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Assistance for Bayou Corne area residents to be available on Friday

Residents affected by the August 4 evacuation order resulting from the discovery of a sinkhole in northern Assumption Parish will begin receiving financial assistance beginning Friday, August 17.

Capital City residents discuss concerns over recent shootings cases

Four deputies shot in St. John Parish Thursday is the latest in a string of mass shootings that have happened across the country in just the past month.

North American Salt’s Cote Blanche Mine in Louisiana receives over 400 safety violations in 3.5 year period

In recent weeks, Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) inspectors have issued at least 21 citations to North American Salt for its health and safety conditions at its Cote Blanche, La., mine.

Governor Jindal issues statement on shooting of St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Deputies

Governor Bobby Jindal issued the following statement on the shooting of St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s deputies this morning:

Governor Jindal issues statement on shooting of St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s Deputies

Governor Bobby Jindal issued the following statement on the shooting of St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff’s deputies this morning:

Report: Tyrann Mathieu to remain in rehab, will consider football future later

A report says Tyrann Mathieu will remain at a drug rehab facility in Houston for the near future instead of transferring to another school or enrolling at LSU for the fall semester.

UPDATE: Two cleanup workers rescued from sinkhole

UPDATE: During cleanup activities this morning, an additional 50’ feet of property on the SW side of the site fell into the sinkhole.

LSU professor says new school district could overly strain existing system

A study by LSU economics professor James Richardson sheds some new light on the strain an independent school district could cause on the existing East Baton Rouge School system.

Budget cuts cause firing at C.A.T.C.

"If we keep getting chopped and chopped and chopped we're not going to have anything left," says Capital Area Technical College student Victor Hall.

Capital City residents discuss concerns over recent shootings

Four deputies shot in St. John Parish Thursday is the latest in a string of mass shootings that have happened across the country in just the past month.