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Burbank, Bluebonnet to have nightly road closures this week

East and West bound lanes on Burbank between Nicholson(La30) and Gardere and Bluebonnet Blvd between Burbank and I-10 will have nightly lane closures between the hours of 8:00 pm and 5:00 am starting Monday evening(October 20th) and ending Frid

St. George organizers turn in incorporation petition to EBR Registrar of Voters

Monday morning, the Committee to Incorporate the City of Saint George turned in a stack of signatures to the East Baton Rouge Parish Registrar of Voters.

'ESPN College GameDay' will return to LSU for game vs. Ole Miss

ESPN’s College GameDay will make its 10th trip to LSU this weekend as the popular college football preview show will air live from the Parade Grounds prior to the Tigers’ game against undefeated Ole Miss on Saturday.

Tangipahoa man leads police on car chase

Hammond Police has issued several warrants for the arrest of a man involved in a highway chase by patrol officers.

Pastor hopes new resource center brings Eden Park community together

 A local pastor wants to see change in Baton Rouge, that's why she's starting her own resource center.

Louisiana RSD students' personal info may be in danger of hack

Hundreds of Recovery School District students' personal information may have been compromised this weekend after a state surplus equipment auction.

Lousiana will receive $137K to reduce Asbestos

Large amounts of Asbestos in Louisiana schools has prompted the E-P-A to send money our way to better monitor the poison.

Apartment fire on Florida Boulevard leaves nine families without homes

Baton Rouge Fire Detectives are investigating a late night fire leaving nine families without homes, but thankfully, Red Cross volunteers were there to help them.

BRPD finds shipment of meth worth $5.1M hidden in candles

A Houston man is now in jail after Baton Rouge Police officers found a large shipment of methamphetamine in his luggage.

Deputies looking for Donaldsonville man who failed to register as sex offender

Deputies are looking for a Donaldsonville man who has failed to register as a sex offender in Ascension Parish.

LSP arrests tractor driver who caused double 18-wheeler crash on LA 67

The man who caused two 18-wheelers to crash on LA Highway 67 is now in jail, according to Louisiana State Police.

Blight Court successfully cleaning up East Baton Rouge property

East Baton Rouge Parish is getting tough with people who do not take care of their homes. There is once again a special court set up just for people with run-down property.

3 relatives of murder suspect arrested for threatening witness

Three people are now in jail for threatening a key witness to a murder on Madison Avenue. Natasha Tate, 40, Donte Tate, 20, and Danny Allen, 26, were arrested on October 16, 2014, for Obstruction of Justice.

'Joshua's Journey': Fundraiser to help local man in need of kidney transplant

More than 100,000 people are waiting for organ transplants in our country. Joshua Plaisance is one of them. "You've got to take it day-by-day sometimes hour-by-hour, minute-by-minute," Plaisance said.

Local leaders discuss Louisiana's Ebola response plan

Louisiana leaders discussed their statewide response plan today during a special meeting at the state capitol. State officials outlined the procedures set in place to protect residents if Louisiana has a case of Ebola.