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ACLU: Saggy pants proposal could lead to racial profiling

The New Orleans chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has posted an open letter to Terrebonne Parish officials urging them to reconsider a proposed "saggy pants" ordinance, which the group believes could lead to racial profili

Stand for Children surprises school board with flash mob

The group ‘Stand For Children’ raised their voices together at the East Baton Rouge School Board office, hoping to be heard. The group got together for an impromptu flash mob to promote some of their ideals.

Officer suspended for unauthorized discharge of weapon

Gonzales Police Chief Sherman Jackson today confirmed that an officer within his department was recently suspended due to an incident where his firearm discharged at a local establishment.

Earl K. Long in final stages of shutting down

The last steps have been taken to shut down Earl K Long hospital. The state civil service board approved LSU's plan to close the hospital and transfer its services to Our Lady of the Lake.

Dukes of Hazzard Family Reunion to come back to Livingston Parish

Bo, Luke and Daisy Duke are coming back to Livingston Parish. The Dukes of Hazzard are hitting the parish for the Second Annual Duke's Family Reunion, Concert & Car Show.

Criminal investigation against former BRPD Chief dropped due to lack of evidence

The criminal investigation against former Baton Rouge Police Chief Dewayne White has been dropped, according to White’s attorney.

'Arrested Development' to return May 26

When "Arrested Development" comes to Netflix this spring, it looks like the majority of you won't have to stumble bleary-eyed into the office after marathon-watching its return.

AMBER ALERT: Dangerous biological parents abduct children, possibly armed

The biological parents of two children are on the run after they abducted their biological children from Florida. State Police say they have ties to the Slidell area and they should be considered armed and dangerous.

AG to Powerhouse Gym Members: File a claim

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell urges consumers adversely affected by Baton Rouge’s Powerhouse Gym to file a claim with the Louisiana Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection section.

Leak at Chalmette refinery believed to be source of chemical smell in NO area

A lingering chemical odor throughout the New Orleans area is being attributed to a refinery leak. The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and the Coast Guard are currently investigating the cause of the incident.