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Bayou Corne residents get first look at 3D seismic testing equipment

People living in Bayou Corne got a first hand look at the equipment Texas Brine contractors plan to use to get a better picture of what's going on under the ground.

Man killed crossing the road

A man died trying to cross Airline Highway. That's according to Baton Rouge Police Department. They say it happened just after midnight Saturday in the 5,500 block of airline highway.

New Orleans auditions underway for 'America’s Got Talent'

Auditions for the next round of “America’s Got Talent” have begun in New Orleans.

Proposed Parkway has major community support

Officials from Livingston and Ascension parishes are set for community meetings about a much talked about roadway. People on both sides of the parish line say if the road is coming, they're ready.

Remains of missing St. Amant man finally returned to family

Three months after they were identified, Robert Alexis' remains are finally being released to his family.

Peace Officer association issues letter of support for BRPD Chief White

The day after Mayor Holden released a five page document containing his grievances with BRPD Chief Dewayne White, a chapter of the Peace Officer’s Association issued a show of support.

Governor Jindal: 500 prisoners will be eligible for release with reform bills, saving millions

Today Governor Jindal announced a few reforms that will be presented during this year's legislative session. They deal with troubled youth and non-violent drug offenders.

Social media plays huge role in rounding up criminals

Here is some new information in a warrant round up by the Sheriff's Office in Livingston. More than a dozen people were arrested as part of “Operation I Got Your Valentine”.

MISSING: Pregnant mother never returns home

UPDATE: The New Orleans Police Department reports that Khristy Smith has been located and is in good health. They did not provide any other details relative to her disappearance.

Scotlandville residents angry at local politicians over lingering gas smell

The odor that caused three schools to evacuate is still there a week later. Many Scotlandville residents claim it has made them sick, but none of the experts know what caused the smell, or where it comes from.