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Rain doesn't stop parade of giving in Zachary

Rain doesn't stop a parade, or in this case, a good deed.

Assumption Parish Sheriff warns of 9 scams targeting elderly

Sheriff Mike Waguespack would like the residents of Assumption parish to be aware of possible scam artists targeting seniors here in our parish.

Payton selected by Sixers in 2014 NBA Draft; headed to Magic in trade

Former Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball standout Elfrid Payton became the third player in school history to be chosen in the first round of the NBA Draft when he was selected on Thursday as the 10th overall pick by the Phila

Youth soccer is big business for Baton Rouge

There was no way to rain on the parade of the US Youth Soccer Regional Tournament this week. Thousands of kids hit the field for a spot in the national championship. But the big winner was the City of Baton Rouge.

Bucks select LSU's Johnny O'Bryant III in NBA draft

The Milwaukee Bucks drafted LSU forward Johnny O'Bryant III in the second round of the NBA Draft. He was the 36th overall selection.

LA State Fire Marshal's Office gets new arson dog

The State Fire Marshal said Louisiana has a problem with arson. This year alone, they've handled more than 900 arson cases, but fire investigators can only do so much. They need extra eyes, ears, and "noses."

Baton Rouge airport holds disaster drill

Emergency rescue crews rushed to the scene where a person snuck an explosive on a plane. Fortunately it was just a drill, but it is a situation that Airports must be ready for.

Independence man arrested for home improvement fraud, deputies offer tips to avoid scams

HAMMOND, LA – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Robert Allen Baham, 37, of Independence, on two outstanding warrants for home improvement fraud and contracting without a license.

Man wanted for forcible rape may be hiding in Tangipahoa Parish

HAMMOND – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Deputies are actively searching for 64-year-old Willie E. Davis of Blytheville, Arkansas.

2 arrested for burglarizing church in Kentwood

KENTWOOD, LA – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Deputies arrested two men in connection with a church burglary that happened on June 15, 2014, at the Lewiston Baptist Church on Lewiston Road in Kentwood.

Principals say partnerships, not power, needed to improve schools

Local principals say they need help improving their schools. But instead of more power, they want more partnerships.

Southern and NCAA meet to discuss postseason ban, no resolution yet

Southern University officials met with the NCAA Wednesday in Indianapolis to talk about their current “unusable data” ban that’s keeping every Jaguar sports team out of NCAA postseason play.

NBA Draft Thursday; LSU forward Johnny O'Bryant III expected to be drafted

Johnny O’Bryant III hopes to be the seventh LSU men’s basketball player to be drafted by the National Basketball Association since 2005 when the league holds its annual draft Thursday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Community reacts to fishing deaths of young children

"We have enough law enforcement that pass that highway all the time, that maybe they can stop and tell them to move on."

Raising Cane's Hosts "Kidd's Kids Day"

(Baton Rouge)- Radio host Kidd Kraddick may no longer be with us, but his charity lives on.