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LSU-SLU baseball showdown moved to Thursday

UPDATE (7:55 AM): Due to the continued inclement weather forecast for the Baton Rouge area on Wednesday, February 25, 2015, the LSU-Southeastern Louisiana baseball game has been moved to Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

USS KIDD Executive Director headed to Capitol

USS KIDD Veterans Museum Executive Director Alejandra Juan will travel to Washington, D.C., Feb. 23-24 to petition our government and make the case for museums.

Police urge truck drivers to follow federal regulations

Monday's standoff and shooting between a Denham Springs police officer and a truck driver had a deadly ending.

U.S. 190 West now open at Scenic Highway

6:03 PM – All lanes are now open US 190 West at Scenic Highway.

Another hold up in the St. George initiative

St. George supporters are optimistic they can still get enough votes to create a new city from an unincorporated area in Baton Rouge-- even though getting their petition validated is taking much longer than hoped.

Baton Rouge Rehab Hospital offers driving clinics for senior citizens

There are more elderly drivers on the road today than ever before, according to the Insurance Institute For Highway Safety. This is why the Baton Rouge Rehab Hospital offers driving evaluation clinics for seniors.

Arson fires destroy 2 vacant homes overnight

The Baton Rouge Fire Department is currently investigating two arson fires that destroyed two vacant homes overnight.

What does the USS Kidd mean to you?

The USS Kidd has been a fixture in the capital city since 1982. Over that time, it has seen it's up and downs.

Sahvanna Jaquish named SEC softball player of the week

LSU sophomore infielder Sahvanna Jaquish was named the Southeastern Conference Softball Player of the Week the league announced today, giving LSU its second weekly award winner this season.

LSU's Kade Scivicque earns SEC co-player of the week

 LSU senior catcher Kade Scivicque earned Southeastern Conference Co-Player of the Week recognition Monday from the league office. Scivicque shared the honor with Buddy Reed of Florida.

Louisiana’s film tax credit: to be or not to be?

Louisiana’s motion picture tax credit is either a great thing for the state, or it's a waste of tax dollars depending on who you ask.

Louisiana union workers join nationwide strike

United Steelworkers union members in Convent and Norco have joined what is being called the largest oil refinery strike in 30 years. It is a well-organized, nationwide strike that will affect almost 7,000 USW union workers.

Suspect identified in fatal standoff with Denham Springs Police

A Texas truck driver is dead after getting shot during a standoff with Denham Springs Police.

Napleonville man admits to stealing horse in drunken attempt to catch parade

A Napoleonville man is now in jail after on a felony theft charge after stealing a horse last week, according to the Assumption Parish Sheriff’s Office.

St. Amant man charged after allegedly causing fatal crash on I-10

A St. Amant man is now facing reckless driving charges after causing a car crash that killed a 66-year-old Baton Rouge man, according to the Gonzales Police Department.