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18-year-old killed after flipping vehicle several times in single-vehicle crash

An 18-year-old was killed yesterday afternoon in Houma after his vehicle crashed and flipped several times.

Permits issued to restaurants with uncorrected health violations

Monday, Louisiana’s Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera, announced his office has investigated the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Office of Public Health.

Melrose East neighborhood faced with decision to approve tax that will help with crime

Crime was rampant in the Melrose East area of Baton Rouge a few years ago, but that has since changed. With the help of MECA, the Melrose East Community Association, the area is slowly growing and crime has decreased.

14 fatalities investigated by Louisiana State Police over Thanksgiving holiday

During the Thanksgiving holiday week, Louisiana State Police investigated thirteen fatal crashes that resulted in fourteen deaths across the state.

Troopers seek vehicle involved in crash that killed a pedestrian

A pedestrian was struck and killed in a crash over the weekend. Troopers now believe a second vehicle involved in the crash fled the scene, and they need your help tracking it down.

'Online' doesn't mean 'tax free'

The Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) reminds holiday shoppers that “online” does not mean “tax-free.” Louisiana’s consumer use tax applies to purchases in which a retailer does not charge sales tax.

$11,000 reward: Several cats shot to death at close range in Ethel

An $11,000 reward is being offered for information leading the arrest of the person(s) responsible for shooting several cats earlier this month in the Ethel area.

LSU to hold annual Candlelight Celebration to kick off holiday season

LSU will honor the holiday traditions of Christmas, Kwanzaa and Hanukkah when it holds its annual Candlelight Celebration on Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 5:00 p.m. in the Claude L.

14 fatalities investigated by Louisiana State Police over Thanksgiving holiday

During the Thanksgiving holiday week, Louisiana State Police investigated thirteen fatal crashes that resulted in fourteen deaths across the state.

B.R. bus repair shop blaze shuts down stretch of Greenwell Springs Rd.

Greenwell Springs Rd. from Lobdell to Victoria in Baton Rouge was shut down in both directions after a possible hazardous material spill. The road was reopened around 11:30pm.