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Free film industry job training available to interested BR residents

Art Department Crash Course 3/28-3/29

Filmmakers could win big by showcasing talents with Louisiana Film Prize

Join NOVAC for an exclusive Social Hour with the Louisiana Film Prize! We are calling all filmmakers, actors and crew! Learn how you could win $50,000 by making a short film in Shreveport, LA!

LSU's Quarterman named SEC Player of the Week

LSU men’s basketball player Tim Quarterman was named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week after his rare triple double Saturday in the Maravich Center against Ole Miss.

24-year-old shot to death early Sunday morning on 73rd Avenue

Police are currently investigating the shooting death of a 24-year-old in the 2800 block of 73rd Avenue. It happened around 1:45 a.m. on March 1, 2015.

Blind wrestler enjoys success at state competition

 He can’t see the opposition. But he enjoys the feeling of success.

Dozens of people 'rally for justice' on the Capitol steps

Some organizations and people in the the community are not happy about the budget plan the state announced Friday.

Gerry Lane Enterprises donates thousands of dollars to YMCA Youth Sports

The legacy of Baton Rouge's late Gerry Lane lived on Saturday.

Pennington holds annual Wellness Day for Women

Hundreds of women came out to the Pennington Biomedical Research Center to get up to speed with their health.

Electrical fire damages Baton Rouge home

An early morning house fire has a Baton Rouge family picking up the pieces.

LSU uses aggressive base-running to outrun Princeton in series-opener

Princeton got more hits than LSU in the first game of the Ivy Leaguers' season, but it was not enough to defeat LSU. LSU (8-1) defeated Princeton 3-2 on Friday behind aggressive base-running and a good pitching performance.

The 2016 executive budget is here.

The presentation of the 2016 executive budget is nowhere close to the finish line. If anything, legislators have a lot of work to look forward to.

'IT Girls' workshop inspires female students to choose STEM careers

Today, female students from across Baton Rouge participated in the second annual ‘IT Girls’ workshop.

Fire erupts inside home on Gayosa Street in Baton Rouge

A fire broke out inside a home on the 1800 block of Gayosa Street in Baton Rouge this afternoon.

BR mom writes book to help inspire young women

"So why not? Amazon... Amazon Girl," said Elizabeth Demarest. That is the name of Demarest's first book. She grew up in the Amazon helping her family build churches and homes for people who had nothing.

BR man arrested in officer-involved shooting

Two Baton Rouge Police Officers are on administrative leave after a shooting.