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MISSING: Deputies seek Hammond man with connection to Baton Rouge

A Hammond man went missing over a week ago and officials are asking for the public’s assistance to locate him.

Saved by the Belt: How a simple decision saved two lives

When you look at the photograph, it’s hard to imagine anyone could have walked away from the crash. But a woman and her 12-year-old son did just that and it was the simple decision to fasten seat belts that made it possible.

Bayou Lafource turns red for DEQ testing

If you're seeing the color red along Bayou Lafourche, don't be alarmed. The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is studying the water flow of the bayou in Donaldsonville and it takes red dye to do it.

Easter comes early at the Governor’s Mansion for local kids

Easter is right around the corner and today, a few little ones got a head start on celebrating!

Rape trial against Charles Scott begins with emotional testimony

The sexual assault trial against former LSU running back Charles Scott began with emotional testimony from his accuser.

Pedestrian discovers body of cyclist killed by hit-and-run driver in Gonzales

State Police are on the scene of a fatal crash involving a man on a bicycle.

Louisiana Lottery warns of illegal lottery scams

Using well-respected names in the lottery industry and promises of multi-million-dollar prizes, e-mail-based lottery scams are flooding the Internet.

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.

DEQ to conduct dye study on Bayou Lafourche from Donaldsonville to Thibodaux

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality will be performing a series of dye studies on Bayou Lafourche in Ascension, Assumption, and Lafourche Parishes.

Ascension School District to implement new security plan

It’s been three months since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary and schools across the nation have been revamping their security measures ever since, including districts here in Louisiana.