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Baker trio could face 30 years in jail for possession of 100 lbs of marijuana

A career criminal, his wife and business partner are all behind bars tonight facing 30 years in jail for allegedly selling a massive amount of drugs in the Baker area.

Boil advisory issued for portions of Iberville Parish

A boil alert advisory has been issued for Iberville Parish Water District 3 customers located on Hwy. 992-3 (Tenant Road) from Highway 75 (Belleview Road) to Hwy.

Saints agree to terms with tackle Jason Smith

The New Orleans Saints announced today that they have agreed to terms with free agent tackle Jason Smith on a one-year contract. The announcement was made by Saints’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.

Local meat packing company recalling over 20,000 pounds of deli meat

Manda Packing Company, a Baker, La., establishment, is recalling approximately 20,166 pounds of cooked roast beef deli meat due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S.

Naked man involved in crash fights with deputy, gets tased

Troopers are currently investigating a bizarre officer-involved shooting incident that began with a traffic crash and ended with a naked man being tased.

Jindal to visit New Hampshire, stoking 2016 speculation

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal will headline a GOP fundraiser next month in New Hampshire, a move that will fuel speculation he is seriously eyeing a bid for the Republican presidential nomination.

Domestic dispute escalates into murder-suicide near Hoo Shoo Too Road

The East Baton Rouge Sherrif's Department reported that a domestic disturbance on the 9000 block of Redman Lake Dr., off Hoo Shoo Too Rd., turned violent around 8:20 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10.

Hit-and-run suspect turns himself in to police; victim remains in critical condition

A Hammond man was arrested after he turned himself into police for hitting a pedestrian and fleeing the scene.

MISSING: Donaldsonville man last seen by family members in February

A 45-year-old Donaldsonville man has been reported missing according to Major Kevin Hanna of the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

One arrested for killing Baton Rouge man; second suspect wanted

One man has been arrested and a second suspect is wanted for allegedly shooting a Baton Rouge man to death while he was sitting on his front porch.