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Bayou Vista elderly theft suspect arrested in Morgan City

The woman who stole an elderly woman’s wallet in Bayou Vista is now in jail, according to the Morgan City Police Department.

Louisiana named the most pro-life state

The Louisiana Right to Life federation serves as the ambassador office to all things pro-life in Louisiana. John Hauler, the president of the Baton Rouge chapter, says being named the most-pro life state, means a lot.

Husband hopes to keep wife's memory alive with cancer journal

"Another decision was made tonight too, bye, bye hair, hello tears. It was an emotional departure, but I know it will get better in time," Kenan Irving read.

Suspect identified in O'Neal Lane bank robbery

Detectives say they have identified the man who robbed the Regions Bank on O’Neal Lane yesterday.

State Police seize 13 lbs. of meth in I-10 traffic stop

On January 15, 2015, Louisiana State Police Troopers arrested two men, one from Florida and another from Georgia, for being in possession of methamphetamine while traveling through Louisiana.

New guidance center comes to Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge welcomed the new Humana Guidance Center to the community.

Baker teen dies in crash on LA 964

Shortly before 6:45 am on January 15, 2015, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that occurred on LA Hwy 964 north of LA Hwy 955 in East Feliciana Parish.

Metro Council rejects public safety tax proposal

East Baton Rouge parish residents will not have to pay any new taxes for a parish prison, at least not anytime soon.

Dangerous curve on LA 447 gets new warning signs

There is still debris spread all over the curve on LA 447 that claimed five lives over the last month. For the most part, it looks the same. There are only a few things that are different.

19-year-old wanted for over 30 car burglaries in EBR

Detectives are looking for a 19-year-old man who is wanted for over 30 car burglaries in East Baton Rouge.

Study shows most Louisiana families struggle financially

 The working poor. This is the case for many families in the Baton Rouge area.

Man robs Regions Bank on O'Neal Lane

Detectives are looking for a middle aged white man who robbed the Regions Bank on O’Neal Lane. It happened around 3:40 p.m.

IRS announces delays in taxpayer refunds this year

The IRS announced this week that it's receiving its lowest level of funding from Congress since 2008. That could result in a hiring freeze, meaning 3,000 to 4,000 full time employees will be gone by the end of June.

Thief steals $1,000 from elderly woman in Bayou Vista

Detectives are looking for the woman who stole over $1,000 from a 75-year-old woman. It happened around 1:30 p.m. on January 12, 2015, at the Walmart in Bayou Vista.

New renovations happening for Downtown BR

Nearly $800,000 of renovations will happen in Downtown Baton Rouge this year.