Local News

Baton Rouge airport holds disaster drill

Emergency rescue crews rushed to the scene where a person snuck an explosive on a plane. Fortunately it was just a drill, but it is a situation that Airports must be ready for.

Independence man arrested for home improvement fraud, deputies offer tips to avoid scams

HAMMOND, LA – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Robert Allen Baham, 37, of Independence, on two outstanding warrants for home improvement fraud and contracting without a license.

Man wanted for forcible rape may be hiding in Tangipahoa Parish

HAMMOND – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Deputies are actively searching for 64-year-old Willie E. Davis of Blytheville, Arkansas.

2 arrested for burglarizing church in Kentwood

KENTWOOD, LA – Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Deputies arrested two men in connection with a church burglary that happened on June 15, 2014, at the Lewiston Baptist Church on Lewiston Road in Kentwood.

Principals say partnerships, not power, needed to improve schools

Local principals say they need help improving their schools. But instead of more power, they want more partnerships.

Southern and NCAA meet to discuss postseason ban, no resolution yet

Southern University officials met with the NCAA Wednesday in Indianapolis to talk about their current “unusable data” ban that’s keeping every Jaguar sports team out of NCAA postseason play.

NBA Draft Thursday; LSU forward Johnny O'Bryant III expected to be drafted

Johnny O’Bryant III hopes to be the seventh LSU men’s basketball player to be drafted by the National Basketball Association since 2005 when the league holds its annual draft Thursday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Community reacts to fishing deaths of young children

"We have enough law enforcement that pass that highway all the time, that maybe they can stop and tell them to move on."

Raising Cane's Hosts "Kidd's Kids Day"

(Baton Rouge)- Radio host Kidd Kraddick may no longer be with us, but his charity lives on.

BR Man Recognized as Certified Food Scientist

(Baton Rouge)- You've probably heard of physicists, meteorologists, and marine scientists, but have you ever heard of a food scientist?

BRPD investigates rock throwing on Stumberg Lane

Baton Rouge Police detectives are investigating rock throwing incidents that happened on June 15, 2014 in the 5300 block of Stumberg Lane.

Baker budget proposal would include reductions to police, fire

Baker cannot afford to keep up its services, so residents may be stuck paying the price.

LSU football enjoys a night of bowling and putt-putt

The LSU football team took a break from offseason workouts and conditioning Tuesday night. Les Miles and his squad went to All Star Lanes in Baton Rouge for bowling and putt-putt for a team bonding outing.

LSU basketball coach Johnny Jones promotes staff member David Patrick to assistant head coach

– LSU men’s basketball Head Coach Johnny Jones announced on Tuesday the promotion of coaching staff member David Patrick to assistant head coach for the 2014-15 season.

BR family in mourning after finding cat cut in half

(Baton Rouge)- It's a crime that's hard to believe and it happened right here in our own backyard. A family pet, intentionally killed...and it's gruesome.