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Louisiana baseball ranked No. 1 In Collegiate Baseball poll

The Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team jumped five spots in the Collegiate Baseball Poll to earn the school’s first ever No. 1 ranking for any sport, Collegiate Baseball Newspaper announced on Monday.

Longboarding for Leukemia: BR pharmacist preps for 100 mile journey

A Baton Rouge pharmacist is getting ready for the longest ride of his life... on his skateboard!

TRAFFIC ALERT: Ramp from I-110 South to I-10 West closed due to overturned 18-wheeler

TRAFFIC ALERT: Ramp from I-110 South to I-10 West closed due to overturned 18-wheeler. The ramp from I-110 South to I-10 West remains blocked due to an overturned tractor trailer that is carrying a load of paper.

BRPD looking for man who robbed Auto Zone

Baton Rouge Police are looking for a man who robbed an auto parts store Sunday night. Police say around 7:54 p.m. on March 23, a man walked into the Auto Zone at 10418 Florida Boulevard with a handgun.

'Zumba for Awareness' event hits Baton Rouge

Town Square filled up with dancing and fun for the Arc of Baton Rouge's ‘Zumba for Awareness’ event.

BRFD: Unattended pot caused fire at North Baton Rouge home

Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to a fire in the 4800 block of Longfellow Drive. They say it happened around 4:40 a.m. Sunday.

BRFD investigate fire at Colorado Street home

Baton Rouge Fire Department investigators are trying to figure out what caused a fire at a home in South Baton Rouge. They say it happened around 10:20 a.m. in the 2000 block of Colorado Street.

One Motorcyclist killed, another injured in St. Helena

At approximately 6:45 pm Saturday, Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a three vehicle fatality crash involving a car and two motorcycles on La. 16 near O'Neal Lane in St. Helena Parish.

Unrestrained driver killed in crash in Iberville Parish

Shortly after 11:00 pm on March 22, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on LA Hwy 1 north of LA Hwy 993 in Iberville Parish.

LSU students 'Geaux BIG': Student volunteers give back to the community

If you rode around Baton Rouge Saturday, you might have seen a lot more purple and gold than usual. That's because thousands of LSU students are "Geauxing Big."

High school at Hosanna Christian Academy will close down

Hosanna Christian Academy Headmaster held back tears as he broke the news to dozens of students, parents,

BRPD make four arrests for synthetic marijuana

By sheer coincidence, the Baton Rouge Police Department's narcotics division executed a series of warrants for synthetic marijuana Friday.

Raising the walls: Habitat for Humanity and Lowe's team up for a cause

For a lot of families all over the country, a new house would never be possible without the help of Habitat for Humanity. Today, the organization teamed up with Lowe's to start building a new house.

Flood Partners: National Flood Safety Awareness Week Day 5

The National Weather Service works with and relies on strategic partners involved in river observations, reservoir management, floodplain management, flood hazard mitigation, and flood preparedness and safety to reduce the loss of life and prop

Early voting begins Saturday for April 5 election

Secretary of State Tom Schedler reminds all registered voters eligible to vote in the April 5th spring municipal election to consider voting early starting this Saturday.