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Geismar man dies during crash in East Feliciana Parish

Shortly before 10:00 pm on September 30, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on US Hwy 61 north of LA Hwy 68 in East Feliciana Parish.

LSU commit Blake Ferguson named to U.S. Army All-American Bowl

Blake Ferguson of Buford High School, Buford, Georgia, has been selected to join an elite group of All-Americans for the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Those selected will play in the annual East vs. West match-up on Saturday, Jan.

BRPD Cold Case Division denied federal grant

The Baton Rouge Police Department's Cold Case Division is credited with solving half a dozen cold cases since it's launch in 2012.

Officials see spike in STIs, more funding needed

Sexually-transmitted infection rates are "spiking" here in the Capitol Area. Officials say chlamydia and gonorrhea are a huge concern.

Police arrest man for exposing himself in Gonzales yogurt shop

A Napoleonville man is now in the Ascension Parish Prison after performing an obscene act.

Water issues continue in St. John the Baptist parish

Residents in Reserve and Garyville may be getting the worst of the ongoing water issues in St. John parish. People have complained, there have been parish council meetings, but resident's say instead of seeing improvement...

BRPD busts $700K of liquid meth on I-12

A Texas woman is now in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison after police found $700,000 worth of liquid methamphetamine in her luggage.

U.S. DOE recognizes 2 BR schools

The United States Department of Education (USDOE) today recognized four Louisiana public schools as 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools.

Patrons, employees disappointed Highland Coffees forced to close

A beloved community meeting place by LSU is saying goodbye after a quarter of a century, leaving patrons steaming mad and some cold with disappointment.

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

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