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Zachary holding prescription drop off event tomorrow

This weekend in Zachary, police say they're ready to collect any prescription medication you're not using.

Beware of shipping scams during the Holidays

With the holidays fast approaching, e-mails claimming to be from shipping companies, such as FedEx with information about "your shipment" seem to be popping up in inboxes.

Unrestrained driver dies after being ejected by two-vehicle crash

A 56-year-old man died last night in a two-vehicle crash on US 190. Officials say the man was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and he was ejected from the vehicle.

EBRSO tax notices go out this week for homeowners

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office is reminding the public that if you have purchased a home in the past 15 months and do not receive a tax notice, you need to contact the Sheriff’s Tax Office to ensure your taxes do not become d

Slaughter residents still looking for answers about Monolyte Labs Inc. fire

Last Monday an explosion and fire in Slaughter burned Monolyte Labs. Inc, to the ground.

Off-duty deputy busts burglary in-process, three arrested

An off-duty deputy with the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office is credited with landing three burglars behind bars.

Unrestrained driver dies after being ejected by two-vehicle crash

A 56-year-old man died last night in a two-vehicle crash on US 190. Officials say the man was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and he was ejected from the vehicle.

Southern University presents ‘A Yuletide Gift of the Spirit’ Christmas concert

Southern University will hold its annual Christmas concert and tree lighting ceremony tonight.

Homeowners in Central on guard about door-to-door solicitors

It may be the season of giving but residents of the Carmel Acres neighborhood in Central say a group of three men tried to exploit their generous holiday spirits.

NOAA: Busy 2012 hurricane season continues decades-long high activity era in the Atlantic

Today marks the end of the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane season, one that produced 19 named storms, of which 10 became hurricanes and one became a major hurricane. The number of named storms is well above the average of 12.