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BRPD officer booked for domestic battery in Livingston Parish

A Major with the Baton Rouge Police Department was arrested Saturday, Sept. 1 in Livingston Parish for allegedly pushing the mother of his child around her kitchen in Denham Springs, repeatedly.

Bossier City man arrested for stabbing another person in dispute

 A local man is behind bars after he allegedly stabbed another person overnight in Bossier City.

Zachary man admits to defrauding his employer out of $400,000

 Richard Glenn Boyette, 48, of Zachary, pled guilty yesterday before U.S. District Judge James J. Brady to one count of mail fraud and forfeiture.

Father shot, killed in front yard on Appleton

The Baton Rouge Police Department is currently investigating a shooting on Appleton Ave. We’re told one person was shot in the front yard of a home sometime within the last hour.

LSU veterinary students work with Mike VI on loading technique

Mike VI, LSU’s live tiger mascot, is an important part of the LSU community and its athletic traditions. Fans love to see Mike VI on the field as part of LSU’s pre-game festivities.

First Lady announces new student artwork to be featured at Governor's Mansion

As a part of the Jindal family’s initiative to feature young artists, Louisiana’s First Lady Supriya Jindal announced today the artwork that was selected for display in the Louisiana’s Governor’s Mansion for the month of

Ascension Parish debris pickup starts Monday

 Debris pickup for Ascension Parish residents will start Monday, September 10, parish officials said.

3 workers seriously injured in fracking accident

Three people are fighting for their lives after a gas line explosion in De Soto Parish.

Saints to play Washington Redskins to start off season

The New Orleans Saints enter uncharted territory heading into week one of the NFL season.

Louisiana candidates beef up campaigns for November sixth election

With the November sixth election just around the corner candidates are beefing up their campaigning. Locally one of the races heating up, is the newly redrawn 3rd Congressional District which covers much of Southwest Louisiana.