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LSU students react to beauty product that could prevent sexual assault

You're out at a bar or club with a group of girlfriends, you turn your head, only for a moment, to say hi to someone...and sadly that's all the time it takes for your drink to be spiked with a date rape drug.

St. John officials and residents take precautions after brain-eating amoeba found

Labor Day weekend is pretty much synonymous with water fun in Louisiana, but for residents in one water district in St. John the Baptist Parish, there are dire warnings about their water.

BRPD searching for man who robbed gas station on Highland Rd

Police are looking for a black man who robbed the Hop-In Chevron Service Station at 2915 Highland Road.

LPSO conducting sobriety checkpoint during Labor Day weekend

On Friday, August 29, 2014, the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office - in conjunction with several other local law enforcement agencies - will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Livingston Parish.

LSP arrests man for driving 129 mph on Nicholson Drive

On August 27, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop “A” arrested Dmonte W. Stockton, 20, of Baton Rouge, for Reckless Operation.

FDA recalls dog food sold at BR area Dollar General stores

Mars Petcare US Announces Voluntary Recall of 22 Bags of PEDIGREE® Brand Adult Complete Nutrition for Dogs Sold at Dollar General in Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee and Louisiana

Man shot by LPSO during suicide attempt

An Albany man is now dead after threatening police with a gun, who tried to stop him from comitting suicide.

Jindal sues the Obama administration over common core

Governor Jindal made his most aggressive move yet in trying to eliminate common core Wednesday when he filed a suit against the Obama administration and the department of education.

APSO identifies suspect in Prairieville car burglaries

Deputies need your help finding a white man who burglarized several cars in a Prairieville neighborhood.

SPCA of Livingston asks for help to continue operations

An animal rescue organization in Livingston Parish is shutting down operations because there are too many animals that need help, and not enough resources to do so.

BR TV personality Scott Rogers shot & killed, another man in critical condition

UPDATE: The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office has notified family members of the murder victim. He's been identified as Baton Rouge TV personality Scott Rogers, who hosted the Around Town TV Show on weekend mornings.

DHH, BR General strike deal to keep MidCity Emergency Room open

UPDATE: The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals says it's reached a deal with Baton Rouge General Hospital to keep the Emergency Room at its MidCity hospital open.

Son of veteran driving cross-country to preserve education about World War II

The greatest generation is slowly becoming another forgotten generation. But one man is using his personal feelings of sadness to make sure everyone remembers the lessons of World War II.

Fournette's teammate expecting big things from Tiger running back Saturday

LSU cornerback Tre’Davious White is expecting big things from Leonard Fournette this Saturday. “You will see a coming out party for Leonard Fournette,” White said Fournette’s performance on Saturday.

Jags prep for FBS opponent UL-Lafayette

For the third consecutive year the Southern football team will start their season on the road against an FBS opponent.