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Bella Bowman Foundation donates $75,000 to LSU's Medical Physics Program

Some good news for LSU! It's Medical Physics Program got a pretty big donation Thursday.

Saved by the Belt: Teen awarded for buckling up

Half the drivers killed in accidents in Louisiana so far this year were not wearing a seat belt, but Connor Waits is an exception. Connor's life was saved because of his decision to obey the law.

APSO arrests 2 in St. Amant meth lab bust

Two St. Amant residents are now in jail for operating a methamphetamine lab after authorities received an anonymous tip.

Retired Lieutenant General Russel Honore gives his take on ISIS

"I would say that rhetoric is designed to strike fear in the hearts and minds of American people."

U.S. Marshals arrest attempted murder suspect in BR

A man wanted for attempted murder in St. Martinville is now in jail.

Thief buys phones, gas for other people with stolen credit cards

Detectives are looking for a black woman who was seen stealing a wallet at the Wal-Mart on College Drive.

43 former LSU Tigers on NFL rosters as 2014 season opens

Forty-three former LSU football players have made the opening weekend NFL roster as the league begins regular-season play tonight when the Seattle Seahawks host the Green Bay Packers.  

Gonzales mayor calls for recall of 2 city councilmen

Gonzales city officials want to two new councilmen out of office, according to The Creole.

34-year-old man dies in crash on Scotland Avenue

Police are investigating a crash that killed a Baton Rouge man in the 12100 block of Scotland Avenue. Vernon Rogers, 34, died after both he and the driver were ejected from an SUV.

School board member: Baker schools will 'die' if board divisions not solved

The Baker School Board approved a budget that could put teachers' jobs in jeopardy. But one board member believes the entire system is in danger.

New company makes 3D printing affordable for BR inventors

There is a brand new company in the Capitol City that wants to help you get your ideas off the ground, and they're doing it in a very futuristic way. A dinosaur's skull, a piece of drilling equipment, an action figure.

BR Mayor vows to stop veteran homelessness by 2015

Homeless veterans in Baton Rouge won't have to worry about finding a place to sleep. That's because Mayor Kip Holden answered a challenge from the White House in a big way.

How to protect your phone from getting hacked

Everyone's talking about how to keep your private information safe after several major stars had private nude photos stolen from their cell phones.

CVS no longer selling tobacco products

Smokers listen up- if you're looking for tobacco products you will no longer find them at CVS stores.

5 men wanted by APSO for not showing up to court

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