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Suspect identified in Hammond shooting that injured 2 men

Tangipahoa Parish authorities have identified the suspect wanted for a shooting on Quick Boulevard in Hammond. Louis L. Perry Jr., 22, is wanted on 2 counts of Attempted Second Degree Murder.

Man steals nearly 20 iPods from Wal-Mart in Donaldsonville

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a black man who, they say, stole almost 20 iPods from the Wal-Mart in Donaldsonville.

BR man dies after crash on I-10 near Sorrento

Shortly after 5:15 am on November 26, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on I-10 west of LA Hwy 22 in Ascension Parish.

Catholic Charities asks for help finding sponsors to give families Christmas gifts

Hundreds of families rely on Catholic Charities to bring joy to their Christmas. But the organization is struggling to find people who are willing to help them.

Electrical short causes duplex fire on Warfield Avenue

Baton Rouge firefighters say an electrical started a fire that caused about $17,000 in damages to a duplex in the 12300 block of Warfield Avenue.

3 arrested after undercover prostitution sting in Gonzales

Two Donaldsonville residents are now in jail and another is out on bond after an undercover prostitution sting, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office.

BR Metro Council votes against new patrol cars for Constable's Office

On Monday night, the East Baton Rouge Metro council voted against a request from the Baton Rouge Constable’s Office for 10 new patrol vehicles.

Local Pitbull rescue groups works to break stereotype

 You hear it all the time -- pitbulls are dangerous -- and it's something most people believe. Kristen Lizana did -- until she got one of her own.

Times to know for LSU-Texas A&M

  LSU at Texas A&M November 27, 2014 * College Station, Texas (Kyle Field) * ESPN

Breaking down the role of a grand jury in a criminal case

For most of us, when we hear the word 'jury', we imagine six to twelve people deciding the fate of a defendant. However, a ‘grand jury’ is tasked with something different altogether.