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Buyout delays have Bayou Corne residents outraged

People living in Bayou Corne have had enough of waiting to be bought out. They say Texas Brine is wasting time and not giving any one an offer.

Farm day helps special needs kids feel like a winner

Kids with special needs got a chance to be care free for the day in Prairieville.

LSP Colonel Mike Edmonson earns law enforcement honor

Colonel Mike Edmonson traveled to Tennessee Saturday at the invitation of Madison County Sheriff David Woolfork to attend the 25th Annual Sheriff Buford Pusser Festival Law Enforcement Memorial and Awards Ceremony.

Prairieville man arrested for possession of crack cocaine

On May 14, the Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Division began an investigation into illegal drug activity on Sammy St. in Gonzales, according to Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Major Kevin Hanna.

Go backstage with the cast of 'Wicked' in New Orleans

Eight years on the road, 15 trucks, 3,200 performances and counting! The hit Broadway musical Wicked has just as much magic going on behind the scenes as it does on stage.

From the diamond to the diploma

Four current and three former LSU baseball players were handed their diplomas Friday inside the stadium they’ve given so much to over the past few years.

Gator: From swamp to table

Kliebert's Turtle and Alligator Farm is a family business, four generations strong.

EBR prepares for mosquito season

The East Baton Rouge Mosquito Abatement Facility is getting ready for mosquito season. Todd Walker, the director of the facility, said cases have been reported in West Baton Rouge, and now it is time for us to take precautions.

Minnesota teen runaway located in home of Lafayette man; additional child pornography charges

A runaway juvenile from Minnesota was located in Lafayette at the home of a 52-year-old man. Investigators also discovered that the man was in possession of a massive amount of child pornography images.

$3,000 reward being offered for information in Whooping Crane shooting

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) officials are looking for leads regarding a whooping crane that was found shot to death in Red River Parish.