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Southern hopes police visibility will create trust, safer community

Dozens of police officers and sheriff's deputies converged on Southern University Wednesday evening. Nothing was wrong, but by showing up, they hope to keep students safe and happy all year long.

Thieves steal 5 lawnmowers, trailer from Hammond business

Deputies need your help finding the people who robbed a business in Hammond. Thieves cut a large hole in the fence at Start Equipment on the East I-55 Service Road, around 12:41 a.m. on August 5, 2014.

VIDEO: Man burglarizes 7 unlocked cars in Prairieville subdivision

Deputies are looking for a white man who was caught on video burglarizing a car in Prairieville.

Latest common core ruling means no changes in Louisiana classrooms

Nothing will change in Louisiana's classrooms. That's the message from the state's top teacher.

BR faith leaders join forces in light of 7-year-old shooting death

A community is still in mourning tonight after a 7-year-old boy was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting. A group of faith leaders came together to try to come up with a solution to all this violence.

LSP arrests Denham Springs man, DWI, possession of Meth

Denham Springs – On Thursday, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop “A” arrested 47 year old David K. Poole of Denham Springs for 3rd offense DWI along with several other charges.

APSO arrests BR man for July 2014 car burglaries in Geismar

A Baton Rouge man is now in jail for a rash of car burglaries in Geismar.

Johnson accepts offer to join Georgia program

Southern University head track and field coach Brian Johnson has accepted a position as the assistant track coach and recruiting coordinator at the University of Georgia.

Future of driving technology, v2v, being studied at LSU

The future of driving technology is being developed inside a small lab at LSU, and it will change the way you see the road. It is called v2v, or vehicle-to-vehicle communication.

Tigers returning from baseball summer leagues, begin classes August 25

LSU baseball players that participated in summer collegiate leagues are returning to Baton Rouge, ready to begin fall semester classes on Monday, August 25.