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Firefighters forced to abandon victim in deadly fire

Posted 12:58 PM 12/19/2014 by Hunter Robinson, Russell Jones

NEW ROADS - Investigators said intense flames prevented firefighters from saving a man who died in an apartment fire in New Roads Friday morning.

The State Fire Marshal's Office said 62-year-old Leonard V. Dimichele died due to smoke inhalation and thermal injury in the fire.

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Former 'Sons of Guns' star indicted on 3 counts of rape

Posted 10:00 AM 12/18/2014 by Brock Sues and Ryan Naquin

BATON ROUGE - Embattled "Sons of Guns" reality TV star Will Hayden was indicted on a total of three sex charges in East Baton Rouge Parish on Wednesday.

Hayden was indicted for two counts of aggravated rape and one count of forcible rape in an East Baton Rouge Parish court.

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EXCLUSIVE: Man chases down thieves, records his pursuit

Posted 8:23 AM 12/17/2014 by Ryan Naquin

WHITE CASTLE - Deputies are searching for the man who was able evade deputies and a crime victim who gave chase after being caught breaking into his house.

The unidentified man was one of two who were seen burglarizing a home in White Castle along the river at 8:30 on a recent (More)


Man in critical condition after shooting overnight dies

Posted 3:16 PM 12/16/2014 by Hunter Robinson and Brock Sues

BATON ROUGE - Police said a man who was fighting for his life after being shot multiple times early Tuesday morning has died from his injuries.

The shooting victim was identified as 35-year-old Braden Larvadain who was in a parking lot in the 1800 block of North Foster Drive at around 2 (More)


Funeral today for teen killed in crash

Funeral today for teen killed in crash

Posted 8:48 AM 12/15/2014 by Hunter Robinson

PRAIRIEVILLE - A community is preparing to gather Monday morning to remember an Ascension Parish teen killed in a crash last week.

15-year-old Claire Carline of Prairieville died in the wreck on LA Highway 74 east of I-10. while on the way to school at Dutchtown High. Her two sisters who (More)


Popular roadway to get speed limit increase

Posted 8:43 AM 12/12/2014 by Ryan Naquin

CENTRAL - Drivers on the Central Throughway will get a speed boost come beginning of the week.

On Monday, the speed limit along the throughway from Florida Blvd. to Greenwell Springs Rd. will increase from 50 to 55 mph.

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