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The search continues for missing St. James girl

"I don't plan on stopping. We are going to keep searching," said Willy Martin, Sheriff of St. James Parish.

'Operation No Freedom for You' hopes to protect community

Fourteen people are in the Livingston Parish Jail Thursday night, accused of selling prescription pills. It was all part of a big warrant roundup.

Baton Rouge 'Mermaid' makes a splash around the Capitol City

I don't be surprised if you're in a Baton Rouge area pool, and you bump into a "mermaid". Vanessa Lewis is turning heads as she splashes into pools across the Capitol City.

Walker PD extends deadline for school uniform drive

The Walker Police Department is now collecting uniforms, cash donations, and uniform vendor gift cards through July 11th. These donations will help children get uniforms for the upcoming school year.

Operation 'No Freedom for You’ nets several narcotics arrests in Livingston

Sheriff Jason Ard and other Livingston Parish Sheriff’s deputies conducted a narcotics round-up called “Operation – No Freedom for You” on the eve of Independence Day.

Franklin man arrested for allegedly having sex with 14-yr-old

Mark A. White, 31, of Franklin, LA was arrested on July 2, on a warrant for felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile, according to the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Gerry Lane Scholars Fund Established at the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business

The family of Gerry Lane announces the establishment of the Gerry Lane Scholars Fund at the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business.

Mother’s fiancé arrested as person of interest in disappearance of 12-year-old Talaija

Although the search still continues for 12-year-old Talaija Dorsey, St. James Parish Sheriff’s detectives have arrested the mother’s fiancé as a person of interest in Talaija’s disappearance.

Shooting at party blamed in part on Instagram post; arrested father of suspect responds

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office says a post on a popular social media site turned a small gathering into an out-of-control party that ending with one person getting shot.

LSU golfer Stewart Jolly named SGA Amateur Golfer of the Month

On the strength of his victory at the 53rd Northeast Amateur Invitational and representing the United States at the 2014 Palmer Cup in recent weeks, LSU’s rising senior Stewart Jolly has been named the Southern Golf Association’s Na

Predators targeting dating apps to assault women: use caution

When it comes to finding a date these days, there are a lot of apps for that but you should be careful. There are predators that use those same apps, to find victims.

Kentwood couple arrested on meth charges, investigated by DCFS

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office made two arrests on Tuesday after investigating reports of drug activity at a Kentwood residence.

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.