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Governor, BESE continue to fight over future of common core

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal took another step to stop common core in our state. Jindal gave parents the green light to remove their students from the Parcc exam and told school districts to come up with another way to measure their succes

Fire damages 6 apartments on Florida Boulevard

A faulty bathroom heater sparked a fire early this afternoon that damaged 6 apartments, according to the Baton Rouge Fire Department. It started around 1:45 p.m. at the Broadmoor Plantation apartment complex on Florida Boulevard.

How you can prevent child sexual abuse

Child porn is not an easy subject to talk about, but Noel Andrus thinks it's time we all start looking at the bigger picture.

Stolen antique sign returned to Tommy's Fish House

The antique sign that was stolen from Tommy’s Fish House has been returned to the restaurant’s owner, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s

Woman spends $3K using credit cards stolen from locker room

Police are looking for a black woman who spent over $3,000 with credit cards she stole from a women’s locker room. It happened at the Spectrum Fitness in the 7000 block of Perkins Road on January 9, 2015.

2 men steal $150 in alcohol from Gonzales Walmart

Police are looking for two men who stole $150.00 worth of alcohol from the Walmart in Gonzales. It happened around 8:20 p.m. Wednesday night.

I-10 East at Highland open after fatal crash

All lanes are open I-10 East at Mile Post 171 (past Highland Road), following an earlier incident. The queue from this incident has reached Bluebonnet Boulevard. Use US 61 as an alternate route.

Gardere leaders excited about sidewalk construction plan

After six years of discussions, Gardere Lane will get a safety makeover. It will be a small change that could impact residents in several ways.

Dozens of pro-choice supporters protest new DHH abortion regulations

Today, pro-choice supporters gathered outside of the Department of Health and Hospitals to challenge new government regulations concerning abortion clinics.

LSU looks to renovate historic Huey P. Long Field House

 "It's very important. Again, it was part of the original campus construction back in the 1920s and 1930s when the University was built and of course, it was named after one of our former Governors Huey P.

Man allegedly kidnaps woman, toddler at gunpoint in Denham Springs

A man who kidnapped a woman and her toddler at gunpoint and then allegedly raped her is now in jail, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office.

How one Super Bowl commercial could save millions of lives

 "The woman in this commercial calls 911, but she can't let her abuser know she is asking for help. She can't let him know she's called 911. He thinks she's ordering pizza.

Pennington launches new tool to fight childhood obesity

A new tool could be the key to fighting childhood obesity in Louisiana.

Heroin found in home of Donaldsonville double murder victim

Monday’s double murder of Chad Nichols and Benny Booker in Donaldsonville may be drug related, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.