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St. George organizers turn in incorporation petition to EBR Registrar of Voters

Monday morning, the Committee to Incorporate the City of Saint George turned in a stack of signatures to the East Baton Rouge Parish Registrar of Voters.

Tangipahoa man leads police on car chase

Hammond Police has issued several warrants for the arrest of a man involved in a highway chase by patrol officers.

Pastor hopes new resource center brings Eden Park community together

 A local pastor wants to see change in Baton Rouge, that's why she's starting her own resource center.

Nine families without homes after apartment fire

Baton Rouge Fire Detectives are investigating a late night fire leaving nine families without homes, but thankfully, Red Cross volunteers were there to help them.

Troopers arrest tractor driver who caused double 18-wheeler crash on LA 67

The man who caused two 18-wheelers to crash on LA Highway 67 is now in jail, according to Louisiana State Police.

Police find shipment of meth worth $5.1M hidden in candles

A Houston man is now in jail after Baton Rouge Police officers found a large shipment of methamphetamine in his luggage.

Donaldsonville man wanted for failing to register as a sex offender

Deputies are looking for a Donaldsonville man who has failed to register as a sex offender in Ascension Parish.

Blight Court successfully cleaning up East Baton Rouge property

East Baton Rouge Parish is getting tough with people who do not take care of their homes. There is once again a special court set up just for people with run-down property.

3 relatives of murder suspect arrested for threatening witness

Three people are now in jail for threatening a key witness to a murder on Madison Avenue. Natasha Tate, 40, Donte Tate, 20, and Danny Allen, 26, were arrested on October 16, 2014, for Obstruction of Justice.

Fundraiser to help man in need of kidney transplant

More than 100,000 people are waiting for organ transplants in our country. Joshua Plaisance is one of them. "You've got to take it day-by-day sometimes hour-by-hour, minute-by-minute," Plaisance said.