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LSP: Fatal crash involving motorcycle on Hwy 22 in Livingston Parish

A St. Amant man is dead after hitting another vehicle while driving a motorcycle.

Students say they're looking forward to their futures; 2013 Project M.A.P.S.

Students said they're prepared their futures. Over 100 students from the Project M.A.P.S. program are getting ready for the next steps in their lives.

Iberia Parish authorities looking for armed robbery suspects

Deputies are looking for three suspects in that robbed a woman at gunpoint in New Iberia.

WANTED: Man abducts ex-girlfriend, shoots her boyfriend; suspect armed, dangerous

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man who has allegedly abducted his ex-girlfriend and shot her boyfriend this afternoon around 1:00 p.m. in the 1400 block of Jasper Avenue.

BRPD: 19-year-old shoots pregnant girlfriend in the head over a disagreement

A 19-year-old man was arrested this morning for allegedly shooting his pregnant girlfriend because of a "disagreement."

General Dynamics to fill up to 600 positions in the Bogalusa area

The Louisiana Workforce Commission is holding a two-day recruiting event for General Dynamics, which seeks to hire up to 600 people for a call center in Bogalusa.

New funding to aid struggling Louisiana schools

18,000 students will get a new school experience thanks to a brand-new funding program. State superintendent John White announced the first recipients of Believe and Succeed grants.

BRPD: Four arrested in drug roundup

During an ongoing effort to curb the criminal activity within the city limits of Baton Rouge the Brave Unit and the Baton Rouge Narcotic Division conducted several narcotics investigations that led to multiple arrests.

RECALL: Misbranding of frozen chicken meals could impact those with allergies

Traditions, a Pearl, Miss., establishment, is recalling 2,486 pounds of frozen chicken meals because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today.

Authorities looking for suspect in check fraud investigation

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man that recently cashed a fake payroll check. On July 25, officials received a call a convenience store in Amelia regarding a counterfeit check.