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Louisiana homeowners react to flood insurance bill heading to Senate

The House of Representatives voted to pass the "Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act" Tuesday night.

APSO seeks Hwy 44 Dollar General robbery suspect

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is trying to identify a suspect who robbed the Dollar General Store in Gonzales on Highway 44 on Tuesday, March 4.

Overcoming the fear: local center preps students for LEAP testing

Mardi Gras break's behind us. So kids and parents have to gear up for standardized test season, but for a lot of students, this is a tough time.

Ribbon Cutting ceremony Thursday for completion of southeast Baton Rouge construction project

Mayor-President Melvin L. “Kip” Holden will host a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the completion of one of the largest road construction projects in the history of East Baton Rouge Parish.

EBRSO looking for bait vehicle burglar

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man seen stealing several items from a Sheriff’s Offices bait vehicle on South Sherwood Forrest Boulevard around 1:30 a.m. on Feb. 16.

TPSO arrest 5 people for distributing narcotics

Four people were arrested for distributing narcotics in Tangipahoa Parish. Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards announced on March 5, that detectives with the Narcotics Unit had arrested the following people:

EBRSO looking for 2 women suspected of burglarizing cars, trying to cash stolen checks

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for two women seen trying to cash a stolen check taken from a vehicle at 8100 YMCA Plaza on Feb. 15, around 10:00 a.m.

BRFD fights dangerous fire Tuesday night

The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to a house fire Tuesday night around 10:00 p.m. in the 9400 block of Wild Valley Road.

Dozens brave freezing weather for parades in New Roads

 King cake, mardi gras beads, 

Plans delayed: Drivers react to road closures and delays

The roads are back open now, but that certainly wasn't the case earlier in the day.

Broken bridge causes big problems for commuters in Grosse Tete

People who depend on the La. 77 bridge over the intracoastal or Grosse Tete bridge will have to wait two months or more for the bridge totally fixed. DOTD officials say a barge hit the bridge on Friday and caused severe damage.

'Startup Bus' competition stops through Baton Rouge

We got a behind the scenes sneak peek of Startup Bus. It's a 3 day competition where teams ride cross-country developing their own technology business. One bus stopped through Springboard here in Baton Rouge.

Legendary coach Don Shows leaves impressive legacy behind

Louisiana high school football coaching legend Don Shows died Monday morning.

LSU-Northwestern State game to start at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday

The start time of the LSU-Northwestern State baseball game on Tuesday in Natchitoches has been moved to 3:30 p.m. CT due to a forecast of extremely cold temperatures after sundown. The game was originally scheduled for 7 p.m. CT.

Restoring our coasts: John Barry of Restore Louisiana weighs in on lawsuit

Nearly 100 oil and gas companies are getting ready for court, and some louisiana organizations said the companies need to pay up for the damage they've done our coastline.