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French Settlement residents not happy about latest boil advisory

James and his mother have been living in French Settlement for the past two years, and they say, this boil advisory is just the latest in a string of unpleasant tap water experiences.

Gonzales PD need help identifying suspects who robbed man in Waffle House parking lot

The Gonzales Police Department needs your help identifying two black men who robbed a man at gunpoint.

1 injured during shooting on Plank Road

Baton Rouge Police are investigating a shooting that injured a man on Plank Road. The incident happened around 9:38 p.m. on September 21, 2014, at 1806 Plank Road.

Traffic Alert: Lane closures scheduled on LA 30 for repairs

Starting Monday, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development says crews will be working on LA 30 between the Iberville Parish line and Tanger Mall Boulevard in Gonzales, LA.

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.