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Motorcyclist killed in Concordia Parish crash

A single vehicle crash killed a man from Vidalia. Troopers responded to the crash around 2:20 p.m. on June 11 on LA Hwy 566. The crash involved a 2009 Kawasaki motorcycle, driven by David M. Welch, 33.

Terrilynn Monette memorial services scheduled for California, New Orleans

Two memorial services will honor the life of school teacher Terrilynn Monette. The first will be held in her hometown, and the second in New Orleans.

Baton Rouge Zoo announces the arrival of Red River Hogs

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is excited to announce the arrival two new Red River Hogs from the Jackson Zoo in Jackson, Miss.

Man caught decapitating alligators also found in possession of crystal meth

A Ferriday man is accused of illegally killing alligators by removing their heads. When they searched the man’s home, they also found him in possession of crystal meth.

Police search for suspect in fatal shooting on North Sherwood Forest

Officials have confirmed that the coroner has been called to the scene of a shooting on North Sherwood Forest. We’re told one person was found shot to death at around 11:00 a.m. in the 2100 block of North Sherwood Forest.

LSU fans gearing up for Omaha; College World Series

LSU baseball fans are gearing up for the trip to Omaha this weekend. They're booking flights, rooms, and putting together budgets for food and tickets. For Chris Guillot, he said no matter the cost, he will be at the games.

Baker city council: 'We're broke'

The financial problems in Baker are worse than city leaders thought. And the budget they approved Tuesday night does nothing to solve them.

Baton Rouger man continues to fight state to get back his turtles

A Baton Rouge man is fighting the state to get his turtles back.

Rayville doctor arrested on narcotics distribution charges, writing illegal prescriptions

UPDATE: After further investigation, Dr.

Body of missing man recovered in Grand Isle; officials suspect drowning

The body of a man reported missing from Labadieville was recovered yesterday in Grand Isle. Although an autopsy will have to confirm the cause of death, officials believe he drowned.