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Redlight cameras 'do they work' new report finds sometimes

A new study by the East Baton Rouge Department of Public Works found that the number of dangerous right angle crashes dropped 40 percent since redlight cameras went up; however, they also noticed the number of rear end accidents went up 4 perce

Louisiana deputies team with England Police to arrest child predator

Following an extensive two and a half year investigation by the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office Vice Division Unit, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) of Lake Charles, and the Devon and Cornwall Police (UK), Mark Warren Noyes, 46, L

3-year-old child brought to hospital with burns, bruises, bite marks; man arrested

A 24-year-old man was arrested for cruelty after a child he was caring for was treated at the hospital for burns and other injuries.

25-year-old man drowns while swimming during camp party in Cocodrie

A 25-year-old man drowned during a party at a camp site in Cocodrie.

Entergy: 'If someone demands payment, hang up the phone'

There have been multiple reports of a scam targeting Entergy customers in Louisiana.

Woman accused of violent physical attack on stepdaughter; striking her daughter

The stepmother of a Baton Rouge teen was arrested this weekend after she allegedly brutally attacked the girl during an argument about cleaning chores. She is also accused of physically striking her own daughter after the first altercation.

Demolition of Lee High looked at as bittersweet for local alumni

The demolition of Lee High School here in Baton Rouge is underway. When it's done it will be a new type of school for hundreds of kids all across the parish.

WANTED: Police looking for robbery suspect

Baton Rouge Police Detectives are attempting to identify the individual in the photo attached to this story. He is accused of robbing the Simpson’s Chevron, 1334 Florida Blvd on June 26, 2013 around 6:35 a.m.

New EBR Sheriff's Office location more convenient for the public

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Department has a new home, and it will be more convenient for the people of East Baton Rouge. Well, that's their hope anyway.

Commissioner orders La. flags at half-staff following death of 19 Arizona firefighters

Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry (LDAF) Commissioner Mike Strain, D.V.M., has ordered all flags to be flown at half-staff at LDAF facilities throughout the state until July 5, 2013 following the deaths of 19 Arizona wildland fir