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LSU students protest suspect description stereotypes

It seems America has been re-questioning its relationship with race more frequently. Last Saturday, LSU students got a text message saying to be wary of a black suspect wearing a hoodie.

Going Red for Women

People across the country are gearing up to "Go Red" today.

U.S. Marshals capture fugitive wanted for strangling ex-girlfriend

The man who strangled his ex-girlfriend Tuesday night is now in the custody of U.S. Marshals, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office.

NCAA takes away spring practice from Southern

 Southern football will not hold a spring practice session in 2015. The Jags will serve their final punishment for low APR scores from 2007-2011.

Blue Cross Blue Shield Louisiana not affected by security breach

Blue Cross, Blue Shield of Louisiana is assuring customers it wasn't affected by the security Breach at it's partner company, Anthem.

Baton Rouge Blues Festival announces 2015 lineup

Today, The Baton Rouge Blues Festival announced its lineup for its 21st Annual event.

CATS bus drivers take a stand against administration

"If you don't stand for something, you will fall for anything," said CATS Bus Operator Christopher Huddleston.

Fire officials says 'void spaces' in older buildings pose safety risk

The building complex in Denham Springs that went up in flames earlier this week was built in the 1950s.

The Journey: St. Augustine, a destination for runaway slaves

During Black History Month we are exploring 'The Journey' four hundred fifty years of the African-American experience.

Louisiana sees decline in highway crashes, overall fatalities

 There were fewer fatal crashes on Louisiana roadways in 2013 than 2012, resulting in lower overall fatalities and a drop in crash-related deaths involving pedestrians and bicycle riders, according to newly finalized data.

Gardere Initiative students embrace unique opportunity with symphony musicians

The Baton Rouge Symphony Orchestra has a new audience: a group of kids who might never otherwise hear classical music.

Stroke survivor uses art to ‘illuminate’ his experience

This is the story of how Edward Pramuk created his exhibit, “Illuminations”.

3 Baton Rouge football players commit to Ivy League Schools

National Signing Day is the culmination of hard work dedication for high school athletes everywhere. In Baton Rouge, over 50 students signed a letter of intent today.

Woman steals cash out of Gonzales teacher’s purse

Detectives need your help finding the white woman who stole about $100 out of a teacher’s purse.