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Restaurants and fans prepare for the Saints' big match-up

The Saints are gearing up for their big match-up against the Miami Dolphins Monday night. In the meantime, restaurants and fans throughout Baton Rouge are getting amped up for the game.

Man arrested for cruelty after spanking child, abuse of mother

Caddo Sheriff's detectives arrested a Shreveport man for causing injuries to a 3-year-old boy while spanking him.

Drunk driver arrested for causing crash that killed two female passengers

A single-vehicle crash in Larouche Parish claimed the life of two women and the surviving driver was arrested for drunk driving.

You could soon see many more 'Little Free Libraries' pop up around town

There's a new trend in reading that's spreading across the country and now it's turning up here at home. They're called ‘Little Free Libraries’.

Sexual relationship between pastor, gunman’s wife being investigated as motive for shooting

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff Tony Mancuso addressed the media today regarding the case of a pastor who was shot and killed in front of his congregation.

Burn ban issued in 32 parishes to be lifted on Oct. 1

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Gov. Jindal invites Pres. Obama to Louisiana to discuss voucher program

In a letter sent on Monday, Sept. 30, Governor Bobby Jindal invited President Barack Obama to Louisiana to meet with parents participating in the Louisiana Scholarship Program. 

Competitive flight winners announced during 2013 Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Championship event

The 2013 Louisiana Hot Air Balloon Championship events in Ascension Parish have come to a close and winners have been announced resulting from the competitive hot air balloon races.

World Peace Day celebration at the capitol

The Louisiana World Peace Day Committee teamed up with the Legislative Youth Advisory Council to kick off world peace day at the state capitol.

Kids marvel at corn maze

Kids of all ages came out to the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens Burden Center to race through a massive corn maze. The maze featured a giant hay hill in the center for kids to climb.