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BRPD finds 29-year-old man shot to death on Cate Avenue

Baton Rouge police are investigating a murder that happened Wednesday night around 9:00 p.m. on Cate Avenue. The victim was identified as 29-year-old Major Brown, of Cate Avenue.

20-year-old Amite man dies in 2-vehicle crash

A 20-year-old man from Amite, Kyle A. Rigdon, was killed Wednesday morning around 8:00 a.m. on US Highway 51 in Tangipahoa Parish.

Run from NO to BR honors Trevor Sims, raises money for food bank

A dollar can go a long way, and so can a pair of running shoes. Paul Sibley decided to use both to honor a young boy whose dying wish was to feed the hungry.

The next step for Livingston Parish Mosquito Abatement after reports of West Nile

Right now, three people in Livingston Parish are infected with West Nile. The scary part is, the people of Livingston Parish voted earlier this year not to keep funding the parish's mosquito abatement program.

Delahoussaye earns spot on Groza Award watch list

After having one of the best seasons by a freshman kicker in LSU history, sophomore Colby Delahoussaye was one of 30 players named to the 2014 Lou Groza Collegiate Place-Kicker Award Watch List, the Palm Beach County Sports Commission announced

Hammond OMV employee arrested for theft, malfeasance in office

A 46-year-old Hammond woman, Gezelle Buchanan, of Pine Grove, LA, was arrested for felony theft and malfeasance in office while employed at the Office of Motor Vehicles in Hammond.

Two officers honored by company whose bulletproof vests saved their lives

It's an unusual recognition, and the two Baton Rouge police officers who earned it were split over whether it made them happy.

Running for Trevor: LA native runs from NO to BR in honor of Trevor Sims

Who could forget Trevor Sims? He's the little boy who's dying wish was to feed the hungry here in south Louisiana. Well certainly not one man who's running all the way from New Orleans to Baton Rouge.

Gonzales PD needs help identifying credit card theft suspect

Gonzales police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who allegedly used a stolen credit card at a local convenience store on June 4, 2014. The suspect charged $52.50, according to a police statement.

CARTA graduates excited to get to work and serve the community

They've spent 11 weeks in intense training away from their family and friends but now they are ready to hit the streets to serve and protect. “It feels amazing to be done finally."