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Firework related injuries increase during the Fourth of July holiday

The Fourth of July holiday accounts for 60 percent of annual firework injuries, according to a new study. At the end of June, the U.S.

Additional $1 million awarded to restoration of False River

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Couple arrested for stealing nearly 500 gallons of diesel in Gonzales

A Violet, Louisiana couple has been arrested for diesel theft charges for an incident that took place on May 29.

Bayou Corne community bank on Ret. Lt. Gen. Russel Honore

People living in Bayou Corne are standing strong to make their voices heard. Now they've enlist help of a Ret. Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honore. They pray he can give them the direction they've been needing.

Three arrested for Boothville meth lab

Three men have been charged with operating a methamphetamine lab in Boothville on July 1.

City of Zachary installs utility payment kiosk

A new self-service kiosk, located in the front exterior wall of Zachary's City Hall Annex will soon be accessible to accept residents' utility payments. the service will begin on Monday, August 5.

Young child found alone, wandering in parking lot; guardian arrested

A Baton Rouge woman was arrested after the child she was babysitting was found wandering alone in a parking lot. She was already wanted by police for an outstanding warrant related to a DWI arrest.

Man strikes resident with door when breaking into home, steals nothing

A Church Point man has been arrested after breaking into a home and stealing nothing from it. Shortly after 4:30 a.m. on July 2, an elderly resident reported a home invasion on St. Louis Street near Church Point.

Law enforcement to be out enforcing DWI laws this July 4 holiday

Officers from law enforcement agencies across Louisiana will be working overtime during the Independence Day holiday in an effort to save lives by removing impaired drivers from the state's roads.

Judges rules to keep dangerous rail crossings closed

A judge ruled that a handful of dangerous railroad crossings in Tangipahoa Parish will stay closed, at least for now. "Everybody was caught off guard," said resident Melvin McEliwee.