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Two dead after aircraft crash in St. John the Baptist Parish

St. John the Baptist Parish officials are investigating a gyrocopter crash. A gyrocopter is a helicopter-type plane.

Gonzales to open state of the art wheelchair accessible park

Kids Kove discovery park -- that is the brand new childrens park being built in Gonzales. But it isn't just your ordinary park. It is especially designed for kids who have special needs or a disability.

Lexlee's Kids provides free child car seat inspections

Right now, car crashes are the leading cause of death for children. Today, a local organization wanted to make sure kids stay safe, and it all starts with their car seats.

Gonzales man arrested after threatening to kill BR judge, DA

A Gonzales man is now in jail for threatening to kill himself, a Baton Rouge judge, and the district attorney.

EBRSO looking for man who robbed Whitney Bank on Coursey Boulevard

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Deputies are looking for a white man who robbed a bank at gunpoint this afternoon.

Texas pastor aims to tackle serious social issues in BR

A Texas pastor is looking to make a difference here in the capital city. In fact, pastor G.E. Gamble of the ROC Worship Center has moved here to do just that.

New music video aims to end synthetic marijuana trend

Officials are calling it poison. It's synthetic marijuana, but some teens around the Capitol City know it as "Mojo."

Why it's very unlikely you'll catch malaria in the U.S.

Malaria is a disease we don't hear about often yet it's now affecting us right here in Louisiana. At least one crew member was hospitalized with the disease aboard a ship docked in New Orleans this past Wednesday evening.

Man wanted for 2 Perkins Road burglaries turns himself in to BRPD

Baton Rouge Police say they have arrested the man who burglarized two Perkins Road businesses, on August 12, 2014.

APSO busts Gonzales man growing 100 marijuana plants in home

A Gonzales man is now in jail after narcotics detectives found about 100 marijuana plants growing in his house.

BRPD searching for man who shot 2 people on Bob Pettit Boulevard

Investigators are looking for the man who shot two people on September 14, 2014.

BR video game developer needs your help

A Baton Rouge man is designing something fun for all of us, especially those of you who love video games. But he needs your help to do it.

UPDATE: Convicted felon wanted on weapons charges turns himself in to APSO

UPDATE (9/18/14): A convicted felon wanted on weapons charges, is now in the Ascension Parish Jail.

LSU student gets $50,000 for tuition on Ellen Show

One of those LSU students has been in the national spotlight this week. She was on the Ellen Degeneres show earlier this week. Now, finding a way to pay for her education is a problem that's behind this LSU tiger.

'Bernie Madoff of Baton Rouge' sentenced to over 5 years in federal prison

‘The Bernie Madoff of Baton Rouge’ now knows just how long he'll spend in jail after admitting to bilking people out of lots of money.