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Couple arrested for robbing Chase Bank on Siegen Lane

The man who robbed the Chase Bank on Siegen Lane last Friday and his getaway driver are now in jail, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.

Study shows LA has one of the highest black homicide rates in the nation

 No one in Baton Rouge seems too surprised that our state had one of the highest black victimization homicide rates in the nation in 2012.

Suspects leave empty-handed after burglary on Wax Road

Detectives are looking for two men who burglarized the AT&T store on Wax Road.

Donaldsonville man accused of shooting teen in the face

A Donaldsonville man is now in jail after shooting a 16-year-old boy in the face, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office. It happened shortly before 4:30 p.m. yesterday on St. Patrick Street.

Pinwheels for Prevention Campaign kicks off

 Right now, a local non-profit is gearing up for a campaign that could save lives.

Deaf advocates hope conference leads to changes in Deaf Child Bill of Rights

People from around the state are coming to town this weekend to speak up for students who often cannot speak up for themselves.

How your Facebook comments helped a local homeless man

The story of Christian Arvel continues. After our broadcast last night, people from all over Louisiana and all over the nation took to social media. In short, your voices were heard.

Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office receives body cams

 This is the first week Assumption Parish Deputies will be out on the streets with their new body cameras. It is a move that many are making in light of some of the controversy amongst police and civilians.

Oil companies announce layoffs as prices continue to fall

Oil producing companies are feeling the sting of plunging oil prices. According to Southern University economist Donald Andrews, right now, we have more oil than we know what to do with!

3 charged with attempted murder in APSO deputy shooting

Three people are now in jail for shooting a deputy in Donaldsonville yesterday, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.