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CACRC offers free electronic recycling September 1-5

The Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council wants to celebrate Labor Day this year by offering a Free Drop-Off Week as well as 10% off all refurbished laptop and desktop computers.

BRPD identifies officer involved in August 31 shooting

A Baton Rouge police officer is on leave after shooting a DWI suspect.

'Breast Cancer Can Stick It': Survivor makes a difference through campaign

Experts say, more than 300,000 people will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year. Forty-thousand of them are expected to die, but one breast cancer survivor is doing what she can to help and "stick it" to breast cancer.

'Red Stick Rumble': Local students participate in multi-state robotics competition

A lot of people are on vacation this Labor Day weekend, but dozens of local teens were hard at work. However, their work involves something a little different... like creating robots!

LaPlace residents still recovering 2 years after Hurricane Isaac

August 29th is a day residents in St. John the Baptist Parish won't soon forget. For many, it's a reminder of the hardships they endured when hurricane Isaac swept through their close-knit community.

Local doctors react to new restrictions on hydrocodone

If you use prescription painkillers like Vicodin, in just a couple of months, they will be harder to get. It's all part of an effort to cut back on the abuse of these types of drugs, which has been a growing problem for quite some time.

YaYas group brings dancing, joy to local senior citizens

Who doesn’t love to dance? That’s the idea behind a special line dancing group that goes by “YaYas.”

Detectives working to get security video, computer hard drives from Scott Rogers’ home

Iberville parish detectives are working to get access to “security video” and computer hard drives from inside local TV personality Scott Rogers’ house, in St. Gabriel.

Join BR survivors for Stand Up to Cancer viewing party at Perkins Rowe

To help finish the fight against cancer and support the groundbreaking grassroots movement Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C), American Cancer Society of Baton Rouge Relay For Life and other event volunteers will host a viewing party for the primetime s

2 BR shootings injure 3 people, including 5-year-old girl

Three people, including a child, are in the hospital after two separate shootings in Baton Rouge.

CATS offering shuttle to LSU during 2014 football season

Capital Area Transit System will be offering a shuttle service to LSU during the 2014 football season for home games.

LSU students react to beauty product that could prevent sexual assault

You're out at a bar or club with a group of girlfriends, you turn your head, only for a moment, to say hi to someone...and sadly that's all the time it takes for your drink to be spiked with a date rape drug.

St. John officials and residents take precautions after brain-eating amoeba found

Labor Day weekend is pretty much synonymous with water fun in Louisiana, but for residents in one water district in St. John the Baptist Parish, there are dire warnings about their water.

LPSO conducting sobriety checkpoint during Labor Day weekend

On Friday, August 29, 2014, the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office - in conjunction with several other local law enforcement agencies - will conduct a sobriety checkpoint in Livingston Parish.

BRPD searching for man who robbed gas station on Highland Rd

Police are looking for a black man who robbed the Hop-In Chevron Service Station at 2915 Highland Road.