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Levee breach fixed in Choupic

Maria Granier lives near the spot where a levee breached in the Belle Terre area of Choupic Monday. The problem spot was patched up on Monday, making her feel better.

LSU pitcher Jared Poche' named 2014 freshman All-American

LSU left-hander Jared Poche’ was named Wednesday by Collegiate Baseball magazine to its 2014 Freshmen all-America squad.

Fire at Westlake Chemical Plant alarms local residents: reminds them about explosions in 2013

Investigators continue to look into another chemical plant fire in Baton Rouge. It happened around 11 o'clock Wednesday morning at the Westlake Chemical Plant.

Disaster Scams: State officials say watch out for scammers this hurricane season

Hurricane season is here, but it's also the season for scammers.

MLBPAA brings Legends for Youth baseball clinic to Baton Rouge

Local youth will have an opportunity to play with their big league heroes at the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) Legends for Youth baseball clinic series on Friday, June 6th, 2014.

2 suspects wanted for armed robbery of McDonald’s on Government St.

Baton Rouge Police are investigating the armed robbery of the McDonald’s on Government Street downtown. Officers say shortly after 12:00 a.m. two suspects with cloths over their faces entered the business.

Tigers saddened by end of 2014 season, missed opportunities

It was supposed to be LSU celebrating on their home field. Instead, the Tigers had to watch Houston jump for joy and advance to the Super Regionals.

Female inmates enjoy special day with their kids

Tameka Johnson, and a small group of her fellow inmates at East Baton Rouge Parish Prison got a chance to enjoy a relaxing day with their families. It was all part of the prison's "One Day With Kids" event.

EBRSO arrests couple following search warrant

Law Enforcement agents with the Delta Narcotics Task Force, supported by SWAT and K-9, executed a search warrant Tuesday on Chalmette Avenue and arrested a man and woman, and seized drugs, cash and a weapon.

Ascension, St. James, Livingston waterways remain closed till further notice

GONZALES – Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez announced Tuesday that officials with Ascension, St.

Making sure the elderly are prepared this hurricane season

People around the area are preparing for hurricane season, but local healthcare experts want to make sure you don't forget about your elderly neighbors and relatives when it comes to preparing.

Are hurricanes with female names deadlier than ones with male names?

By Holly Yan CNN (CNN) -- Apparently sexism isn't just a social problem -- if you're in the path of a hurricane, gender bias might actually kill you.

Legislative session concludes with no action on biggest issues

State lawmakers can celebrate the fact that they do not have to return to the State Capitol today.

Cajuns advance with 5-3 victory over Bulldogs

Having to battle their way through the losers bracket, the top-ranked Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns baseball team never trailed in a winner-take-all championship game at the Lafayette Regional on Monday holding on to win 5-3 against Mississippi

Houston 12, LSU 2

Houston scored seven runs in the bottom of the third inning to break a 2-2 tie and end the LSU baseball team's season in the NCAA Regional final, 12-2, on Monday night at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.