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Family killed during the middle of the night, deputies seeking suspect

The Catahoula Parish Sheriff’s Office is seeking a man they believe killed three people in the early morning yesterday.

Victim of attempted armed robbery hits suspect several times with pot

A woman working at a restaurant in Iberia Parish fought off an armed robber with a pot.

Denham Springs teen goes missing without cell phone, medication

 Detectives in the Juvenile Division of the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office are looking for Ashley Brown, 17, of LA Highway 16 in Denham Springs. She was last seen on Sunday, Aug. 19, at her home.

Visit Baton Rouge giving away LSU-Ole Miss game package

 Visit Baton Rouge is giving away a weekend prize package for the LSU-Ole Miss football game at Tiger Stadium on Nov. 17, including two tickets and hotel accommodations at the Embassy Suites for two nights.

LSU men's tennis adds standout signee for 2012-13 season

 LSU men’s tennis head coach Jeff Brown announced Thursday that Boris Arias has signed a National Letter of Intent with the Tigers.

Kleinpeter Dairy begin 'Name the Calf' contest for Sweetie Pie

Kleinpeter Farms Dairy is conducting a name the calf contest for the calf born to celebrity cow Sweetie Pie Kleinpeter at the Kleinpeter Dairy farm last month. The female calf was born at 12:00 A.M, July 3, 2012.

Deputy killed in tragic shootout to be laid to rest on Wednesday

Deputy Brandon Nielson, one of the deputies killed in the recent shootout in St. John the Baptist Parish, will be laid to rest on Wednesday.

Homicide suspect from Thibodaux could be hiding out in Baton Rouge

The Thibodaux Police Department is seeking a homicide suspect who could be hiding out in the Capital City.

Eunice Police seek suspect who raped 82-year-old Alzheimer’s patient

An 82-year-old Alzheimer’s patient was allegedly raped in Eunice and police are currently seeking a suspect.

Coast Guard halts traffic on low-water stretch of Mississippi

The backup of boats and barges on a low-water section of the Mississippi River increased Tuesday even as the eleven mile stretch reopened on a limited basis, the U.S. Coast Guard said.