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Edwin Edwards says Garret Graves' promises are unrealistic

The runoff for the 6th congressional district between Edwin Edwards and Garret Graves is less than two weeks away and both candidates are hitting the final stretch of their campaigns.

Local woman goes above, beyond for annual St. Jude 5k walk

Baton Rouge is no stranger to 5K events. And one local woman goes above and beyond for the annual St. Jude give thanks walk.

Record low gas prices enticing people to travel over Thanksgiving holiday

It’s Thanksgiving week and millions of Americans are packing bags and getting ready to hit the road, and if you've been out driving lately then you've seen how cheap gas is right now!

Holden man dies in crash on LA 1064, impaired driving suspected

Last night at approximately 7:20 pm, Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a single vehicle crash which occurred on La. 1064 north of US 190 in Tangipahoa Parish.

Police catch 2 fugitives making meth in Gonzales hotel

Two fugitives are now in jail after Gonzales Police found them making meth in a hotel room.

2 men kill each other in domestic dispute on Washington Court

Two men are now dead after they killed each other on November 23, 2014, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

LSU Museum of Art uses Kickstarter to improve local arts community

When money gets tight, funding for the arts is one of the first things removed from government and philanthropic budgets.

State announces budget reduction plan

Commissioner of Administration, Kristy Nichols, announced Louisiana’s plan to reduce the budget and address the state’s $171 million deficit.

LPSO arrests several drug dealers for meth, heroin

Livingston Parish Sheriff Jason Ard said drugs are poisoning our community. That's why he has made it a priority to get them out of Livingston Parish, starting with the dealers.

Gonzales man wanted on assault charges

Right now, Gonzales Police officers are looking for a man who is wanted on assault charges.

Baker residents disagree over funding for city services

Baker city government cannot figure out how to close its budget gap, and neither can residents.

YMCA kids get Academy shopping spree

'Twas like the night before Christmas inside the new Academy store. "I'm just as excited as the kids are. I can't wait to see the expressions on their face," says Academy manager Vincent Morgan.

Veterans group collecting items for soldier care packages

One group of Baton Rouge veterans is looking to brighten up the holiday season for Louisiana soldiers stationed overseas.