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Parents worried about future of Belfair Elementary School

Parents and with their school board members spoke out Monday night about their concerns for the future of Belfair Elementary School.

Work to fix berm begins

Texas Brine crews went back to work today to plug up holes in the levee around a massive sinkhole in Bayou Corne.

Southern’s softball staff let go due to consecutive underperforming

After 16 years as head coach for the Lady Jags, Nancy Marshal was let go.

Honor for the lives lost: National Peace Officers week

In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week.

Bonnie and Clyde hit Downtown Baton Rouge

Film crews with the mini series Bonnie and Clyde took over Third Street in Downtown Baton Rouge.

Port Allen mayor vetoed new department heads list

Port Allen Mayor Deedy Slaughter vetoed a new ordinance that would redefine who are the city's department heads.

LSU needs more than $100M to finalize hospital privatization plan

The true cost of shutting down Earl K. Long Memorial Hospital is just emerging.

O.J. Simpson begins bid for new trial

Disgraced football legend O.J. Simpson was in a Las Vegas courtroom Monday in a bid to get his robbery, assault and kidnapping convictions thrown out.

REMINDER: Don’t forget to file your state taxes; due May 15

The deadline for filing 2012 Louisiana Individual Income Tax returns is Wednesday, May 15.

Sharing the road: Cyclists share dangers, horror stories of road

You’ve seen the memorials around town and heard the horror stories, but local cyclists say drivers are not phased.