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Dozens of law enforcement agencies pay respect to DSPD officer

Law enforcement officials from across the state said goodbye to one of their own Saturday.

Family and friends say goodbye to Jassiah Clark

The family and friends of little Jassiah Clark laid him to rest Satuday.

BRPD need help in armed robbery investigation

Baton Rouge Police still need your help finding two men who robbed a gas station earlier this week.

Satsuma incorporation effort offers glimpse into crystal ball for St. George

Residents of Satsuma got the idea to incorporate at the same time that St. George organizers began collecting signatures. While St.

Illiteracy in Louisiana currently worse than national average

The illiteracy rate in Louisiana is currently worse than the national average!

How Downtown BR racked up millions of dollars in 2014

Downtown Baton Rouge is rolling in cash, $125 million to be exact, and that's partially thanks to you. 2014 was a huge year for our Downtown area.

Murder rate down in EBR Parish but up in city limits

Murder rates in East Baton Rouge Parish are on the decline but that's not the case within Baton Rouge city limits. In 2014, there was a 10% spike in murders.

3 year-old Iowa girl reportedly dies from flu

The Iowa Department of Health has not reported any official flu deaths so far this season, but there have been several flu-related deaths including a 3-year-old girl from Elk Horn.

New Year's Fire destroys house on 78th Avenue

Authorities are investigating a fire that destroyed a house on New Year’s Day. It happened around 9:17 p.m. in the 2700 block of 78th Avenue.

Schedule of East Baton Rouge recycling and Xmas tree pickup

The 2014-2015 Christmas tree recycling program will offer curbside collection of trees this year for East Baton Rouge residents, except in Baker and Zachary. Several drop-off locations will also be available.

Greensburg man dies in New Year's Day crash

Shortly before 5:00 pm on January 1, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on LA Hwy 38 west of LA Hwy 43 in St. Helena Parish.

Gonzales teen dies after car hits ATV on NYE

A young Gonzales girl is now dead and another male is in critical condition after a car hit their ATV on New Year's Eve.

3 die in NYE crash on Walker South Road

At approximately 8:15 pm on December 31, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle crash resulting in three fatalities that occurred on Walker South Road (LA Hwy 447) south of I-12 in Livingston Parish.

Community reacts to the loss of Denham Springs police officer

Tragedy struck the city of Denham Springs on Tuesday.  Denham Springs P

Free ride services on NYE

In an effort to prevent drinking and driving the following companies are offering free rides to people in the Greater Baton Rouge Area.