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LSP, DOTD installs 'Move Over' signs on major highways

Move over! That’s the message from Louisiana State Police and the Department of Transportation.

Harris named SEC Freshman of the Week

 LSU quarterback Brandon Harris has been named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week following his performance in the Tigers’ 63-7 win over New Mexico State.

BRPD: women knew 82-year-old was ill, left her in 'deplorable' conditions

A Baton Rouge woman and her daughter are in now jail on charges of Cruelty to the Infirmed.

Jeffersonian apartment arsonist arrested

Jeffrey Jones is facing charges, accused of setting the Jeffersonian Apartments on fire, on purpose!

Juban Crossing in Denham Springs set to open in October

"I don't think I've seen anything out here that has excited the residents more than this development. We get questioned everyday. When is it going to open.

LSU QB Brandon Harris to start against Auburn

True freshman quarterback Brandon Harris will make his first start as a college quarterback Saturday when LSU takes on Auburn. Harris has been Anthony Jennings’ back up for the first five games of the season.

Man burglarizes fire station vending machines in St. Mary Parish

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for the man who broke into vending machines owned by  fire stations.

UPDATE: I-12 East now open in Livingston Parish

UPDATE: All lanes are open I-12 East at Mile Marker 25.5 (Livingston).

City of St. George ballot proposal postponed

The fight to create the City of St. George is still going full force. The movement is 1,500 signatures away from their goal of 20,000 and the deadline is this Monday!

Louisiana DHH reports 15 new cases of West Nile virus

This week, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) confirmed 15 new cases of West Nile virus, of which five were neuroinvasive disease infections, bringing this year's total to 118 reported infections.