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APSO arrests 3rd suspect in deputy shooting

UPDATE: The man wanted for shooting a deputy in Donaldsonville is now in custody, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office.

Mid-City residents at odds with business owners over homeless man

This is the strange story of Christian Arvel. Christian is homeless, so he built himself a shelter behind an abandoned gas station on the corner of Government Street and Lovers Lane.

EBR Parish Prison continues to deteriorate after tax is scraped

Louisiana has the highest incarceration rate in the world, which means our prisons are filled with inmates at any given time.

What would a cigarette ban mean for BR's bars and casinos?

 If Baton Rouge joins the trend of cities banning smoking in bars and casino's it is very possible that some businesses can lose money.

Protect yourself from identity theft this tax season

Tuesday is the first day to file your taxes, but officials say, be careful, there are people who want to steal your identity.

Denham Springs honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The morning started at the L.M. Lockhart Center in Denham Springs. People of all ages came together, formed up and with a police escort they marched.

45-year-old man dies after crashing into tree

A 45-year-old Hammond man is now dead after a car crash in Ponchatoula, according to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office. It happened around 9:20 p.m. on January 17, 2015, where North 1st Street turns into Lavigne Road.

4 dead after violent weekend in Baton Rouge

Three men and a teenager are now dead after six separate shootings over the weekend, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

O'Neal on ramp to I-12 West now open after police activity

The on ramp from O’Neal Lane to I-12 West is now open after being closed due to police activity, according to DOTD.

2 men die in shoot out on Alliquipa Street

Two men are now after police say they shot each other to death early Sunday morning. It happened around 5:19 a.m. on January 18, 2015, in the 3300 block of Alliquipa Street.