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23 ‘out of luck’ in Livingston Parish undercover operation

Livingston Parish Sheriff’s deputies have arrested 23 people as part of Operation “Out of Luck.” 

Pointe Coupee couple arrested for malnutrition death of 3-month-old

The Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff’s Office announced Monday that a Ventress couple is in jail after an autopsy revealed that their three-month-old baby died of malnutrition in January 2014.

Dancing for a cure: Local dancers put dance moves into good use

Dancing. Some would call it an american pastime, but right here in Louisiana, it's a culture. So Sunday, dozens of people put their dancing skills into good use and for a good cause.

'It's a tradition': St. Patrick's Day Parade brings families together

St. Patrick's Day is only a couple of days away, but people right here in Baton Rouge are wearing their green a little early. It's because of the city's annual St.

Race in honor of murdered LSU alumna grows, as does its impact

Some people run to move. Others run because they are moved.

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile spotted in Baton Rouge

Look what we spotted near Mathernes in Baton Rouge Friday.  It's the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. The first version was created in 1936--much different from today's modern mobile.

Residents looking to change Ascension Parish parks; Public meetings announced

Spring is nearing, the sunshine, short sleeves, and spending time outdoors  But some residents are saying, "It's not working.

Magical show 'Varekai' makes pit stop in Baton Rouge

It's known for its amazing costumes, music, and of course the acrobatics. Cirque du Soliel is in Baton Rouge this week. It’s simply a magical journey.

Magical show 'Varekai' makes pit stop in Baton Rouge

It's known for its amazing costumes, music, and of course the acrobatics. Cirque du Soliel is in Baton Rouge this week. It’s simply a magical journey.

Parents speak out about teacher getting arrested for simple battery

A Baker Middle School teacher is waiting for her day in court after being arrested for "yanking" a student out of class

Ascension parish deputies looking for woman who stole wallet from business

Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies are looking for a woman who stole a wallet from a local business. On March 12, a man went to a local convenience store and accidentally left his wallet on the counter.

Gonzales lingerie shop accepts food stamps

A Gonzales lingerie shop is causing a stir. Kiss My Lingerie lets some customers pay for their purchases with food stamps.

LSU Tiger band set to perform in Dublin, Ireland

While the Tiger baseball team is in Tennessee, some other Tigers are en route to another part of the world.

Neighborhood groups form communication partnership with police

Baton Rouge homeowners are taking a unique step to keeping themselves safe. They formed a new partnership with the police department, which they hope will stop both fear and crime.

BESE approves MFP, concerns linger

The Board of Elementary and Secondary Education approved a Minimum Foundation Program formula for the 2014-2015 school year. An amended version of the MFP passed after many stakeholders came out against the proposed plan.