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Officials remind boaters to be safe after tragic accident

Investigators are trying to get to the bottom of a boating accident that took the life of a Livingston Parish woman.

Prairieville party gets out of control, leads to shooting, 6 arrests

Six people were arrested and charged with various crimes following a shooting incident that happened at an out of control party in Prairieville on Saturday, June 28.

Lafayette Officer dragged 100 feet by suspect’s vehicle

A Lafayette police officer received moderate injuries after being hit by a suspects vehicle and dragged about 100 feet.

BRPD looking for vehicle, credit card theft suspects

The Baton Rouge Police Department Burglary Division is currently investigating a vehicle burglary that occurred at 15015 Florida Blvd, Brian Harris Chevrolet, on May 1, 2014.

Musician, spiritual leader Sri Swamiji visits Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge may not be a typical destination for a world-renowned musician and yoga guru, but Sri Swamiji is in town, showing how his music changes lives.

BESE Asks "Who's in charge?" of Common Core

The adoption of common core standards has been a hot topic for quite awhile now, but Governor Jindal's latest move has made it even hotter.

St. Amant FFA Holds Fireworks Fundraiser

The St. Amant High School Future Farmers of America club is hoping you will help them by celebrating July 4th.

Slaughter v. McCain trial pushed back: judge dismisses most claims

Tuesday it was back to court for recalled Port Allen Mayor Deedy Slaughter, and a woman she fired when she was still in office. When a judge told the women they need to work it out "outside" his courtroom.

3 arrested in Independence for meth during parole check

Three people are under arrest in Independence, LA after methamphetamine was found during a parole compliance check.

Hammond pair sells guns to pawn shop day before they were reported stolen

A Hammond woman is under arrest, and authorities are searching for her accomplice after the two falsely reported a theft and then allegedly sold the stolen property to a pawn shop.

Walker Police arrest couple for child cruelty, drug charges

A Denham Springs man, and a St. Amant woman were arrested Friday night by Walker Police on child cruelty and drug charges. Police arrested Billy Arthur Henry, Jr., 35, and Lana Wallace Henry, 32.

Body of 19-year old woman found on roadside in Lafayette

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating the suspicious death of a 19-year-old woman whose body was found on the side of the road.

Local Hobby Lobby customers have mixed views on Supreme Court ruling

Hobby Lobby shoppers are split on whether they agree with the company's stance against providing birth control to female employees.

Former LSU pole vaulter Lacey Sanchez wins Miss Louisiana Pageant

A former member of the LSU Track & Field program was crowned Miss Louisiana 2014 on Saturday night at the Monroe Civic Center as Miss Lafayette Lacey Sanchez was crowned from a field of 32 contestants and earned the right to represent the s

Team USA baseball finalizes 24-man Collegiate National Team roster

The USA Baseball Collegiate National Team has finalized its 24-man roster that will take part in international competition this summer. The group of 24 features 12 hitters and 12 pitchers.