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RECALL: Whole Foods warns about contaminated cheese that could be fatal, high health risk

Whole Foods has issued a recall of cheese that is potential contaminated. It's considered a high health risk, especially to children, the elderly, and pregnant women. So far no illness has been reported.

Teen killed during overnight shooting on La Annie Drive; no motive or suspect

The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating its 38 homicide for 2013. A 17-year-old was shot and killed shortly after midnight.

Trina Edwards: 'I couldn't possibly be a prouder mommy!'

Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards and his wife Trina are the proud parents of a baby boy who was born at 12:52 a.m. on Thursday, August 1. 

RECALL: 50,000 pounds of ground beef possibly contaminated with E. coli

A Kansas company is recalling about 50,000 pounds of ground beef products over fears of E. coli contamination.

Man shot in the neck: Suspect turns himself in to police

UPDATE: Devante Courtney turned himself in to police without incident. He will be booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison for First-Degree Murder, Armed Robbery, and Illegal Use of a Dangerous Weapon.  

BRPD: Baker man used cell phone to record up woman’s dress

A Baker man was arrested for allegedly using a cell phone to record video under a woman’s dress.

New law banning use of social media while driving goes into effect

A new law banning the use of social media while driving goes into effect today. Although most agree it’s a good way to prevent people from engaging in dangerous behaviors while driving, many are curious how it will be enforced.

Sulphur man arrested for repeated sexual battery of 6-year-old girl

On June 17, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint regarding David K.

Game change in Bayou Corne, lawyers now required in buyout process

Time is up in Bayou Corne. Texas Brine can no longer talk about buyouts directly with people living there.