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Angler Magazine hopes to hook kids on fishing

The Angler Magazine is sponoring "Hook Kids on Fishing", Saturday November 1, 2014 at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center.

Water Worries: officials defend skepticism as St. John water lawsuit grows

Water is a big part of life here in South Louisiana. But people in part of St. John the Baptist Parish look at their water and wonder if it will make them sick.

U-High running back Brossette rushing up national rankings

 Nick Brossette doesn't get caught up in the stats "In five years, he has never asked me about them once. That tells you what kind of kid he is," University High assistant coach Burke Broussard said.

LSU Football using new mouthpiece technology

 In football, head to head contact is unavoidable sometimes. So as a result, concussions will happen. But this season, LSU has been working with i1Biometrics, A sports technology company that measures head impacts through a mouthpiece.

Cancer survivor rings in her cancer-free celebration

 A local woman fought through all the complications of cancer, and now she is free of the disease.

St. John Parish Council wants utility director to resign

The water drama continues in St. John the Baptist Parish. Just last night at the parish council meeting, council members directed their attention to utilities department director Virgil Rayneri, calling for his resignation.

Governor Jindal, DHH ban new synthetic marijuana compound

Gov. Bobby Jindal and officials with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH), and Louisiana State Police (LSP) announced the ban of a new synthetic marijuana compound called "MAB-CHMINACA" today.

New fast food restaurant offers healthy menu items for all diets

 Our brains associate fast food with big macs, whoppers and super sized fries, but as soceity changes and focuses more on a healthy, balanced lifestyle, our options evolve as well.

Healthcare professionals come together to make cancer treatment easier

 As we all know, cancer isn't easy, and treating it isn't easy either.

Robert man dies in crash on US 190

Last night at approximately 11:40 pm Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on US 190 in Robert near the Wal-Mart Distribution Center. The crash took the life of Bobby Creekmore Jr. of Robert.

Fire destroys vacant house on South 16th Street

The Baton Rouge Fire Department is investigating a fire that destroyed a vacant house in the 300 block of South 16th Street. Fire crews arrived just after 10:30 p.m. on October 28, 2014, to find the house engulfed in flames.

17-year-old shot to death on North 49th Street

A 17-year-old Baton Rouge man is now dead after a fatal shooting in the 1600 block of North 49th Street.

Thieves are stealing fire hose connectors from Hammond businesses

 "We came into work and they had the little silver ring and it was just laying on the ground and that's when we actually noticed it when we picked it up to see what it was."

EBRSO makes sure hunters are prepared for hunting season

It's hunting season and the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is making sure local hunters are getting prepared!

Detectives looking for men who burglarized several cars in Magnolia Garden Apartments

Detectives need your help finding two men who are burglarized several cars at the Magnolia Garden Apartments.