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Bill proposing more lenient penalties toward possession of marijuana passes through committee

Getting caught smoking marijuana could soon carry a smaller fine and little to no jail time. One representative is hoping to get a law passed that makes the penalties for possession of marijuana more lenient.

Saints hold mini-camp in Metairie

The New Orleans Saints continued their offseason workouts in Metairie.

Inner Circle tour bus crashed on I-10; no major injuries

A tour bus crashed on I-10 near Highland Road this afternoon and damaged two other vehicles.

One year anniversary of 'Joseph’s Journey' to be celebrated with festival

One year ago we introduced you Joseph, an emaciated dog rescued from the street by a concerned citizen and given to YELP! Baton Rouge for survival.

Man arrested for May 26 fatal hit-and-run crash

State troopers have arrested a man following an extensive investigation into a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred on the evening of May 26 in Tangipahoa Parish.

Hungry and out of school a look at the struggle to keep kids full in the summer

When schools close their doors for the summer, some local parents  have a hard time keeping nutritious food on the table. Parents have to make up for meals kids normally get in the cafeteria.

3-year-old child accidently shot in grandmother's home

A toddler from Benton, La. was shot when a gun accidentally discharged in the child's grandmother's home. On Monday, Benton Police were called to a house on Scarborough Road on reports of shots fired.

Fallen solider's body arrives home: honored by community

A Louisiana national guardsman who died serving our country over the Memorial Day weekend was honored Tuesday.

Louisiana Representative forms bipartisan Disaster Relief Caucus

A Louisiana U.S. Representative formed a bipartisan Disaster Relief Caucus to streamline the national response to a natural disaster.

WANTED: Crowley Police looking for attempted murder suspect

The Crowley Police Department is looking for a man who is wanted on attempted murder charges.