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SAFETY ALERT: Nearly 5-million baby strollers recalled after finger amputations

If you're one of the more than 4.7 million people who has a Graco stroller, you need to make sure it's not on this list of recalled strollers. Graco has received 11 reports of injuries, including:

Sheriff's Deputy demoted, taken off the road

The West Feliciana Sheriff's Office says Captain Michael Taylor interfered with a traffic stop, where another deputy stopped a driver for speeding 96 mph in a 65 mph zone. 

All lanes reopened on I-10 West near Essen

UPDATE: All lanes are reopened, and traffic flow is returning to normal.  -----

What about me? Looking for forever families in Louisiana

 "At the age our foster child is, he's already been in four different foster homes where you don't have the same type of family.

Chlorine burn continues in St. John Parish until final tests completed

The 60-day mandatory chlorine burn period is over in St. John the Baptist Parish, but chlorine levels will stay high for the next couple weeks.

Small businesses expect big holiday sales

According to a quarterly survey by Capital One, small businesses expect strong holiday sales.

Louisiana State Troopers make a boy's dream come true

The Louisiana State Police made a young boy's dream come true.

St. Michael's Evans signs with Cincinnati basketball

 St. Michael senior guard Jacob Evans signed the paperwork to make it official Wednesday. He’s now part of the Cincinnati Bearcat men’s basketball team.

New Roads mayor allegedly spends over $100K with city's credit card for personal use

The mayor of New Roads is in hot water tonight for allegedly racking up more than $100,000 personal charges at the city's expense.

Family of 12 left homeless after fire on Clayton Drive

A family of 12 is homeless tonight after the home they were renting caught on fire.

Business owners are fed up with traffic issues on Essen Lane

 If you use Essen lane on your daily commute, you usually find yourself in a wall of traffic. "Around 4 to 6,  7  there is usually a lot of traffic," said Ed Bun, owner of Ed's Donuts on Essen Lane.

Owners of Baker smoke shop face drug, weapons charges after synthetic pot bust

The owners of a Baker smoke shop are now in jail on drug and weapons charges after a synthetic marijuana bust on November 19, 2014.

The Louisiana Mermaid is making a splash in Livingston Parish

We first introduced you to Venessa, "The Louisiana Mermaid" over the summer.

How to change your smoke alarm battery

We all know how annoying smoke alarms can be. But, they’re our life line when it comes to household fires.

Doctors report spike in Flu cases in the Baton Rouge area

Baton Rouge medical offices have seen more of our neighbors coming in with Flu symptoms. However, doctors tell us the cold weather isn't to blame.