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Bergeron's Restaurant staying busy thanks to national media attention

Bergeron's owner Kevin Cox says that business is up 20% at the restaurant and he's been bombarded with phone calls from people across the country...all wanting to talk about that gun carrying discount. Cox says that since NBC 33 stopped by last we

LSU Professor using 4D body scanner to create new clothing sizes

It's happened to all of us at some point. We try on a pair of pants or a dress...but even though they're our size, they just don't fit right. It's inconvenient and annoying. Now one LSU professor is using some new technology to solve this problem.

Traffic light at East Boyd Drive & Burbank Drive to go back up

Drivers were excited to hear the news that the traffic light on Boyd & Burbank was going back up. Over the past three months without it, the intersection became known to many as a death trap.

College fair prepares students for the future

Thousands of Capitol are teens area preparing for college and today they got to meet with recruiters to make sure they're doing all the right things.

4 inmates overdose on synthetic marijuana at East Feliciana Parish Prison

East Feliciana Sheriff’s detectives are investigating how a work release inmate got synthetic marijuana inside the parish jail after four others overdosed.

2 men steal $2K in goods from jewelry store on Greenwell Springs Road

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s detectives are looking for two black men who burglarized a jewelry store on Greenwell Springs Road.

Jindal holds meeting on state's preparations to fight Ebola

Governor Bobby Jindal held a meeting of Unified Command Group (UCG) today at the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) to get an update from state agencies and ensure the state is prepared if a case of

Geismar man dies during crash in East Feliciana Parish

Shortly before 10:00 pm on September 30, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on US Hwy 61 north of LA Hwy 68 in East Feliciana Parish.

Police: former employee steals 700 books from Mandeville Barnes & Noble

A former Barnes & Noble employee has been placed under arrest. He's accused of stealing merchandise to stock his online business.

LDWF reminds hunters to practice treestand safety

Most hunters are aware of the need to safely handle their firearms, but too often hunters overlook basic treestand safety.

LSU commit Blake Ferguson named to U.S. Army All-American Bowl

Blake Ferguson of Buford High School, Buford, Georgia, has been selected to join an elite group of All-Americans for the 2015 U.S. Army All-American Bowl. Those selected will play in the annual East vs. West match-up on Saturday, Jan.

Local parents react to new birth control recommendations for teens

Doctors are making "new" recommendations on which birth control sexually-active teenaged girls should use. Now, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends hormone implants instead of birth control pills.

LPSO looking for suspects who used cloned credit card at Dollar General stores

Livingston Parish Sheriff’s detectives need your help identifying a man and woman who used a stolen credit card at two local Dollar General stores.

BRPD Cold Case Division denied federal grant

The Baton Rouge Police Department's Cold Case Division is credited with solving half a dozen cold cases since it's launch in 2012.

Prevention specialists see spike in STIs, need more funding

Sexually-transmitted infection rates are "spiking" here in the Capitol Area. Officials say chlamydia and gonorrhea are a huge concern.