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Banned shoplifter booked into prison after making daughter accomplice to crime

A Baton Rouge woman with a history of shoplifting landed behind bars after making her daughter an accomplice to her crime.

Theft of Mountain Dew ends with arrest for battery on a police officer

A man accused of stealing two 12 packs of Mountain Dew is now locked up for battery on a police officer.

Flasher at Pizza Hut arrested for exposing himself to woman in parking lot

A Mandeville man was arrested for obscenity after he allegedly exposed himself to a woman in the parking lot of a Pizza Hut.

New facility to provide more assistance to Zachary families in need

The Zachary Food Pantry is moving into a new home thanks to grants and some generous donations.

Summer means kids out of school and teens on the road

With most schools out for the summer, the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission reminds motorists and parents that more children will be playing near streets and teenage drivers will be spending more time behind the wheel.

Six year old girl in critical condition after boating incident on Natalbany River

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents are investigating a boating incident that took place on the Natalbany River in Tangipahoa Parish on June 9.

Homicide victim crashed vehicle after being shot in the head; suspect wanted

A 33-year-old man died Monday morning after he was shot by an unknown gunman.

Convicted felon charged with murder after shooting a man over dice game

A convicted felon was arrested after he allegedly shot and killed a man following a dice game.

Why did the chickens and roosters head down I-12

Midway between Baton Rouge and New Orleans along Interstate 12 is a little spot with a lot of chickens.