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Man arrested for May 26 fatal hit-and-run crash

State troopers have arrested a man following an extensive investigation into a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred on the evening of May 26 in Tangipahoa Parish.

Hungry and out of school a look at the struggle to keep kids full in the summer

When schools close their doors for the summer, some local parents  have a hard time keeping nutritious food on the table. Parents have to make up for meals kids normally get in the cafeteria.

3-year-old child accidently shot in grandmother's home

A toddler from Benton, La. was shot when a gun accidentally discharged in the child's grandmother's home. On Monday, Benton Police were called to a house on Scarborough Road on reports of shots fired.

Fallen solider's body arrives home: honored by community

A Louisiana national guardsman who died serving our country over the Memorial Day weekend was honored Tuesday.

Louisiana Representative forms bipartisan Disaster Relief Caucus

A Louisiana U.S. Representative formed a bipartisan Disaster Relief Caucus to streamline the national response to a natural disaster.

WANTED: Crowley Police looking for attempted murder suspect

The Crowley Police Department is looking for a man who is wanted on attempted murder charges.

Mystery of decomposed body found in Acadia Parish solved; man arrested

Police have arrested a man who they believe to be responsible for stabbing a man to death and dumping his body in an oil field.

WANTED: Authorities seek two suspects that stole nearly 500 gallons of diesel

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two unknown suspects who stole nearly 500 gallons of diesel fuel.

A plan to protect Louisiana’s coast

Following the devastating effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the Louisiana State Legislature formed the Coastal Protection & Restoration Authority or CPRA in 2005.

WANTED: Police identify vehicle involved in fatal hit-and-run crash

Police have identified the vehicle they believe to be responsible for a hit-and run crash that killed a Baton Rouge woman.