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Piccadilly files for bankruptcy

An iconic local business has filed for bankruptcy. Piccadilly filed for chapter 11 late last week because the restaurant is being sued by a New York hedge fund.

Family members hoping and praying Keiosha Felix will return home safely

Fifteen year old Keiosha Felix has been missing for more than 130 days. Ever since then Dionne Williams can not get her 15 year old cousin off of her mind.

Shreveport gunmen shoot through door, killing man inside home

One person is dead after a late night shooting in Shreveport.

Baton Rouge Zoo saddened to announce death of baby giraffe

BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo is deeply saddened by the loss of a female baby giraffe. The giraffe passed away this morning after Zoo staff conducted its regular morning inspections. The baby was born Monday, September 10.

More woes for players on LSU’s football roster

LSU had already lost two of its starters for the rest of the season. Today, it lost a third.

DEQ encourages citizens to report illegal dumping during Hurricane Isaac recovery

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality encourages residents in Hurricane Isaac affected areas to report illegal dumping to local law enforcement and DEQ's Criminal Investigation Division.

'Kissing bandit' arrested by Eunice Police officers

 Eunice Police say, they've arrested a Houston man who grabbed, then forced kisses on a Eunice, LA Wal-Mart employee. Randy J. Butcher, 40, was allegedly still in the Wal-Mart when Eunice Police arrived.

Tax deadlines extended for Hurricane Isaac Victims

The Louisiana Department of Revenue is granting filing and payment extensions to taxpayers whose homes, principal place of business or critical tax records are in the following parishes affected by Hurricane Isaac: Ascension, Assumption, East B

Thief snags energy drinks, performance enhancing pills from local convenience stores

 Baton Rouge Police are attempting to identify the suspect in the photo above. This suspect is accused of committing several thefts at various Circle K locations throughout the city.

Piccadilly CEO: We had no other choice but to file for Chapter 11

 Piccadilly is known for its cafeteria-style comfort food. However, the Baton Rouge-based business had to make the rather uncomfortable decision to file for Chapter 11 of the federal bankruptcy code.