Local News

New police station coming to Brusly

The town of Brusly is about to get a new police station; that's according to the town's Mayor Joey Normand.

Kinchen's closing after 56 years of business

The Albany landmark 'Kinchen's Department Store' is about to shut down for good. The owners are high school sweethearts who say after more than 56 years in business, it's time to say goodbye to customers they love so much.

New officers ready to take on crime in Baton Rouge

27 new police officers will soon be hitting the streets of the Capitol City, after successfully graduating from the Baton Rouge Police Department’s training program.

Residents are not excited for Lee Dr. closure

Get ready for big slow downs on lee drive. Starting Monday, July 8th part of Lee Dr. from Boone to Bluebell will be closed.

Burglars take tires, rims from Duplessis GMC in Gonzales

Gonzales Detectives are currently asking for the public’s assistance regarding the theft of four tires and rims from a 2008 GMC Yukon that was parked at Duplessis GMC located at 2522 S Burnside Ave in Gonzales.

Second suspect arrested in connection to murder of Louisiana rapper Lil Snupe

A second suspect has been arrested in connection to the death of a Louisiana rapper, officials say.

No fatal crashes in EBR Parish over 4th of July weekend; 5 statewide

During the 2013 Fourth of July holiday weekend, Louisiana State Police investigated 5 fatal crashes resulting in 6 deaths. Three of the six people killed were not wearing seat belts and one of the crashes involved impairment.

LSU RB Jeremy Hill formally charged with simple battery, will be arraigned Friday

LSU football running back Jeremy Hill was formally charged with simple battery Monday. Hill was arrested on April 27, 2013 outside of Reggie’s Bar in Tigerland.

Louisiana State Penitentiary donates guard tower to new Smithsonian museum in D.C.

One historical piece of Louisiana will soon be represented in Washington D.C. The more than 100 year-old guard tower from Louisiana State Penitentiary's Camp H is being donating to a new Smithsonian Museum.

Tropical Storm Chantal propels toward Caribbean Sea

Tropical Storm Chantal continues its speedy journey west-northwest, toward the eastern edge of the Caribbean Sea, Monday afternoon.