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Gonzales man found passed out in his car with heroin

Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Tony Bacala reports one arrest following an investigation into illegal drug activity in a business parking lot in Gonzales.

EBR School Board members begin process of reducing board's size

The shape of the East Baton Rouge School Board is at stake, and members are clearly divided about what it should look like.

LSU pitcher Aaron Nola selected No. 7 overall by Philadelphia Phillies

LSU junior right-hander Aaron Nola was selected No. 7 overall by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2014 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Thursday night.  

Need for more taxis and transportation in Baton Rouge: 'Uber' app could change that

You would think hailing a cab in a city our size would be easy right? Not really, cabs are hard to come by, especially downtown and especially on the weekends. But getting a ride home is getting a whole lot easier.

Need for more taxis and transportation in Baton Rouge: 'Uber' app could change that

You would think hailing a cab in a city our size would be easy right? Not really, cabs are hard to come by, especially downtown and especially on the weekends. But getting a ride home is getting a whole lot easier.

BR officials break ground on new Lee High School campus

Right now, construction crews are beginning the foundation on what will be the new Lee High School, and Thursday, dozens of people came together to celebrate.

BR officials break ground on new Lee High School campus

Right now, construction crews are beginning the foundation on what will be the new Lee High School, and Thursday, dozens of people came together to celebrate.

Gonzales woman faces over a dozen drug charges following APSO investigation

A Gonzales woman is in jail following an investigation into illegal drug activity.

Local veterinarians want you to make sure your pets are ready this hurricane season

Most people make sure they have the essentials when a hurricane is headed our way, but don't forget to make sure your four-legged family members are prepared too.

Miss USA contestants enjoying their time in Baton Rouge

"You can't beat the food! I think I've gained 8 pounds since I've been here, no joke," said Haley O'Brien, Miss Minnesota.

85 New Teach for America teachers come to the area

"So many of the things that you have to do to be a successful adult, starts with school," said Jarvis Johnson. That is the message he has learned over the years. And it is what compelled him to join Teach for America.

8 arrested in Donaldsonville Medicaid fraud conspiracy

Eight people were arrested in connection with Medicaid fraud conspiracy, announced the Louisiana Attorney General on Thursday.

Pierre Part woman allegedly stabs boyfriend with kitchen knife

A Pierre Part woman is in jail after her boyfriend told police she stabbed in in the chest with a small kitchen knife.

Mustang fans greet car that raises money for wounded veterans

A special muscle car is touring the country, to help a pair of our strongest veterans.

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.