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UPDATE: APSO catches man wanted for sex crimes in Georgia

UPDATE: A fugitive who is wanted for sex crimes in Georgia and ran from local deputies is now in custody, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office.

U.S. Marshals arrest suspect in Alaska Street murder

The person who killed a 34-year-old man last month is now in jail, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

LSU ranked No. 2 in 2015 Baseball America preseason poll

LSU is ranked No. 2 in the 2015 Baseball America preseason poll released Monday, marking its second ranking among the Top 4 teams in the nation. LSU is No. 4 in the Collegiate Baseball newspaper preseason poll released in December.

Alabama State snaps Southern's winning streak

Jamel Waters scored 18 points with eight rebounds and Alabama State held Southern to three points in overtime for a 63-59 win on Monday night.

Suspects' cars identified in Donaldsonville double murder

Deputies are currently looking for the suspects who shot and killed two men in Donaldsonville.

2 dead after double shooting in Donaldsonville

Two people are now dead after a double shooting in Donaldsonville, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Ascension Parish council approves plans for new apartment complex

 All of the plans have been approved. The Silver Oaks apartment complex will be the first large apartment project built in ascension parish in the last ten years.

Parents say lack of good public schools limit options in Baton Rouge

 In a week where educators are supposed to stress the importance of having the proper options for your child to succeed in school, many Baton Rouge residents are saying they don't have that luxury here.

Indiana fugitive captured in Baton Rouge, AG says

An Indiana fugitive wanted for numerous violent offenses was captured in Baton Rouge late Friday by the Attorney General’s Fugitive Apprehension Unit (FAU), announced Attorney General Buddy Caldwell.

Man arrested in fatal December 2014 Piggly Wiggly shooting

The man who shot a 19-year-old in the parking lot of a Piggly Wiggly last month is now in jail, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.