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State Police: No boat trailer inspection sticker enforcement initiative

There has been chatter in social media regarding an enforcement initiative by State Police on boat trailer inspection stickers. There are rumors of Troopers issuing hundreds of citations at boat launches in South Louisiana.

Pelicans acquire Tyreke Evans and Jeff Withey In three-team trade

The New Orleans Pelicans acquired guard Tyreke Evans from the Sacramento Kings and center Jeff Withey from the Portland Trail Blazers in a three-team trade, it was announced today by General Manager Dell Demps.

Two-year-old son rolls window up onto neck while in left in vehicle; mother arrested

A Denham Springs mother has been arrested after her son choked himself by rolling up a window onto his neck while she was visiting with a friend.

Baton Rouge house fire ravages carport, attic; causes over $200,000 in damage

A Baton Rouge home caught for unknown reasons this morning. Firefighters received a called in reference to a house fire at a home in the 1000 block of Briarhurst around 6:13 a.m.

Walker Police asking public to donate more uniforms

The Walker Police Department is having trouble collecting school uniforms for children there.

WANTED: Man attempts to steal roofing tin from Gonzales hardware store

Authorities are searching for a man that tried to illegally purchase tin roofing using a corporate account from a Lowe's in Gonzales.

'Jades Flowers' makes huge mark on community, after donating thousands to homeless animals

Over one hundred homeless dogs and countless cats across Livingston Parish are looking for a forever home. "I've always loved animals since I was like 4," said Jade Micthell.

WANTED: Deputies seek attempted murder suspect

The St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office needs the public's help finding a suspect wanted for a shooting at a night club on May 25. Roncarlos Damon Mickens, 21, has an active warrant for attempted second degree murder.

Port Allen council rejects ordinance to reinstate mayor's higher salary

Mayor Demetric "Deedy" Slaughter expects a pay raise, but she will not get it just yet.

Murder suspect denied request for new lawyers

A judge is denying Arimis Jackson's request for new lawyers. Jackson is accused of shooting Alexandra and Ariana Engler during a burglary in 2010. The murder took place in Beauregard Town.