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LSU listed amongst best student sections in college football

USA TODAY has released their list of Best College Football Fan Bases based on fan vote.

Gonzales Police arrest 2 on drug charges after prostitution complaint

One woman is in jail and another was issued a summons after Gonzales Police found heroin in their hotel room.

BRPD needs help identifying Alvin Dark Avenue shooting suspect

Police need your help identifying a black man who, they say, shot a 20-year-old man on November 1, 2014.

Local woman starts blanket, clothes drive for homeless veterans

On any given day...the staff at Gulf Coast Occupational Medicine is busy helping patients. But one employee has a goal to also help those less fortunate than others...homeless veterans.

14 constitutional amendments will appear on Tuesday's Louisiana ballot

When you vote on November 4, 2014, you'll have to decide on the fate of 14 proposed amendments to Louisiana's constitution. These are proposals that were approved during the 2013 and 2014 Louisiana Legislative Sessions. 

Shooting on Alliquipa Street leaves 32-year-old man in critical condition

Police are investigating a shooting that left a 32-year-old man in critical condition on November 2, 2014.

Heisman Trophy comes to BR for Alabama vs. LSU game

The Heisman Trophy is coming to Baton Rouge to drum up excitement for the Alabama vs. LSU game.   The trophy will be displayed at Royal Nissan on Airline Highway. 

Ebola Equipped: LA emergency officials say 'don't panic'

Ebola is here in the United States, and people in Louisiana are on high alert. So, some people are doing whatever it takes to avoid exposure to the Ebola virus.

Thousands of students could be displaced, according to report

 More than 8,000 students may not have a school to go to if St. George becomes a city, that's according to a newly-released study by Together Baton Rouge.

11 children, 1 adult hospitalized after Livingston Parish hayride crash

Just before 9:00 Friday night, LA State Police stated investigating a hay-ride crash that sent 11 children and two adults to hospitals. It happened on LA Highway 1024 in Livingston Parish. 

EBR Fire department is searching for arsonist

The East Baton Rouge Fire Department is investigating a house fire considered to be arson. Fire Public Officer, Mark Miles says around 4:50 pm on October 31, 2014, fire fighters responded to a fire at 3010 Bond street.

2 men arrested for $900 worth of drugs in car

Two Prairieville men are in jail after Ascension Parish Police pulled them over for a traffic violation.

C-SPAN Bus stops at Baton Rouge High School

The C-SPAN Bus traveled to the Baton Rouge Magnet High School on October 31, 2014.

Students crash and burn in driving simulation

Texting and driving is now the leading cause of car crash deaths in America. Catholic High School students in Baton Rouge learned this first hand today when Unite's Arrive Alive tour stopped by.

Local Halloween enthusiast puts the 'fright' in 'Fright Night'

A lot people say they love Halloween, but one Denham Springs man takes Fright Night to the next level.