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Oil on the coast prompts action, emergency closures from state agencies

Oil related issues are washing up along Louisiana beaches. From wildlife found injured and covered in oil, to tar balls on the shore, officials are keeping their eye on the coast.

EBRSO apprehends escaped work release inmate

UPDATE: Deputies apprehended the work release inmate on Wednesday, Sept. 5 during the morning at a relative's residence after receiving a call from the relative.

Honey Badger's back on campus for fall semester

Former LSU Football star Tyrann Mathieu is now back at LSU, just not back on the football team. The “Honey Badger” enrolled at the university for the fall semester today.

Thibodaux man nearly causes accident, arrested for second DWI

Derrick Brown, 35, has been charged with DWI (2nd), and Stop Sign and Yield Sign Violation just before midnight on Saturday, September 1.

Woman's house burglarized 3 times in same day

 A Vivian woman's home is burglarized three times by different people on the SAME day back in July!

Ascension Parish hit hard by Hurricane Isaac

In Ascension Parish people are are trying to get back to normal after Isaac ripped through the area. Flooding is still a problem in the Tullier neighboorhood off of La 70. But it's an isolated area now.

Our Lady Of Lourdes Hospital up for sale

The old Our Lady Of Lourdes Hospital at the corner of St.Landry and St.Mary Street is now up for sale at 34 million dollars.

Police looking for man wanted for second degree murder

The police are looking for a man wanted for second degree murder.  

EBRSO looking for escaped work release inmate

 East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Deputies need help locating a work release inmate who walked away from his job today on Coursey Blvd.

CVS to provide support for Hurricane Isaac relief efforts

 CVS pharmacy today announced a donation of more than $20,000 in support of communities that have been affected by Hurricane Isaac.