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BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo announces new baby Colobus monkey

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is excited to announce the arrival of a new baby Colobus monkey, born overnight on June 11.

Moving company owner arrested for extorting customer

Mandeville authorities have arrested a moving company owner after extorting money from a customer. Police have arrested “Mr. Move” company owner, Dunwoodie McDuffie, 45, of Metairie.

LSU vet school offers disaster preparation tips to pet owners

If an emergency or bad weather forces you and your pets from your home, Will you know what to do and what to bring?

Abbeville man dies following crash

Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a single vehicle crash on LA Highway 82 near Marlin Road which claimed the life of an Abbeville man.

Oops! Purse snatcher drops spoils of crime, picks up time behind bars

An accused purse snatcher did not get the chance to benefit from the spoils of the crime before ended up behind bars.

Interim BRPD chief: Education, communication skills necessary for officers

The Baton Rouge Police Department has a lot it wants to accomplish. One of its biggest priorities is the simplest: talking to the people it serves.

I-10 widening project near Highland, Siegen complete

It’s finally finished - the six lane expansion on I-10 from Highland to Siegen Lane. After months of delays and constant work, the six lanes are open.

Governor Jindal signs legislation to protect hunting game donations and combat hunger across Louisiana

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that encourages and protects charitable giving of hunting game at a bill signing ceremony with representatives from the Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission and Hunters for the Hungry.

Woman points gun at victims, screams ‘I’ll kill all of y’all!'

A woman is wanted by the EBRSO after she pulled a gun on multiple victims. The incident took place at a residence in the 5600 block of Hartford on June 11 at around 1:26 p.m.

Eleven-year-old dies from injuries sustained in June 15 crash

Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I learned that an 11-year-old girl from Leonville died from injuries she sustained in a Saturday crash.