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Last day for Ascension Parish residents to apply for disaster food stamps

Today was the last time people in Ascension Parish could apply for disaster food stamps. More than 1,100 people made it out to the Lamar Dixon Expo Center on Tuesday to apply.

Ponchatoula woman wins $740,380 lottery jackpot

Patsy McKnight of Ponchatoula, the sole winner of the $740,380 Lotto jackpot from the September 8 drawing, claimed her prize at Louisiana Lottery Headquarters Monday.

Central home catches fire in morning blaze

Unattended cooking material was the cause of a house fire in the 3000 block of Pensacola Dr. on Tuesday morning, according to the Central Fire Department.

EBRSO recognizes deputy service with awards ceremony

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office commemorated for the third year in a row those deputies who went above and beyond. Awards were given for years of service, deputy of the year and lifesaving.

Sheriff: We need the public's help to find Keiosha Felix

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help indentifying the person pictured in the photo above. We’re told the individual might have information regarding the Keiosha Felix investigation.

Louisiana to honor 9/11 victims by flying flags at half-staff today

Flags will be flown at half-staff today in remembrance of those whose lives were lost during the attack on September 11, 2001.

Former Governor Roemer to speak at LSU about presidential campaigns

Former Louisiana Gov. Buddy Roemer will speak at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication on Tuesday, Sept. 11, at 3 p.m., as a part of Robert Mann’s honors course that explores presidential campaigns.

Isaac causes extended delay for O'Neal, South Harrell's Ferry road project

City-Parish Department of Public Works and Green Light Plan officials announced today that due to heavy rainfall and adverse weather conditions caused by Hurricane Isaac, construction requiring the current left-turn restrictions at the O’

Fraudulent claims already being spotted related to Hurricane Isaac

A national organization headquartered here in Baton Rouge says they're already busy with fraudulent claims stemming from Hurricane Isaac.