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Johnston Street in Lafayette OPEN after major crash

UPDATE: Lafayette Police have reopened Johnston Street after a major crash in the 4500 block. The operator of the motorcycle involved in the crash is listed in critical condition in a Lafayette hospital.

Baylor students die in crash while headed to perform at LSU

Baylor University is mourning the tragic deaths of a student and a recent graduate who were involved in a one-car accident Tuesday, while on their way to perform at LSU.

I-110 South OPEN at Capitol Access after accident

UPDATE: All lanes are open I-110 South. There is no queue from this incident. The Traffic Management Center will advise of any changes.   -----

New Iberia caretaker charged for leaving baby in car

A New Iberia woman was arrested Tuesday after leaving a child that she was caring for locked in a hot car in a Walmart parking lot.

Ascension fire departments receive rebates

The fire departments of Ascension Parish have received some much needed funds.

33 MD: Melasma Fix?

It's even more reason to stay out of the sun.

EBR students to receive free lunch this school year

The East Baton Rouge Parish School System is proving that there is such a thing as a free lunch.

Byrd's the word at Saints camp Tuesday

Tuesday, Saints safety Jairus Byrd practiced with the team for the first time this offseason. The team’s biggest offseason free-agent acquisition took part in the walkthrough part of practice in West Virginia.

Witnesses say driver who hit 6-year-old may have been speeding

Neighbors who saw the whole incident say - Scott was driving way too fast. This stretch of Washington Avenue is between Plank Road and North Acadian Thruway.

Free classes for film/TV production assistants Aug 16-17

P.A. Boot Camp is a free class offered to East Baton Rouge Parish residents interested in becoming Production Assistants on feature film and television sets.

Mid-City businesses excited for Government street makeover

The mid-city section of Baton Rouge is home to some of the most unique stores in the city, but they easily go unnoticed because of the way Government street is currently set up.

Shooting endangers 3-year-old, father in Amite

Two men are now in jail after firing shots that endangered an adult and their small child.

BRPD arrests manager for stealing over $41K from Catholic Diocese

A Baton Rouge Diocese employee is now in jail after stealing over $41,000. BRPD spokesperson Cpl Don Coppola, says officers arrested Alice W. Faucheux, 57, around 9:00 a.m. on July 29.

I-10 Mississippi River Bridge to be closed Aug. 2-3 for inspection

The westbound outside lane of the I-10 Mississippi River Bridge will be closed Saturday, August 2, 2014 and Sunday, August 3, 2014 between the hours of 6:00AM to 1:00 PM due to routine bridge inspection.

BESE votes to join Common Core lawsuit against Jindal

The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education voted on Tuesday to join the lawsuit against Governor Bobby Jindal.