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Landrieu, Cassidy headed to run election off in Senate race

Senator Mary Landrieu and Bill Cassidy are heading to a run-off election on December 6, 2014. Landrieu won 42% of the vote with 618,840 votes, according to the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office.

Sam D'Aquilla re-elected as DA in 20th judicial district

 In East and West Feliciana Parishes, the big talker was the race for district attorney in the 20th judicial district.

Zachary candidates respond to election results

David Amrhein has reclaimed his title as Mayor of Zachary. Amrhein- who is not affiliated with a political party- has been in office since 201. Tuesday night, he was re-elected with 74% of the vote.

Mayor Myer reelected in New Roads

There was a little bit of drama during the mayoral campaigns...but the election didn't have any drama.

I-10 East now open at LA 44 near Gonzales

UPDATE: All lanes are open on I-10 East at LA 44 (Gonzales).

House fire kills 2 dogs on Sherbrook Avenue

Firefighters are investigating a house fire that killed two dogs in the 12300 block of Sherbrook Avenue. Crews were able to rescue nine other dogs and several cats from the burning home.

Regional Healthcare owner charged with $2.5 million in tax fraud

The owner and operator of the Regional Healthcare, LLC Company headquartered in Baton Rouge may be facing jail time, fines, and restitution orders.

BRFD investigating arson fire on Bogan Walk Street

Firefighters are investigating an arson fire that caused $15,000 in damage to a vacant house in the 2900 block of Bogan Walk Street.

Tara High School target of hatred fueled vandalism

Tara High School in Baton Rouge was the target of hatred fueled vandalism this week according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office.

Patience requested from voters on Election Day

Voters have waited a long time for the 2014 Midterm election because there are so many important issues and races to decide. But they should be prepared to wait a little more on Election Day.

LSU coaches and players prep for showdown with Alabama

 Well 'Bama week is finally here and you can feel the excitement around Baton Rouge and on campus and the players, they acknowledge it.

SWAC football student-athletes of the week announced

 The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced co-offensive and co-defensive student-athletes of the week following week 10 action.

LSU Graduation Success Rate scores remain at all-time high at 81 percent

 For the second straight year, LSU’s numbers in the Graduation Success Rate as reported by the NCAA remained at an all-time high for the university with a score of 81.

BRFD gets 3 new fire trucks

The Baton Rouge Fire Department recieved three new fire trucks to assist with keeping us safer.