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Talented young musicians show gift for service through toy drive for Parker House

The children who live at Parker House do not have much.

Local school throws homecoming celebration for recently deployed dad

Today is Cathyrn Von Kanel's birthday and all her daughter Keira wished for, was for her father to come home from his ten month deployment.

Baton Rouge kicks off Wreaths Across America

 The wreath across america tradition started in 1992 at Arlington National Cemetery in our Nation's capital when the owner of a wreath company decided to place leftover wreaths on the tombstones of fallen

LSU to face Notre Dame in Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl

 LSU will make its first trip to the Franklin American Mortgage Music City Bowl on Dec. 30 when the 23rd-ranked Tigers face Notre Dame in Nashville, Tenn.

EBRSO looking for man using debit cards stolen from Baker

Detectives are looking for a black man who was seen using stolen debit cards. The cards were taken during a car burglary in the 7900 block of Comite Acres Drive in Baker, around 2:30 a.m. on November 19, 2014.

Thief steals over $1K in goods from Bayou Fountain Avenue trailer

Deputies are looking for a black man who burglarized a utility trailer in the 8000 block of Bayou Fountain Avenue.

$25K in truck parts stolen from South Choctaw Drive

Detectives are looking for the person who burglarized a truck yard in the 13100 block of South Choctaw Drive. It happened around 9:30 p.m. on November 29, 2014.

Community rallies against injustice and police brutality at the capital

As protests continue nationwide, people in Baton Rouge want their voices to be heard, too. This, as more controversial cases of police brutality surface across the country.

Deputies find missing Belle Rose girl

UPDATE: Sheriff Mike Waguespack says Tajah Chatman, 13, has been found and is with her family. ORIGINAL: (12/6/14): The Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance with locating 13-year-old Tajah Chatman.

Edwards concedes, Graves wins 6th Congressional District

Edwin Edwards has conceded from the race of U. S. Representative for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District.

Gonzales voters recall Councilman Tim Vessel

Over in Gonzalez, there was only one item on the ballot but it was a big one, as the community voted to recall councilman Tim Vessel.

2 arrested for deadly George O'Neal Lane shooting

Two men are now in jail for shooting a man to death on George O’Neal Lane.

One dead in early morning house fire in BR

The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to a one alarm fire early this morning around 6 a.m.

Man in stable condition after shooting on Callahan Street

Baton Rouge police detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred last night. A 35-year-old victim was shot in his upper torso around 6:30 p.m., outside of his home at 6220 Callahan Street.

Kids in Gus Young community got a special visit from Santa today

Children in the Gus Young community got a special visit from Santa today!