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Troop A day draws big crowd

Louisiana State Police brought out their high tech tools and emergency gear to teach kids what they need to know to stay safe. It's all part of state police's annual Troop A day.

High school student arrested in Terrebonne Parish

Sheriff Jerry Larpenter said that on September 11, 2013, Wednesday night at approximately 9:15 p.m. a Terrebonne Parish deputy responded to a complaint regarding a You Tube video that included several H.L. Bourgeois High School students.

Conference to help families of disabled persons get a game plan

Parents and caregivers of disabled persons got a crash course in creating a game plan for their loved one's future.

Test drive to raise dough for Zachary High School

Parents and seniors at Zachary High School came out Saturday to test drive cars and help raise big bucks for the school.

57-year-old man stabbed to death in Baton Rouge home; one arrested

UPDATE: Corey Moore, 44, was arrested for the stabbing death of Cedric Hampton, 57. Moore was booked for Second-Degree Murder, Illegal Possession of Stolen Things, and Second-Degree Battery. His bond was set at $200,000.

Gates of the '13th Gate' open early for Friday the 13th scares

It’s the scare that most people wait all year to feel at the 13th Gate. This year, for one special night, the creators have opened the doors to the attraction early to frighten people for Friday the 13th.

Southern University finally seeing increase in enrollment: bright future ahead

After years of a shrinking student body, Southern University has something to brag about this semester. This year, the university has seen a thirty percent increase in freshmen and even an uptick in overall enrollment.

U-High students receive a lesson on distracted driving

Car crashes are the number one killer for teens in the U.S. A majority of those crashes are caused by distracted driving.

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.