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22-year-old found shot to death on South 17th St

A young man is dead after being shot in the middle of a street, late Thursday night.

UPDATE: All lanes OPEN I-10 East near Port Allen

UPDATE: All lanes are open on I-10 East at LA-1 in Port Allen and on the Mississippi River Bridge . The queue from this incident has reached approximately 2 miles before LA-415.

Both groups claiming to run Azalea Lakes HOA resign under pressure from residents

The Azalea Lakes subdivision started Thursday with two groups claiming to be the board of its homeowners association. It ended the day with nobody in charge.

EBR Schools continue to be financially unstable: community worried about the future

The East Baton Rouge School District is running out of money. They are not getting enough funding at the state level which ultimately means no raises, less programming and a questionable future for the school system.

EBR Schools face funding problems: community worried about the future

The East Baton Rouge School District is running out of money. They are not getting enough funding at the state level which ultimately means no raises, less programming and a questionable future for the school system.

Capitol Security Project begins: locals scared about future traffic and parking issues

Traffic and parking are already a pain for those who are frequent to the downtown area near the Capitol and its going to get much worse before it gets better. That's thanks to a new project near the State Capitol.

2 dead after fiery 18-wheeler crash on I-10 near

Two men are dead after a huge head-on collision between two 18-wheelers on I-10 last night.

Gonzales Police looking for suspects in hotel vending machine thefts

The Gonzales Police Department is trying to identify two men suspected of breaking into vending machines at an area hotel. The two suspects entered the hotel on July 1, and visited several vending machines on different floors.

NBA star Glen "Big Baby" Davis gives back to his community

When you hear the name, Glen Big Baby Dorsey, many think "NBA star and champion." But to the folks here in Baton Rouge, add "literacy advocate" and "mentor" to that list.

Beyond the call of duty: Troopers honored for hard work

They protect us every day, out on the highways and close to home. Today State Police held their annual awards ceremony.

Vermilion River gets new system to combat trash problems

With new projects seeming to pop-up all around Lafayette road-ways, finally the water-ways are getting some attention too.

Lafayette Fire Department still investigating rash of arson fires

Last month the Lafayette Fire Department combated eight fires within about a week span, and they are still describing the investigation as "open and active."

EBRSO looking for CVS robbery suspect

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s detectives are looking for a suspect in the robbery of CVS Pharmacy on George O’Neal. The incident happened Thursday morning shortly after 9:00 a.m.

Missing 39-year-old Hammond woman found at MS hospital

UPDATE: Mississippi authorities have located Shailey Michelle Tripp at an area hospital. Tripp reportedly went missing from Hammond on Monday, July 7. Details surrounding Tripp's disappearance are still unclear.