Local News

Study shows ADHD on rise, partly caused by lack of exercise

It's back to school for the students in our area, but for some, that also means back on the medications. I found out today, ADHD is on the rise.

LSP looking for man who robbed sporting goods store in East Feliciana Parish

Louisiana State Police Detectives, the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) are asking for assistance from the public in helping to locate an individual responsible for the burglary

Local businesses hope to recruit LSU students at career expo

The main theme of today's career expo at LSU is networking. Ask any student or recruiter and they'll tell you how important it is to put yourself out there.

Denham Springs residents react to being named 3rd most dangerous city in LA

"You got people who don't care, I mean what is the community coming to?"

Hammond named Louisiana's 'Most Dangerous City'

A security company recently ranked the "10 Most Dangerous Cities in Louisiana." Two South Louisiana cities are in the top five. 

Metro Council votes to fire EBR Parish Attorney Mary Roper

Metro council members voted eight to three on September 10, 2014, to fire East Baton Rouge Parish Attorney Mary Roper. Roper sued the council for wrongful termination.

Iconic BR business owner Ron Leclerc dies at age 62

Known across southeast Louisiana as Pepere, local business owner Ron Leclerc has died. Leclerc passed away on September 7, 2014 after a battle with cancer.

Part of Highland Road closed due to downed power line

Highland Road between Gardere and Bluebonnet is closed due to a downed power line over the roadway. Entergy just arrived on scene.

ATC busts BR man for selling illegal homemade alcohol online

Alcohol and Tobacco Control (ATC) agents arrested a Baton Rouge man after an investigation by the agency revealed he was selling alcohol online without a state or local permit.

BRPD looking for man who flashed 2 women at Hobby Lobby on College Drive

Police are looking for a man who exposed himself to two women. The incident happened around 5:30 p.m. on August 25, 2014, at the Hobby Lobby on College Drive.

Domestic violence, bullying becoming big issue in LA

"Louisiana was ranked fourth in the nation and we've ranked in the top ten and we've been pretty much in top ten ever since the study started"

EBR Parish is highest in state for West Nile Virus infections

We're still in the height of Mosquito season and our Parish has the most cases of West Nile! Despite Baton Rouge having the most aggressive spraying programs. DHH has already found 250 infected mosquitoes this year.

BR doctors on the lookout for Enterovirus

Hundreds of children in states around the nation are coming down with a virus that hasn't been seen in decades.

LSU Police arrest man who burglarized car on August 20

A man who stole a credit card from an unlocked car on LSU’s campus is now in jail.

'LSU Shield' app now available for students

LSU students and faculty now have a quick and convenient way to let campus police know when they're in trouble or report anything suspicious.