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A month closer to peak of hurricane season

Typically, July is a quiet month during the Atlantic Hurricane season. According to the National Hurricane Center, the season does not peak until mid-August and will stay active through late-October.

Alex Bregman wins 2013 Brooks Wallace National Shortstop of the Year Award

-- The College Baseball Hall of Fame announced Saturday that LSU freshman Alex Bregman is the winner of the 2013 Brooks Wallace National Shortstop of the Year Award.

Pelicans unveil court for 2013-14 season

The New Orleans Pelicans unveiled the first ever rebranded New Orleans Arena court design for the upcoming 2013-14 season on Pelicans.com. Attached is an illustration of the new Pelicans court design.

Tow Truck operator dies following hit-and-run crash on shoulder of I-10

A Guy’s Towing tow truck operator has died and a Texas man is in jail for vehicular homicide following an early morning hit-and-run crash on I-10 near Breaux Bridge investigated by Troop I.

Police investigating overnight shooting

Baton Rouge Police are investigating a shooting that happened overnight sunday in the 1600 block of E. Walker Court.

Police investigating an overnight shooting

Baton Rouge Police are investigating a shooting that happened overnight sunday in the 1600 block of E. Walker Court.

Ex-parish president's sons arrested in arson investigation

Walker police arrested John Grimmer,33 and Aaron Grimmer,31, sons of Ex-Livingston Parish President Mike Grimmer, after they told police they set fire to some of their stepmom's stuff.

Curious chess set causes big scene in Mandeville

Mandeville Police responded to the call of a suspicious package placed on the front doorstep of a former IRS agent. The package turned out to be a chess set.

Summer means soaring temperatures and potential life-threatening heatstroke for pets

Now that summer is here, it’s good to remember that pets require special care to avoid heatstroke.

Five arrested as part of 'Operation No Show'

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is continuing its efforts in the parish to arrest individuals that are failing to appear in court after being arrested on felony and misdemeanor criminal charges.