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LSU hosts Thanksgiving with the Tigers

 – LSU student-athletes, coaches, trainers, spirit groups and Mike the Tiger gathered together Monday night in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center for the annual “Thanksgiving with the Tigers” event.

Deputies find over 15 lbs of heroin hidden inside fire extinguishers

A Texas man is now in jail after deputies say they found more than 15 pounds of Heroin in his luggage.

State Farm increases insurance rates in Louisiana

The leading automobile insurance company in Louisiana is raising its rates at the end of the year.

3 arrested in connection with Ponchatoula home burglaries

The man responsible for recent home burglaries in the Ponchatoula area is now in jail, according to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Central Fire Department in jeopardy, needs your help

The Central Fire Department has hit some hard times. It used to be made up of volunteers but people aren't signing up to fight fires any more, and that could leave you in danger.

House fire displaces man, 2 daughters in Central

A man and his two daughters are now displaced after a fire severely damaged their house in Central.

How to prevent a fire while heating your home

Over the past week or so, Baton Rouge fire fighters have been busy putting out fires across the area. Including a one that ruined an entire apartment complex. But public information officer Mark Miles

Authorities target BR shops selling synthetic marijuana

 Right now, more than 1,500 packets of synthetic marijuana are off the streets tonight, and nearly a dozen smoke shop workers are in the East Baton Rouge Jail because of it.

Suspect named in shooting death of West St. John coach

Baton Rouge Police officers are looking for Kendric Letrell Cloud, 25, of Baker, who is wanted in connection with the shooting death of West St. John High School assistant football coach Juan Joseph.

Arkansas fined $25K for storming the field after beating LSU

 The Southeastern Conference announced today that Arkansas will be fined for a violation of the league’s access to competition area policy due to fans entering the field following its football game against LSU on November 15.

Denham Springs residents report tornado sighting

 "Some of the siding and roof, is gone. Mailbox gone. It moved my car. It was in the driveway, probably a good 45 degrees."

Daughter continues father's food drive in Central

A Central woman is forwarding the legacy left behind by her father. She's stepping in to help others who need food in the city of Central.

Are you getting enough sleep?

If you're not getting enough sleep at night, you could be doing yourself a lot of harm! People who are sleep deprived or have sleeping disorders are at a greater risk for heart disease, stroke, obesity and even car accidents!

BRPD Police Chief addresses sex scandal

Even though the Baton Rouge Police Academy gained thirty four new officers today, the Department is still in the middle of a huge scandal.