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DOTD works with locals to extend LA Swift one extra month

DOTD has announced that LA Swift, the bus service that runs between New Orleans and Baton Rouge that was initiated after Hurricane Katrina, will be extended one month until July 31 to allow local entities the opportunity to formalize a plan for

LSU Track & Field alums advance to semifinals to USA Outdoor Championships

LSU Track & Field alumni were a perfect 4-for-4 in the first round of qualifying during Thursday’s opener at the 2013 USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships while earning a spot in Friday’s semifinal action at Drake Stadium

EBRSO narcotics warrant roundup nets nine arrests

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office Narcotics division, along with Warrants and the Emergency Services Unit, conducted a round-up yesterday to pick up various suspects that have been obtaining or attempting to obtain drugs through fraud

New Orleans man makes name for himself with unique 'Egg Art'

A Louisiana man is making a big statement with his very different style of art. He uses eggs to create art masterpieces. John Lamouranne really is a one of a kind artist.

LSU men's basketball team adds transfer Hornsby

The LSU Athletics Department received and confirmed Wednesday the signed Southeastern Conference scholarship papers for transfer men’s basketball player Keith Hornsby from Williamsburg, Va.

Parents and educators discuss ways to revamp diplomas

Getting a High School degree these days is getting more and more complicated, but the state's top education official is looking to streamline the process for your students.

Louisiana rapper Lil Snupe killed in Winnfield

A Louisiana-based rapper was shot and killed last night in Winnfield, La.

Fugitive escapes Welsh Police at station, still on the run

A man that escaped police custody in Welsh after being brought in is on the run. Damien Guidry, 33, was arrested after being pulled over by authorities for a federal warrant on July 19.

WANTED: CVS robber uses note to demand money

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for a man seen robbing the CVS located at 9608 Jefferson Hwy. this morning at approximately 1:00 a.m.

BRPD: Suspect used stolen NOPD handgun in fatal shooting on Evangeline

A Baton Rouge man was killed last night and a woman is in the hospital suffering from life threatening injuries. One suspect is in custody after he was found in possession of a stolen New Orleans Police Department service weapon.