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EBR Parish Library lets you donate food to pay fines

Paying late fees is not fun.

Construction worker seriously injured in hit & run crash on LA 30

State Troopers say they are looking for a white man who hit a road construction worker and quickly drove off.

Former Southern University bandleader enjoys retirement

For the last eight years, one man has led Southern University’s powerful Human Jukebox band. But now he's enjoying retirement.

Fans, local businesses gear up for 41st Bayou Classic

We've got the biggest Louisiana college football rivalry tomorrow afternoon. Our Southern University jaguars are facing off against the Grambling State tigers in the annual Bayou Classic!

Local shoppers excited about Black Friday sales

 Fifty-percent off, 60% off, all the way up to 80% off, Black Friday shoppers are loving these sales.

Chemicals in common products could be wiping out your testosterone

 The soap you're using to wash your hands and your body could be wiping out your testosterone. In fact, multiple studies are linking low testosterone to two chemicals Triclosan and Triclocarban.

Families volunteer to feed the needy on Thanksgiving

 "God has blessed us plenty, and there's many out there who have been blessed, but not as blessed as we are," said Tanya Scott.

Baker Walmart workers say they'll strike ahead of Black Friday

Walmart employees in Baker, LA, say they'll be part of a strike Thursday. Organizers say it's part of 1,600 strikes at Walmart stores across the country. 

Semper Tigers: Walk-on Marine energizes LSU football team

Some football players get the glory for the plays they make on the field, while some have a glory all their own off the field. 

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.