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Sulphur man arrested for repeated sexual battery of 6-year-old girl

On June 17, the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint regarding David K.

Game change in Bayou Corne, lawyers now required in buyout process

Time is up in Bayou Corne. Texas Brine can no longer talk about buyouts directly with people living there.

Man arrested for cyberstalking after posting threatening comments on Facebook

A Baton Rouge man was arrested for cyberstalking after he posted threatening comments online regarding the desire to rape a woman.

Trial next step in lawsuit against Port Allen mayor

A lawsuit between Port Allen Mayor Deedy Slaughter and the city's chief financial officer Audrey McCain is going to trial.

Mayor and newly appointed chief hopeful about department's future

It was an emotional day for now BRPD police chief Carl Dabadie. He is now the official 27th police chief of the department.

Hitting it big at the pump: Iberia Bank gives five random drivers free gas

A few very lucky people got a nice surprise Wednesday at the pump. They got some free gas and its all thanks to Iberia Bank.

Change to Louisiana Safe Haven Law extends cutoff age to 60 days

Effective August 1, a parent can use the Louisiana Safe Haven law to relinquish a baby up until they are 60 days old. Previously the age limit was 30 days.

People who depend on LA Swift take their last ride

It was an emergency fix that lasted nearly 8 years. The LA Swift bus service made its final trips between Baton Rouge and New Orleans Wednesday.

Investigation continues into drowning death of teen at water park; name released

An investigation surrounding the death of a 14-year-old boy at a water park in Denham Springs continues today. Investigators say it could be several days before it’s complete.