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Oscar Mayer Wienermobile spotted in Baton Rouge

Look what we spotted near Mathernes in Baton Rouge Friday.  It's the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. The first version was created in 1936--much different from today's modern mobile.

Residents looking to change Ascension Parish parks; Public meetings announced

Spring is nearing, the sunshine, short sleeves, and spending time outdoors  But some residents are saying, "It's not working.

Magical show 'Varekai' makes pit stop in Baton Rouge

It's known for its amazing costumes, music, and of course the acrobatics. Cirque du Soliel is in Baton Rouge this week. It’s simply a magical journey.

Magical show 'Varekai' makes pit stop in Baton Rouge

It's known for its amazing costumes, music, and of course the acrobatics. Cirque du Soliel is in Baton Rouge this week. It’s simply a magical journey.

Parents speak out about teacher getting arrested for simple battery

A Baker Middle School teacher is waiting for her day in court after being arrested for "yanking" a student out of class

Ascension parish deputies looking for woman who stole wallet from business

Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies are looking for a woman who stole a wallet from a local business. On March 12, a man went to a local convenience store and accidentally left his wallet on the counter.

Gonzales lingerie shop accepts food stamps

A Gonzales lingerie shop is causing a stir. Kiss My Lingerie lets some customers pay for their purchases with food stamps.

LSU Tiger band set to perform in Dublin, Ireland

While the Tiger baseball team is in Tennessee, some other Tigers are en route to another part of the world.

Neighborhood groups form communication partnership with police

Baton Rouge homeowners are taking a unique step to keeping themselves safe. They formed a new partnership with the police department, which they hope will stop both fear and crime.

BESE approves MFP, concerns linger

The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education approved a Minimum Foundation Program formula for the 2014-2015 school year. An amended version of the MFP passed after many stakeholders came out against the proposed plan.

'The earlier, the better': BR Locals prepare for St. Patrick's Day parade

Baton Rouge's big Saint Patrick's Day parade is just a couple of days away. People are ready to go green, but this year, things will be a little different than in years past.

Baker Middle School teacher arrested for battery on student

A Baker Middle School Teacher was arrested Thursday after a student called his mother complaining that the teacher “yanked” him by the shirt and put him out of class.

Tangipahoa Parish inmate escapes work release program

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff deputies are currently searching for a 35-year-old, white male, Christopher Ricker. Ricker allegedly escaped from the St. Tammany Work Release Program early this morning.

Baton Rouge to host Miss USA Pageant June 8

Donald Trump, the owner of the Miss Universe Organization, along with current Miss USA Erin Brady, announced Thursday on NBC's Today, the Miss USA 2014 competition will be held in Baton Rouge on June 8.

College students reminisce as World Wide Web turns 25

Even the plugged-in generation can feel nostalgic for the early days of the World Wide Web.