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NOPD officer placed on suspension following DWI crash in department vehicle

An officer with the New Orleans Police Department was placed on Emergency Suspension without Pay after he was allegedly involved in a crash while over the legal limit for alcohol.

NOPD: 11-year-old killed after being shot in the head; second girl, man injured

An 11-year-old girl was killed and a second young girl and man are in the hospital following an overnight shooting at a home in New Orleans.

Advocates rally for safer birthing practices

If you are a mother or looking to have a baby in the future, local advocates want to protect you and your experience. Dozens rallied in Baton Rouge to improve birth Monday.

Man perishes in mobile home fire on North 22nd Street

The body of a man was found inside the debris of a mobile home that was destroyed by fire.

Two arrested, one seriously injured following meth lab explosion at The Villas

Two people have been arrested and a third was hospitalized following an explosion at an apartment complex.

60-year-old woman killed after being thrown from vehicle during crash

A 60-year-old woman was killed over the weekend after she was ejected from her vehicle during a crash.

Street closures slated around Mall of Louisiana to film ‘Left Behind’

Baton Rouge City Police plan to close several streets at the Mall of Louisiana off Picardy Avenue for the filming of the feature film, “Left Behind,” featuring Oscar winner Nicholas Cage.

Tiger fans give predictions for the season

Connell Archey loves LSU Tiger football. But, after the Tigers lost 11 regulars to the NFL last year, Archey was worried the Tigers may not have what it takes to go all the way to the championship.

LSP investigating fatal motorcycle crash

Shortly after 12:00 pm Sunday Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash involving a motorcycle that occurred on US Hwy 61 at LA Hwy 73 in Ascension Parish. The crash took the life of Loretta A.

LSP investigating fatal crash on I-10

Saturday evening, shortly after 10:30pm, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on Interstate 10 in Ascension Parish.