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Construction could inconvenience some parade-goers

It's a weekend full of parades ahead of us in Baton Rouge, but officials said some of you may have to adjust your plans.

National Signing Day: LSU's 2015 recruiting class

 2015 LSU Football – Signees

Local stars dominate 17-member Tulane football signing class

In what has become a recurring theme for the Green Wave since the arrival of head coach Curtis Johnson, the Tulane University football team received a heavy dose of local flavor as the program signed 17 student-athletes to National Letters-of-I

Driver who crashed head-on into school bus faces DWI, drug charges

The man who crashed head-on into a school bus and sent 15 children to the hospital is now going to jail, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office.

National Signing Day: Southeastern signs 28 to complete 2015 class

Southeastern Louisiana has added 28 student-athletes who will continue their academic endeavors and look to help SLU win its third straight Southland Conference Championship as members of the Lion football progra

St. Michael’s RB Matthew Butler signs with Texas Southern University

Senior Matthew Butler signed his letter of intent to play football with Texas Southern University under Head Coach Darrell Asberry.

State Police identify man killed in off-duty deputy involved shooting

Louisiana State Police have identified the man that was killed in yesterday's shooting that involved an off-duty Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputy.

Man with history of domestic abuse, wanted for strangling ex-girlfriend

Detectives are looking for a man who, they say, forced his way into his ex-girlfriend’s home last night and strangled her.

How bad are the conditions at the EBR Parish Prison?

From the outside the east Baton Rouge Parish Prison doesn't look bad at all.

Mid-City ER closing, state officials look for more options

Samuel Sanders works to improve mid-city each and every day. He is the director of the Mid-City Redevelopment Alliance, but now he is learning that the emergency room at Baton Rouge General Mid-City will shut down in two months.

Off-duty LPSO deputy involved in deadly shooting

One person is dead following a domestic dispute involving an off-duty Livingston Parish Sheriff’s deputy.

1 injured in afternoon shooting on North 16th Street

Baton Rouge Police detectives are busy investigating the city's latest shooting. It happened around 1:00 this afternoon on North 16th Street.

Car crashes into school bus sending driver, 15 children to hospital

Over 30 parents received a scary phone call this morning, informing them their child's school bus was involved in a crash.

Massive fire destroys building, closes Florida Avenue in Denham Springs

Two businesses in Denham Springs are nothing but rubble and ashes. A massive fire erupted in the 300 block of Florida Avenue around noon destroying a local hair salon and medical supply store.