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LA-1030 in Denham Springs to be closed to traffic for two weeks

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced that La.

Mid City Merchants to hold mini art hop on July 11

The third annual Mid City Merchants summer mini art hop, “A Mid City’s Night Dream”, will be held on Thursday, July 11, from 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Neighbors proud to have America Street renamed for Rev. Charles T. Smith

Rare is the occasion when people are proud to see the name America removed from something. But residents in Old South Baton Rouge are proud of the city's decision to change America St. into Rev. Charles T. Smith Dr.

Man put behind bars for 16-year old warrant

A tripped burglar alarm is responsible for putting one man behind bars after 16 years.

Speeding car goes airborne after crash; driver thrown into drainage canal

A man was killed early this morning after he crashed his vehicle. Officials say the man was speeding.

Metairie teen heads to Boston’s Berklee College for summer program

A Metairie teenager with a passion for music is getting the opportunity of a lifetime. He'll spend the summer in Boston studying music with the best. Oddly enough, he owes it all to Hurricane Katrina.

Local animal shelter keeps animals cool to prevent heat exhaustion

  South Louisiana can get downright uncomfortable in the summer and as bad as it is for us, it's even worse for man's best friend.

Clerk at dental office accused of forging bosses name to cash checks, steal money

A clerk at a local dentist office was arrested for allegedly forging her bosses name on company checks for her own personal gain.

Three tubers stranded during 4th of July outing; spent the night on a sandbar

Three people spent the night on a sandbar in Holden after they were stranded during a tubing trip.

Three underage drivers arrested during DWI crackdown for 4th of July holiday

Three underage women spent the 4th of July behind bars after they were caught drinking and driving, according to police reports.