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65-year-old man arrested for murder in Denham Springs

A 65-year-old man was arrested for the murder of a Baton Rouge man.

45-year-old man dies after being ejected from pickup truck

A 45-year-old man died last night after he hit a utility pole. The driver was not wearing his seatbelt and was ejected from his truck.

Major legislation still set for debate just days before session's end

With just a few days left until the official end of this year’s session lawmakers still have a few big pieces of legislation to take up.

White Castle ferry closing June 28, drivers are outraged

Drivers who depend on the White Castle Ferry to go to work will soon have to miles out of their way to get around the river.

Two men arrested after fatal shooting

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a shooting that occurred at the intersection of Lowes Ln. and Old Baton Rouge Hwy. that occurred just after midnight on Saturday.

Livingston Parish Sheriff's Deputies looking for missing Watson man

Deputies with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office are asking for help locating William Shane Bryan,44. Bryan was last seen at his home on Jones Road in Watson on Saturday night.

AG Buddy Caldwell urges citizens to prepare for Hurricane Season

The 2013 hurricane season, which starts today (June 1), is expected to be an above-average, active season, according to several seasonal reports. Attorney General Buddy Caldwell urges citizens to make necessary preparations well in advance.

Central schools rank #2 for overall student performance in grades 3-8, third graders earn state’s top rank

The Central Community School System once again ranks among the state’s highest performing public schools, finishing No.

The Bayou Classic announces 2013 schedule of events to celebrate 40th Annual Event

The Bayou Classic announced their official schedule of events today for the upcoming series of events beginning November 26, 2013.

Three area graduating seniors win National Merit scholarships

The National Merit Scholarship Corporation announced this week that about 2,500 graduating seniors across the United States are winners of National Merit Scholarships financed by U.S. colleges and universities.