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Honor for the lives lost: National Peace Officers week

In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week.

Bonnie and Clyde hit Downtown Baton Rouge

Film crews with the mini series Bonnie and Clyde took over Third Street in Downtown Baton Rouge.

Port Allen mayor vetoed new department heads list

Port Allen Mayor Deedy Slaughter vetoed a new ordinance that would redefine who are the city's department heads.

LSU needs more than $100M to finalize hospital privatization plan

The true cost of shutting down Earl K. Long Memorial Hospital is just emerging.

O.J. Simpson begins bid for new trial

Disgraced football legend O.J. Simpson was in a Las Vegas courtroom Monday in a bid to get his robbery, assault and kidnapping convictions thrown out.

REMINDER: Don’t forget to file your state taxes; due May 15

The deadline for filing 2012 Louisiana Individual Income Tax returns is Wednesday, May 15.

Sharing the road: Cyclists share dangers, horror stories of road

You’ve seen the memorials around town and heard the horror stories, but local cyclists say drivers are not phased.

Two children not wearing seatbelts killed in single-vehicle crash

Two juveniles died yesterday after the car they were riding in crashed and hit a tree. Both were seated in the back seat and were unrestrained.

Saints make roster moves following rookie minicamp

New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis announced today that the club has signed the following free agents to contracts following their participation in the club’s rookie minicamp on a tryout basis: DE Ba

NOPD releases video of Second Line shooting; possible suspect

Investigators have released new video footage and an image of a suspect who is believed to be responsible for the shooting on Mother’s Day that injured 19 people