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Renaming Port Allen road could prove costly for residents

Folks in Port Allen say hometown hero Tracy Porter put their city on the map, and now they want to give something back to him. Mayor derek Lewis helped introduce an ordinance at the town council meeting Wednesday night. The proposal would renam

Baker security camera controversy

Baker's chief of police and the man in charge of the city's schools are at odds— and they're bringing in the Attorney General’s office to help settle things. Chief Mike Knaps wants his department to be granted access to security cameras in thr

Attempt to Identify and Locate

The Lafayette Police Department is attempting to identify a suspect who stole a car from a residence in Lafayette and whose photo was captured on a traffic camera.

Zachary Police identify man found on McHugh Rd

Zachary Police have identified the man found dead on McHugh Road early Monday morning. Police say the victim is 38-year-old Kelvin Moore. Autopsy results show he was killed by a gunshot wound.

Wilson mayor taking petition to court

A last ditch effort is underway to stop a recall election for the mayor of Wilson. Over the last few months, voters in the East Feliciana village got enough signatures on a petition to recall current mayor Joshua Thomas. But Thomas says many of

Baton Rouge teen accused of over-charging LSU fans

A Baton Rouge teen is busted after allegedly charging fans too much for snacks at LSU sporting events. Authorities say 18-year-old Chadwick banks, a concession stand worker, is accused of double-swiping patron's credit cards at Alex Box Stadium an

Immigration bust at Satsuma construction site

Nearly 20 suspected illegal immigrants are locked up after Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies raided a construction site in Satsuma.

EMS to pay for new $7.5 million facility

Many public agencies are trying to figure out how to do more with less, but Baton Rouge EMS officials say they've been saving up for a rainy day, and hope to build a new facility. The agency has shared a building with the city police department do

Disabled man demands a more "handicap-friendly" Baton Rouge

A disabled man is giving city officials one month to make Baton Rouge more handicap-friendly…or he's taking them to court. G.

State troopers seize 800 pounds of pot

Louisiana State Police recovered nearly 800 pounds of marijuana Sunday morning. Troopers stopped 38 year old Aaron Major on I-12 around 7:30. During the traffic stop, they found three large duffle bags with nearly 200 pounds of packaged marijua