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Minden man defrauds businesses, sells fake newspaper ads

A Minden man was transferred to Caddo Correctional Center for allegedly selling bogus newspaper ads in the area.

Man wanted for January murder in Baton Rouge found in Lafayette

Baton Rouge detectives have found a man wanted in the January 5 murder of Keith Matthews. Fugitive Shingo Edwards has been arrested. Crime Stoppers received information that Edwards was at a hotel in Lafayette.

Board of Supervisors approves F. King Alexander to lead LSU

The LSU Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the appointment of F.

Change would remove obstacles to serving alcohol in BREC parks

A change in policy would make it easier for people to serve alcohol at events in BREC facilities.

Earl K. Long to close in April

Earl K. Long will close in three weeks after three years of planning by LSU. Most of the hospital's services will be transferred to Our Lady of the Lake.

Central Thruway nearing completion

The Department of Public Works said it won't be much longer until people in Central have easier access to I-12. The Central Thruway is in the final stages of being built.

Google hosts small business workshop in Baton Rouge

Hundreds of local small business owners have a leg up on the competition thanks to one of the biggest companies in the world. Google held a pair of workshops today aimed at growing small businesses in the Baton Rouge area.

Louisiana State Police honor fallen Trooper

Louisiana State Police have honored the memory of a fallen trooper, Francis C. Zinna. He was killed while on duty 55 years ago. Louisiana State Police have relased a statement:

Ochsner opens Women's Services Center in Plaquemine

Women in Iberville Parish now have more options for their healthcare. Ochsner officials cut the ribbon on a new Women's Services Center in Plaquemine.

Man arrested 22 years after allegedly raping, killing, aunt

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office arrested a man it believes kidnapped his aunt in 1990, raped and killed her, then dumped her body in a lake.