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LSU preps for Oklahoma and MLB draft

The LSU baseball team is preparing for their Super Regional match up with Oklahoma. But they’re also keeping an eye on the MLB draft. The two worlds collide this week as several Tigers are expecting to get selected.

Driver arrested for vehicular homicide in April crash

State Troopers have arrested a woman in conjunction with an April crash that claimed the life of a Patterson man.

I-10 cable barriers allow Inner Circle to jam on after crash in Baton Rouge

The reggae band Inner Circle will perform as scheduled tonight in California. However, a blown tire on the tour bus nearly prevented that from being a reality.

Geismar community alarmed by first shooting in years

One person is wanted, another is dead and a normally quiet community is rattled. Deputies say 18-year-old Richard Gauthier played a part in the first murder in the small town in decades.

Red Cross to accept tornado relief donations at Super Regional

The American Red Cross will be on hand at Alex Box Stadium this weekend for the NCAA Super Regional baseball games to take donations for tornado relief in the state of Oklahoma.

Multiple suspects sought in Geismar homicide case

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in solving a homicide in Geismar. Detectives are searching for a number of suspects and two suspect vehicles.

BRPD investigating shooting at College Drive apartment complex

The Baton Rouge Police Department is currently investigating an apartment complex on College Drive.

Man indicted for raping 7-year-old boy, exposing him to AIDS virus

A 29-year-old Carencro man has been indicted for allegedly raping a child and knowingly exposing him to the AIDS virus.

Two women arrested for forging prescriptions

Two Livingston Parish women have been arrested after using forged prescriptions to get pharmaceuticals from an Ascension Parish pharmacy.

2-alarm warehouse fire caused by electrical malfunction; ruled accident

Investigators have determined that an electrical malfunction is to blame for causing a 2-alarm fire at the Associated Grocers warehouse facility near Bluebonnet.