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Hammond man arrested for injuring man during shooting

A 25-year-old man was arrested for shooting a Hammond man Sunday evening.

Baker man arrested for exposing himself in view of children at swimming pool, grabbing girl’s hand

A Baker man was arrested for indecent behavior after he allegedly urinated in public view of children who were swimming at a neighborhood pool.

Driver of 18-wheeler cited for causing crash that shut down I-110

The driver of an 18-wheeler was cited for Careless Operation after he caused a crash that shut down I-110 for roughly 6 hours.

Railroad Avenue roadway getting refreshed

Railroad Avenue in Donaldsonville is getting a makeover. Business owners say construction on the busy street will create parking problems, however they're hopeful in the end it will create more business.

Car burglaries alarm residents in Central: suspect in custody

A man is behind bars accused of breaking into numerous cars last night. Some people in a small Central subdivision woke up to cracked windows and missing items from their cars.

St. Charles Parish Deputy killed in crash while responding to emergency call

An on-duty deputy was killed in a car crash that happened while he was responding to an emergency call.

BRPD: Woman stabs boyfriend to death after he attacks her, 2 children

A Baton Rouge man died after he was stabbed in his chest and neck by his girlfriend. The woman has not been issued any charges at this time.

Environmental activists say they're concerned battery about plant closure

The Baton Rouge Battery Recycling Plant is in the process of shutting down, and local environmental activists said they're concerned.

Powerball jackpot reaches $400 million

The Powerball jackpot has ballooned to a whopping $400 million, the third-highest amount ever. There were no jackpot winners on Saturday, which means the pot rolls over to its next scheduled drawing on Wednesday.

Unrestrained driver killed after car crashes into ditch, hits house

On Sunday, August 4 shortly after 7:00 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop I began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash on LA Hwy 1161 near St. John Road in Evangeline Parish. The crash took the life of Monique R.