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Justifiable Homicide: Wife will not face charges for stabbing husband

A 38-year-old man from New Orleans East was allegedly stabbed by his wife during an argument. Although he died as a result of that injury, officials have not filed charges against her.

Shots fired near student housing on LSU Eunice campus

Two separate shootings occurred early this morning around the student housing on the LSU Eunice campus.

LSU Basketball Coach Johnny Jones updates media on Tiger team

LSU men’s basketball coach Johnny Jones met with the media on Wednesday in preparation for Monday night’s exhibition game against the University of Arkansas-Monticello scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Maravich Assembly Center.

Investigation: Body found in trunk of abandoned car

 The Baton Rouge Police Department is currently investigating a dead body that was found in the trunk of an abandoned car.

BRPD officer booked on more charges

 An East Baton Rouge Police Officer accused of forging misdemeanor summons is facing more charges this evening.

LSU PD looking for laptop thieves

The two males in the pcitures are wanted for questioning related to a laptop theft that occurred on October 10, on the campus of LSU.

Baton Rouge couple turn haunted cemetery into wedding site

 A dream wedding for one local couple would be a nightmare for many. Matt Burt and Jessica Rushing got married Wednesday night inside the necropolis at The 13th Gate.

BREC Baton Rouge Zoo wants you to show your artistic 'wild' side

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo with "Baton Rouge Parents Magazine" are excited to announce our second art contest. Let tigers, peacocks, rhinos or the African crowned crane be your inspiration, and let you inner artist go WILD.

Burglars locked up for snatching cigarettes, booze, honey buns

Two men are behind bars for allegedly burglarizing a convenience store in Houma. The suspects stole cigarettes, a bottle of booze and honey buns.

More land collapses into Bayou Corne sinkhole

 Assumption Parish emergency officials have released a new picture today, showing the latest changes to the size of the sinkhole.