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Study shows Louisiana has 2nd highest rate of gun deaths in the nation

In 2013, according to a study done by the Violence Policy Center, Louisiana had the second highest rate of gun deaths in the nation per capita. This is a step down from 2012 when our state was ranked first.

Patriots win Super Bowl

 Two of the best late-game quarterbacks in NFL history stood toe-to-toe. The young one blinked, and the old guy won.

Former NFL star Dennis Byrd uses his career ending injury as motivation

 This was the play that ended Dennis Byrd's football career. And he rushed the edge to get to Kansas City's Dave Kreig, Byrd collided with his own teammate, breaking his neck.

Tattered American flag has patriotic people upset

 The American flag- it's supposed to be a symbol of patriotic pride. "It represents our freedom. It represents everything that people have died for to give us our freedom," says Cody Crawford.

Super Bowl brings out wing lovers

Super Bowl Sunday is one of the busiest days of the year for Baton Rouge restaurants.

Raising Cane's honored at Super Bowl

Raising Cane's is being honored at this year's Super Bowl, thanks to the company's dedication to community service.

Volunteers piece together new playground for kids at Bernard Terrace

The work continued Saturday on a new playground for kids at Bernard Terrace Elementary.

LHSAA members reject split playoff proposals for baseball, basketball, softball

Members of the LHSAA said they needed time more than they needed another split.

I-10 East and West open on MS River Bridge after fatal accident

(7:42 PM): All lanes are open I-10 East and West on the Mississippi River Bridge after an earlier accident.

Former Super Bowl champ previews The Big Game

Super Bowl XXXVIII champion Brian Kinchen sat down with NBC33's Matt Boudreaux to preview the Seahawks-Patriots matchup. 

Governor, BESE continue to fight over future of common core

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal took another step to stop common core in our state. Jindal gave parents the green light to remove their students from the Parcc exam and told school districts to come up with another way to measure their succes

Fire damages 6 apartments on Florida Boulevard

A faulty bathroom heater sparked a fire early this afternoon that damaged 6 apartments, according to the Baton Rouge Fire Department. It started around 1:45 p.m. at the Broadmoor Plantation apartment complex on Florida Boulevard.

How you can prevent child sexual abuse

Child porn is not an easy subject to talk about, but Noel Andrus thinks it's time we all start looking at the bigger picture.

Stolen antique sign returned to Tommy's Fish House

The antique sign that was stolen from Tommy’s Fish House has been returned to the restaurant’s owner, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s

Woman spends $3K using credit cards stolen from locker room

Police are looking for a black woman who spent over $3,000 with credit cards she stole from a women’s locker room. It happened at the Spectrum Fitness in the 7000 block of Perkins Road on January 9, 2015.