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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.

EBRSO investigating fatal motorcycle crash

East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Deputies responded to a fatal motorcycle crash this evening at approximately 7:10 in the 14000 block of Frenchtown. Matthew Green, 29, was pronounced dead on the scene as a result of his injuries.

Common Core protest draws big crowd

Education's headquarters in Baton Rouge to protest the common core curriculum. The rally hosted by the Stop the Common Core Coalition of Louisiana featured educators, parents, and lawmakers how oppose common core.

EBRSO deputy dies after car crash in Central

East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies are now mourning the loss of one of their own.

Lake Charles pastor shot, killed during evening service; gunman held on $1M bond

A Lake Charles pastor was shot and killed while he was preaching during an evening service. The gunman surrendered to deputies and he is currently being held on a $1 million bond.

‘Operation Street Sweeper’ results in arrest of nearly a dozen accused drug dealers

An early morning multi-agency effort resulted in the arrest of a dozen people for drug related charges.

Man arrested for selling drugs six months after serving 15 year prison sentence

Only six months since his release from prison where he served nearly 15 years for armed robbery, a man living with his parents in Chalmette was arrested with $700 worth of heroin, more than $2,000 cash and paraphernalia for distributing drugs,

Woman arrested for accessory after driving gunman away from fatal shooting in Baker

The woman who drove her boyfriend away from the scene of a murder was arrested and charged with accessory after the fact.

DHH confirms second West Nile virus death in Louisiana during 2013

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) has confirmed the state's second West Nile virus death this season. The death occured this week in Ouachita Parish. The state's first death was last month in Rapides Parish.

Double homicide suspect facing addition charges for separate incident, bond set at $5.1M

Additional charges have been filed against a man accused of killing two people.