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More State Troopers mean more protection on the roadways

You may start seeing more State Troopers on the roads soon. This is in thanks to state lawmakers who budgeted funding for a new class of cadets.

Elevation project to prevent I-10 flooding around LaPlace during storm surge

A surge of floodwater detained even the most agile rescue crew from entering LaPlace during Hurricane Isaac.

Central pizza restaurant's buffet catches fire, damages building

A restaurant in Central caught fire late last night due to its buffet having electrical problems. The Central Fire Department was called to Zoe’s Pizza on Greenwell Springs Road on Monday, June 1 at 11:11 p.m.

LSU to host 7-on-7 passing and lineman camp July 20th

The LSU 7-on-7 Passing Camp will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2013 at the LSU’s Charles McClendon Practice Facility.

Baton Rouge officials looking for credit card thief

 Baton Rouge Police Detectives are attempting to identify a man wanted for credit card theft. The individual in the included photo is sitting in a vehicle at a local business drive through window on January 17, 2013.

State troopers urge responsible choices for upcoming Fourth of July holiday

State troopers urge responsible choices for upcoming Fourth of July holiday Photo provided by MGN Online LOCAL NEWS Louisiana State Police  

Louisiana's highways rank 35th in the nation

Louisiana's state highway system is ranked 35th in the nation in overall highway performance and efficiency in the latest Annual Highway Report by Reason Foundation.

Memorial ceremony to be held honoring fallen Arizona firefighters

A memorial ceremony will be held today to honor the 19 Arizona firefighters who were killed fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire in Yavapai County in Arizona.

Meeting with realtors brings optimism to neighbors of sewer plant

After decades of fighting, people who live in the University Place subdivision finally have a sense of hope.

Redlight cameras 'do they work' new report finds sometimes

A new study by the East Baton Rouge Department of Public Works found that the number of dangerous right angle crashes dropped 40 percent since redlight cameras went up; however, they also noticed the number of rear end accidents went up 4 perce