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Two men arrested after breaking into seafood restaurant

Two Ponchatoula men have been arrested after stealing product from a seafood store. On May 7, Robert Allen, 56, and Joseph Paul Murray, 41, of Ponchatoula were caught on camera breaking into TNT Seafood Restaurant in Ponchatoula.

Gonzales man wins $269,243 prize from Easy 5 lotto ticket

Norbert Godchaux said it felt like a dream when he realized Monday morning that he had won the $269,243 Easy 5 jackpot prize from the Louisiana Lottery’s May 4 drawing.

Mississippi River's waters creeping to flood stage

Baton Rouge residents living near on or near River Road need to stay mindful of the rising waters of the Mississippi.

BREC Burbank Dog Park needs your votes for improvement contest

A few clicks of the mouse will get dogs' tails wagging at BREC's Burbank Dog Park. The park and the BREC Foundation are nominated for a $100,000 prize presented by PetSafe.

Lawmakers agree on what tax exemptions they are considering to end

With four weeks until the end of the legislative session, it looks like Democrats and Republicans in the House of Representatives have come to an agreement.

Local artist makes big name for himself, fast

Baton Rouge has a huge art presence and now, there's one more player.

Neighborhood excited to see dilapidated home torn down due to health, safety hazard

An eye sore off of Highland Road is finally gone and people who live in the neighborhood are happy the city tore down an accused child pornographer's house today.

NODA to gang members: ‘We are coming after you and we will not be stopped’

Officials in New Orleans are sending a stern message today following the announcement of the city’s largest gang related indictment

OWI driver falsely accused of having stolen handgun

A simple oversight caused a 21-year-old to end up with a charge for a crime that he did not commit.

19-year-old arrested for stabbing a man multiple times during a street fight

A 19-year-old turned himself in to police for stabbing a man multiple times during a street fight.