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North Boulevard Town Square wins LMA Community Achievement Award

The Louisiana Municipal Association has honored Baton Rouge’s new North Boulevard Town Square with its top Economic Development achievement award for Louisiana cities with populations over 25,000.

Firefighters respond to early morning house fire on Osceola Street

The Baton Rouge Fire Deparment is investigating a house fire in the 2,700 block of Osceola. They say it happend just after 5:30 Sunday morning.

Unclaimed Powerball Prize set to expire in September

As of today, no one has stepped forward to claim a $10,000 Louisiana Lottery Powerball prize won on March 14, 2012. The winning ticket was purchased at Raceway #996 on Johnston Street in Lafayette and is set to expire Sept. 10, 2012.

Lafayette Sheriff investigating death of female inmate

Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office Investigators are looking into the circumstances surrounding the death of a parish inmate at the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.

Out with the old, in with the new: old bridge demolition begins on I-10

Sometimes some old things have to go to pave the way for the future. That's exactly what happened this morning as DOTD began demolition of the bridge located at the I-10 overpass between Siegen and Highland.

Ordinance requiring door-to-door permit fee gains support

The latest ordinance proposal to come out of the Metro City Council is an attempt to crack down on door-to-door scams.

Back to School: Free child safety booster seat event

On Saturday, August 18th, 2012, from 9:00am to 1:00pm Louisiana State Police Troop L in conjunction with the Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force and the Central Tangipahoa Head Start will be hosting a child safety seat event in the Independen

Lafayette Sheriff investigating death of female inmate

Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office Investigators are looking into the circumstances surrounding the death of a parish inmate at the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.

Melrose East to hold community meeting with top law enforcement officials

Property owners, business owners and managers of Melrose East will hold a meeting on Friday, August 10 beginning at 12 Noon. The meeting will take place at the Glory House Ministries, 722 N. Carrollton Ave located in Melrose East.

Crowley Police locate run-a-way teen

UPDATE: Crowley Police Department reports that Rebecca Leger who was reported as a run-a-way has been located. Abbeville Police working with Crowley Police was able to locate Leger in Abbeville.