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Are you a last minute shopper?

If you haven’t finished your holiday shopping, it would probably be a good idea to knock that out as soon as possible.

Baton Rouge women and children shelter recieves $10K donation

The Bishop Ott Shelter for Women and Children in Baton Rouge, received a much need donation on Monday.

Walker Police arrests man after 2 fast food robbery attempts

A Walker man is in jail after attempting to rob 2 fast food restaurants on November 29, 2014 wearing a gray stocking over his head with holes cut out of them, according to Walker Police.

Police believe they've found the body of 4 year old Jassiah Clark

UPDATE: Baton Rouge Police believe they've found the body of missing 4 year old Jassiah Clark.

Waste Management announces holiday pickup dates

 Effective the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s Eve, the following locations will have their Thursday collection routes performed on Friday and Friday collection routes performed on Saturday:  

Detectives investigating string of burglaries in Pierre Part

Detectives are investigating a string of home burglaries in Pierre Part. Assumption Parish Sheriff Mike Waguespack says the break ins happened at 4 houses on the 1000 block of Bayou Drive between October 25 and December 18, 2014.

Man abducts, sexually assaults 7-year-old girl from Gus Young Park

Police say they are looking for a black man who abducted a 7-year-old girl from a BREC park and then sexually assaulted her.

Five tips for driving in fog

Fog can create dangerous driving conditions in south Louisiana. If you encounter any low visibility, then remember to use extra-caution while driving. Here are five, foggy-weather, safety tips to use: 

Fans and students gather for the 13th annual Red Stick Bowl game

Today marks the 13th annual US Army Red Stick Bowl at the Olympia stadium in Baton Rouge!

BRPD asking for help locating 4-year-old boy

Baton Rouge Police Detectives are asking for the publics assistance in locating a 4 year old boy who was last seen yesterday afternoon around 12:30pm.

Baton Rouge firefighter injures leg while battling apartment fire

One Baton Rouge firefighter injured his leg this morning while battling an apartment fire and was taken to the hospital.

Baton Rouge family loses dog after home goes up in flames

One Baton Rouge family lost their dog last night after their home went up in flames. The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to the two thousand block of Eerie Street just before eleven p.m.

Nubian Kruzers hand out thousands of toys to kids in East Baton Rouge

Today is the annual Nubian Kruzer toy drive in East Baton Rouge!

Escape from Angola triathlon sign up begins

If you ever wondered what it would be like to escape from the Angola Prison, you'll get your chance.

Bayou L'Ourse man arrested for several charges

Sheriff Mike Waguespack reports that on Friday, December 19th, 2014 at approximately 5:40am Assumption Parish Dispatch received a call stating that Danny Ray Reding, W/M, age 49 of 161 Elaine Street, had a gun and locked himself in the bedroom