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Deputies discover man's body behind church in St. Bernard Parish

St. Bernard Parish sheriff’s deputies found a man’s body early Friday morning. Sept.

Louisiana deputy arrested for forcible rape, battery; being held without bond

A LaSalle Parish Sheriff’s deputy was arrested for forcible rape and battery. The Louisiana State Police completed the investigation at the request of the LaSalle Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Historic Saenger Theatre holds grand re-opening following $52 million redevelopment

The historic Saenger Theatre reopened today following a $52 million redevelopment.

Livingston Parish school goes green by installing solar panels

A Livingston Parish Elementary School is going green! North Live Oak Elementary now has solar panels to help conserve energy and to be an educational tool for students. This is all thanks to two teachers.

Electrical malfunction sparks blaze in Baton Rouge apartment, 6 people displaced

An electrical malfunction started a fire early this morning that displaced six people.

Overnight fire claims life of Baton Rouge hero, destroys home

A Baton Rouge hero died in an overnight fire that destroyed a two story home on N. 28th Street.

Six Southern University students arrested for selling drugs on campus, another suspect wanted

A month-long undercover operation resulted in the arrest of six Southern University students. They are all charged with distribution of illegal drugs on campus.

Candidates for Congress reach out to East Feliciana voters

Candidates for the special congressional election are using every chance they get to impress voters.

Teen arrested for stealing over $26,000 of cattle in Vermilion Parish

A Vermilion Parish juvenile is charged with theft of livestock in connection with allegedly stealing 24 cattle from a Vermilion Parish cattleman.

Convicted felon to return to jail for 7 years for firing AK-47 during drug dispute

A Baton Rouge man was sentenced to 7 years in federal prison for firing an AK-47 rifle in a residential neighborhood during a dispute over illegal drugs.