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  • Louisiana's Boston Marathon connections Play Video

    April 9, 2014 10:23 AM

    BATON ROUGE - It's been nearly a year since bombs went off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three people and injuring hundreds more. The tragedy led to several rule changes for this year's marathon, which is on Monday, April 21st. Extra security has been added... more »
  • Woman wanted in connection with theft in Livingston Parish

    January 16, 2014 3:11 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS- Detectives with the Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office are asking for help in identifying a woman wanted for questioning in connection with an ongoing theft case. In October, a theft complaint was made at a home on Burgess Avenue in Denham Springs, involving a large amount of missing... more »
  • Man arrested in connection with murder in Ascension Parish

    February 14, 2013 3:22 PM

    SORRENTO - A Baton Rouge man accused in connection with a murder in Ascension Parish is now behind bars. Authorities arrested Darryl "Hoops" Jones for being connected to the killing of Gerald "Butta" Wilkins on January 12 on LV Road in Sorrento. Wilkins was found shot to death... more »
  • New year brings rush-hour tows to busy bridge

    January 1, 2013 10:07 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The new year is bringing free rush-hour tow trucks to help keep traffic flowing on one of the nation's busiest bridges. The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development says a tow truck will be stationed on the Crescent City Connection Bridge for three hours in the morning... more »
  • NY woman arrested in connection with slaying of two

    December 28, 2012 2:15 PM

    WEBSTER, N.Y.- Police say a 24-year-old woman has been charged in connection with the ambush slaying of two volunteer firefighters responding to a house fire in upstate New York. New York State Police Senior Investigator James Newell says Dawn Nguyen, of Rochester, faces a state charge of filing a falsified... more »
  • Officials asked to challenge bridge tolls election

    November 20, 2012 3:16 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Opponents of Crescent City Connection tolls have ask Jefferson Parish officials to challenge referendum results. The Nov. 6 referendum to extend the tolls passed by a 16 vote margin. Stop the Tolls and the Voters League of Unincorporated West Jefferson contend a formal canvass of the election... more »
  • Tolls will stay after final votes counted

    November 13, 2012 11:55 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - Tolls on the Crescent City Connection will continue for another 20 years after elections officials counted and certified final results Tuesday from the highly contested Nov. 6 referendum. The Times-Picayune reports approval of the extension hung on an eight-vote margin until Tuesday, when the final difference rose... more »
  • Bridge toll extension still in question

    November 7, 2012 5:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - It could be this weekend before New Orleans area commuters know whether they will have to keep paying tolls on the Crescent City Connection bridge. Secretary of State figures show a ballot item extending the tolls for 20 years had eight more "yes" votes than "no" votes.... more »
  • Weird serial killer connection in BR

    November 20, 2010 1:49 PM

    A Baton Rouge police detective says a woman allegedly strangled by one alleged serial killer had reportedly associated with another. Sgt. Chris Johnson testified during cross-examination that he had been told that 46-year-old Renee Newman often associated with Sean Vincent Gillis, who is serving life sentences for two murders.... more »
  • Man faces additional rape, molestation charges

    November 1, 2010 5:22 PM

    ST. MARTINVILLE - Update: Two young boys have come forward about being sexually assaulted by a man who authorities arrested last Tuesday in connection with another sexual abuse case. 61-year-old Phillip Miller Jr. is now charged with two counts of aggravated rape and two counts of molestation of a juvenile.... more »
  • Police still search for man in connection with double murder

    October 27, 2010 8:21 PM

    Police are still looking for one man in connection with a double murder that occurred on Aug. 29 shortly before 10 p.m. Authorities already arrested 33-year-old Alton Dominique Fields, who they said is also connected to the crime. Police said Fields and the other man went to an apartment... more »
  • Public meeting for proposed Houma-Thibodaux to La 3127 Connection

    March 1, 2010 9:35 AM

    There will be a public meeting hosted by the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development to give information on the Houma-Thibodaux to La. 3127 Connection Environmental Impact Statement. It will be held Tuesday, March 9, 2010, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Gouaux Auditorium, located at Nicholls State... more »

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