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Local impacts for Federal Government shutdown

More than 20,000 federal employees within Louisiana are home without pay due to the shutdown of the Federal Government. Below is a list of closures. We will continue to update this list, so please check back for updates.

Sulphur man arrested on murder charges after throwing baby across room

A 24-year-old man is behind bars after he confessed to throwing a 13-month-old baby across the room, causing fatal injuries.

Apartment manager arrested, stole over $20,000 from tenants paying monthly rent

A Zachary woman has been arrested on fraud and theft charges after stealing money from apartment tenants.

Deputies: Man drove victim to bridge, shot him, drove off

A 23-year-old man has been arrested in connection to the shooting death of a man whose body was found on the side of the road.

Houston man wanted for murder arrested in Louisiana during traffic stop

A speeding violation has led to the arrest of a Houston, Texas man who has been on the run since December of 2012.

Ryan Anderson talks about the death of his girlfriend, Gia Allemand

Ryan Anderson speaks to reporters about the death of his girlfriend, "Bachelor" star Gia Allemand, for the first time since she committed suicide.

Man held on $186,000 for bizarre burglary in Thibodaux hotel

A 29-year-old man is being held on a $186,000 bond after he allegedly broke into a man’s hotel room, threatened to kill him, then stole his cell phone and money.

Jewel J. Newman Community Center Advisory Board gains applicants

The future of the the Jewel J. Newman Community Center is still uncertain, but Monday evening people living in Scotlandville got a chance to hear about a plan to help build up the community center's advisory board.

Woman arrested for attacking elderly woman, hitting child

A 30-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly beating up an elderly woman and another adult female. During the attack she allegedly struck a 6-year-old child when he tried to intervene.

Baton Rouge Bar Foundation hosts free finance seminar

Bankers and Baton Rouge attorneys joined forces to teach people how to stay out of the red, by managing their green.