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A community pays final respects for fallen deputy

It is a somber day in LaPlace as a community pays its last respects to a deputy killed in the line of duty. The service is being held at the St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church located on West 5th Street in LaPlace.

Domestic disturbance leads to meth lab bust

A Vivian man was arrested on Sunday for making meth at a mobile home where three children were living.

Woman ejected, pinned under car after crash on Greenwell Springs Road

A Baton Rouge woman is in the hospital with life threatening injuries after she was ejected and pinned under her vehicle after a crash last night.

NOPD seeking suspect who attacked victim at Red Dress Run

New Orleans Police are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying and locating the perpetrators of a battery committed against a male victim on Saturday, August 11, 2012

Man arrested for third DWI was sleeping in car with beer in lap, infant in car seat

A 24-year-old man was allegedly passed out in his vehicle with a 16oz been in his lap while an infant sat in car seat.

Houma man indicted for rape of minor, child pornography, other charges

A Terrebonne Parish grand jury has indicted Scott Massey, 35, of Houma, with 16 counts of crimes against children, announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Saints waive, reach injury settlement with CB A.J. Davis

New Orleans Saints Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis announced today that the team has waived and reached an injury settlement with CB A.J. Davis

Severe weather claims life of driver due to fallen tree limb

Today’s storm indirectly claimed the life of a Baton Rouge man. The victim was driving his vehicle on College Drive when a massive tree limb fell on the roof of his car.

Drilling for relief well at Bayou Corne sinkhole is underway

The next major development is underway in trying to determine just what caused that massive sinkhole in Assumption Parish.

Robber charged with first-degree murder after victim dies of heart attack

 A Baton Rouge man died from a heart attack after three suspects allegedly caused him physical harm and robbed him of personal belongings.