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Terrebonne Parish student arrested for using phone app to 'shoot' classmates

A student at H. L. Bourgeois High School accused of using a mobile phone app to simulate shooting his classmates was booked and jailed in Terrebonne Parish.

New Orleans Jazz Fest now taking band applications for 2014 festival

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell (April 25 – May 4) will accept applications for bands wishing to perform at the 2014 Festival through Tuesday, October 1, 2013.

Car slams into Shreveport school bus head-on; 1 critically injured

One person was taken to a local hospital Friday morning after their car slammed into a school bus in southwest Shreveport. The crash happened near the intersection of Mansfield Road and Jewella Avenue at around 7:30 a.m.

Tropical Storm Ingrid forms in the Bay of Campeche, poses flooding threat to eastern Mexico

Tropical Storm Ingrid formed in the Bay of Campeche Friday morning. It will track into the western Gulf of Mexico as a tropical storm through the weekend, and make landfall north of Tampico, Mexico early Monday morning.

Deaf sheriff's deputy inspires through determination, character

Susie Cambre had a lot of people tell her she could not work in law enforcement. But fortunately for her, and southeast Louisiana, she could not hear them.

Baton Rouge caregiver accused of stealing $8,600 from elderly assisted living resident

A caregiver at a Baton Rouge assisted living facility was arrested after she allegedly stole $8,600 from an elderly resident.

Two women arrested for allegedly running man over with vehicle

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives arrested two women tonight for allegedly running a man over with a vehicle and threatening a woman from telling law enforcement.

YMCA opens Zachary location

The Capital Area YMCA is expanding. It has opened its ninth location - this time in Zachary, and apparently, it's been a long time coming.

Traffic stop leads to arrest of two men for manufacturing methamphetamine

Two men were arrested after a deputy conducted a routine traffic stop and found materials used for making meth in the vehicle.

BASF to build Polyurethane Systems House in Geismar, will invest $42 million

BASF today announced plans to build a Polyurethane Systems House in Geismar, Louisiana, in which polyurethane raw materials will be blended to deliver customized products to customers in the transportation, furniture, and construction industrie