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St. Charles Parish Deputy killed in crash while responding to emergency call

An on-duty deputy was killed in a car crash that happened while he was responding to an emergency call.

BRPD: Woman stabs boyfriend to death after he attacks her, 2 children

A Baton Rouge man died after he was stabbed in his chest and neck by his girlfriend. The woman has not been issued any charges at this time.

Environmental activists say they're concerned battery about plant closure

The Baton Rouge Battery Recycling Plant is in the process of shutting down, and local environmental activists said they're concerned.

Powerball jackpot reaches $400 million

The Powerball jackpot has ballooned to a whopping $400 million, the third-highest amount ever. There were no jackpot winners on Saturday, which means the pot rolls over to its next scheduled drawing on Wednesday.

Unrestrained driver killed after car crashes into ditch, hits house

On Sunday, August 4 shortly after 7:00 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on LA Hwy 1161 near St. John Road in Evangeline Parish. The crash took the life of Monique R.

Whole Foods to hold special shopping day to benefit LSU Opera

The Baton Rouge location of Whole Foods Market will donate 5 percent of its net sales on Wednesday, Aug. 7, to the LSU Opera, supporting music education on the graduate and undergraduate levels and cultural enrichment throughout the area.

MLB suspends Alex Rodriguez for 211 games, 'A-Rod' expected to appeal

Major League Baseball handed down multiple suspensions on Monday regarding players involvement with a Biogenesis case with the most anticipated ruling coming for New York Yankees third baseman, Alex Rodriguez.

Governor Jindal declares State of Emergency due to chemical hazard caused by train derailment

Governor Bobby Jindal declared a State of Emergency due to a train derailment and leak of hazardous materials in St. Landry Parish.

Southern University announces plans for second annual Football Fan Fest

Southern University Athletics, Coca-Cola, and Academy Sports and Outdoors are partnering to help Jaguar fans kickoff the 2013 season at the second annual SU Fall Fan Fest refreshed by Coca-Cola on Aug. 17 in Seymour Gym.

$1 billion industrial project breaks ground in Jefferson Parish

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal, together with Incitec Pivot Limited Chairman Paul Brasher and Cornerstone Chemical CEO Greg Zoglio, broke ground on a $1.025 billion project that combines construction of Dyno Nobel’s $850 million ammonia pla