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Pedestrian struck on Siegen Lane

Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated a crash last night on Siegen Lane that left an unidentified pedestrian seriously injured. The crash occurred on Siegen at the intersection with Rieger Road shortly after 8:00 pm.

Lafayette Parish to host prescription take back day

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office will host a prescription drug take back day this Saturday September 29, 2012 at the Lafayette Consolidated Government Building located at 705 W University Avenue, (intersection of W University and St.

Walk-On’s a finalist for ESPN’s Best Sports Bar in North America

Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar in New Orleans, renowned for its delicious Louisiana-inspired menu and unique game-day dining experience, has been selected as one of 12 finalists for ESPN Mobile’s Best Sports Bar in North America.

Coroner: Nearly a dozen more murders this year than last year in EBR Parish

The murders continue a disturbing trend in EBR Parish. According to the East Baton Rouge coroner, there have already been 85 this year, including the murder of a pregnant woman on Madison earlier today.

'Hiring Our Heroes' holds job fair for vets

Over 150 veterans were on hand today at the Baton Rouge River Center for a job fair to help those who served our country. More than 50 potential employers set up to help not just the veterans find work, but their spouses as well.

LSU to test emergency text messaging service tomorrow

LSU will conduct a test of the university’s emergency text messaging system on Wednesday, Sept. 26, at 9:00 a.m.

Dog left for dead in trash gains first round of treatment

A dog thrown away in a trash bag while he was still alive will get a second chance at life. However, he will need life-long medications that will not come cheap for his future owner.

Mardi Gras World to host fundraising event for injured Tulane football player

Mardi Gras World, in partnership with a number of local businesses and supporters, is planning a fundraising event for injured Tulane University student Devon Walker from 8 p.m. to midnight on Thursday, Sept. 27.

Texas Brine reached top of brine cavern preparing to begin testing

At 8:05 p.m. Saturday evening, the drilling of the Observation Well reached and penetrated plugged brine cavern #3. Drilling continued into the cavern where neither gas pressure nor brine pressure was initially observed.

DSNAP locations open this morning in East Baton Rouge Parish

People living in East Baton Rouge Parish who were effected by Hurricane Isaac can get a little help covering groceries starting Monday.