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Homeowner shot during robbery attempt in St. Martinville; suspects wanted

The victim of a home invasion is recovering in the hospital after being shot early this morning.

BP agrees to pay $340 million for restoration projects

Governor Bobby Jindal announced that BP has agreed to fund approximately $340 million in restoration projects for Louisiana.

Woman reveals her own crime while attempting to file complaint on accomplice

Police catch criminals. Criminals confess to crimes. It’s not too often that police catch a criminal who asks for an officer’s help while committing a crime. But that’s exactly what landed a woman behind bars this weekend.

Detectives seek identity of woman attempting to use stolen checks

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for a woman seen attempting to use stolen checks at the Wal-Mart located at 5801 Main Street in Zachary on March 17 and again on March 28.

Louisiana sees record agriculture earnings at $11 billion

Agriculture in Louisiana has had a record year, and now the numbers are out that prove it.

Narcotic agents recover $60,000 worth of various drugs after high speed chase

A narcotics investigation came to an end after the suspect crashed his car attempting to avoid deputies. Investigators recovered roughly $60,000 worth of illegal narcotics from his vehicle.

Lawmakers deny Jindal proposal to cut budgets of domestic violence programs

Three budget amendments approved by the House Committee on Appropriations would reject proposed reductions in funding for programs that fight domestic violence in Louisiana.

Tip from LSU student helps police capture man accused of church burglary

On April 17, 2013, LSU Police released images of a male wanted in connection to multiple thefts on the campus of LSU where personal electronics were stolen.

EBR breakaway school district clears senate finance committee

The breakaway school district is one step closer to being created. Today a senate finance committee cleared the bill that allows for money to be given to the district if it's made.

Convicted felon arrested for fatal early morning shooting in Bayou Vista

A convicted felon was quickly arrested for allegedly shooting and killing an 18-year-old in Bayou Vista this morning.