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Running AC tips homeowner off to burglary; five teens arrested for ‘chilling’ theft

Five juveniles are behind bars after they allegedly broke into a home several times while the victim was away on vacation.

Two men physically, sexually attack acquaintance after breaking into home

Two men face charges for allegedly breaking into the home of an acquaintance. Once inside, they allegedly physically abused and sexually attacked the victim.

Reward increases to $15,000 for shooting death of Whooping Crane

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents and U.S.

Southeast incorporation talks slow, frustrating some supporters

Talk of creating a new city in East Baton Rouge Parish continued Thursday. But not many people heard what they were waiting for.

Dewey Breaux Road bridge closed for repairs in Ascension

Parish officials have closed a bridge located on Dewey Breaux Road in Gonzales until further notice. Crews will replace the bridge with box culverts. The bridge crosses over the Calbasse Canal.

Governor Jindal signs bills into law

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced he has signed bills passed by the Legislature into law, bringing the total number of bills signed for the 2013 Regular Legislative Session to 431.

LDWF agents participating in Operation Dry Water this weekend

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Law Enforcement Division (LDWF/LED) agents will take part in Operation Dry Water from June 28-30 with increased patrols for boaters operating or driving a boat while intoxicated (DWI) enforcement a

Eco-friendly bags might not be so friendly to your health

The trend nationwide is to be more "eco-friendly" and many people are doing so by using reusable grocery bags. But this "green" alternative to plastic might be making you sick.

Narcotics detectives bust two men on multitude of drug charges

Two residents of St. Mary Parish have been arrested after a search of their home produced multiple types of illegal drugs. On June 26, the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office investigated a home in Four Corners, LA.

Police: Man left young mentally disabled child alone in home

A Baton Rouge Police officer went to investigate a littering complaint but found a case of child desertion instead. The mentally disabled child did not know how to get out of the home, or call for help if case of an emergency.