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New officers ready to take on crime in Baton Rouge

27 new police officers will soon be hitting the streets of the Capitol City, after successfully graduating from the Baton Rouge Police Department’s training program.

Residents are not excited for Lee Dr. closure

Get ready for big slow downs on lee drive. Starting Monday, July 8th part of Lee Dr. from Boone to Bluebell will be closed.

Second suspect arrested in connection to murder of Louisiana rapper Lil Snupe

A second suspect has been arrested in connection to the death of a Louisiana rapper, officials say.

No fatal crashes in EBR Parish over 4th of July weekend; 5 statewide

During the 2013 Fourth of July holiday weekend, Louisiana State Police investigated 5 fatal crashes resulting in 6 deaths. Three of the six people killed were not wearing seat belts and one of the crashes involved impairment.

Louisiana State Penitentiary donates guard tower to new Smithsonian museum in D.C.

One historical piece of Louisiana will soon be represented in Washington D.C. The more than 100 year-old guard tower from Louisiana State Penitentiary's Camp H is being donating to a new Smithsonian Museum.

Tropical Storm Chantal propels toward Caribbean Sea

Tropical Storm Chantal continues its speedy journey west-northwest, toward the eastern edge of the Caribbean Sea, Monday afternoon.

10 things to know for a safe flight

Grisly plane crashes make headlines and capture the public imagination. Yet safety advances and improvements in staff training have helped improve air-crash survival rates in recent years.

Summer increases vehicle-related heat stroke risk for kids

With summer officially started and temperatures reaching the 90s on many days, the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission warns motorists not to leave children alone in closed vehicles for even a few minutes.

Dozens killed as Egyptian military clashes with pro-Morsy protesters

More than 40 people were killed Monday when Egyptian security forces clashed with supporters of deposed President Mohamed Morsy and the Muslim Brotherhood, the government said.

Boeing stock unscathed by this year's troubles

The tragic Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 crash at San Francisco's airport on Saturday is the third hit of trouble for the aircraft maker this year.