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  • Person hit by vehicle outside prep football game

    Person hit by vehicle outside prep football game

    Updated: 11:09 PM 9/19/2014

    WATSON - State Police worked a crash involving a pedestrian outside of Live Oak High School Friday evening. Authorities were dispatched to the scene after reports that someone was hit by a vehicle. Emergency crews were sent to the school shortly before 8 p.m. The Live Oak High... (More)
  • Murdered teen honored with football jersey

    Updated: 11:01 PM 9/19/2014

    DONALDSONVILLE - A community remembered 15-year-old Brandon Augusta under the Friday night lights this week. Augusta was murdered; his body was found beaten to death behind a levee a month ago. He had been missing for a week. Law enforcement is still searching for the killer. Donaldsonville High... (More)
  • White House fence jumper made it inside residence before being arrested

    White House fence jumper made it inside residence before being arrested

    Updated: 8:57 PM 9/19/2014

    WASHINGTON - Part of the White House was evacuated Friday evening after someone jumped the fence. The incident occurred after President Barack Obama and his daughters left for Camp David in Maryland, the Associated Press reported. It was the second time in just more than a week that someone... (More)
  • DA admits mistake after Investigative Unit report

    Updated: 7:04 PM 9/19/2014

    ST. FRANCISVILLE- District Attorney Sam D'Aquilla lifted his silence Friday over a juvenile rape case his office prosecuted. Tonight, he admits his office may have made a mistake. It all centers around court paperwork that identifies one victim as 12 years old. However, the conviction paperwork indicates she was... (More)
  • WBR judge faces sanctions over free trip

    Updated: 7:02 PM 9/19/2014

    BATON ROUGE - A judge in West Baton Rouge Parish is under fire for taking an all-expense paid trip to Texas. The judge's mode of transportation for the free trip: a private jet. The state judiciary commission says Judge Robin Free exploited his position and recommends he be suspended... (More)
  • Update: At-risk boy found safe

    Update: At-risk boy found safe

    Updated: 6:31 PM 9/19/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a boy who disappeared from a Baton Rouge home this week and may be at risk has been found safe and sound. Officers said Friday evening that Quantrell Simpson, 12, ran away from a residence on Longfellow Drive on Thursday. His family has not... (More)
  • State releases anti-synthetic drug music video

    Updated: 5:57 PM 9/19/2014

    BATON ROUGE - State health leaders released a music video Friday as part of ongoing efforts to curb synthetic marijuana use in Louisiana. The video, "No More MOJO" from Ivan Toldson aka Love-N-Pain, is only one part of a month-long prevention effort by Capital Area Human Services. CAHS... (More)
  • Local fire investigator received special award

    Updated: 5:57 PM 9/19/2014

    BATON ROUGE - An arson investigator from Baton Rouge took home a big prize at a state conference. Levert Kemp has been investigating arson-related fires for only four years and is the youngest investigator in the department, but he takes his job seriously. "It takes a couple of... (More)
  • Armed man sought after bank robbery

    Armed man sought after bank robbery

    Updated: 5:50 PM 9/19/2014

    BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies released photos of an armed man who robbed an East Baton Rouge bank Friday evening. Deputies said the man went into the Whitney Bank on Coursey Boulevard around 4:20 p.m., pointed a gun at the teller and demanded money. Investigators said the man... (More)
  • Dan Klein Rodeo helps fire department

    Updated: 4:29 PM 9/19/2014

    CLINTON - The 21st Annual Dan Klein Rodeo is happening this weekend. Part of the proceeds are going to the McManus Fire Department. The fire department has been around for the past 28 years and relies heavily on the rodeo to maintain the station. They are able to... (More)

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