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Tracking the Tropics: Eyes remain on Invest 92L in the western Caribbean

UPDATE: Thursday, 08/15/13 @ 1am: Thunderstorm activity has decreased over the last few hours, but the conditions seem marginally conducive for a depression or storm to form over the next 2-3 days.

Tracking the Tropics: Eyes remain on Invest 92L in the western Caribbean

We continue to monitor an area of low pressure in the western Caribbean Sea. It's part of a wave bringing in deep tropical moisture. The tropical wave is heading northwest at 12-18 mph.

LSP on amber alerts: 'We will do everything that we can'

With the recent amber alerts all over the country, some parents may be wondering what happens here in Louisiana if a child were abducted.

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell’s Fugitive Unit makes 900th arrest

Louisiana Attorney Buddy Caldwell’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit has arrested its 900th offender as the Attorney General’s Office continues its aggressive crackdown on wanted fugitives.

DOTD reveals first plans for LA 70 bypass routes

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development released its first proposals for constructing detours and bypass routes for LA 70 near Bayou Corne.

CVS to enforce selling restrictions on nail polish remover; contains meth-making ingredient

Drugstore CVS is starting a nationwide policy on restricting the purchase of nail polish remover.

Troopers recover 690 pounds of marijuana during traffic stop in St. Martin Parish

A Texas man is in jail and over 690 pounds of marijuana are off the streets following a traffic stop on Interstate 10 east of Breaux Bridge.

Baker officials want improvements to CATS management

Council members from Baker and East Baton Rouge Parish are talking about how they want to improve the management of CATS.

Construction back on schedule at Baton Rouge Metro Airport

Progress on the new rotunda and check-in area is back on track at the Baton Rouge Metro Airport. Officials say they ran into some delays because of a flooring issue.

Banks, Jags head to Canada

The Southern Jaguar basketball team is off to their first road trip of the year though the season won’t start for another few months.