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Eight-year-old proves rare disease is merely a challenge to overcome

Mikayla Blunt knows she is not quite like everyone else. She has a bigger personality, and she is more controlling than her siblings and most of her peers.

Minden man dies in crash after running into a tree

A man has died after a fatal crash in Webster Parish. On June 18, at 8:02 p.m., Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop G responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 518 east of U.S. Highway 79.

BRPD looking for armed robbery suspect

The Baton Rouge Police Department needs the public's help in located a fugitive wanted on robbery charges. Johndell Taylor is wanted for Armed Robbery.

Man dies after crashing into train's tanker cars

One man is dead and another one is injured after colliding with a train in Ouachita Parish.

Hunters react to new laws on donating game

Hunters across the state are celebrating a victory, after the Governor signed two laws that will assist hunters in donating their game to charity.

Lawsuits continue to pile up in deadly plant explosion

Lawsuits continue to pile up for the Williams Olifen plant less than a week after a deadly explosion at its Geimser plant.

BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo announces new baby Colobus monkey

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is excited to announce the arrival of a new baby Colobus monkey, born overnight on June 11.

Moving company owner arrested for extorting customer

Mandeville authorities have arrested a moving company owner after extorting money from a customer. Police have arrested “Mr. Move” company owner, Dunwoodie McDuffie, 45, of Metairie.

LSU vet school offers disaster preparation tips to pet owners

If an emergency or bad weather forces you and your pets from your home, Will you know what to do and what to bring?

Abbeville man dies following crash

Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a single vehicle crash on LA Highway 82 near Marlin Road which claimed the life of an Abbeville man.