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False rumor spreading that Livingston Parish refuses to clean Isaac debris

Livingston Parish says it still has not been reimbursed for money it spent on debris removal after Hurricane Gustav.

FEMA Disaster Relief Center opens in Livingston

Livingston Parish President Layton Ricks announced the Livingston FEMA Disaster Relief Center will open tomorrow from 11 am to 5 pm at 28975 S. Satsuma Road.

Reserve deputy working as crossing guard killed while directing traffic at elementary school

A school crossing guard was killed in Evangeline Parish after two cars collided near the elementary school where the reserve deputy was working.

Police chief expresses disappointment after two BRPD officers are arrested in the same week

The case load continues to grow for the Internal Affairs Division as yet another Baton Rouge police officer is arrested for illegal activity in office. The latest internal arrest in the department has some in the public worried.

Evacuees in Bayou Corne frustrated with wait for payments

People living in the Bayou Corne area began the process of signing up for retroactive payment from Texas Brine Evacuee Assistance fund. Those who live in the area are frustrated with the long wait for reimbursement.

Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank supply depleted due to Isaac

Hurricane Isaac has decimated the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank's supply. The charity's food supply is at critical level; this is especially true when it comes to nonperishable items.

FEMA assistance meeting being held in French Settlement

 People in both Livingston and Ascension Parishes are eligible for money from FEMA. However, there are many questions about how to get the most help from the government.

BRAVE program receives $1.5 million in federal funding for use over next three years

Wednesday East Baton Rouge Parish leaders and law enforcement officials announced the city is now on the receiving end of a $1.5 million federal grant for the BRAVE initiative.

Floodwater receding in southern Livingston Parish

As the Amite River recedes, residents affected by flooding are better able to see what damage was done to their property.

Troopers investigate fatal crash on LA-25 in Franklinton

This morning shortly after 9:00am, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash on LA-25 in Washington Parish.