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Thibodaux cop locks himself in hot car for PSA

"I can barely breath and sweat is everywhere." That's what a Louisiana police officer had to say while he was locked inside a car for 10-minutes.

St. Mary Parish warns of several scams currently in the area

In order to track phone and internet scams, the St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office asked residents to report these types of criminal activities. Recently, the St.

49-year-old deaf man killed by train in St. Landry Parish

Forty-nine-year-old Michael Tanner, of Lebeau, is dead after being struck by a train Thursday while walking on the tracks beside Highway 71.

Uber now arriving in Baton Rouge

Uber released a statement today announcing that Baton Rouge residents can now request a ride around town using the Uber app. Uber started four years ago and currently operates in 140 cities and 40 countries. 

13-year-old arrested for burglary, battery in Hammond

The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s arrested a 13-year-old teen for burglary and aggravated battery on Thursday.

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.