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An inside look at Exxon Mobil: where everday products are made

Louisiana is home to all kinds of chemical plants and oil refineries. Do we really know what exactly goes on there or what products are actually made there?

Baton Rouge man arrested on multiple drug, gun charges

The Baker Police and the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office conducted a joint narcotics investigation which resulted in an arrest of a Baton Rouge man.

People in Pointe Coupee shocked by arrest of sheriff's deputy

Pointe Coupee Sheriff's deputies arrested one of their own, 51 year-old Joseph 'Reed' Bueche. Sheriff Bud Torres tells me there were several allegations that Bueche was allegedly involved in drug activity.

DeQuincy man arrested in connection with 2012 shooting death of girlfriend

A man has been arrested after his alleged involvement in the death of his live-in girlfriend, who initially was though to have commited suicide.

PC Sheriff: We will be looking at everyone very closely following deputy’s arrest

Pointe Coupee Sheriff Bud Torres is placing a critical eye on all of his employees following the arrest of a veteran deputy who was allegedly involved in drug activity.

Residents return home following evacuation due to train derailment; investigation continues

Residents who were forced to evacuate their home due the derailment of traincars hauling chemicals were allowed to return to this morning.

Lake Charles couple accused of cashing over $68,000 in counterfeit checks

A couple from Lake Charles is accused of cashing counterfeit checks totaling over $68,000 at various banks.

Million-dollar Powerball ticket sold in LaPlace

Someone in Louisiana is holding on to a million-dollar lotto ticket this morning. According to Lottery officials, there was a match 5 winner in Louisiana for last night’s drawing.

Thief attempts to outrun police car on bicycle

A Thibodaux man was arrested on theft charges after attempted to evade police while riding a bicycle.

Obesity rates fall for youths nationwide

The national push to improve nutrition for school-aged children continues as we head into a new school year. Now, statistics show obesity rates are falling even among pre-schoolers in many states.