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Workers spark fireball during sewer repairs

A construction crew in the process of installing a sewer line along Orice Roth Rd. and S. Edwards in Gonzazles caused the explosion of a gas main this afternoon.

Domestic abuse prevention advocates prepare for the worst with budget cuts

Every year the domestic abuse center Judy Benitez runs loses more and more money. The IRIS Center helps battere

Robert storage lot thieves arrested, charged with 67 counts of burglary

Two males have been arrested after being linked to multiple burglaries which occurred at the Robert Mini Storage Lot earlier this week.

Brothers accused of Mother’s Day shooting indicted; bond set at $17 million each

Two brothers were formally indicted today on charges related to the Mother’s Day shooting that injured 20 people. Bond was set at $17 million each.

Stolen NFL, college championship rings among items recovered search of BR home

Three people were arrested during the execution of a search warrant yesterday. Among the items seized were 4 football championship rings, including three from LSU and one from the NFL.

$1 million winning Powerball ticket purchased in New Orleans

Louisiana Powerball‬ players are on a roll. There was a $1 million winner in the drawing held on July 10. It's the second $1 million winner in five days, and the third one in less than a month.

Clinton curfew extended in to August

The controversial Clinton Curfew has been extended for an extra two weeks. When 11:00 rolls around on the streets of Clinton, you better not be caught out. A city-wide curfew originally set to end on July 31 isn't going away.

Slidell manhunt ends with two suspects in custody; possible connection to other crimes

Officers spent the better part of Wednesday involved in a manhunt for a shoplifting suspect who hid in the marsh following a high speed chase with police.

State Police: No boat trailer inspection sticker enforcement initiative

There has been chatter in social media regarding an enforcement initiative by State Police on boat trailer inspection stickers. There are rumors of Troopers issuing hundreds of citations at boat launches in South Louisiana.