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'Going red' to fight the silent killer

 "It can affect anyone. If you yourself don't have it, possibly family members might have it. It can affect anyone," said Dr. Tarisha Mixon. Doctors call it a silent killer.

Elderly woman dies in house fire on Park Drive

The Baton Rouge Fire Department is currently investigating the cause of a house fire that killed an elderly woman this morning.

Louisiana Black Bear could be off threatened species list within next decade

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) presented its Louisiana Black Bear Management Plan on Feb. 5, 2015.

I-10 East now open at Lobdell

UPDATE (2:52 PM) All lanes are open I-10 East at LA-415 (Lobdell). The queue from this incident has reached approximately two miles. The Traffic Management Center will advise of any changes.

UPDATE: APSO finds 14-year-old runaway missing from Prairieville

UPDATE: 14-year-old runaway Kylic Williams has been found, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office.

Autopsy shows victim committed suicide, deputy placed on leave

The man who died during Tuesday’s deputy involved shooting in Livingston Parish actually killed himself, according to an autopsy report.

Suspect arrested for January shooting death of Plaquemine teen

The man who killed a Plaquemine teen last month is now going to jail, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

Baton Rouge Parade Schedule February 6-8

Friday, February 6, 2015 Krewe of Artemis Parade: 7 pm Downtown 

Space heater sparks deadly house fire in Tangipahoa Parish

A space heater sparked a fire that killed a 39-year-old woman and destroyed her home in Tangipahoa Parish home, according to the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office.

UPDATE: Deputies find 15-year-old runaway missing from Darrow

UPDATE: 15-year-old Camryn Graves has been found, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office.

LSU students protest suspect description stereotypes

It seems America has been re-questioning its relationship with race more frequently. Last Saturday, LSU students got a text message saying to be wary of a black suspect wearing a hoodie.

Going Red for Women

People across the country are gearing up to "Go Red" today.

U.S. Marshals capture fugitive wanted for strangling ex-girlfriend

The man who strangled his ex-girlfriend Tuesday night is now in the custody of U.S. Marshals, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office.

NCAA takes away spring practice from Southern

 Southern football will not hold a spring practice session in 2015. The Jags will serve their final punishment for low APR scores from 2007-2011.