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2 men wanted for robbing Exxon station on Plank Road

Detectives are looking for two black men who robbed an Exxon gas station in the 7900 block of Plank Road.

Boil advisory lifted in Iberville Parish

The Iberville Parish Water District #3 has lifted the boil advisory issued on December 15, 2014, for customers on Bayou Pigeon Road and Vaughn Road. 

DOTD proposes emergency detour in Bayou Corne

The sinkhole in Bayou Corne hasn’t changed much in the last two years. Still, DOTD has come up with an emergency detour for the Bayou Corne community in case Highway 70 succumbs to the sinkhole.

3 arrested for burglarizing Prairieville 4X4 shop

Three young men are now in jail for burglarizing an auto shop in Prairieville, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Hammond man wanted for several burglaries

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s deputies say they are looking for a man who is wanted for several burglaries in Hammond.

BR appliance company gives back to children's shelter

 A local children's shelter got an early Christmas gift Tuesday.

35-year-old man dies after shooting on N Foster Drive

A 35-year-old man is now dead after a shooting in the 1800 block of North Foster Drive. Don Coppola, a police spokesperson, says Braden Larvadain was shot multiple times just after 2:00 a.m. on December 16, 2014.

Seattle-based gaming company brings dozens of tech jobs

 Good news for the tech industry here in Baton Rouge. City officials say nearly a thousand technology jobs will come to the Capital City within the next year.

Pedestrian killed in crash on 72nd Avenue

Authorities have identified the pedestrian who was killed in last night’s crash on 72nd Avenue.

3 wanted for stealing credit card from boutique employee

Police say they are looking for a man and two women who stole a credit card and then used it to spend over $600 at a local electronics store.