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Donaldsonville man shot in head at apartment complex, suspect sought

Authorities are looking for a suspect wanted in conjunction with the shooting of a 19-year-old Donaldsonville man.

LSU supervisors awarded $1.3M in scholarships last year

Local universities struggle with budget cuts every year, and students are forced to pay more to attend class.

Authorities investigating fatal officer-involved shooting in Lafayette

State officials are investigating an officer-invovled shooting that took place during the early evening hours of June 14.

Man arrested on third DWI charge after attempting to report his crashed car as 'stolen'

A Ponchatoula man has been arrested on his third DWI charge. On July 14, 2013, at approximately 12:30 a.m., deputies responded to a single vehicle crash on Pleasant Ridge Rd. Ext. in Hammond.

WANTED: Deputies search for man wanted for rape of juvenile, additional warrants

Deputies are asking for help to locate a man who is wanted for the rape of a juvenile, as well as additional active warrants.

Honeywell plant announces expansion plan: safety remains main concern

Another big announcement about our ever expanding Louisiana economy!

New jobs: Honeywell makes $208 million investment to create 4 production plants in Louisiana

Baton Rouge, Shreveport, and Geismar will gain new jobs with average salaries of $68,300 plus benefits. The jobs are due to a $208 million investment by Honeywell to create four new production plants.

New Orleans man claims $1 million Powerball prize

Roddy Palazzo, Jr. claimed the $1 million Powerball prize from the July 10 drawing.

Two homes, one business catch fire in Baton Rouge overnight; one suspected to be arson

Two homes and an office building were damages by fires during the early morning hours of July 15.

Man dies after being ejected from car during crash

A St. James man was killed after his vehicle overturned, throwing him from his car. The incident happened shortly after 9:00 p.m. on July 13 on LA 3219 in St. James Parish.