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Livingston Parish Council ready to call new election for health unit tax

If Livingston Parish voters made a mistake at the November election, they have a way to fix it that could save them money.

Local band director arrested for raping student

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives arrested a local teacher Thursday for allegedly raping one of his students.

Homeless man now has a 'Helping Christian Arvel' Facebook page

After learning about Christian Arvel, the homeless man who lives behind an abandoned gas station in Mid City, many of you reached out to help.

LSP needs help solving 31-year-old murder case

Louisiana State Police are asking for your help to solve the murder of one of their own. On January 20, 1984, Trooper Clayton Lovell was found shot to death in his Pollok home.

Entergy to replace 100 miles of gas pipelines in Baton Rouge

What are the dangers of our aging natural gas pipelines? Well that answer is simple.

LHSAA talks playoffs prior to state convention

"I think the way that it's worked in football is that it's better if we are together. In the playoffs you miss those big competitions between private and public schools."

LSU's 'Bone Lady' says goodbye after 30 years

Mary Manhein has dedicated her life to bringing closure to local families. She has worked on hundreds of cold cases and examined thousands of bones.

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.