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Family and friends ask for answers in North Baton Rouge shooting

Charles Kimber got news Saturday night no uncle should ever have to hear.

Center of the sinkhole reaches 750 feet deep

Assumption Parish emergency officials say they've now got a better idea just how deep the center of the massive sinkhole is in Bayou Corne.

Police search for driver in hit and run

Baton Rouge Police have arrested the man wanted in connection to a hit and run driver which  seriously injured a Baton Rouge Police Officer and a civilian early Saturday morning.

SAFETY TIPS: Learn how to avoid being the victim of a crime before setting out for your vacation

Summer is in full swing and that means many will take a vacation. Below are some tips provided by the New Orleans Police Department that could help make sure your trip stays a safe and happy one. On The Road

The New York Times travels from the bottom of the boot to the top of the map

The New York Times is documenting a cross-country road trip. Rather than going the traditional coast to coast route, this trip is started at the bottom of the boot and will continue all the way to the top of the map.

Lafayette grandparents arrested for kidnapping; child returned in good health

The grandparents of a 3-year-old boy were both arrested for trying to keep the child out of state’s custody.

Crowley man sentenced for robbing Natchitoches Parish Post Office

United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that Ricky J. Scott, 44, of Crowley, La., was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. District Court Judge Dee D.

Police investigating triple homicide in west Shreveport

Detectives are investigating the violent deaths of three people at a home in West Shreveport Thursday night. Police were called to a house in the 4900 block of Gloria Drive at 9:45 p.m. for a shooting.

Bossier man sentenced to 36 months for stealing more than $500,000 with ‘shell’ companies

United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that Murlin D. Graham, 37, of Bossier City, La., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Donald E. Walter to 36 months in prison and three years of supervised release.

Mosquito numbers drop in East Baton Rouge

East Baton Rouge Parish Mosquito Abatement and Rodent Control officials said they are seeing less mosquitoes in their traps this year.