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Gonzales PD arrest man for exposing himself in yogurt shop

A Napoleonville man is now in the Ascension Parish Prison after performing an obscene act.

Water issues continue in St. John the Baptist Parish

Residents in Reserve and Garyville may be getting the worst of the ongoing water issues in St. John Parish. People have complained, there have been parish council meetings, but resident's say instead of seeing improvement...

BRPD busts $700K of liquid meth on I-12

A Texas woman is now in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison after police found $700,000 worth of liquid methamphetamine in her luggage.

OGB extends enrollment period through November 2014

Today, the Office of Group Benefits (OGB) announced it would extend the annual enrollment period for its 2015 health plan options through the end of November 2014.

Record number of Louisiana drivers now buckle-up

Louisiana motorists are buckling up at record high rates in 2014, but safety officials point out that more work needs to be done to convince male, some minority and pickup truck drivers and passengers to always wear their seat belts.

2 BR schools earn national recognition

The United States Department of Education (USDOE) today recognized four Louisiana public schools as 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools.

11 LA residents sentenced for stealing SNAP, CCAP benefits

The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services announces the convictions of 11 Louisiana residents who fraudulently received more than $81,000 in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Child Care Assistance Program (CCAP) benefits.

Customers, employees disappointed Highland Coffees forced to close

A beloved community meeting place by LSU is saying goodbye after a quarter of a century, leaving patrons steaming mad and some cold with disappointment.

Louisiana LeRoux to play unplugged benefit concert for coastal restoration

September 29, 2014, Boutin’s Restaurant is celebrating 14 years of musical heritage by expanding its performance roster.

LSP, DOTD installs 'Move Over' signs on major highways

Move over! That’s the message from Louisiana State Police and the Department of Transportation.

Harris named SEC Freshman of the Week

LSU quarterback Brandon Harris has been named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week following his performance in the Tigers’ 63-7 win over New Mexico State.

BRPD: women knew 82-year-old was ill, left her in 'deplorable' conditions

A Baton Rouge woman and her daughter are in now jail on charges of Cruelty to the Infirmed.

Jeffersonian apartment arsonist arrested

Jeffrey Jones is facing charges, accused of setting the Jeffersonian Apartments on fire, on purpose!

Juban Crossing in Denham Springs set to open in October

"I don't think I've seen anything out here that has excited the residents more than this development. We get questioned everyday. When is it going to open.

LSP looking for driver of yellow Scion involved in hit and run on Jefferson Highway

State Police are searching for the driver of a yellow Scion who crashed into a Port Allen woman, then took off.