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Feeling mixed on Jones Creek widening project

"When you're ready to go home, when you get off of work at five o'clock and you're ready to go home. You want to pull your hair out," says Dee Overton.

Two die in crash when motorcycle colides with horse trailer

On Sunday, Oct. 14, Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two vehicle fatal crash on US Highway 190 at Industrial Drive which claimed the lives of two people.

La. Dept. of Revenue announces enhanced efforts to collect funds owed to state

The Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) announced Friday a new tool to enhance its efforts to collect overdue debts owed to agencies across state government.

Unrestrained driver killed in afternoon crash near Albany

Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated a single-vehicle crash today that claimed the life of an unrestrained driver. The crash occurred on Interstate 12 westbound at the Albany exit at approximately 3:30 p.m.

Candlelight vigil to raise awareness about domestic violence

In an effort to bring the community together and raise awareness of domestic and sexual violence, the LSU Health and Wellness Center and the LSU Women’s Center are collaborating with more than 15 campus and community organizations to host

Unattended pot sparks $30,000 house fire

 Fire investigators say an unattended pot on the stove caught fire and caused an estimated $30,000 worth of damage to a home on Ridgely Drive in Baton Rouge Friday.

Metallica added to Voodoo festival lineup after mad-dash due to cancelation

Adding a multi-platinum band to headline your music festival with only two weeks notice seems like a nearly impossible task.

Evening fire destroys multiple units in apartment complex

A six unit apartment building caught fire last night and suffered serious damage. No one was injured, however, a dog rescued did have to be revived due to smoke inhalation.

Over 275,000 registered to vote in EBR Parish for 2012 elections

If you haven't registered to vote for next month's election, you're out of time. The deadline to register was yesterday, but the Secretary of State's Office says many took time out to register.

Elderly pedestrian killed In Vernon Parish crash

Early on the morning of October 8, a crash involving a single vehicle and a pedestrian killed a man from Hornbeck, LA.