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Florida man arrested for threatening casino security in Amelia

A Florida man visiting a casino in Amelia was arrested for threatening a security officer. The St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office was called on August 27 at 9:42 p.m. to a casino in Amelia.

Louisiana State Police out in full force this Labor Day holiday

This Labor Day holiday, it's important you obey the rules of the road. With many people going out of town or coming back from a long weekend, State Troopers say they'll be patrolling the I-10 corridor.

Braithwaite community recovery continues one year after Hurricane Isaac

People living in the Braithwaite area of Plaquemines Parish are still picking up the pieces after Hurricane Isaac sent a wall of water into their homes last year.

Runners at LSU Lakes question safety after recent robbery

A robbery in broad daylight at the LSU Lakes has some questioning how safe it is to run in the area. Baton Rouge Police tell NBC33 that a female running the lakes around 3:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon was robbed.

Alligator hunters hit the water to find big beasts

Alligator season is officially underway in the Eastern zone of Louisiana. Hunters are trying to bounce back after a hard season last year.

Countdown to 2014: Sponsors announce New Year’s Eve event 'Red Stick Revelry'

Mayor-President Kip Holden joined a group of local companies today to announce that Baton Rouge will host its first annual New Year’s Eve celebration called “Red Stick Revelry.”

Livingston Parish purse snatcher sentenced to 40 years

A 23-year-old woman was sentenced to 40 years in prison for snatching a woman’s purse. Because the attack was violent in nature, the woman will be required to serve 85 percent of her sentence before she is eligible for parole.

Suspect identified in Gonzales Wal-Mart theft case

The Gonzales police recently requested the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect from two separate theft incidents from the Gonzales Wal-mart.

One year after Isaac several Maurepas residents continue to build

A year after Hurricane Isaac made landfall, people in some of the hardest hit areas of Livingston parish are still recovering

18-year-old killed during afternoon shooting on Sparta Ave; suspect wanted

An 18-year-old man was shot to death this afternoon and police are currently working to identify a suspect.