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NBA Draft Thursday; LSU forward Johnny O'Bryant III expected to be drafted

Johnny O’Bryant III hopes to be the seventh LSU men’s basketball player to be drafted by the National Basketball Association since 2005 when the league holds its annual draft Thursday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

Community reacts to fishing deaths of young children

"We have enough law enforcement that pass that highway all the time, that maybe they can stop and tell them to move on."

Raising Cane's Hosts "Kidd's Kids Day"

(Baton Rouge)- Radio host Kidd Kraddick may no longer be with us, but his charity lives on.

BR Man Recognized as Certified Food Scientist

(Baton Rouge)- You've probably heard of physicists, meteorologists, and marine scientists, but have you ever heard of a food scientist?

BRPD investigates rock throwing on Stumberg Lane

Baton Rouge Police detectives are investigating rock throwing incidents that happened on June 15, 2014 in the 5300 block of Stumberg Lane.

Baker budget proposal would include reductions to police, fire

Baker cannot afford to keep up its services, so residents may be stuck paying the price.

LSU football enjoys a night of bowling and putt-putt

The LSU football team took a break from offseason workouts and conditioning Tuesday night. Les Miles and his squad went to All Star Lanes in Baton Rouge for bowling and putt-putt for a team bonding outing.

LSU basketball coach Johnny Jones promotes staff member David Patrick to assistant head coach

– LSU men’s basketball Head Coach Johnny Jones announced on Tuesday the promotion of coaching staff member David Patrick to assistant head coach for the 2014-15 season.

BR family in mourning after finding cat cut in half

(Baton Rouge)- It's a crime that's hard to believe and it happened right here in our own backyard. A family pet, intentionally killed...and it's gruesome. 

Fund set up for family: Brother, sister killed when car runs off road, hits them

UPDATE: A fund has been set up for the family to help pay for funeral services. You can donate here.

Summer is Kitten Season

Summer is the season of many things, but did you know that animal rescue groups refer to these few months as kitten season?

Entergy gives tips for cutting energy costs

NEW ORLEANS – Although summer ushers in another round of extreme temperatures, customers don’t have to sweat their bills. Small habitual changes can help consumers reduce heavy usage and lower costs.

Jindal signs bill to allow deduction of gambling winnings for Child Support

On Tuesday Governor Jindal announced that he signed HB 236, written by Rep.

Police find dead man after shooting on Brice St.

Baton Rouge Police are investigating the shooting death of an unidentified black male who was found inside of a vacant house at 242 Brice St around noon Tuesday. Police were called to the scene when neighbors heard the shooting.

Deputy catches Tickfaw man preparing drugs in car

Michael Wayne Elliot, 28, of Tickfaw, was arrested Monday on numerous drug charges after being caught in the act of trying to inject himself with an illegal narcotic.