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Park(ing) Day creates green spaces in downtown Baton Rouge

In an effort to bring more green spaces, downtown Baton Rouge is celebrating a national movement called Park(ing) Day.

Victim of real life 'Grand Theft Auto' kidnapping speaks out

The victims of Zachary Burgess ‘Grand Theft Auto’ rampage are speaking out about their ordeal for the first time.

Shell selects Ascension Parish as site for possible new ‘cleaner-burning fuel’ facility

Ascension Parish will be the location for a potential new facility that will create hundreds new jobs, officials announced on Tuesday, Sept. 24.

Oak Grove Community Center closed for make over

Ascension Parish officials have shut down Oak Grove Community Center and Park in order to begin renovations and expansions on the community center. People living in the area said it's a project that's badly need in there community.

Man arrested for domestic abuse after 2.5 hour standoff with law enforcement

A 20-year-old man was arrested for holding a woman hostage, prompting a nearly three hour standoff with law enforcement.

Second grader makes a difference with change; 'Jar for Change'

A Baton Rouge boy is hoping to change the world by collecting change to help sick babies. His name's Joey Roth, and he took his message to some high schoolers Tuesday hoping they can help.

Three arrested during drug warrant round-up in Crowley

Armed with three narcotics search warrants, members of the Crowley Police Department Narcotics unit and the Special Response Team executed the search warrants Monday evening.

Man perishes in flames after crashing vehicle on LA 1 in Lafourche Parish

UPDATE: The driver has been identified as Wilton Dinger, III, 35, of Thibodaux.   ORIGINAL: An unidentified man died last night after he crashed his vehicle and it burst into flames.

Woman arrested at high school football game for cutting a woman during argument

A 37-year-old woman was arrested after she allegedly cut another woman during a high school football game in Mandeville.

New Orleans Saints players team up with United Way to rebuild homes

On Sunday, September 22, New Orleans Saint Roman Harper and teammates Lance Moore, Jahri Evans and Malcolm Jenkins, hosted a private team dinner along with the United Way of Southeast Louisiana at Eiffel Society to announce to their families, c