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LHSAA members reject split playoff proposals for baseball, basketball, softball

Members of the LHSAA said they needed time more than they needed another split.

I-10 East and West open on MS River Bridge after fatal accident

(7:42 PM): All lanes are open I-10 East and West on the Mississippi River Bridge after an earlier accident.

Fire causes $95K in damage to Broadmoor Plantation complex

A faulty bathroom heater sparked a fire early this afternoon that damaged 6 apartments, according to the Baton Rouge Fire Department. It started around 1:45 p.m. at the Broadmoor Plantation apartment complex on Florida Boulevard.

How to prevent child sexual abuse

 Child porn is not an easy subject to talk about, but Noel Andrus thinks it's time we all start looking at the bigger picture.

Stolen antique sign returned to Tommy's Fish House

The antique sign that was stolen from Tommy’s Fish House has been returned to the restaurant’s owner, according to the Ascension Parish

Woman spends $3K using credit cards stolen from locker room

Police are looking for a black woman who spent over $3,000 with credit cards she stole from a women’s locker room. It happened at the Spectrum Fitness in the 7000 block of Perkins Road on January 9, 2015.

I-10 East at Highland open after fatal crash

All lanes are open I-10 East at Mile Post 171 (past Highland Road), following an earlier incident. The queue from this incident has reached Bluebonnet Boulevard. Use US 61 as an alternate route.

What falling gas prices mean for our state and your wallet

  $1.75, $1.70 all the way down to $1.63, gas prices in Louisiana are falling.

Gardere leaders excited about sidewalk construction plan

After six years of discussions, Gardere Lane will get a safety makeover. It will be a small change that could impact residents in several ways.

Missing assault rifle returned to Sorrento Police Chief

On Monday The Creole reported that a Bushmaster M4 assault rifle purchased by Sorrento Police Department in 2007 had gone missing sometime between July of that year and 2010.