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Locals react to U.S. airstrikes in Iraq

Louisiana joins much of the country in its concern over the latest air strikes in Iraq.

LSP seeking witnesses in July 22 Prairieville crash

Shortly after 7:30 am on Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle crash involving an off-duty Baton Rouge City Police motorcycle officer and a green Jeep Wrangler.

Gonzales man runs from APSO at scene of heroin bust

Two men are now in the Ascension Parish Jail on drug and trespassing charges. Chief Tony Bacala says deputies arrested Irvin Mitchell after they saw Mitchell selling drugs in a parking lot on the night of August 7, 2014.

Gulf dead zone continues to grow; expect high shrimp prices again this year

It will be another tough year for Louisiana shrimpers. The dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico is back and growing larger.

Central parents have traffic woes on first day of school

The first day of school was frustrating for parents hitting the carpool lanes in Central today.

Praxair's new program to provide training to local college students

Louisiana is full of capable workers, and one field has plenty of available jobs, but not enough people to fill them. One company wants to help out.

Fire mystery: Myrtles Plantation staff trying to get back to normal after fire

The Myrtles caught fire Wednesday night, and Thursday, detectives are still trying to figure out what caused the fire.

Prairieville man drives stolen truck into Bayou Manchac

A Prairieville man is now in jail after driving a truck into Bayou Manchac and running from police.

Three arrested in Denham Springs vehicle burglary case

Tyree Davison, Darius Shaw, and Devanta Richard are all facing dozens of burglary charges after Livingston parish investigators connected them to more than thirty vehicle thefts in two neighborhoods.

Tiger cubs born at BR Zoo for first time in 25 years

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is excited to announce the birth of Malayan tiger cubs, born on Tuesday, July 29.

EBRSO hosting free back to school party on August 9

East Baton Rouge deputies at will hold a back to school party on Saturday, August 9, 2014. The celebration begins at 10 a.m. at the BREC Park on 1801 Kathy Drive.

Baker City Councilman arrested for Moon Pie theft, abuse of power

John Givens, who represents District 5 on Baker, LA's City Council, turned himself in to Baker Police investigators at 7:30 Thursday morning.

Big change coming to NCAA's power conferences

The NCAA Board of Directors voted overwhelmingly in support of giving the SEC, PAC-12, BIG 12, BIG TEN and ACC the ability to set their own rules relating to student-athlete benefits.

3 men in jail for car burglaries, theft in Livingston Parish

Three Baton Rouge men are now in jail for crimes that happened in Livingston Parish.

Talkin' Tigers: LSU practice report 8/6

It's still very early in camp, but it's never too early for evaluations. There are several very important position battles going on at the LSU football practice facility.