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5 Tangipahoa residents in jail for running meth lab in presence of children

Five people are now in jail for operating a methamphetamine lab and endangering three children.

Sheriff says elderly residents are target of 9 scams in Assumption Parish

Sheriff Mike Waguespack would like the residents of Assumption parish to be aware of possible scam artists targeting seniors here in our parish.

UPDATE: Police find missing 23-year-old BR woman

UPDATE: BRPD say they have found missing 23-year-old Allyson Miller, without incident. ORIGINAL: Baton Rouge Police are searching for a 23 year old woman.

LSU pitcher Aaron Nola named 2014 National Pitcher of the Year

LSU junior right-hander Aaron Nola was named the 2014 National Pitcher of the Year Friday by the College Baseball Foundation.

Payton selected by Sixers in 2014 NBA Draft; headed to Magic in trade

Former Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball standout Elfrid Payton became the third player in school history to be chosen in the first round of the NBA Draft when he was selected on Thursday as the 10th overall pick by the Phila

LSU's Johnny O'Bryant III drafted by Milwaukee in NBA Draft

The Milwaukee Bucks drafted LSU forward Johnny O'Bryant III in the second round of the NBA Draft. He was the 36th overall selection.

Youth soccer is big business for Baton Rouge

There was no way to rain on the parade of the US Youth Soccer Regional Tournament this week. Thousands of kids hit the field for a spot in the national championship. But the big winner was the City of Baton Rouge.

LA State Fire Marshal's Office gets new arson dog

The State Fire Marshal said Louisiana has a problem with arson. This year alone, they've handled more than 900 arson cases, but fire investigators can only do so much. They need extra eyes, ears, and "noses."

Deputies arrest Independence man for home repair fraud

HAMMOND, LA – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Robert Allen Baham, 37, of Independence, on two outstanding warrants for home improvement fraud and contracting without a license.

AR police believe rape suspect may be hiding in Tangipahoa Parish

HAMMOND – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Deputies are actively searching for 64-year-old Willie E. Davis of Blytheville, Arkansas.