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Governor Jindal, Tiburon announce 350 new jobs at Camp Minden

Governor Bobby Jindal and Jack Blalock, senior business development manager for Tiburon Associates Inc., announced that Tiburon will create 350 jobs and open a maintenance overhaul facility for transport vehicles at Camp Minden.

Shooting leaves one dead, one in critical condition

 The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s office received calls for service on Durbin Road Extension in reference to gun shots in the street and vehicles speeding away on July 30 at around 5:30 p.m.

Man arrested for engaging in sexually-related acts with mentally disabled adults

The Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office received a complaint from the Louisiana Department of Adult Protective Services in reference to allegations of sexual criminal acts that had occurred in the Pineville, Louisiana area.

Man arrested for attempted murder after shoot-out at Baton Rouge bar

Baton Rouge Detectives arrested Billy W. Hoover, 45, late last night after a shooting that occurred at a bar off of Florida Blvd. At 10:30 p.m.last night, the accused entered the Longbranch Saloon in an irate, aggressive manner.

Michael Clayton shares football wisdom with kids at football mini-camp

Baton Rouge native, Michael Clayton hosted his first football mini-camp here in Baton Rouge Saturday.

Bird thief busted after owner sees Craig's List ad

An accused thief is caught feather-handed after the owner noticed a Craig's List ad for her bird.

Woman abducted from parking lot of clinic, raped

 The Baton Rouge Police Department is investigating the alleged abduction and rape of a Baton Rouge woman. The incident was reported around 12:30 this afternoon.

EMS responds to high number of heat calls; heat advisory issued for Monday

A heat advisory has been issued for Monday, July 30, which means that the heat index will be over 108 degrees for more than four hours of the day. For those working outdoors, that creates the potential for a dangerous medical issue.

Shreveport woman accused of knowingly infecting man with HIV

 Shreveport police have arrested a woman and charged her with knowingly infecting a person with HIV. Andria Johnson, 31, of Shreveport, was taken into custody July 24, after a man she had sex with tested positive for HIV.

Pipe fight leads to seven arrests

Officers responded to the 800 block of North 2nd Street in reference to a large fight in progress. Officers arrived while some of the suspects were still on scene and others left before officers arrived.