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Holiday travelers have different attitudes depending on mode of transportation

The busiest travel day of the year brought delays of lots of people. But once travelers made it to the airport, they got to relax.

Electrical fires leave 2 families homeless right before Thanksgiving

Two Baton Rouge home were destroyed overnight. The cause of both fires was an electrical short.

Employee steals from co-workers at State Police headquarters

An employee of Louisiana’s Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control was arrested for stealing at the headquarters of Louisiana State Police.

Complete streets policy to make Baton Rouge easier to navigate

Getting around Baton Rouge can be a real headache especially for people walking or riding their bike. Most of our city lacks crosswalks, sidewalks and bicycle lanes.

How eating earlier benefits your health

A lot of studies and a lot of research has shown that eating smaller meals more often is good for your overall health, but is it?

BRPD gives families Thanksgiving dinners

This is the fourth annual Thanksgiving Adopt a Family giveaway. It is a community effort that goes into feeding over 50 families a full Thanksgiving meal.

Man steals golf clubs worth over $1,400 from Gonzales shop

Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies are trying to identify a white man who stole four golf clubs worth almost $1,500 from the Pelican Point Golf Shop in Gonzales.

Suspect identified in shooting that injured 2 Hammond men

Tangipahoa Parish authorities have identified the suspect wanted for a shooting on Quick Boulevard in Hammond.

Man steals almost 20 iPods from Donaldsonville Wal-Mart

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a black man who, they say, stole almost 20 iPods from the Wal-Mart in Donaldsonville.

Car crash kills BR man on I-10 near Sorrento

Shortly after 5:15 am on November 26, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on I-10 west of LA Hwy 22 in Ascension Parish.

How to protect your identity while shopping on Black Friday

Louisiana businesses and consumers are gearing up for the hustle and bustle of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

Catholic Charities need sponsors to give families gifts this Christmas

Hundreds of families rely on Catholic Charities to bring joy to their Christmas. But the organization is struggling to find people who are willing to help them.

Electrical short causes duplex fire on Warfield Avenue

Baton Rouge firefighters say an electrical started a fire that caused about $17,000 in damages to a duplex in the 12300 block of Warfield Avenue.

3 arrested after undercover prostitution sting

Two Donaldsonville residents are now in jail and another is out on bond after an undercover prostitution sting, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office.

BR Metro Council votes against new patrol cars for Constable's Office

On Monday night, the East Baton Rouge Metro council voted against a request from the Baton Rouge Constable’s Office for 10 new patrol vehicles.