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Missing guns and vests from DPS in latest audit report

when the state legislative office reported the missing guns and vests from the state department of public safety and corrections, it came as a surprise.

Baton Rouge Brother-sister duo arrested for Medicaid fraud

The Louisiana Attorney General’s Office reported that siblings Cleveland and Barbara Smith were arrested for conspiring to cheat the state’s Medicaid program.

Fund set up for 9 children whose parents died in murder suicide in Opelousas

A fund has been set up for the nine children left behind after both of their parents died in a murder suicide in Opelousas on July 4.

Running for Trevor: LA native runs from NO to BR in honor of Trevor Sims

Who could forget Trevor Sims? He's the little boy who's dying wish was to feed the hungry here in south Louisiana. Well certainly not one man who's running all the way from New Orleans to Baton Rouge.

Gonzales Police seek public's help identifying suspect in credit card theft

Gonzales police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who allegedly used a stolen credit card at a local convenience store on June 4, 2014. The suspect charged $52.50, according to a police statement.

Drusilla Lane 'Hi Nabor' Closing

It's an emotional week for shoppers and employees at Hi Nabor grocery store on Drusilla Lane. After more than two decades, the store is preparing to close it's doors in just a few days.

New law enforcement agents graduate from CARTA: excited about getting to work

They've spent 11 weeks in intense training away from their family and friends but now they are ready to hit the streets to serve and protect. “It feels amazing to be done finally."

Livingston sees 1st human cases of West Nile in Louisiana for 2014

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals reported the state's first human cases of West Nile virus in 2014.

Celestine officially charged in death of 12-year-old St. James girl

The man held in connection with the disappearance of 12-year-old Talaija Dorsey has officially been charged with her murder.

EBR completes ‘Green Light’ construction on Staring Lane

Drivers in East Baton Rouge Parish might see an improvement in their daily commutes if they use the Staring Lane corridor.

Man arrested in Bayou Vista for theft, DWI, switched plate

St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested Leonard Yarborough, 52, of Berwick, LA Tuesday morning around 2:21 a.m. on theft and alcohol related charges.

Franklin woman arrested for battery on a juvenile

A 33-year-old Franklin woman was arrested Tuesday morning around 3:00 a.m. for domestic abuse and simple battery.

Motorcyclist killed in crash on Choctaw

Baton Rouge Police are investigating a fatal crash involving an SUV and a motorcycle, that happened Monday night around 8:30 p.m. in the 1700 block of Choctaw. The crash took the life of 34-year-old Travis Castle, of Baker.

John Schneider opens studio to bring Louisiana scenes to more screens

A piece of Hollywood has come to an old campsite in Holden. But it is also a piece of Southeast Asia, a pool party from the 1950's, or anything else you could imagine.

Accused murderer back in jail after escaping: victim's friends speak out

An accused murderer is back in jail after escaping from the Tangipahoa Parish Prison.