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LPSO looking for man who shoplifted from Watson Walmart

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shoplifting complaint that happened July 9, at the Walmart in Watson, LA.

Time limit cancels Metro Council vote on "fairness ordinance"

The people who filled every open space in the Metro Council chambers heard nearly every possible argument for and against the "fairness ordinance." What they did not hear was a vote.

EBR pastors voice concerns about Fairness Ordinance

Local pastors came together to let the Metro Council know what they want to see out of today's vote. The pastors think the Fairness Ordinance is unfair. They said it could create even more hiring problems for business owners.

SLU picked to repeat as Southland Conference champions

A year after winning its first Southland Conference championship, the Southeastern Louisiana football team are the prohibitive favorites to return to the top of the league according to the Southland head coaches and sports information directors

Livingston deputies investigate 36 vehicle burglaries

Livingston Parish Sheriff’s deputies are investigating 36 vehicle burglaries that reportedly happened during the early morning hours of Monday, July 21, in the Denham Springs neighborhoods of Forest Ridge and Westminster Estates.

Vice Principal at BR school arrested for sending nude photos to 8th grader

The Vice Principal of Southeast Middle School, 42-year-old Edwin Chastang, is in jail for allegedly sending nude photos of himself to a 15-year-old student while drunk.

Savoy Plaza residents wonder what's next after apartment fire

Thirteen people had to be rescued from an fire at their apartments Thursday afternoon. Now, firefighters believe a pot left on a stove is to blame.

Central Police Department to get assistant chief

A long debate ended with an addition to the small Central Police Department. After approximately two hours, the city council approved an ordinance Tuesday night to create the position of Assistant Chief.

Drivers alert Central FD of 2 costly fires

A woman is alive and a travel trailer is intact after anonymous drivers reported two fires to the Central Fire Department.

BR Food Bank needs extra help weeks before school starts

The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank is asking for your help in the heat of these last few weeks of summer before the school starts.