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Door-to-door sales in Ascension could require permits if proposal passes

A knock on the door; it's something many in Ascension Parish want to come to an end. They’re tired of saying no to door-to-door salesmen and at least one council member agrees.

Four arrested for burglary of Walker Baptist Church

Walker Police Officers arrested four men in connection with the May 23, 2013 burglary of Walker Baptist Church, according to Captain John Sharp, Walker Police Public Information Officer.

Autopsy confirms body found in bayou is that of missing Louisiana teacher

The decomposed body found this weekend in a Louisiana bayou was identified Monday as that of a teacher missing for three months, the New Orleans Police Department said.

Louisiana hero laid to rest: his life celebrated and remembered

A Louisiana hero has been laid to rest. Specialist Christopher Drake died in Afghanistan over Memorial Day weekend. He had only been deployed for a few months. And now the Tickfaw native is being remembered as a hero.

Banned shoplifter booked into prison after making daughter accomplice to crime

A Baton Rouge woman with a history of shoplifting landed behind bars after making her daughter an accomplice to her crime.

Theft of Mountain Dew ends with arrest for battery on a police officer

A man accused of stealing two 12 packs of Mountain Dew is now locked up for battery on a police officer.

Flasher at Pizza Hut arrested for exposing himself to woman in parking lot

A Mandeville man was arrested for obscenity after he allegedly exposed himself to a woman in the parking lot of a Pizza Hut.

New facility to provide more assistance to Zachary families in need

The Zachary Food Pantry is moving into a new home thanks to grants and some generous donations.

Summer means kids out of school and teens on the road

With most schools out for the summer, the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission reminds motorists and parents that more children will be playing near streets and teenage drivers will be spending more time behind the wheel.

Six year old girl in critical condition after boating incident on Natalbany River

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents are investigating a boating incident that took place on the Natalbany River in Tangipahoa Parish on June 9.