Local News

Mayor Myer reelected in New Roads

There was a little bit of drama during the mayoral campaigns...but the election didn't have any drama.

I-10 East now open at LA 44 near Gonzales

UPDATE: All lanes are open on I-10 East at LA 44 (Gonzales).

House fire kills 2 dogs on Sherbrook Avenue

Firefighters are investigating a house fire that killed two dogs in the 12300 block of Sherbrook Avenue. Crews were able to rescue nine other dogs and several cats from the burning home.

Regional Healthcare owner charged with $2.5 million in tax fraud

The owner and operator of the Regional Healthcare, LLC Company headquartered in Baton Rouge may be facing jail time, fines, and restitution orders.

BRFD investigating arson fire on Bogan Walk Street

Firefighters are investigating an arson fire that caused $15,000 in damage to a vacant house in the 2900 block of Bogan Walk Street.

Tara High School target of hatred fueled vandalism

Tara High School in Baton Rouge was the target of hatred fueled vandalism this week according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office.

Patience requested from voters on Election Day

Voters have waited a long time for the 2014 Midterm election because there are so many important issues and races to decide. But they should be prepared to wait a little more on Election Day.

LSU coaches and players prep for showdown with Alabama

 Well 'Bama week is finally here and you can feel the excitement around Baton Rouge and on campus and the players, they acknowledge it.

SWAC football student-athletes of the week announced

 The Southwestern Athletic Conference has announced co-offensive and co-defensive student-athletes of the week following week 10 action.

LSU Graduation Success Rate scores remain at all-time high at 81 percent

 For the second straight year, LSU’s numbers in the Graduation Success Rate as reported by the NCAA remained at an all-time high for the university with a score of 81.

BRFD gets 3 new fire trucks

The Baton Rouge Fire Department recieved three new fire trucks to assist with keeping us safer. 

Walter Monsour resigns from head of EBR Redevelopment Authority

Walter Monsour, the President and CEO of the East Baton Rouge Redevelopment Authoritiy, says he will resign on November 30, 2014.

Bill Cassidy's last minute campaign efforts bring him back home

Congressman Bill Cassidy did some last minute campaigning this morning, looking for those final votes to get him into the senate seat. His efforts too him back to the neighborhood where he grew up.

LSU listed amongst best student sections in college football

USA TODAY has released their list of Best College Football Fan Bases based on fan vote.