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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.

Investigators say massive fire started in 'void space' of medical supply store

Fire investigators are still trying to figure out what sparked a fire that destroyed an entire building complex in Denham Springs.

National Signing Day: Jaguars welcome 2015 class

 National Signing Day is here and the Southern University football program is excited to welcome the future wave of Jaguars destined to compete for Southwestern Athletic Conference championships for years to come.

Burglar drags ATM out of bar, unable to steal machine's money

Detectives are looking for the person who burglarized a bar and towed an ATM out of the building. It happened early Saturday morning at the Spanky's Daiquiris on Airline Highway in Prairieville.

17-year-old runaway missing from Prairieville since January 29

Detectives need your help finding a 17-year-old runaway girl who went missing from Prairieville last week.

Construction could inconvenience some parade-goers

It's a weekend full of parades ahead of us in Baton Rouge, but officials said some of you may have to adjust your plans.