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APSO arrests BR man for July 2014 car burglaries in Geismar

A Baton Rouge man is now in jail for a rash of car burglaries in Geismar.

Johnson accepts offer to join Georgia program

Southern University head track and field coach Brian Johnson has accepted a position as the assistant track coach and recruiting coordinator at the University of Georgia.

Future of driving technology, v2v, being studied at LSU

The future of driving technology is being developed inside a small lab at LSU, and it will change the way you see the road. It is called v2v, or vehicle-to-vehicle communication.

Tigers returning from baseball summer leagues, begin classes August 25

LSU baseball players that participated in summer collegiate leagues are returning to Baton Rouge, ready to begin fall semester classes on Monday, August 25.

LSU's Mainieri and Bertman raise awareness for ALS with Ice Bucket Challenge

Former LSU baseball head coach Skip Bertman teamed up with current head coach Paul Mainieri to complete the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Autopsy identifies body found near levee as missing Donaldsonville teen

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Tony Bacala has confirmed that the body that was found along the levee in Donaldsonville last Thursday afternoon, August 14, 2014, is that of 15-year-old Brandon Augusta.

Proposed program would help control cat population

The Companion Animal Alliance is hoping to save the lives of countless cats in the area and cut down on the cat population at the same time with a new program.

A smelly situation at Burbank and Staring

Raw sewage is taking over the brand new Staring Lane Extension that leads to Burbank Drive. If you drive by quickly on your way to work, you won't notice much out of the ordinary---unless it just finished storming.

Lafayette PD investigating 2 shootings in less than 12 hours

Police are investigating two shootings that happened in less than 12 hours of each other.

Woman dies while checking mailbox in St. Amant

Shortly after 11:00 am on August 18, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash involving a pedestrian that occurred on LA Hwy 431 north of LA Hwy 934 (Black Bayou Rd.) in Ascension Paris