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Man abducts, sexually assaults 7-year-old girl from Gus Young Park

Police say they are looking for a black man who abducted a 7-year-old girl from a BREC park and then sexually assaulted her.

Five tips for driving in fog

Fog can create dangerous driving conditions in south Louisiana. If you encounter any low visibility, then remember to use extra-caution while driving. Here are five, foggy-weather, safety tips to use: 

Fans and students gather for the 13th annual Red Stick Bowl game

Today marks the 13th annual US Army Red Stick Bowl at the Olympia stadium in Baton Rouge!

BRPD asking for help locating 4-year-old boy

Baton Rouge Police Detectives are asking for the publics assistance in locating a 4 year old boy who was last seen yesterday afternoon around 12:30pm.

Baton Rouge firefighter injures leg while battling apartment fire

One Baton Rouge firefighter injured his leg this morning while battling an apartment fire and was taken to the hospital.

Baton Rouge family loses dog after home goes up in flames

One Baton Rouge family lost their dog last night after their home went up in flames. The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to the two thousand block of Eerie Street just before eleven p.m.

Nubian Kruzers hand out thousands of toys to kids in East Baton Rouge

Today is the annual Nubian Kruzer toy drive in East Baton Rouge!

Escape from Angola triathlon sign up begins

If you ever wondered what it would be like to escape from the Angola Prison, you'll get your chance.

Bayou L'Ourse man arrested for several charges

Sheriff Mike Waguespack reports that on Friday, December 19th, 2014 at approximately 5:40am Assumption Parish Dispatch received a call stating that Danny Ray Reding, W/M, age 49 of 161 Elaine Street, had a gun and locked himself in the bedroom

Glen Davis Foundation gives back for the holidays

The giving continued on Saturday at Gus Young Park in Baton Rouge.

St. Vincent de Paul holds annual toy distribution event

Hundreds of kids in need won't go without on Christmas.

St. George organizers refute report saying tax hikes are likely

Local accountants say if voters create the City of St. George, they will be voting for tax increases. They say the proposed city's budget plan can't cover everything it wants to offer.

Alumni heartbroken over Redemptorist Junior & Senior High School closing

Redemptorist Junior and High School will shut down at the end of the current school year. Bishop Robert Muench gave the heart-wrenching announcement earlier today.

LPSO delivers gifts to Livingston Parish children

Families in Livingston Parish received a special delivery on Friday.

State Fire Marshal investigating deadly fire in New Roads

The State Fire Marshal’s office is investigating an apartment fire that killed a 62-year-old man in New Roads.