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Ascension Parish Sheriff amping up curfew enforcement: help deter recent spike in crime

An old curfew law is getting new attention.

Motorcyclist killed after colliding with deer in Richland Parish

A deer caused a fatal crash that took the life of a Delhi man. State Troopers were called to the crash site on July 28 at 8:53 p.m.,

Jindal orders flags to be flown half-staff in honor of former U.S. representative

Governor Bobby Jindal has issued that the flags at all state buildings to be flown at half-staff in honor of Lindy Boggs until Friday, August 2.

Suspect wanted in Lafayette attempted murder

A suspect is wanted in conjunction with a shooting that took place on July 27. At approximately 4:00 p.m., Lafayette Police responded to the 2300 block of Moss Street regarding a shooting.

Jefferson Parish Coroner: Kraddick died from cardiac disease

Beloved Texas radio host Kidd Kraddick died from "cardiac disease" says the Jefferson Parish Coroner's Office in Louisiana.

Two men killed in Livingston Parish head-on collision

A driver and his unresrtained passenger died in a Livingston Parish crash.

Man shot, killed by brother-in-law at family gathering

A Baton Rouge man was shot and killed while attending a family gathering on July 28. BRPD homicide detectives say James Stockton, 40, is dead after his brother-in-law shot him.

Six juveniles recovered, six arrested in nationwide operation targeting underage prostitution

Six juveniles have been recovered and six people have been arrested in New Orleans as part of a nationwide underage prostitution sting.

Black bear meetings

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries teamed up with grad students from University of Tennessee to study black bears.

Mother questions police action in death of her son

Tryis Wilkerson's family and friends are devastated. Sharon Wilkerson Thompson is Wilkerson's mom. She doesn't understand why her son was killed. Now she's demanding answers from Baton Rouge police.