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Baton Rouge woman uses pageant to mentor, inspire, educate about life with disabilities

A local woman who says she was never interested in pageants will represent Louisiana with a chance at a national crown.

Artist using unique bead art to benefit city of Natchitoches

A New Orleans artist is using recycled Mardi Gras beads to give back to the city of Natchitoches. Bead Town is a compilation of classes, exhibits and art works that feature more than 100 mosaic pieces.

Roseland man arrested on drug charges after traffic stop

A Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the arrest of 41 year old Roseland resident Errickson Daniels.

'Tony the Tiger' truckstop case headed to state supreme court

A Grosse Tete gas station that has a Tony, a live tiger, as an attraction is headed to the state supreme court. According to reports, a state district court and an appeals court said mistakes were made in the case.

Man crashes car, receives DWI; later arrested on drug charges after threatening deputy

A man was arrested during the early morning hours of July 2 after a public disturbance on Lisa Dr. in Hammond led to the discovery of a considerable amount of illegal narcotics.

Emotional reunion for 756th National Guard Unit on Independence Day

Family and friends of the 756th Area Support Medical Company have been doing a lot of waiting, nine months to be exact. Thursday morning they were more than ready to welcome home their loved ones and on such a fitting day.

Man accused of killing step-father during argument at home in St. Martinville

A man was arrested last night after he allegedly murdered his step-father during a domestic dispute.

People who live near False River say they're not scared; Flesh-eating bacteria in waterways

Many may be celebrating their holiday on the water, but be careful. One person has died and three others have been hospitalized from a flesh-eating bacteria on the Gulf Coast according to the Department of Health and Hospitals.

Law enforcement sends warning to gang members; when one goes down, the rest will follow

Law enforcement is sending a warning to gang members in Baton Rouge with the latest round of arrests; when one goes down, the rest will follow.

Family shocked by Fourth of July murder

A day that was supposed to be filled with family and laughter quickly crumbled Thursday morning for Annie McCarty when her brother-in-law, Ron Derison, was shot and killed.