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Man pleas guilty to defrauding state’s tax program for film industry

A man pled guilty today to defrauding the state’s film tax credit program.

Powerball jackpot increased to $360 Million, third largest in history

The Powerball jackpot for the May 15 drawing climbed to $360 million Tuesday, the third largest Powerball jackpot of all time.

Slidell man found with stolen weapons, body armor, drugs

After conducting a search warrant on the afternoon of May 10, Slidell Police recovered stolen firearms, assault rifles, body armor, and narcotics at the home of Christopher Bass, 24.

Brett Gerald’s sentenced reduced to 35 years from 70 after Judge’s ruling

Jail time was reduced by half for the drunk driver convicted of causing a crash that killed 7 people.

Junior high teacher arrested for indecent behavior with former student

A junior high teacher was arrested for allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with her former student.

Parents worried about future of Belfair Elementary School

Parents and with their school board members spoke out Monday night about their concerns for the future of Belfair Elementary School.

Work to fix berm begins

Texas Brine crews went back to work today to plug up holes in the levee around a massive sinkhole in Bayou Corne.

Southern’s softball staff let go due to consecutive underperforming

After 16 years as head coach for the Lady Jags, Nancy Marshal was let go.

Honor for the lives lost: National Peace Officers week

In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week.

Bonnie and Clyde hit Downtown Baton Rouge

Film crews with the mini series Bonnie and Clyde took over Third Street in Downtown Baton Rouge.