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Grocery store checkout clerk arrested for allowing friends to take items without paying

A Thibodaux woman has been arrested for allegedly allowing her friends to steal thousands from her employer.

The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank officials say they need your help

If you have extra canned goods, the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank really needs your help. The food bank has been facing some difficulties after two of their trucks were vandalized Monday.

LSU vs. TCU a virtual sellout: Spirit passes on sale for 2013 Cowboys Classic

A limited number of Spirit Passes for the 2013 Cowboys Classic pitting LSU and TCU are now available.

Bond set at $100,000 for man accused of raping juvenile on two occasions

A 44-year-old man is being held on a $100,000 bond for accusations that he raped a juvenile. The Rayne Police Department arrested Steven Blunt on Monday, July 29. He’s charged with two counts of Forcible Rape.

Pelicans sign 2nd round pick Jeff Withey

The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that they have signed center Jeff Withey. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not released.

Man accused of injuring girlfriend’s toddler with whipping

A Carencro man was arrested on abuse charges after he allegedly whipped his girlfriend’s young child, causing him serious injuries.

DOTD outlines plans to ensure public safety near Bayou Corne sinkhole

DOTD is implementing a plan that will provide broader observation and greater accuracy for DOTD’s monitoring efforts, especially along La. 70 and La. 69 near the Assumption Parish sinkhole area.

Gas prices fall in the Capital City

Gas prices in Baton Rouge continue to fall.

Banks named state's top college coach for 2013

Roman Banks, from Southern University, has been named the Outstanding College Coach of the Year for the State of Louisiana and Archbishop Rummel’s Jay Roth, has been selected as the Outstanding Prep Coach of the Year for Louisiana.

Smashed windshield increase problems for Food Bank; supplies dangerously low

An already bad situation was made worse for the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. Not only is the organization dangerously low on supplies, but the damage will delay deliveries to those in need.