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Troopers arrest 32 for DWI, seize illegal drugs, issue thousands of citations over Labor Day weekend

Throughout the Labor Day weekend, Louisiana State Police in conjunction with numerous local law enforcement agencies participated in Operation “Safe Corridor” in an effort to decrease serious injury and fatal crashes along Interstat

Tigers hope to stop Blazers from crashing another Baton Rouge party

The home fans should be happy on Saturday. They’ll get a chance to see the 2013 LSU Tigers take the field inside Tigers Stadium. LSU has been pretty good in recent years in home opening games.

New York man arrested for 3rd DWI after causing crash in Baton Rouge

A New York man was arrested for his third DWI after he allegedly caused a crash on Labor Day. When asked how much he had to drink, he told the trooper he consumed 4 beers and 6 shots of Jack Daniels.

Bayou Road in Donaldsonville to experience road closure for three days

Starting tomorrow, La. Hwy 1 (Bayou Road) in Donaldsonville will be closed for the next two days. DOTD reports that the closure is necessary for maintenance work at the Union Pacific Railroad overpass location.

Louisiana law agencies receive nearly $2 million in federal grants; will supplement DNA, juvenile and forensic programs

The Department of Justice has recently awarded one grant to Louisiana State Police and two grants to Louisiana Commission on Law Enforcement. LSP was awarded $1,551,210 in funding for their DNA Backlog Reduction Program.

Local boy's dying wish is to help feed the hungry

We hear a lot about children wanting to help others, and even some about dying wishes, but Trevor Sims' story combines both.

Area head starts feel the sting of sequestration

This year head start programs between Livingston and Washington Parish were forced to make some hard decisions, when they had some major cuts.

Authorities find two meth labs in woman's home

A woman from Eunice has been arrested after the officials found two separate meth labs and other drugs in her residence.

SCAM ALERT: Attorney General warns of medical scam targeting seniors

Louisiana seniors are being warned to be on guard for telephone con artists promising free medical alert devices.

LSU moves into AP Top 10

Coming off a 37-27 victory over then-No. 20 TCU on Saturday in Arlington, the LSU football team returned to the AP Top 10 when the week 1 rankings were released on Tuesday.