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Valley Park residents talk about cleaning up during first civic association meeting

The people of Valley Park say they are no longer going to wait for someone else to fix their neighborhood. At the very first meeting of their civic association, they started motivating each other for the hard work ahead of them.

Fake BR credit union checks are being used in secret shopper scam

A group of scammers are using counterfeit checks from a Baton Rouge bank to prey on potential victims. It all starts when a person responds to an ad looking for secret shoppers.

Two Baton Rouge children being treated for Enterovirus infections

Centers for Disease Control officials and officials with Our Lady of the Lake Hospital in Baton Rouge confirm two children are being treated for Enterovirus D-68.

SU responds to questions concerning certification

outhern University athletics has issued the following statement regarding the department's ongoing certification process.

Zachary PD looking for man who stole $400 in meat from LeBlanc's Food Store

Zachary Police are looking for a black man who, they say, stole about $400 worth of meat from LeBlanc’s Food Store in Zachary.

Glen Oaks residents resolve street lighting issue

Glen Oaks residents are shining a spotlight on crime in their neighborhood. They say they live in a constant fear of danger and are too afraid to leave their homes. They blame a lack of proper street lighting for the ongoing violence.

Mayor, Chief of Police candidate at odds over Sorrento PD

"I don't care how big your police department is, you're still going to have some bad apples and there's nothing you can do about that. You address when you come along."

BPRD looking for man who robbed Country Corner on Perkins Road

Authorities are looking for a black man who robbed The Country Corner on Perkins Road.

APSO arrests 2 Gonzales men on child sex charges

Two Gonzales men are now in jail for having sex with teenage girls. The men, who brought the girls and drugs to their house, are also in jail.

New health district plans to put BR on medical map

Baton Rouge could get a new medical school! It's all part of the Baton Rouge Area Foundation's master plan to put the city on the "healthcare map."

LSU Student to receive surprise from Ellen DeGeneres on NBC33 Tuesday

Jasmine Williams is a Junior at Louisiana State University.

Help LPSO identify man who used stolen credit card

Deputies need your help identifying a white man who used a stolen credit card in Livingston Parish.

DA Moore not concerned about debt shown in annual audit

District Attorney Hillar Moore III says it is not a big deal that his office is getting deeper in debt. But if Kip Holden's staff does not increase his funding, it could become a big deal.

Sen. Morrell says state colleges need clear policies to deal with sexual assault

A state senator says it's going to take new laws to help colleges reduce the number of sexual assaults on campus.

LPSO: Tickfaw man dies during hit and run in Albany

Investigators are now trying to figure out who killed a Tickfaw man during a hit and run in Albany. Deputies found the body of Cleveland Mareal Barnes Jr., 27, around 3:00 a.m. on September 14, 2014.