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New fire station on Choctaw is open for business

A fire station in Baton Rouge has got a new home yesterday.

Service providers look at what Jindal's tax plan could mean for their bottom line

If the legislature passes Governor Jindal’s proposed tax plan dozens of services people use every day like hair styling, tanning, nail services and tattoos could have a sales tax tacked on.

Search for missing New Orleans teacher suspended

The search for missing teacher Terrilynn Monette has been suspended in New Orleans.

Father arrested for fatal beating, son still at large

A fatal beating has landed a father in jail; his son is still at large.

LSU faculty: 'No confidence' in university’s governing board

Faculty at LSU stated that they do not believe that the university’s governing board can make wise decisions.

Meth trail: No laws to enforce the cleaning of chemical exposure

One of the largest meth busts in East Baton Rouge Parish history occurred at a Baton Rouge condo on Monday, March 18.

State Police sergeant arrested for drug distribution

An eighteen-year veteran State Police sergeant was arrested Monday by troopers from the agency’s Bureau of Investigation and charged him with a variety of criminal violations including narcotics distribution

Governor brings hope and more questions to Bayou Corne

Bayou Corne residents finally saw some relief Tuesday March 19. They got a chance to meet face to face with the governor in Bayou Corne.

Local jobs report shows indicators of strong future growth

State officials celebrated the latest jobs numbers Monday, even though Louisiana's unemployment rate rose by 1.7 percent.

AG Buddy Caldwell: Google’s settlement with Louisiana is a victory for citizens’ privacy rights

Attorney General Buddy Caldwell said that Louisiana’s Constitution grants its citizens some of the strongest privacy rights in the country.