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DEQ halts landfill operations in Shreveport

The Department of Environmental Quality, working with the State Fire Marshal’s Office, issued an administrative order requiring a Shreveport landfill owned by Harrelson Material Management Inc.

BR video game developer needs your help

A Baton Rouge man is designing something fun for all of us, especially those of you who love video games. But he needs your help to do it.

A Big Surprise: LSU student gets $50,000 to pay for tuition

One of those LSU students has been in the national spotlight this week. She was on the Ellen Degeneres show earlier this week. Now, finding a way to pay for her education is a problem that's behind this LSU tiger.

Local leaders debate common core

The common core debate is heating up! During a panel discussion today, local leaders and school officials spoke for and against the bench marked set of standards. Teachers say common core is an endless pit of bad news!

Campaign sign causes controversy

"Don't vote for the crook." That's the message Cassie Felder is telling voters. But initially, the signs didn't last long.

Former Sorrento police cheif on probation for lying to FBI

Former Sorrento police chief Earl Theriot will spend the next two years on probation, and he'll have to pay $2,500 in fines for lying to the

LSU issues reminders; Asks fans to arrive early on Saturday

With the largest crowd in Tiger Stadium history expected on Saturday when No. 8 LSU hosts undefeated Mississippi State, LSU officials are asking fans to arrive early and to take advantage of the new parking lots around campus.

Convicted drunk driver gets two years on house arrest

Stanley White, the man who pleaded guilty to killing an infant girl nearly 20 years ago, will spend two years under house arrest.

Family of Marine, mother of two, cancer patient gets special trip

Marines sacrifice a lot, and so do working moms. One local woman adds to those another title: cancer patient. So a business gave her a gift tonight that she could never possibly repay.

EBRSO arrests 3 for bank robbery on Jones Creek Road

Three people are now in jail after a robbery at the Chase Bank on Jones Creek Road.