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DEQ halts landfill operations in Shreveport

The Department of Environmental Quality, working with the State Fire Marshal’s Office, issued an administrative order requiring a Shreveport landfill owned by Harrelson Material Management Inc.

Utah man arrested for calling in bomb threat into Geismar plant on 9/11

A Utah man is now in jail after authorities say he called a bomb threat into a plant in Geismar.

Gonzales Mayor turns down City's budget plan for a third time

Gonzales still doesn't have a full operating budget -- after three rounds of proposals and vetoes. The Gonzalez city council's latest proposed budget plan would have cut $110,000 the police department.

Mississippi man dies after head on crash with garbage truck on LA 67

Shortly after 6:00 am on September 17, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that occurred on LA Hwy 67 north of LA Hwy 959 in East Feliciana Parish.

Emotional debate over child discipline

An emotional debate is underway about how far is too far when it comes to disciplining children.

IPSO targets drug dealers in 'Operation Prescribed Justice: Refill'

Dozens of people are in the Iberville Parish Jail as of Wednesday night after an early morning warrant roundup. It's all part of a continued effort to get drugs off the street.

APSO trying to identify man seen burglarizing vehicle in Prairieville

Detectives need your help identifying a male suspect who was caught on surveillance camera, breaking into a car in Prairieville.

Former BR hospital employee wanted for theft caught in Tacoma, WA

A man wanted for stealing over $16,000 from a Baton Rouge hospital is now in the custody of police in Tacoma, Washington.

EBRSO investigating bank robbery on Jones Creek Road

East Baton Rouge Sheriff's deputies are now investigating the robbery of Chase Bank on Jones Creek Road.

Employee steals 6,000 hydrocodone pills from Gonzales pharmacy

A woman is now in jail for stealing over 6,000 prescription pills from a CVS pharmacy in Gonzales.