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Local fundraising events support children with physical disabilities

Many people have fond childhood memories of learning to ride a bike, but for children with physical and developmental disabilities, it’s a milestone they usually miss out on.

Erin Brockovich gives Bayou Corne residents direction

Bayou Corne residents gathered at town hall meeting to come up with a new game plan, Saturday. They've been out of the their homes now for more than seven months since a massive sinkhole formed August 3.

Embers from burning leaf pile catch garage on fire

Baton Rouge Firefighters helped put out a fire in the 8500 block of Perkins Road. They say it happened around 12:50 p.m.

Fatal crash in Iberville Parish

Sunday shortly before 1:00 am, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on LA Hwy 1148 west of LA Hwy 1 in Iberville Parish.

High school students got prom dresses of their dreams

Hundreds of high school students packed Louisiana State Police headquarters to pick out their perfect prom dress.

Psychic steals thousands from woman, claimed to be 'cleansing' money at a church

Kenner Police arrested April Stevens for felony theft after she allegedly offered psychic services to a woman having problems with her marriage.

Screaming woman in Wal-Mart parking lot alerts police to kidnapping of woman, child

A man was arrested for allegedly abducting his girlfriend and her son and for causing her physical harm.

Opening ceremony marks start of highly-anticipated Special Olympics state games

More than 600 people traveled to Baton Rouge for the Special Olympics Louisiana 2013 State Indoor Games. The travelers are good for the local economy, but it is the kind of event in which everyone benefits.

Two St. Landry Parish residents found dead in home

A man and woman found dead inside a Leonville home on Tuesday were both shot to death, according to the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office.

Florida Boulevard to experience lane closures

Eastbound and Westbound US 190 (Florida Blvd) in Baton Rouge is expeceted to experience lane closures from Foster Dr. to Airline Hwy.