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BRPD finds human remains near LSU

Officials with the Baton Rouge Police Department have confirmed finding human remains near LSU’s campus yesterday afternoon.

State trooper injured by impaired driver

A Louisiana State Police trooper was injured yesterday when a suspected impaired driver crashed into him on I-10. Police officials say the crash occurred around 11:30 a.m. Saturday morning, east of Highway 44 in Ascension Parish.

Co-founder of Paul Mitchell visits Baton Rouge

Right now, lots of people are celebrating the spirit of Mardi Gras... including John Paul DeJoria.

Spanish Town Parade brings thousands

Thousands of people packed Downtown Baton Rouge Saturday for one of the city's biggest parade.

Poche's hot hand gives LSU a win on cold opening night

Everyone in purple and gold is excited for baseball to be back, no matter what the weather is. A cold crowd filled Alex Box Stadium and left happy after the LSU Tigers picked up a 4-1 victory over the Kansas Jayhawks on Friday.

Fighting the Baton Rouge traffic

It has been a rouge week for commuters. On top of battling our usual traffic problems, the Mississippi River bridge was shut down twice due to accidents. Here in Baton Rouge we may have a bit of a traffic problem.

Crawfish prices rising as cold weather affects supply

Louisianans love a good crawfish boil. But if you've been out shopping lately, you've probably noticed the price of a pound of crawfish has skyrocketed!

BRPD beef up patrols Mardi Gras weekend

Baton Rouge Police are gearing up for the biggest parade in the Capital City.

'I'm a survivor': Stroke survivor shares her story

For the women at the Go Red for Women Luncheon, red is a color of determination, strength and survival. "I had a stroke, and I'm a survivor," said Christiana Chaisson, a two-time stroke survivor.

New rule changes for high school football

 In its ongoing effort to minimize the risk of injury in high school football, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Football Rules Committee expanded the provisions of unnecessary roughness to include contact wi

LPSO looking for men accused of stealing $800 of cigarettes

Livingston Parish Sheriff's Deputies are working to ID two men accused of stealing $800 worth of cigarettes from the Big River Shell station on Highway 43 in Albany, LA. 

$15M sewer upgrade planned for City of Gonzales

 On Thursday, February 12, the City of Gonzales received a check for $15,170,000 to be used for a three phase sewer program throughout the city.

Helpful traffic information for Mardi Gras weekend

By lunch time Friday, Baton Rouge was already seeing major traffic problems - especially in the East bound lanes of Interstate 10.  Interstate traffic delays in the EB lanes stretched from the Mississippi River Bridge to Lobdell. 

I-10 East traffic jam near Mississippi River Bridge

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development says, Mardi Gras travelers are already backing up our interstate system. 

'Coach D' and 'Dancing Dolls' will be at Maringouin's Mardi Gras Parade

If you've seen the Lifetime reality show 'Bring It,' then you already know about feisty Coach D and her Dancing Dolls.