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Trial next step in lawsuit against Port Allen mayor

A lawsuit between Port Allen Mayor Deedy Slaughter and the city's chief financial officer Audrey McCain is going to trial.

Mayor and newly appointed chief hopeful about department's future

It was an emotional day for now BRPD police chief Carl Dabadie. He is now the official 27th police chief of the department.

Hitting it big at the pump: Iberia Bank gives five random drivers free gas

A few very lucky people got a nice surprise Wednesday at the pump. They got some free gas and its all thanks to Iberia Bank.

Change to Louisiana Safe Haven Law extends cutoff age to 60 days

Effective August 1, a parent can use the Louisiana Safe Haven law to relinquish a baby up until they are 60 days old. Previously the age limit was 30 days.

People who depend on LA Swift take their last ride

It was an emergency fix that lasted nearly 8 years. The LA Swift bus service made its final trips between Baton Rouge and New Orleans Wednesday.

Investigation continues into drowning death of teen at water park; name released

An investigation surrounding the death of a 14-year-old boy at a water park in Denham Springs continues today. Investigators say it could be several days before it’s complete.

Wife of former Governor Edwin Edwards announces she is in labor

Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards is set to become a father again. Trina Scott Edwards announced on Facebook just before 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 31 that she is in labor.

Feds: California teen alleges captivity, sexual abuse on marijuana 'farm'

Two Northern California men are due in federal court Wednesday in what began as another big pot-growing drug bust but what has become a horrifying story of one teenager's alleged torment, captivity and sexual abuse.

EBR Schools hosts Back to School Expo Saturday at Cortana Mall

All the EBR Schools students and their families, as well as community members and employees, are invited to help the district kick off the 2013-2014 school year in style at the Back to School Expo from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Teen dies after crashing ATV in Red River Parish

A 16-year-old died early today after he crashed his ATV. Officials say he was not wearing a helmet.