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St. George supporters, opponents lower profile in week after online comments cause outrage

There have been no inflammatory Facebook posts, nor any al-Qaeda similes, but that does not mean supporters or opponents of the proposed city of St. George have stopped working.

LSU football Pro Timing Day quotes

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LSU pitches school record 11th shutout in 5-0 win over Lamar

Eighth-ranked LSU used nine pitchers to post a school-record 11th shutout Wednesday night in a 5-0 win over Lamar at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.  

Residents react to settlement situation

US District Court Judge Jay Zainey granted preliminary approval of a settlement between some property owners in Bayou Corne and Texas Brine.

Former LSU students can search online for refunds related to Student Union McDonald’s thefts

Nearly 4,000 former LSU students who were victims of the Student Union McDonald’s theft can now search for their refunds online, announced Louisiana State Treasurer John Kennedy.

Some Cracker Barrel customers upset over late transactions

Some people in Walker woke up this morning to a big surprise and some big drops in their bank accounts Wednesday. Michelle Smith is mad at the Cracker Barrel gas station on Walker Road North.

Inmates in Woodville, MS prison now able to have outside recreation

Inmates at the Wilkinson County Correctional Facility (WCCF) will now be able to have outside recreation for the first time in years, according to a statement released Wednesday by the Management & Training Corporation (MTC).

Undercover investigation leads to arrest of Prairieville woman

One Prairieville woman was arrested following an undercover investigation into illegal drug activity on Wednesday, April 9.

Baton Rouge ranks as #1 city for recovering housing market

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announced on Tuesday that 59 of the 350 metro markets nationwide returned to or exceeded their previous normal levels.

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo announces new baby Colobus monkey

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is excited to announce the arrival yet another new baby Colobus monkey, born in the late afternoon on April 4. The baby is now on exhibit with its mother, father and sister.

BR Vehicle burglary suspect seen after using stolen credit card

Baton Rouge Police Detectives are attempting to identify the individual in the attached photograph in connection with a vehicle burglary, which happened at 2432 Monroe Ave on February 14, around 8:45 a.m.

Domestic abuse suspect dies while fleeing Gonzales cops

The Gonzales Police Department tells our news partner The Creole the body of 25-year-old Jerrick Lane was pulled out of a bayou near Abe Street.

No expansion of curfew in Baker in response to deadly shooting

The City of Baker is not changing the law in response to last month's deadly shooting. The city council did not vote Tuesday night on a proposed amendment to the city's underage curfew.

Dead fish and big questions linger on banks of Bayou Grosse Tete

People living along Bayou Grosse Tete found a bunch of dead fish floating in the water near their homes over the weekend.

NBC33 cameraman helps stop fire

An NBC33 News photographer sprang into action while filming video of a house that burned overnight.