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Convicted sex offender who evaded police for 2 years found in possession of heroin

A convicted sex offender who has evaded police for roughly 2 years is back behind bars today.

Victims rights week

The East Baton Rouge District Attorney's Office has teamed up with local non profits to offer more help to victims of crime.

Rape cold case solved with DNA link to prisoner already serving life sentence in Angola

A man currently serving a life sentence in Angola was connected to the rape of two women over a decade ago.

LSU's Alex Bregman named quarterfinalist for Brooks Wallace Award as nation's top shortstop

LSU freshman Alex Bregman has been named to the 2013 Brooks Wallace Shortstop of the Year Award Watch List.

Man arrested for terrorizing after bomb threat at Wal Greens in Crowley

A man is locked up in the Acadia Parish Jail for allegedly making bomb threats.

Oil industry leaders meet at LSU to discuss continued issues related to BP oil spill

Today leaders in the oil industry from around the world were at LSU. They were there to find out what the school has learned from the millions in grant money they've gotten since the spill.

CATS CEO Brian Marshall has resigned effective immediately

Brain Marshall, the CEO of the Capital Area Transit System, has resigned.

Sheriff: Suspects responsible for shooting 2 women, 3 children are ‘cold-blooded killers’

The Jefferson Parish Sheriff had strong words today when describing in more detail a shooting that made victims of three children and two women.

Crime Victims' Rights Week to honor those impacted by violence

Local law enforcement and community leaders will spend the next week acknowledging those impacted by violence. National Crime Victims' Rights Week began Sunday and runs through Saturday.

Scott Fujita signs one-day contract with Saints; announces retirement from NFL

The New Orleans Saints announced today that linebacker Scott Fujita has signed a one-day contract with the team and will announce his retirement from professional football.