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35 lbs. of marijuana seized at home on Forrest Hill Drive

A man is now in jail after narcotics agents found 35 lbs. of marijuana at his house, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.

Satsuma incorporation effort finds opposition

The group Save Satsuma wants to incorporate Satsuma into a town. "We just want to be as rural as possible. And that's always been our goal," says H.L. Arledge, the co-chair of Save Satsuma.

Crawfish farmers have short-term optimism and long-term concern about industry

Crawfish lovers can start getting their pots ready. Farmers say this year's crop will be another good one.

Fixing the dangerous curve on Walker South Road

You can ask anyone who lives off of LA 447 (Walker South Road) what is the most dangerous spot on the highway is and 

Traffic expected for US 190 construction

DOTD has a project to install a roundabout at the intersection of U.S. 190 and Eden Church Road to help increase safety and improve traffic.

Two dozen cars burglarized in EBR Parish neighborhoods over the weekend

Sunday morning, over two dozen people woke up to find their cars had been ransacked in the Jefferson Park and Azalea Lakes neighborhoods!

Baton Rouge opens new detox center

 Over the past year, The Baton Rouge Area Alcohol and Drug Center on Florida BLVD has had a wait list of around 500 people. They're looking to be able to go there, stay for a while, and get the help they need with their addiction.

Recycling Road Show Scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 10

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced today the Ascension Parish Recycling Road Show will be held Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015 at the Wal-Mart store in Prairieville. A recycling vehicle will be stationed in the parking lot from 9 a.m.

Juvenile employee records woman in Tanger Outlet dressing room

A juvenile employee of the Reebok Outlet store is now in jail for illegally recording a woman in a dressing room, according to the Gonzales Police Department.

Police reveal identity of driver killed on I-110

Ronald Gauff, 63 of, Zachary LA, died on scene from injuries sustained from a single vehicle crash that occurred on January 3, 2015 around 3:15 am in the 500 block of S I-110.

Calling all area dancers: BRBT hosts National Dance Auditions

Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre will welcome the American Ballet Theatre, Nashville Ballet and Joffrey Workshop Texas to audition local dancers for their highly respected summer intensive programs.

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.