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Budget cut victims appeal to lawmakers

Victoria Howes is one of thousands of seniors relying on the Senior RX program, a program that could face elimination in the governor's proposed budget.

Nearly all applicants for BRPD chief have history with the department

According to the Civil Service Commission, 18 people have applied to become the new chief of the Baton Rouge Police Department.  

GRAPHIC VIDEO: Woman arrested for throwing two puppies off hotel balcony in New Orleans

WARNING: The video attached to this story could be considered disturbing to some viewers.

50 to 75 new jobs headed to Gonzales

People living in Gonzales are excited about 50 to 75 new jobs coming to the city.

Attempted rapist clubs woman with hammer

A man has been placed under arrest after striking a woman in her head with a hammer in an attempt to rape her.

LSU's O'Bryant puts NBA dreams on hold

LSU star basketball player Johnny O’Bryant III announced Tuesday that he will return to college for his junior year instead of pursuing a professional career.

Woman who lost control while changing lanes dies in crash

A Lutcher woman has died after losing control of her car while driving on the interstate.

WANTED: Warrant issued for man accused of murder in St. John parish

St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff's Office Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for Demond Baker, 33, in connection with a homicide that occurred in the early morning hours of April 7.

Baton Rouge drive-by shooter arrested on attempted murder charges

A Baton Rouge man has been arrested on attempted murder charges after committing a drive-by shooting in Baker.

Happy birthday wish from neighbor ends with arrest, trip to hospital

A visit from a neighbor to wish a man happy birthday ended with a trip to the hospital and an arrest. The feuding women reportedly threatened each other repeatedly in front of the suspect’s three children.