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Metro Council: budget vote signals new era of EBR politics

The serious business of making a budget turned into funny business at Tuesday's Metro Council meeting after the council unanimously approved Mayor-President Kip Holden's 2013 budget.

Top students at local elementary school get early Christmas gifts

Some kids were rewarded for good grades and hard work Wednesday at Park Elementary. They walked into school this morning with no idea they would be riding out with brand new bikes.

Metro Council to discuss new police headquarters tomorrow

The Metro Council will wait until tomorrow to bring up a proposal to buy the Old Woman's Hospital site for a new combined police-sheriff's headquarters.

United Blood Services holding blood drive

The holidays are a time to give, so why not give the gift of life and donate blood this year?

Crash victim dies on 89th birthday

An elderly woman died Monday after her car went off the road near the Mall of Louisiana and ended up in a creek.

Wreath at Capitol honors those in the military, veterans

Wreaths Across America kicked off today at the Louisiana State Capitol.

Metro Council: budget vote signals new era of EBR politics

The serious business of making a budget turned into funny business at Tuesday's Metro Council meeting after the council unanimously approved Mayor-President Kip Holden's 2013 budget.

Overturned 18-wheeler causes delays in west Crowley

An overturned 18-wheeler is causing a major traffic delay in west Crowley.

Grinches crush holiday decorations, not Christmas spirit

Ascension Parish Sheriff's Deputies need your help to find a group of grinches. Christmas vandals destroyed holiday décor on dozens of homes. One of the homes put up lights to help raise money for St. Jude.

Families bring graveyard fight to Zachary city council

Elvena Scott was forced to say an early good-bye to her sister Pearl almost two years ago. But she said dealing with her sister's death was made much more painful by the management of the Zachary Public Cemetery.