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Louisiana State Police cracking down on drinking and driving

Labor Day is right around the corner, and state police are starting early by targeting drunk drivers harder than ever to help save lives.

One year later, fallen deputies are remembered by community, family and friends

On the year anniversary of a deadly crime that left two deputies dead; family, friends and community members came together to remember their fallen heros.

Baton Rouge Gallery now accepting applications for new artist members

Baton Rouge Gallery - center for contemporary art, 1515 Dalyrmple Drive, one of the nation's longest-standing professional artist cooperative galleries, has announced its annual call for new artist members.

WANTED: Woman accused of helping man who shot his pregnant ex-girlfriend

A 27-year-old woman is wanted in connection to the shooting of a pregnant woman. The woman’s ex-boyfriend, Cowan Collins, 27, was already arrested for the crime.

Crowley Police warn about sightings of deadly snakes in residential areas

Officials are warning residents about a type of poisonous snake that has been spotted in several residential areas of Crowley. Officials say the snake has been spotted near a local elementary school as well.

Bond set at $100,000 for female burglar; possible connection to other cases

Bond was set at $100,000 for a woman accused of burglarizing a home on July 4, 2013. Officials believe she is possibly connected to other burglaries in the area.

Local DJ to be inducted into the Cajun French Music Association’s Hall of Fame

Roland Doucet will be inducted into the Cajun French Music Association’s Hall of Fame. The ceremony took place in Rayne.

Man robs daiquiri shop during business hours

Gonzales police are looking for a man that robbed a local daiquiri shop.

Southern University to play first game on Reliant Stadium's giant HD screens

They say everything is bigger in Texas, and if they're talking about large screen HDTV’s, they might be right.

State Bond Commission approves over $145M for local projects

The State Bond Commission approved over $145 million for projects statewide and approximately $898,000 in savings from refinancing existing public debt at its August 15 meeting, according to State Treasurer John Kennedy.