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Residents react to abolishment of Sorrento Police Department

 "I'm thrilled. I was praying that it would happen this way. And I'm glad."

Animals rescued from burning home, owner charged with animal cruelty

When Baton Rouge firefighters responded to a house fire on Sherbrook Drive Tuesday afternoon, they found more than just flames. Firefighters discovered dogs and cats in poor condition as they were checking the home for people.

LSU women's hoops Danielle Ballard suspended indefinitely

  LSU women’s basketball coach Nikki Caldwell announced Wednesday that Danielle Ballard has been suspended indefinitely from game competition.

SU's Human Jukebox gets ready for Battle of the Bands

  Southern University's Human Jukebox is certainly no stranger to the big stage.

Jindal: midterm election results show LA 'rejecting President Obama & his policies'

Governor Bobby Jindal said the win for Republicans in taking over the Senate is both an opportunity and a challenge for the party. He says it's not enough for republicans to be anti-Obama.

Taylor Swift not performing as part of Bayou Country Superfest

 The lineup for the 2015 Bayou Country Superfest is out, and despite previous reports from Superfest organizers...Taylor Swift will not be headlining this year's event.

2 arrested for May 2014 double murder, 3rd suspect still at large

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives have arrested two men and are looking for a third allegedly responsible for a May 18, 2014 double homicide that occurred at 2152 Gardere Lane.

Councilman Tim Vessel given summons for displaying political signs near polls

Gonzales City Councilman Timothy Vessel now has to go to court after he allegedly displayed political signs near a polling station, on November 4, 2014.

APSO hosts women's self-defense classes November/December 2014

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is hosting women’s self-defense classes in November and December 2014.

Cassidy looks to consolidate Republican vote for Senate runoff

Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-Louisiana) did not win election to the US Senate Tuesday night, but his campaign party still felt like a victory celebration.