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3 teens arrested for inciting riot during Spanish Town Parade

Three teenagers are now in jail for inciting a riot during the Spanish Town Parade, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

Man arrested for running over woman during Spanish Town Parade

A 42-year-old man is facing quite a few charges today after a drunk driving incident that happened over the weekend.

LSU softball team shuts out Notre Dame for second day in a row

LSU closed out the 2015 Tiger Invitational today with its second win against Notre Dame!

Crews work to clean up downtown after Spanish Town parade

The Spanish Town parade rolled through downtown yesterday afternoon and now cleanup crews are working to clean up the mess left behind.

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.