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Car Falls 4 Stories

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - New Orleans police say a car was driven off the roof garage and landed upside down on the roof of an adjacant building. A couple in the car were removed by emergency responders Monday night and were transported to a hosp

Deputies Shoot Suspect in Tobacco Robbery

METAIRIE, La. (AP) - A Jefferson Parish sheriff's deputy shot a man who they say had just robbed a Metairie tobacco shop. Col.

Job Loss Predicted in Chemical Industry

BATON ROUGE, La.

Man Booked with Kidnapping in St. Landry Parish

OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) - Larry John Snyder has been booked in to the St. Landry Parish jail on kidnapping charges. Handcuffed and shackled, the 36-year-old Snyder entered the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office about 4 p.m.

"One Day with Kids" at EBR Prison

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office will hold “One Day with Kids” today at the Parish Prison from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for male inmates completing the Reconnecting Families and Parenting classes.

Huge Meth Lab Bust in Livingston Parish

WALKER (WGMB/Fox News Baton Rouge) - Livingston Parish Sheriff's Deputies say they've busted what may be one of the biggest meth cases in the parish's history.

Salvation Army Sees Slump

The Salvation Army is known for giving a helping hand to those who need it the most. But, the recent economic woes have meant fewer donations.

Tabasco Company at Avery Island is Popular Tourist Destination

Morgan Rose takes you on a tour of the grounds and facility where the world famous Tabasco Pepper Sauce is made. And you'll see some parts of the operation that were open only to our cameras.

Mayor Tries Again for Downtown Improvements

A second go at Mayor Kip Holden's capitol improvements proposal made it past the first hurdle. The Baton Rouge Metro Council approved the $887 million plan during yesterday's meeting. Taxpayers defeated a similar proposal last November.

Ward 2 Water Will Decide Next Month to Expand to Walker

SOME LIVINGSTON PARISH RESIDENTS WILL HAVE TO WAIT ANOTHER MONTH BEFORE THEY'LL FIND OUT IF THEY'LL GET "CITY WATER." THE WARD 2 WATER BOARD DID NOT REACH AN AGREEMENT LAST NIGHT ON PAYING OUT 12 MILLION DOLLARS TO EXPAND WATER SERVICE INTO