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Slidell woman dies during motorcycle crash in Clinton

At approximately 12:00 pm on February 8, 2015, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash involving a motorcycle that occurred on LA Hwy 432 east of LA Hwy 67 in East Feliciana Parish.

16th Annual Mystic Krewe of Mutts parade raises money for animal shelters

Today was the 16th annual CAAWS Mystic Kewe Of Mutts parade. It is all an effort to raise money for animal shelters and spray and neuter efforts in Louisiana.

Hundreds take part in the annual Krewe of Mutts parade

 It was a fun day downtown for furry K9's at the 2016 Krewe of Mutts parade. The event is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the Capital Area Animal Welfare Society, also known as CAAWS.

DNA evidence leads to arrest in Gracie Street homicide

The man who killed a 30-year-old woman last month is now going to jail, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

Baker residents look to re-call three city school board members

 The Baker Public school system has been struggling for some time now. Both financially, and with its performance.

Elderly woman dies in morning house fire on Park Drive

The Baton Rouge Fire Department is currently investigating the cause of a house fire that killed an elderly woman this morning.

Fighting the 'silent' killer

  "It can affect anyone. If you yourself don't have it, possibly family members might have it. It can affect anyone," said Dr. Tarisha Mixon. Doctors call it a silent killer.

I-10 East now open at Lobdell

UPDATE (2:52 PM) All lanes are open I-10 East at LA-415 (Lobdell). The queue from this incident has reached approximately two miles. The Traffic Management Center will advise of any changes.

Autopsy shows victim committed suicide, deputy placed on leave

The man who died during Tuesday’s deputy involved shooting in Livingston Parish actually killed himself, according to an

Suspect arrested for January shooting death of Plaquemine teen

The man who killed a Plaquemine teen last month is now going to jail, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.