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Report: Louisiana unemployment rates dropping

A new report shows more companies across Louisiana are hiring. According to the Louisiana Workforce Commission, unemployment in Baton Rouge is at 7.2 percent, which is down from 8 percent in July.

Lockdown Lifted at Glen Oaks High

UPDATE (8:45 a.m.): EBRSO told NBC33 News the lockdown has been lifted, but the suspect hasn't been found. The investigation is continuing.

Shunick family to celebrate Mickey's life Saturday

21 year old Mickey Shunick went missing this past April. Just a few months later, a man admitted to her murder and led police to her body. Now, as family and friends continue to mourn her loss, they will also celebrate her life.

The town of Scott in now the 'Boudin Capitol of the World'

A pork shortage is a tough thing to hear, especially in Louisiana where Boudin is king. In Louisiana everyone brags that they have the best boudin.

Man rams car into ex-girlfriend’s vehicle while she was still inside

 A 50-year-old man from Thibodaux is behind bars for allegedly ramming the car of his ex-girlfriend while she was in the vehicle.

Denham Springs man arrested for soliciting a minor via the Internet

 According to reports, Shawn Orillion communicated via the internet with what he believed was a 13-year-old girl living in East Baton Rouge Parish during August and September of this year.

Residents near Bayou Corne sinkhole infuriated by Texas Brine report

As new information comes out from the Bayou Corne area, people living in that part of Assumption Parish say they're furious.

Walk-On’s a finalist for ESPN’s Best Sports Bar in North America

Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar in New Orleans, renowned for its delicious Louisiana-inspired menu and unique game-day dining experience, has been selected as one of 12 finalists for ESPN Mobile’s Best Sports Bar in North America.

Alleged tree poisoner arrested in Hammond after making 'terroristic threats'

The man accused of poisoning trees at Auburn University's Toomer's Corner, Harvey Updyke, has been arrested yet again.

2 accused of fraudulently claiming property owned by deceased woman

Two people were arrested today in connection with a fraudulent land transfer involving property belonging to a woman who has been dead for 17 years.