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Looking for clues in Baker investigators continue work

Investigators want to know what caused a plane to crash into a neighborhood.

Police chief: 'Parish came together' to respond to plane crash

Federal aviation investigators are returning to the scene of a deadly plane crash Saturday morning.

Petition filed to recall Port Allen Mayor Deedy Slaughter

There's a petition to recall Port Allen Mayor Deedy Slaughter.

Eight arrested for running ‘drug ring’ out of Assumption Parish

A drug ring in Assumption Parish was shut down yesterday after an ongoing investigation came to an end as arrest and search warrants were served over three Parishes.

Law created to improve early childhood education in Louisiana

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that will improve early childhood education in Louisiana by aligning the licensing of daycare centers throughout the state with Act 3.

$1 million bond set for BR man accused of murder in Geismar, two additional suspects arrested

Three suspects were arrested in the homicide of Bernard Solomon, 20, that took place on Wednesday night at the intersection of Ellem Road and Stevenson Road in Geismar, according to Major Kevin Hanna.

Plane crashes in Baker, sets two houses on fire

Emergency responders are on the scene of a plane crash in Baker. Sources have confirmed that the pilot was killed in the crash.

Two personal care attendants charged with Medicaid fraud

Two personal care attendants have been charged with Medicaid fraud for filing false claims, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Husband, wife arrested for operating meth lab out of Gonzales motel

A husband and wife are accused of operating a meth lab out of a local motel. The drug activity was discovered after a Probation and Parole agent went to arrest the husband for a violation.

Sheriff: 50-year-old man exposed himself to child, made rude remarks

A 50-year-old man was arrested for indecent behavior after he exposed himself to a child.