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Slidell woman killed while trying to escape vehicle stuck on train tracks

A Slidell woman died last night after her vehicle became stuck in the gravel by the railroad tracks. Officials say this is the second death in two months due to a train collision.

Former IRS manager at Baton Rouge office convicted for public corruption

A former manager for the IRS’s Baton Rouge office pled guilty today to a public corruption charge.

LSU's Jeremy Hill suspended from team for off-campus fight

LSU running back Jeremy Hill has been indefinitely suspended from the football team for his involvement in an off-campus incident over the weekend, head coach Les Miles announced on Monday.

Stolen semi-automatic gun, marijuana recovered during traffic stop

A 24-year-old man was arrested during a routine traffic stop after an officer discovered a stolen semi-automatic pistol and marijuana.

Empty nets in Louisiana three years after the spill

On his dock along the banks of Bayou Yscloskey, Darren Stander makes the pelicans dance.

May is motorcycle safety awareness month

With May temperatures warming up, more motorcyclists are taking to the roads and highways again.

Study finds criminal record not too harmful to NFL hopefuls

With not one, but two arrests under their belt for this week, some of LSU’s top football players have been making headlines for all the wrong reasons.

LSU Biology class working to fight invasive species in Bluebonnet Swamp

For the past several years, LSU biology professor Barry Aronhime and the students in his Principles of Ecology Laboratory class have been working hands-on at the Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, or BSNC, to study an aggressive invasive species o

'Live in Peace' ride hopes to put an end to ongoing violence problem

Donaldsonville is a growing city with a growing violence problem.

EBRSO to host Drug Take Back Program at Oschner

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office along with Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will host a prescription drug take back this Saturday, April 27, from 10:00 a.m. until 2 p.m.