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LSP arrests Denham Springs man for 3rd DWI, possession of meth

On August 19, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop “A” arrested 47 year old David K. Poole of Denham Springs for 3rd offense DWI along with several other charges.

Faith leaders come together after 7-year-old killed in drive-by

A community is still in mourning tonight after a 7-year-old boy was shot and killed in a drive-by shooting. A group of faith leaders came together to try to come up with a solution to all this violence.

Johnson accepts offer to join Georgia program

  Southern University head track and field coach Brian Johnson has accepted a position as the assistant track coach and recruiting coordinator at the University of Georgia.

Hilliard rushes for 100 yards to pace LSU offense in scrimmage

Kenny Hilliard continued to build on what has been an outstanding fall camp for the senior running back Tuesday as he rushed for 100 yards in LSU’s second full-scale scrimmage of the preseason here at the Charles McClendon Practice Facili

Mayor's program brings healthier foods to stores in low-income areas

Fruits and vegetables are not usually the first things you see when you go to a convenience store, but the Mayor's Office wants to change that.

Officials expect new OMV office to help long wait times

Good news for drivers in Baton Rouge, the Office of Motor Vehicles has opened another location.

Donaldsonville mother still in shock, mourning son's murder

Katrina Augusta describes her son Brandon as a fun loving and family-oriented 15 year old, who mainly kept to himself.

APSO arrests BR man for July 2014 car burglaries in Geismar

A Baton Rouge man is now in jail for a rash of car burglaries in Geismar.

Thieves steal 5 lawnmowers, trailer from Hammond business

Deputies need your help finding the people who robbed a business in Hammond. Thieves cut a large hole in the fence at Start Equipment on the East I-55 Service Road, around 12:41 a.m. on August 5, 2014.

Future of driving technology, v2v, being studied at LSU

The future of driving technology is being developed inside a small lab at LSU, and it will change the way you see the road. It is called v2v, or vehicle-to-vehicle communication.

Tigers returning from baseball summer leagues, begin classes August 25

LSU baseball players that participated in summer collegiate leagues are returning to Baton Rouge, ready to begin fall semester classes on Monday, August 25.

LSU's Mainieri and Bertman raise awareness for ALS with Ice Bucket Challenge

Former LSU baseball head coach Skip Bertman teamed up with current head coach Paul Mainieri to complete the Ice Bucket Challenge on Monday.

BR neighborhood in shock after child shot during car ride

A local family is still grieving the death of a seven year old after what appears to have been a random act of violence in the Capitol City. Little Terrez Coleman was shot while riding in the back seat of his family car yesterday

Proposed program would help control cat population

The Companion Animal Alliance is hoping to save the lives of countless cats in the area and cut down on the cat population at the same time with a new program.

What's that smell at the intersection of Burbank & Staring?

Raw sewage is taking over the brand new Staring Lane Extension that leads to Burbank Drive. If you drive by quickly on your way to work, you won't notice much out of the ordinary---unless it just finished storming.