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New Orleans safe management to hire new security guards and guest service representatives for Superbowl

We are only in week four of pro football but preps are already well underway in New Orleans for the Superbowl. Safe management says they are planning to hire dozens of unarmed security guards and guest service representatives.

45 more new jobs are on the way to Port Allen

45 more new jobs are on the way to Port Allen. Exxon Mobil says they are expanding their Baton Rouge Chemical Plant. The expansion is happening so the company can increase capacity.

Louisiana campaigns heating up

With election day just around the corner several political campaigns are getting pretty heated. Louisiana's 3rd Congressional District has five candidates vying for that spot.

Mississippi man arrested in Crowley for failure to register as sex offender

Crowley Police have extradited a Mississippi man who recently resided in the city of Crowley for failure to register as a sex offender.

Increasing evidence points search for Keiosha Felix to Baton Rouge

 An increasing amount of evidence is pointing the search for Keiosha Felix - an endangered, missing teen - to the Baton Rouge area.

Crime Stoppers encourages students to utilize texting system to keep schools safe

As a parent, you expect that your child will be safe from harm while at school. However, any environment can be corrupted. That’s exactly why Crime Stoppers of Baton Rouge urges students to utilize its texting program.

Lafayette Sheriff seeking man accused of aggravated rape, urge extreme caution

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking a man who is accused of aggravated rape.

LA 73 closed in Ascension Parish

 La-73 North and South is closed to traffic between US-61 (Airline Hwy) and La-42 in Ascension Parish, due to an accident involving a cement truck.

Troopers seize over 15 pounds of cocaine from woman during traffic stop

Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop I, with the assistance of the St. Landry Parish Sheriff’s Office, arrested a Houston man and woman for possession with the intent to distribute cocaine.

Student pulls unloaded gun at Glen Oaks High, two arrested

Just as students were beginning the morning at Glen Oaks High School, a fight broke out and a student allegedly pulled out a gun. The student fled and the school was placed on lockdown by the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.