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Neighbors near Comite River want riders kicked off river

Update: Bo Boehringer, spokesman for the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries issued a clarification to their stance on ATV use in the Comite River.

CATS board starts again with bid for project manager

Tempers flared at Tuesday night's CATS board meeting, held just hours after Mayor Kip Holden urged council members to get rid of some of the members of the board.

IRS: No furlough on Monday after all

Instead of being forced to take an unpaid furlough day, IRS employees will get paid next Monday after all, the IRS announced Tuesday.

Neighbors angry at idea of third landfill in their neighborhood

People who live in the Alsen area north of Baton Rouge say something foul is going on.

Woman killed in wreck with 18-wheeler on Central Thruway: residents concerned

It's been open less than a week and already and the Central Thruway is making a huge impact on the community. But after a car crash Monday night, one woman is dead and people are asking questions.

$2 million donation for LSU Engineering Complex pushes project

Jonathan E. Martin, chairman and CEO of Martin Companies LLC, and Roy O. Martin III, president and CFO of Martin Companies LLC, have announced a $2 million gift commitment to support the renovation of Patrick F.

First major crash on new Central Thruway claims life of 27-year-old woman

A 27-year-old woman died from injuries caused by a traffic crash on the newly opened Central Thruway.

Mexico captures major drug lord

A Mexican military helicopter hovered south of the border in the early morning darkness. Below it, one of the country's most wanted drug lords was riding in a pickup truck.

SCAM ALERT: Acadian On Call warns public of medical alert scam

Acadian On Call, along with the Medical Alert Monitoring Association (MAMA), wants to warn the public of the widespread scam affecting those in Louisiana and across the nation.