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WANTED: CVS robber uses note to demand money

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for a man seen robbing the CVS located at 9608 Jefferson Hwy. this morning at approximately 1:00 a.m.

BRPD: Suspect used stolen NOPD handgun in fatal shooting on Evangeline

A Baton Rouge man was killed last night and a woman is in the hospital suffering from life threatening injuries. One suspect is in custody after he was found in possession of a stolen New Orleans Police Department service weapon.

Pelicans to host 2013 Draft party

New Orleans Pelicans fans can join in on the excitement of the upcoming NBA Draft as the team hosts its 2013 Draft Party presented by Harrah’s and Bud Light at Manning’s (519 Fulton St.) on Thursday, June 27.

Eight-year-old proves rare disease is merely a challenge to overcome

Mikayla Blunt knows she is not quite like everyone else. She has a bigger personality, and she is more controlling than her siblings and most of her peers.

Minden man dies in crash after running into a tree

A man has died after a fatal crash in Webster Parish. On June 18, at 8:02 p.m., Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop G responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 518 east of U.S. Highway 79.

BRPD looking for armed robbery suspect

The Baton Rouge Police Department needs the public's help in located a fugitive wanted on robbery charges. Johndell Taylor is wanted for Armed Robbery.

Man dies after crashing into train's tanker cars

One man is dead and another one is injured after colliding with a train in Ouachita Parish.

Hunters react to new laws on donating game

Hunters across the state are celebrating a victory, after the Governor signed two laws that will assist hunters in donating their game to charity.

Lawsuits continue to pile up in deadly plant explosion

Lawsuits continue to pile up for the Williams Olifen plant less than a week after a deadly explosion at its Geimser plant.

BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo announces new baby Colobus monkey

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is excited to announce the arrival of a new baby Colobus monkey, born overnight on June 11.