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Police search for suspect in fatal shooting on North Sherwood Forest

Officials have confirmed that the coroner has been called to the scene of a shooting on North Sherwood Forest. We’re told one person was found shot to death at around 11:00 a.m. in the 2100 block of North Sherwood Forest.

LSU fans gearing up for Omaha; College World Series

LSU baseball fans are gearing up for the trip to Omaha this weekend. They're booking flights, rooms, and putting together budgets for food and tickets. For Chris Guillot, he said no matter the cost, he will be at the games.

Baker city council: 'We're broke'

The financial problems in Baker are worse than city leaders thought. And the budget they approved Tuesday night does nothing to solve them.

Baton Rouger man continues to fight state to get back his turtles

A Baton Rouge man is fighting the state to get his turtles back.

Rayville doctor arrested on narcotics distribution charges, writing illegal prescriptions

UPDATE: After further investigation, Dr.

Body of missing man recovered in Grand Isle; officials suspect drowning

The body of a man reported missing from Labadieville was recovered yesterday in Grand Isle. Although an autopsy will have to confirm the cause of death, officials believe he drowned.

WANTED: Suspect identified for hitting woman with handgun during robbery

A warrant was issued today for the arrest of a man accused of robbing a woman and hitting her in the head with a handgun. The Lafayette Police Department has issued a warrant for the arrest of Dexter Trahan, 31, of Duson.

2013 Legislative session showed great unity, missed some key issues

The legislative session may be in the books, but analysts said the session was almost historic.

Mid City gets a new mural thanks to the Walls Project

Thanks to the efforts of the Walls Project, the arts district of Baton Rouge will celebrate the completion of a new public mural with a free celebration on Thursday.

Brusly officials want to curb red light runners, traffic cameras an option

Bad drivers in Brusly beware. Town officials are looking at new ways to stop red light runners. The council is considering adding traffic cameras to help cut down on accidents in the town.