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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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Man tries to steal $600 of baby formula from Wal-Mart on College Dr

Detectives are looking for a black man who tried to steal almost $600 worth of baby formula on August 16, 2014.

Thieves use stolen credit card to buy school uniforms

Deputies are looking for a black man and woman who have been making purchases with a stolen credit card.

Federal Judge upholds LA ban on same-sex marriage

United States District Judge Martin Feldman declared Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriage constitutional. The judge issued a 32 page ruling Wednesday. 

Gonzales man dies in car crash near Gramercy

Shortly after 2:30 am on September 3, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on US Hwy 61 south of I-10 in St. James Parish.

Woman reunites with medics 3 years after saving her life

Traci Picard celebrated her 26th birthday over the Labor Day weekend. Three years ago this milestone seemed unreachable as the Church Point, Louisiana, native fought for her life after a severe ATV accident.

New for 2014: LSU football gameday traffic, parking

LSU announced Wednesday that the school will adjust post-game football traffic to include contraflow southbound on Nicholson Drive/Highway 30 in an effort to help relieve vehicle congestion following home games.

New rules may force local truck stop to give up tiger

The owner of Tiger Truck Stop is fighting a new set of rules that might force his to give up his main attraction.