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Search for missing New Orleans teacher suspended

The search for missing teacher Terrilynn Monette has been suspended in New Orleans.

Father arrested for fatal beating, son still at large

A fatal beating has landed a father in jail; his son is still at large.

LSU faculty: 'No confidence' in university’s governing board

Faculty at LSU stated that they do not believe that the university’s governing board can make wise decisions.

Meth trail: No laws to enforce the cleaning of chemical exposure

One of the largest meth busts in East Baton Rouge Parish history occurred at a Baton Rouge condo on Monday, March 18.

State Police sergeant arrested for drug distribution

An eighteen-year veteran State Police sergeant was arrested Monday by troopers from the agency’s Bureau of Investigation and charged him with a variety of criminal violations including narcotics distribution

Governor brings hope and more questions to Bayou Corne

Bayou Corne residents finally saw some relief Tuesday March 19. They got a chance to meet face to face with the governor in Bayou Corne.

Local jobs report shows indicators of strong future growth

State officials celebrated the latest jobs numbers Monday, even though Louisiana's unemployment rate rose by 1.7 percent.

AG Buddy Caldwell: Google’s settlement with Louisiana is a victory for citizens’ privacy rights

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell said that Louisiana’s Constitution grants its citizens some of the strongest privacy rights in the country.

Jindal visits Bayou Corne, talks with sinkhole victims

Governor Boby Jindal has finally made his trip to visit the sinkhole-affected region in Bayou Corne. Many residents in the area say that this is the day they have been waiting for.

MISSING: Deputies seek Hammond man with connection to Baton Rouge

A Hammond man went missing over a week ago and officials are asking for the public’s assistance to locate him.