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Ascension Rape Indictment

An Ascension Parish grand jury has indicted a Slidell man on a charge of aggravated rape in a sexual assault on a 12-year-old girl in Prairieville. Prosecutors said Tuesday that Ascension Parish sheriff's deputies arrested 18-year-old Jerry Webb on

Popular Grand Isle fishing overpass burns

Caminada Pass fishing bridge burned in a weekend fire. Firefighters said it started from a spark along the electric lines and a chemical used to preserve the wooden ties, may have fueled the blaze. The state owned bridge was almost destroyed by

Big meth bust in Tangipahoa Parish

State troopers made a big drug bust this weekend. Troopers say they found 172 pounds of crystal meth in Heriberto Saenz's car. It has a street value of more than $4.2 million.

My Baton Rouge Mommy

www.mybatonrougemommy.com Maggie Howes is "cutting" costs for thousands of families in the Capital Area.

Tighter Restrictions on State Prison

It's hard to imagine someone could run off from this maximum security prison.

Funnel Cloud Spotted in Port Allen

POSSIBLE FUNNEL CLOUD MOVING NORTHEAST AFFECTING EAST BATON ROUGE PARISH... AT 218 PM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE METEOROLOGISTS DETECTED HEAVY RAIN SHOWERS NEAR BAKER...OR ABOUT 5 MILES WEST OF GREENWELL SPRING...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

LA National Guard Gets New Communication Leader

CARVILLE, La. – The Louisiana Army National Guard’s 139th Expeditionary Signal Company welcomed a new commander at a change-of-command ceremony held at the Gillis W. Long Center in Carville, La., Sept. 13. Capt. John P.

State to Collect Cash in Pfizer Settlement

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A judge's approval of a settlement agreement between the state and Pfizer Inc.