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Woman arrested for threatening text messages

Rasheika Rochelle James, 20, was arrested by St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office Deputies.

Habitat for Humanity builds four houses in the Gardere area

The group that's working with Habitat for Humanity has spent most of their time this summer building four homes in the Gardere area of Baton Rouge.

BRPD: One dead, another sent to hospital after shooting on 13th Street

 UPDATE: The victim of this shooting died on his birthday. He has been identified as Carlois LeBouf, 28, of Baton Rouge. Police believe the shooting stemmed from a shooting that happened less than 24-hours prior on Convention Street.

Six-year-old accidentally shot in the face by older brother

A six year old boy was accidentally shot in the face last night after his 12 year old brother was playing with a gun.

Man on parole goes back to jail after making violent threats, resisting arrest

 A man who was scheduled to get off parole in November is back behind bars today. That’s because he allegedly threatened to kill himself, his family and police if they tried to intervene.

Accident, closures on I-10 & I-12 in Baton Rouge

UPDATE: (10:00 a.m.) - I-10 East remains closed at the I-10/12 split. I-10 West is also closed at Siegen. The ramp from I-12 West onto I-10 East remains closed.

Tyrann Mathieu In Phase Two Of Rehab

Former LSU star football player Tyrann Mathieu is now in phase two of his recovery program in Houston which comes after seven days of phase one in rehab at 'The Right Step Recovery Center'.  

Lousiana Icegators Renew Agreement For Home Games

This time of year Football is the talk of the town but come October football will not be the only sport to get pumped about.

Kiwanis Club Holds Annual Crying Towel Luncheon

The Kiwanis Club held their annual crying towel luncheon today. The crying towel award is given to one of the area high school football coaches for downplaying his school's chances of winning this year.

More Bubbles Reported In Grand Bayou

More bubbles have been reported in Grand Bayou. It has been almost three months since the first bubble site was discovered in the neighboring Bayou Corne area.