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APSO arrests sex offender who failed to register for 2nd time

Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested a man who failed to register as a sex offender, for the second time.

McCain V. Slaughter case pushed back: judge dismisses most claims

Tuesday it was back to court for recalled Port Allen Mayor Deedy Slaughter, and a woman she fired when she was still in office. When a judge told the women they need to work it out "outside" his courtroom.

Agents seize over $1,200 in meth, arrest 3 during parole check

Three people are under arrest in Independence, LA after methamphetamine was found during a parole compliance check.

Police arrest Walker couple for drugs, child cruelty

A Denham Springs man, and a St. Amant woman were arrested Friday night by Walker Police on child cruelty and drug charges. Police arrested Billy Arthur Henry, Jr., 35, and Lana Wallace Henry, 32.

Pawn shop video shows pair selling guns day before they reported them stolen

A Hammond woman is under arrest, and authorities are searching for her accomplice after the two falsely reported a theft and then allegedly sold the stolen property to a pawn shop.

Local Hobby Lobby customers have mixed views on Supreme Court ruling

Hobby Lobby shoppers are split on whether they agree with the company's stance against providing birth control to female employees.

Former LSU pole vaulter Lacey Sanchez wins Miss Louisiana Pageant

– A former member of the LSU Track & Field program was crowned Miss Louisiana 2014 on Saturday night at the Monroe Civic Center as Miss Lafayette Lacey Sanchez was crowned from a field of 32 contestants and earned the right to represe

Team USA baseball finalizes 24-man Collegiate National Team roster

The USA Baseball Collegiate National Team has finalized its 24-man roster that will take part in international competition this summer. The group of 24 features 12 hitters and 12 pitchers.

APSO looking for suspect who stole wallet from boutique employee

Investigators need your help identifying a woman who allegedly stole a wallet while shopping at a store in Prairieville.

LSUPD need help identifying suspect in credit card theft

Louisiana State Police are looking for a man wanted for questioning related to a theft that occurred on June 18, 2014, on the LSU Campus.