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BR gets ready for its first Rouse's Supermarket

There's a new grocery store coming to Baton Rouge! Rouse's Supermarket will open near Woman's Hospital next year. It's great news for people who live in the area and for local business owners.

2014 US Youth Soccer Region III Championships to bring more than $18 million to Baton Rouge, La., area

The 2014 US Youth Soccer Region III (South) Championships, to be played June 20-26, will provide an estimated economic impact of more than $18 million to the Baton Rouge, La., area.

BR man allegedly steals wallet from 79-yr-old man, charges hundreds on credit card

Baton Rouge Police are trying to identify the man in this photo. The suspect was allegedly involved in stealing a wallet from a 79-year-old man on June 8, at the Race Trac on South Sherwood Forest.

CDC promotes new pill for HIV prevention

Right now, the Centers for Disease Control is promoting a pill they say could eventually end the spread of HIV.

LSU announces Eric Musselman to join basketball staff as associate coach

LSU men’s basketball Head Coach Johnny Jones announced on Tuesday that former NBA head coach and recent college assistant Eric Musselman will join the Tiger coaching staff as associate coach.

Ascension Parish Schools employees excited about raise

Teachers in Ascension Parish have a lot to smile about. They work for one of the best districts in the state, and now they are getting a raise.

EBR Superintendent says he's not renewing his contract: thrilled with the progress

The head of the East Baton Rouge Parish school system won't stick around. Dr. Bernard Taylor says he's going to serve out his time, but by this time next year someone new will be leading our schools.

'Stay Alive. Don't Drive.': BR officials launch new campaign

Here's a phrase to remember tonight,"Stay alive. Don't drive." That's the name of a program city officials want to push. As I found out, it's all about keeping you safe.

Fresh Fruit for All

(Baton Rouge, La.)- You'll soon be able to grab a fresh snack at certain parks in Baton Rouge- but it's not what you may think. The conservation group Baton Rouge Green has been expanding their City Citrus project.

Children and Hot Vehicles

(Baton Rouge, La.)- It's almost summertime in Louisiana which means one thing- it's hot!

Man arrested in connection with Breaux Bridge rape

St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s deputies have arrested Virtrioni, 29, of Duson, on aggravated rape charges

Community reacts to Delta Company plant fire

Fire fighters quickly put out the fire early tuesday morning at a warehouse at delta chemicals on highway 30. Iberville Parish sheriff Brent Stassi says - no one was hurt.

UPDATE: Deputies investigating domestic homicide in Denham Springs

Livingston Parish Sheriff's deputies are investigating a domestic homicide case in Denham Springs at Eastover Estates in the 8000 block of Chickasaw Street.

UPDATE: Warehouse fire, chemical leak, no longer a concern

(Update: 6:30 a.m.) The fire at Delta Chemical Service, off Highway 30 in St. Gabriel was small Tuesday morning, officials said.

Baton Rouge bar reacts to U.S. game winning goal against Ghana

Here's a look at how fans at The Londoner in Baton Rouge reacted when the U.S. scored the game winning goal... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvASjpoaHkA