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Big black bears in the backyard

People living in Patterson say there is a big bear problem in their city. They're frustrated Louisiana black bears keep coming in to their yards and littering their lawns.

Latest generation of Red Cross response vehicles being undergoes final testing

The latest generation of Red Cross response vehicles has arrived. The newest in emergency response took five years to secure. Although it’s not in service yet, it’s being tested right here in south Louisiana.

Former LSU football player Charles Scott found not guilty of sexual battery

After two days of testimony and arguments, a judge ruled former LSU star football player Charles Scott not guilty of sexual battery Wednesday.

Single vehicle crash in St. Mary Parish claims two lives

A single vehicle crash on LA Highway 182 at Sun Road claimed the lives of two men on March 19.

Billy Graham Ministries brings 'My Hope America' to Baton Rouge

Pastors and religious leaders came together today to learn about how to spread the word of Jesus Christ with help from Billy Graham Ministries.

New fire station on Choctaw is open for business

A fire station in Baton Rouge has got a new home yesterday.

Service providers look at what Jindal's tax plan could mean for their bottom line

If the legislature passes Governor Jindal’s proposed tax plan dozens of services people use every day like hair styling, tanning, nail services and tattoos could have a sales tax tacked on.

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.