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Town evacuation continues for removal of 6 million pounds of explosives

A town of roughly 800 people was evacuated by the Louisiana State Police due to the removal of explosives that have been improperly stored.

Jindal: 7,000 new jobs coming to Calcasieu Parish

Today Sasol Ltd. Announced plans to invest between $16 billion and $21 billion in an integrated GTL and ethane cracker complex in Westlake. The facility is expected to create roughly 1,253 direct jobs and roughly 5,886 indirect jobs.

St. George Fire Department to start Christmas Parades this weekend

The St. George Fire Department will conduct its Santa Parades on the first two weekends of December: December 1 & 2 and December 8 & 9.

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.