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Two women wanted for using stolen credit card at Family Dolar store

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for two women that made unauthorized charges using a stolen credit card from the Family Dollar store located at 6180 Plank Rd on February 28, 2013 at approximately 4:00 p.m.

AMBER ALERT: Dangerous biological parents abduct children, possibly armed

The biological parents of two children are on the run after they abducted their biological children from Florida. State Police say they have ties to the Slidell area and they should be considered armed and dangerous.

AG to Powerhouse Gym Members: File a claim

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell urges consumers adversely affected by Baton Rouge’s Powerhouse Gym to file a claim with the Louisiana Department of Justice’s Consumer Protection section.

WANTED: Police seek Prairieville burglars

Ascension Parish Major Kevin Hanna is asking for the public’s help identifying suspects responsible for burglarizing several motor homes and storage units at “A Store All Storage Rentals” on U. S.

Leak at Chalmette refinery believed to be source of chemical smell in NO area

A lingering chemical odor throughout the New Orleans area is being attributed to a refinery leak. The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality and the Coast Guard are currently investigating the cause of the incident.

Slaughter says lack of involvement in process to blame for SUV controversy

A new SUV for the Port Allen Fire Department would cost $30,000 dollars. Some city leaders think the mayor's refusal to pay for it will cost the city a lot more.

Gas found underneath homes in Bayou Corne near sinkhole site

Assumption Parish Emergency Officials confirm that gas was found underneath two homes and a shed in Bayou Corne.

Gulf grouper recreational season officially opens

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council reminds anglers that the recreational harvest of shallow-water groupers - except for gag - reopened on April 1 in the federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

Attorney General’s Office helps celebrate Baton Rouge Bike to Work Week

In recognition of the upcoming Baton Rouge Bike to Work Week, which runs from April 15-19, the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office will take part in several bike-related activities to raise awareness of bike laws, safety and health benefi

Erosion impacting historic Poverty Point site, Dardenne seeks funding

Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne toured the Poverty Point State Historic Site to see firsthand the erosion caused by Harlin Bayou.