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Rash of attempted credit card thefts due to possible hacker going unreported to law enforcement

Over the past week, banks and credit card companies have made calls to dozens, if not hundreds, of Baton Rouge residents.

CATS leaders pledge accountability in town hall meeting

Leaders of CATS say they will do whatever it takes to prove their good intentions for running a high-quality bus system.

Louisiana’s business climate ranked fourth in the nation, workforce training program remains best in country

Today, Business Facilities announced Louisiana's business climate ranked No.

Department of Revenue announces dates for LA Tax Amnesty 2013

The 2013 Louisiana Legislature instituted a statewide amnesty program for all Louisiana taxpayers as a way to bring current any delinquent taxes with the Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR).

Man admits to punching, choking 6-year-old family member; additional burglary charge

A 30-year-old who is already locked up on a burglary charge has allegedly confessed to punching and choking a 6-year-old family member.

Woman wanted for trying to cash fraudulent check

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for a woman seen attempting to cash a counterfeit check. The incident occured at Rosemary Grocery on July 11 at approximately 10:40 a.m.

Study: Google makes up 25 percent of Internet traffic

Americans do a lot of Googling.

DHH: 2013's first human case of West Nile virus reported in Louisiana

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has reported the state's first case of West Nile virus in a human in 2013. The case was confirmed July 22 in Caldwell Parish and was determined to be a neuroinvasive disease.

People who live on West Fairlane Court say they are recovering after fire

People who live on West Fairlane Court in the Glen Oaks neighborhood said they are recovering. A fire broke out in one home early this morning and spread to another home and an SUV, before firefighters could get it under control.

Authorities searching for bank robbery suspect

Detectives with the Lake Charles Police Department have identified a local man as being responsible for the July 16 bank robbery at Jeff Davis Bank, located at 535 Kirby Lane.