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Fighting the Bite

(Ascension Parish)- They swarm, they bite, they carry diseases and for most people-- they're just plain annoying.

UPDATE: Kidnapped woman, ex-boyfriend found in Gulfport, MS

UPDATE: Rodriguez and James were located in Gulfport, Mississippi by local authorities. Rodrigue is in custody for warrants through EBRSO for aggravated burglary, false imprisonment and kidnapping. James is in good health.

BRPD investigates armed robbery of Dollar General on Government St.

Baton Rouge Police Detectives are investigating an armed robbery of the Dollar General Store on Government Street, which happened on Sunday June 22, 2014 around 8:50 p.m.

BR man dies in Scotlandville shooting, police still investigating

Baton Rouge Police are investigating the shooting death of 34-year-old Jonathan Carter.

Lafayette Councilmen speak out against the arson in their districts

LAFAYETTE, LA. (KADN) — Over this week we have brought you extensive coverage of the arson fires in Upper Lafayette. Eight houses, one of which was under construction, were set on fire.

2 men die in apparent drowning on the Upper Amite

Two 26-year-old men were found dead Sunday evening in the Amite River near Watson.

St. John the Baptist Catholic Church celebrates 50th anniversary

It is the members of the parish of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church who made this 50th anniversary possible. And who continue to allow the parish to grow into a reliable staple of the Zachary community.

Livingston Parish SPCA holds adpot a dog day at PetsMart

"This is special because we all gather here, most of our group today, with most of our available babies all in one place. So if you're undecided it's definitely a good time to come look at all of them and

Camp Climb offers fun, emotional growth for children of cancer patients

There are lots of summer camps where children learn something while they play. But at one camp, they learn how to manage one of the worst situations in life: having a parent diagnosed with cancer.

BR community coming together to crackdown on synthetic drugs

It's being called an "epidemic." It's synthetic marijuana. City leaders say it's a public safety issue. People are going to hospitals and calling poison control.

Local agencies to give away disaster kits

Some local agencies want to make sure you have all the things you need for this hurricane season.

BR rapper arrested on marijuana charges

Baton Rouge Police arrested local rapper Jason Taylor, 30, on Friday around 3:00 p.m. for 2nd Offense Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Taylor also goes by the name "Spitta."

Dog Park at Burbank Soccer Complex Closed for Tournament

BREC’s Dog Park at the Burbank Soccer Complex will be closed June 20-22 for the regional soccer tournament being held at the Burbank Complex, 12400 Burbank Dr. The park will reopen for regular hours to the public on June 23.

Three former Tigers to compete at Wimbledon

Former Tigers Ken Skupski, Neal Skupski and Michael Venus will compete in the 2014 Wimbledon’s Gentlemen’s Doubles Championship, which begins Wednesday, June 25 at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club.

Dawson Odums golf tournament set for Saturday

Southern University head football coach Dawson Odums is extending a personal invitation to golf enthusiats to join him at his second annual golf tournament June 21 at the Copper Mill Golf Club in Zachary.