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5 wanted by APSO for not showing up to court

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Major Kevin Hanna reports the Sheriff’s Office is continuing its efforts in the parish to arrest individuals that are failing to appear in court after being arrested on felony and misdemeanor criminal charges. The ongoing initiative is “OPERATION NO SHOW.”

Renowned lawyer files class action lawsuit against St. John water system

After weeks of fear about their water, people in St. John the Baptist Parish are fighting back. They are taking the parish to court, because they say all the problems they are facing are no accident.

APSO: 'large scale meth dealer' busted in Sorrento

A Sorrento husband and wife are now in jail after a large amount of methamphetamine was found in their home, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriffs Office.

Governor's office responds to open letter from pastors

Govenor Bobby Jindal is set to speak at a Washington D.C. summit sponsored by the Family Research Council, and some faith leaders are not happy about it.

Coyotes wandering into St. John the Baptist neighborhoods

Wild animals are wandering a little too close to residential areas. Now, St. John the Baptist officials are setting out traps to solve the problem.

State Police investigating shooting of 25-year veteran deputy in LaPlace

Louisiana State Police are currently investigating the shooting death of a 25-year veteran of the St. John Parish Sheriff’s Office.

EBR Parish school district start program for dropout students

Sometimes, students fall through the cracks. And sometimes, due to certain societal and other issues, it's inevitable. Now, the East Baton Rouge Parish School district is trying to do something to help.

New hospital-wide policy focuses on stopping the spread of flu

Flu season is almost here. Today, hospitals around the area are joining forces to fight the spread of it this season.

EBRSO: man who robbed Whitney Bank on Coursey arrested in South Carolina

South Carolina law enforcement were able to apprehend the man suspected of robbing the Whitney Bank on Coursey Boulevard Friday afternoon based on information and a warrant obtained by the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.

Residents furious after St. John council closes ranks about water system troubles

St. John the Baptist Parish residents are not getting the answers they want about their water.