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Edwards concedes, Graves wins 6th Congressional District

Edwin Edwards has conceded from the race of U. S. Representative for Louisiana’s 6th Congressional District.

Gonzales voters recall Councilman Tim Vessel

Over in Gonzalez, there was only one item on the ballot but it was a big one, as the community voted to recall councilman Tim Vessel.

2 arrested for deadly George O'Neal Lane shooting

Two men are now in jail for shooting a man to death on George O’Neal Lane.

One dead in early morning house fire in BR

The Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to a one alarm fire early this morning around 6 a.m.

Man in stable condition after shooting on Callahan Street

Baton Rouge police detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred last night. A 35-year-old victim was shot in his upper torso around 6:30 p.m., outside of his home at 6220 Callahan Street.

Kids in Gus Young community got a special visit from Santa today

Children in the Gus Young community got a special visit from Santa today!

St. George Fire Dept. raising money for muscular dystrophy

If you've driven along Siegen Lane near North Mall Road in the past four days, there's a good chance you've come across a St. George fireman!

U-High wins Division II Championship with comeback win over Parkview

 U-High defeated Parkview, 46-32, to win the 2014 LHSAA Division II State Championship Friday night. The Cubs overcame a 14-point deficit to claim their first title since 1988.

A festival of lights in Downtown Baton Rouge

It's the most wonderful time of the year in Downtown Baton Rouge. "It's a family oriented event that everybody can find something to do."

NAACP members rally in Downton BR

Members of the Louisiana NAACP Conference gathered at the corner of St. Louis Street and North Boulevard to rally together.

New Sgt. Maj. for Baton Rouge Recruiting Battalion

The Baton Rouge U.S. Army Recruiting Battalion had a change in its enlisted leadership on Thursday.

BR man dead after failed burglary attempt

One man is dead after a failed home invasion. It happened around 12:00 P.M. 900 block of Woodhaven Street. Baton Rouge Police said the homeowner shot an intruder twice in the chest just after he broke in through a window.

Local organization donates more than 1,000 toys for needy kids

The holidays are a time for family, a time for love, and a time for giving. "It just brings a thrill of helping others is why we do this," said Tim Arceneaux, the president of the Needy of Greater Baton Rouge.

Parkview Baptist's winning patch design launched into space on Orion

"If you would have told me that, you know, we were going to create something that would go into outer space, I would think you were crazy” says student Gaby Rodriguez.

Thief steals antique sign from Prairieville restaurant

Ascension Parish Sheriff’s deputies are looking for the white man who stole an antique sign from Tommy’s Fish House in Prairieville.