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Port Allen police officers deal with deteriorating cars, want new fleet

When Port Allen Police Chief Esdron Brown looks at his fleet of squad cars he sees one thing: a safety hazard. The department currently has 21 cars, excluding detective vehicles, of which only 4 cars are in good condition.

Families celebrate possibility of 200 New Opportunity Waivers

Tiera Brown was diagnosed with autism when she was only two, for eight years now the brown family has been waiting for a New Opportunity Waiver to get help for some of Tiera's everyday needs.

Meat prices continue to rise, concerning local meat markets

The whole western side of our nation is in a state of exceptional drought but here at home, we're feeling the effects in the cost and availability of beef. Grain and beef prices are skyrocketing nationwide.

5-month-old child found inside home of murder/suicide

A 5-month-old child was found inside a home with two dead bodies. Police believe the shooting was the result of a murder/suicide.

Pitcher Cody Glenn returned to active status on LSU roster

LSU sophomore pitcher Cody Glenn will be on the active 27-man roster for this weekend’s NCAA Super Regional versus Oklahoma, coach Paul Mainieri announced Monday.

Woman arrested for DWI twice in less than 24-hours

A Mississippi woman was arrested for DWI twice over the weekend in less than 24-hours.

65-year-old man arrested for murder in Denham Springs

A 65-year-old man was arrested for the murder of a Baton Rouge man.

45-year-old man dies after being ejected from pickup truck

A 45-year-old man died last night after he hit a utility pole. The driver was not wearing his seatbelt and was ejected from his truck.

Major legislation still set for debate just days before session's end

With just a few days left until the official end of this year’s session lawmakers still have a few big pieces of legislation to take up.