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Denham Springs remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The morning started at the L.M. Lockhart Center in Denham Springs. People of all ages came together, formed up and with a police escort they marched.

Local Muslims slam Jindal for London speech

Governor Bobby Jindal ruffled a lot of feathers today in London when he called out Muslim leaders for failing to crack down and denounce radical Islam.

45-year-old man dies after crashing into tree

A 45-year-old Hammond man is now dead after a car crash in Ponchatoula, according to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office. It happened around 9:20 p.m. on January 17, 2015, where North 1st Street turns into Lavigne Road.

4 dead after 6 shootings over the weekend

Three men and a teenager are now dead after six separate shootings over the weekend, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

2 men die in shoot out on Alliquipa Street

Two men are now after police say they shot each other to death early Sunday morning. It happened around 5:19 a.m. on January 18, 2015, in the 3300 block of Alliquipa Street.

O'Neal on ramp to I-12 West now open after police activity

The on ramp from O’Neal Lane to I-12 West is now open after being closed due to police activity, according to DOTD.

Hammond man dies in motorcycle crash on I-12

Louisiana State Police say a Hammond man is now dead after crashing his motorcycle into the back of a truck on I-12.

Local Red Cross volunteers bring fire safety tips to BR residents

It is a three-day weekend for a lot of people, but the American Red Cross wants to make sure you stay safe.

Former LSU baseball players give back to fight cancer

 The LSU Baseball Team is gearing up for the 2015 season, but some former players hit the diamond again for a good cause.

EBRSO looking for women involved in cell phone theft ring

 East Baton Rouge Sheriff Deputies have an arrest warrant out for a woman involved in a ring of cell phone thefts.

Local treatment center adds inpatient beds to combat rising heroin use

A local mental health treatment center is expanding.

6 LSU underclassmen will return for 2015 football season

Six LSU underclassmen – four juniors and two redshirt sophomores – announced on Friday that they will remain in school for another year.

Man robs Chase Bank on Siegen Lane

Deputies need your help finding the man who robbed the Chase Bank on Siegen Lane. It happened around 3:35 p.m. this afternoon.

Proposal in the works to create a bypass toll road around BR

We've all heard lots of different ideas to fix the traffic problem in Baton Rouge, but now, one company says it has the solution, and the money to make it a reality.

Girl Scouts kick off 2015 cookie sales

As we all know it's king cake season here in the south, but it's also Girl Scout Cookie time!