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Pedestrian lying in roadway killed after being struck by vehicle

A 43-year-old man died last night after he was hit by a car. Officials say the man was lying in the roadway at the time of the crash.

State senator proposes reinstating Sunshine Bridge tolls

For years drivers have ridden toll free over the Sunshine Bridge, but state Senator Troy Brown is proposing to do away with all of that by putting the option of a toll to a vote.

Snap shot: Lil’ Boosie completes GED program at Angola

Baton Rouge rapper Lil’ Boosie is now a high school graduate, thanks to the GED program at Angola.

Gov. Jindal vows to help Bayou Corne residents receive buyouts

Governor Bobby Jindal met today with Assumption Parish officials and area legislators to discuss the state’s ongoing response to the sinkhole that formed in the Bayou Corne community as a result of problems with a salt dome cavern mined b

Erin Brockovich gives Bayou Corne residents direction

Bayou Corne residents gathered at town hall meeting to come up with a new game plan, Saturday. They've been out of the their homes now for more than seven months since a massive sinkhole formed August 3.

Embers from burning leaf pile catch garage on fire

Baton Rouge Firefighters helped put out a fire in the 8500 block of Perkins Road. They say it happened around 12:50 p.m.

Fatal crash in Iberville Parish

Sunday shortly before 1:00 am, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on LA Hwy 1148 west of LA Hwy 1 in Iberville Parish.

Livingston Parish man charged with 2nd degree murder

On March 9, 2013, a joint investigation by the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office and the St. James Parish Sheriff's Office led to the arrest of Joshua M. Mitchell,23.

High school students got prom dresses of their dreams

Hundreds of high school students packed Louisiana State Police headquarters to pick out their perfect prom dress.

Donut shop robbed at gun point

Baton Rouge Police are looking for the man who they say robbed a donut shop at gun point over night.