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Two personal care attendants charged with Medicaid fraud

Two personal care attendants have been charged with Medicaid fraud for filing false claims, announced Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Husband, wife arrested for operating meth lab out of Gonzales motel

A husband and wife are accused of operating a meth lab out of a local motel. The drug activity was discovered after a Probation and Parole agent went to arrest the husband for a violation.

Sheriff: 50-year-old man exposed himself to child, made rude remarks

A 50-year-old man was arrested for indecent behavior after he exposed himself to a child.

Fire forces 6 out of home, shuts down Jefferson during morning rush hour

Six people were forced out of their home early this morning after it caught fire for unknown reasons.

US-190 to experience lane closures until August

US 190, from JCT LA 1031 (Hatchell Lane in Denham Springs) to JCT LA 1029 (Corbin Road in Walker), will be under construction beginning today until August.

State Dems say Jindal's budget spurred bipartisanship in House

After the state legislature closed the 2013 regular session, lawmakers said they worked together better than they had in years.

LSU preps for Oklahoma and MLB draft

The LSU baseball team is preparing for their Super Regional match up with Oklahoma. But they’re also keeping an eye on the MLB draft. The two worlds collide this week as several Tigers are expecting to get selected.

Driver arrested for vehicular homicide in April crash

State Troopers have arrested a woman in conjunction with an April crash that claimed the life of a Patterson man.

I-10 cable barriers allow Inner Circle to jam on after crash in Baton Rouge

The reggae band Inner Circle will perform as scheduled tonight in California. However, a blown tire on the tour bus nearly prevented that from being a reality.

Geismar community alarmed by first shooting in years

One person is wanted, another is dead and a normally quiet community is rattled. Deputies say 18-year-old Richard Gauthier played a part in the first murder in the small town in decades.