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Human trafficking: ‘It’s happening in your subdivision, but everybody is unaware'

You might think human trafficking only happens in other countries, but it's happening here in the United States and right here in Louisiana.

Judge approved Scotlandville sewer buyouts; meeting planned

Dozens of University Place residents will get to meet the real estate agents hired by the city-parish to assist them in moving away from the North Wastewater Treatment Plant.

College student could get date with former LSU track star Lolo Jones; promises date for 150,000 retweets of his request

A Georgia man has been promised by former LSU track star Lolo Jones that she will go on a date with him – but there’s a catch. Georgia State student Bubby Lyles, Jr. must get 150,000 retweets from of his date request.

Ponchatoula man arrested for making meth

A Ponchatoula man has been arrested after he was caught making methamphetamines in his residence.

Governor Jindal signs legislation to support ports and attract new companies to Louisiana

Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that supports Louisiana’s ports by expanding a tax cargo credit for certain port projects.

Port Allen faces new fiscal year with old budget, problems

Port Allen city officials are preparing to go into the new fiscal year starting on July 1 without a new budget.

50th annual Miss Louisiana Pageant week underway

The Miss Louisiana Scholarship Organization has kicked off the 50th annual Miss Louisiana pageant in Monroe.

A picture’s worth a thousand words…and possible jail time

Love can make even the most mature person do crazy things. Unfortunately, technology has created a growing problem among teens and young adults that can have very serious consequences.

Local couple sees big future for gay rights after Supreme Court ruling

After two decades together, one Baton Rouge couple IS thrilled with the Supreme Court decisions that were made Wednesday.

Seemingly 'cold case' ignites with arrest warrant for murder suspect

Authorities have arrested a murder suspect involved in a three-year-old shooting that claimed the life of a Shreveport man.