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Effort to incorporate Watson moving quickly

The town of Watson faces a familiar decision: whether or not to become a city. And the group leading the way to incorporation wants it to make a decision soon.

Former BRPD chief files appeal to try and get his job back

An interim chief has been named, but former chief Dewayne White hasn’t given up on getting his job back.

LOCATED: Runaway teen missing since November located in Eunice

UPDATE: Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the missing 16 year old Quanesha Sims of Independence has been located. Sheriff Edwards was notified today that Sims was located in Eunice, La. and is reported to be in good health.

Three people hospitalized after train and SUV collide

On February 19, 2013, at 7:37 a.m., Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a crash involving a train and an SUV on Liberty Cemetery Road near U.S. Highway 190 in Jefferson Davis Parish that sent three people to the hospital.

Arrest: 13 vehicles damaged, several injured by broken concrete thrown off overpass onto I-10

A 19-year-old was arrested for allegedly throwing large pieces of broken concrete off an overpass, onto passing vehicles on I-10.

Body of missing Baton Rouge firefighter located in St. Martin Parish

A 22 day search for a missing Baton Rouge firefighter officially ended today.

Louisiana residents missing out on $250M in tax rebates

If you own a home or any other type of property, odds are, there's unclaimed money waiting for you. More than $250 million is available through the state's "citizens assessment" program.

BRPD has temporary chief for three months, what’s next?

Lt. Carl Dabadie is officially the interim chief of the Baton Rouge Police Department. He will remain in charge until a new chief is appointed.

Paying for prescriptions: Baton Rouge alternative for those in need

Every month, nearly half of all Americans take some kind of prescription medication. About twenty percent of Americans need three different prescriptions each month. It adds up.

Pre-spring thunderstorms will soon arrive

Thunderstorms will form ahead of a cold front moving west to east over Louisiana this afternoon and evening. A few of them could turn severe. The greatest, risk area will be along and north of the I-10 corridor.