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BR residents react to increased murders within the past week

In Baton Rouge, someone has been shot and killed almost every day for the past week. Baton Rouge Police said they are working hard to get to the bottom of all of this.

No way to call: How the local deaf community gets emergency assistance

Right now you're only able to text 911 in Tangipahoa and St. Helena parishes. So it got us thinking, what does that mean for someone who doesn't live in those parishes?

TPSO needs help identifying persons of interest in Amite shoplifting cases

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards is asking for your assistance in identifying two persons of interest in connection with a string of alleged shoplifting incidents.

LA State Police need your help finding vehicle that hit 7-year-old

Louisiana State Police say that despite several tips and leads, investigators have not been able to locate the vehicle that hit and injured a 7-year-old child from Brusly, LA, on July 4.

Uber app has uber success during first weekend in BR

Adam Berthelot signed up to become an Uber driver because he felt it was a way to make a difference and help people avoid some of the mistakes he's made in the past.

Mike Huckabee speaks at Angola about prison visitation program

The inmates at Angola Prison spend their daily lives behind bars, but today a few of them had the opportunity to walk freely throughout the prison grounds as part of a special program.

Tangipahoa 911 launches service that gives deaf community rare access

Imagine being in an emergency, and realizing that you cannot call 911 for help. You want to, but there is no way to tell the dispatcher what's happening.

Audit shows Office of Financial Institutions needs to do a better job

Did you know nearly 60,000 households depend on pay day loans just to make ends meet? That's more than 20% of the state! But is it worth it?

APSO's names 5 new suspects in 'Operation No Show'

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 crimin

Dump truck hit by Amtrak train in Tangipahoa Parish

An Amtrak train hit a dump truck between Amite and Independence, LA, Monday afternoon around 1:30 p.m.