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Coast Guard, NOAA seize 700 pounds of illegally caught shrimp

A joint law enforcement operation involving Coast Guard crewmembers and agents from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration resulted in the seizure of 700 pounds of illegally caught shrimp in Louisiana waters.

Louisiana State Penitentiary to donate prison guard tower to museum

The National Museum of African American History and Culture has received a donation of a prison guard tower from the Louisiana State Penitentiary.

Good Times with Herman Fuselier

ROCK N ROLL HALL OF FAMER PERCY SLEDGE, THE REBIRTH BRASS BAND AND ZYDECO IN LEBEAU ARE ALL PART OF A BIG HOLIDAY WEEKEND OF LIVE MUSIC.  

Additional $1 million awarded to restoration of False River

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VIDEO: LA military sends greetings to loved ones on 4th of July

The Defense Video and Imagery Distribution System releases military greetings every holiday.

Baton Rouge Zoo continues search for Bald Eagle on nation’s birthday

The irony that a symbol of America went missing the day before the nation’s birthday does not escape officials at the Baton Rouge Zoo.

Man accused of killing step-father during argument at home in St. Martinville

A man was arrested last night after he allegedly murdered his step-father during a domestic dispute.

Protecting Louisiana: Local organization works to heal Atchafalaya Basin's 'dead zones'

The Atchafalaya is the country's largest river/swamp, with more than 1 million acres of swamps, bayous, bottomland hardwoods and backwater lakes. Some say it's the heart of southern Louisiana.

Firework related injuries increase during the Fourth of July holiday

The Fourth of July holiday accounts for 60 percent of annual firework injuries, according to a new study. At the end of June, the U.S.

Law enforcement to be out enforcing DWI laws this July 4 holiday

Officers from law enforcement agencies across Louisiana will be working overtime during the Independence Day holiday in an effort to save lives by removing impaired drivers from the state's roads.