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Man arrested 22 years after allegedly raping, killing, aunt

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a man it believes kidnapped his aunt in 1990, raped and killed her, then dumped her body in a lake.

Family Research Council defends 'traditional' marriages

Here in Baton Rouge, the Family Research Council is defending the traditional definition of marriage, against what it calls a "redefinition."

Zachary has new tool to fight fires

A new tool in Zachary will help keep you and your family safe. Firefighters there have a new custom pumper truck. It'll store more water than normal fire trucks, and the pump is more powerful.

Open for business: Maurepas eatery re-opens months after Hurricane destruction

Dozens of customers flock to Val's Marina on Tuesdays for their white beans and fried fish, but it’s a staple missing in their lives since Hurricane Isaac.

Vacant house catches fire

A vacant home located in the 10000 block of Elm Grove Garden caught fire yesterday. Baton Rouge firefighters got the call around 4:45 p.m.

Louisiana offers further clarification on 2013 Red Snapper Season

Today, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries takes the bold action to move forward with a Louisiana-only recreational red snapper season. The Louisiana-only Season

Big black bears cause big fight at community meeting

People living in Patterson are fed up with black bears destroying their neighborhoods. Residents told experts Louisiana black bears are a big nuisance. They are worried the bears could end up hurting someone.

Speed a possible factor in Ascension Parish Fatal Crash

A Slidell woman has died as the result of a crash in Ascension Parish.

Officials: State income tax filing extensions must be submitted electronically

Taxpayers who require more time to file their 2012 Louisiana individual income or Corporation Income and Franchise Tax returns must submit their extension requests electronically. Paper requests are not accepted.

EBR to hold OSHA workshop for small businesses on Monday, March 25

Business with Baton Rouge, Mayor-President Melvin “Kip” Holden’s Small Business Opportunity Program, will hold a free workshop on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) workplace safety standards for