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TPSO busts $1M ‘cartel like’ marijuana grow after traffic stop

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s deputies are working on a joint investigation with the Drug Enforcement Administration after detectives discovered, what they call, a “cartel like” marijuana grow operation.

Identity thieves use credit card to buy $29K in jewelry from Lee Michaels

Detectives need your help to identify the two women in the photo above who used fake identification and a stolen credit card to buy $29,000 worth of jewelry.

Kleinpeter: new managers, training, equipment have restored dairy's quality

Kleinpeter Farms Dairy has made significant changes since customers complained about milk spoiling too quickly.

Treasurer suing state over law that gives extra benefits to head of LSP

State treasurer John Kennedy says he will file a lawsuit over a recently-enacted law that provides extra retirement benefits to the head of the Louisiana State Police.

High School Football Rankings: NBC33'S Top-33 (Preseason)

Here's a look at NBC33's Top-33 high school football teams heading into the start of the 2014 season.

Bella Bowman Foundation donates $75,000 to LSU's Medical Physics Program

Some good news for LSU! It's Medical Physics Program got a pretty big donation Thursday.

Saved by the Belt: Teen awarded for buckling up

Half the drivers killed in accidents in Louisiana so far this year were not wearing a seat belt, but Connor Waits is an exception. Connor's life was saved because of his decision to obey the law.

APSO arrests 2 in St. Amant meth lab bust

Two St. Amant residents are now in jail for operating a methamphetamine lab after authorities received an anonymous tip.

Retired Lieutenant General Russel Honore gives his take on ISIS

"I would say that rhetoric is designed to strike fear in the hearts and minds of American people."

U.S. Marshals arrest attempted murder suspect in BR

A man wanted for attempted murder in St. Martinville is now in jail.

Thief buys phones, gas for other people with stolen credit cards

Detectives are looking for a black woman who was seen stealing a wallet at the Wal-Mart on College Drive.

43 former LSU Tigers on NFL rosters as 2014 season opens

Forty-three former LSU football players have made the opening weekend NFL roster as the league begins regular-season play tonight when the Seattle Seahawks host the Green Bay Packers.  

Gonzales mayor calls for recall of 2 city councilmen

Gonzales city officials want to two new councilmen out of office, according to The Creole.

34-year-old man dies in crash on Scotland Avenue

Police are investigating a crash that killed a Baton Rouge man in the 12100 block of Scotland Avenue. Vernon Rogers, 34, died after both he and the driver were ejected from an SUV.

School board member: Baker schools will 'die' if board divisions not solved

The Baker School Board approved a budget that could put teachers' jobs in jeopardy. But one board member believes the entire system is in danger.