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Salvation Army prepares for large number of people seeking shelter from cold

Homeless shelters are gathering up supplies, because they expect to be very crowded the next couple of nights.

Man robs Watson pharmacy at gunpoint

Detectives are looking for the man who robbed a Livingston Parish pharmacy in at gunpoint. It happened around 4:30 p.m. on January 5, 2015, at pharmacy on LA Highway 16 in Watson.

How to protect your pets from winter weather

While you’re trying to stay warm later this week when the cold weather hits, be sure not to forget about your four-legged friends.

Texas DPS trains LSP to stop human trafficking

Louisiana State Police are working with law enforcement officers from surrounding states to help solve a national problem.

Residents shocked over vandalized signs showing homophobic slurs and graphic images

Over the weekend, the Capital Heights neighborhood was attacked by a spray painting vandal. They targeted several signs with derogatory words and graphic sexual images.

5 wanted for missing court in Ascension Parish

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Major Kevin Hanna reports the Sheriff’s Office is continuing its efforts in the parish to arrest individuals that are failing to appear in court after being arrested on felony and misdemeanor crimin

2 men steal trailer from gas station on Hooper Road

Detectives are looking for two men who stole a trailer from a gas station on Hooper Road. Casey Hicks says it happened around 5:25 a.m. on December 28, 2014, at David’s Mobil Station.

Florida Boulevard now open at Rushmore Drive

UPDATE 3:16 PM: Florida Boulevard at is now open in both directions at Rushmore Drive. The queue from this incident remains minimal. The Traffic Management Center will advise of any changes.

Mother charged in death of 4-year-old Jassiah Clark

Brittni Clark, 25, has been charged with Negligent Homicide for the death of her 4-year-old son Jassiah Clark.

35 lbs. of marijuana seized at home on Forrest Hill Drive

A man is now in jail after narcotics agents found 35 lbs. of marijuana at his house, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.

Satsuma incorporation effort finds opposition

The group Save Satsuma wants to incorporate Satsuma into a town. "We just want to be as rural as possible. And that's always been our goal," says H.L. Arledge, the co-chair of Save Satsuma.

Crawfish farmers have short-term optimism and long-term concern about industry

Crawfish lovers can start getting their pots ready. Farmers say this year's crop will be another good one.

Fixing the dangerous curve on Walker South Road

You can ask anyone who lives off of LA 447 (Walker South Road) what is the most dangerous spot on the highway is and 

Traffic expected for US 190 construction

DOTD has a project to install a roundabout at the intersection of U.S. 190 and Eden Church Road to help increase safety and improve traffic.

Two dozen cars burglarized in EBR Parish neighborhoods over the weekend

Sunday morning, over two dozen people woke up to find their cars had been ransacked in the Jefferson Park and Azalea Lakes neighborhoods!