Fire extinguished at The Myrtles Plantation

UPDATE: A fire in a gift shop at the Myrtles Plantation in St. Francisville, LA, was extinguished just before 10:00 PM Wednesday night.

Overcoming adversity: Former foster child gets accepted into Spelman

Going from home to home... it's reality for a lot of kids in foster care, but for brittany butler, she didn't let adversity stop her. Fun, energetic, smart, and optimistic are just some words to describe Brittany.

Belk department store holds job fair for new Juban Crossing location

The anticipated Juban Crossing project is still under construction in Denham Springs, but before the buildings are finished, the stores need workers to fill them up.

Livingston Parish school gets new classrooms

Tomorrow is the big day for the kids and even teachers in Livingston Parish. It's the first day of school. Some of our teachers will be teaching more students than ever before in more space than they had last year.

I-10 East reopened after big rig accident at LA 415

UPDATE: Work crews have moved the big rig off of the interstate, and traffic is flowing again. 

2 children at felon's home when APSO finds $4,500 worth of drugs

A Donaldsonville man is now in jail on multiple drug charges. Two children were at a home in the 3200 block of W. Highway 18 when Deputies arrested convicted felon Gregory Sharat, 33.

Mayor Kip Holden will run for Lieutenant Governor

Baton Rouge’s Mayor Kip Holden hit the airwaves Tuesday and announced he does plan to run for Lt. Governor in 2015, but is holding off until November to make an official announcement.