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LSP could see first new cadet class since 2009

The number of Louisiana State Troopers on the road has been dwindling since 2009, they're now down over 200 troopers thanks to retirement.

Skip Bertman to be honored as part of SEC Baseball Legends Class

Featuring former standouts from Southeastern Conference member institutions, the SEC Baseball Legends Presented by AT&T will be honored at the 2013 SEC Baseball Tournament May 21-26 at the Hoover Met in Hoover, Alabama.

Women rally at State Capitol in support of Medicaid expansion

Women across the state are calling for help and more healthcare. They're asking for more access to health options, and they say lawmakers can help.

Two Gonzales residents booked on drug charges

A man and woman in Ascension Parish have been booked on numerous drug-related charges.

Parents continue to fight for and against breakaway school district

The proposed constitutional amendment that creates a new Southeast School District in Baton Rouge passed through the House Education committee in a ten to six vote. It's something parents on both sides have very strong feelings about.

Ascension Parish officials searching for serial thief

The Ascension Parish Sheriffs Office is looking for serial thief Orland Cepadro Tackno.

LSU to hold graduation ceremonies on May 16,17

Approximately 3,772 students are expected to graduate during LSU’s 280th commencement exercises on Thursday, May 16, and Friday, May 17.

Actors, film executives, politicians praise film tax credit compromise

Actors and film executives celebrated the continued health of their industry Tuesday.

Morgan City man allegedly shakes infant son, causing critical brain injuries

A Morgan City father is behind bars after allegedly shaking his 3 and 1/2 month old baby and landing him in the hospital.

Bad temper lands Hammond man behind bars after routine traffic stop

A Hammond man racked up some additional charges during a routine traffic stop after he yelled and cursed at deputies.