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Nearly $60,000 of illegal drugs recovered from 3 separate cases in Livingston Parish

This past week the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office has made numerous narcotics related arrests conducted in separate cases.

An inside look at ExxonMobil: Where our everyday products are made

Louisiana is home to all kinds of chemical plants and oil refineries, but do we really know what happens there or what products are actually made?

EBR Coroner: Renewed popularity in heroin is creating rise in overdose deaths

Illegal drugs fall in and out of trend based on a variety of factors. However, the recent spike in use of a Schedule I narcotic has had deadly results.

Hurricane season in Atlanic to be less active than initially expected

Hurricane season in Atlanic to be less active than initially expected Hurricane season in Atlanic to be less active than initially expected Photo provided by MGN Online WEATHER NEWS Jesse Gunkel

Livingston Parish Council votes against further tax incentive for Juban Crossing project

Juban Crossing has gotten a lot of money from Livingston Parish, but it will not get any more.

Teen arrested for forcibly raping 14-year-old male

Detectives with the Baker Police Department have arrested a 17-year-old Baker man for the rape of a 14-year-old male.

LSU’s Aaron Nola selected for Corbett Award as top male amateur athlete in LA

Aaron Nola, the ace pitcher for the LSU baseball team, has been selected as the 2012-13 male winner of the James J. Corbett Award by the Allstate Sugar Bowl.

LSU ROTC holds commissioning ceremony for three members

Three LSU students traded in their Purple and Gold for Red, White, and Blue. The school held a commissioning ceremony for three members of its ROTC program.

Saints ready for first preseason game

The Saints are set and ready for kickoff on August 9 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. They'll take on the Kansas City Chiefs in their first preseason game of the year.

Woman arrested after showing up drunk for traffic court with her two children

A woman has temporarily lost custody of her two children and will spend the next 150 days in jail because she showed up for traffic court with a .271 blood alcohol level.