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BESE Asks "Who's in charge?" of Common Core

The adoption of common core standards has been a hot topic for quite awhile now, but Governor Jindal's latest move has made it even hotter.

St. Amant FFA Holds Fireworks Fundraiser

The St. Amant High School Future Farmers of America club is hoping you will help them by celebrating July 4th.

Slaughter v. McCain trial pushed back: judge dismisses most claims

Tuesday it was back to court for recalled Port Allen Mayor Deedy Slaughter, and a woman she fired when she was still in office. When a judge told the women they need to work it out "outside" his courtroom.

3 arrested in Independence for meth during parole check

Three people are under arrest in Independence, LA after methamphetamine was found during a parole compliance check.

Hammond pair sells guns to pawn shop day before they were reported stolen

A Hammond woman is under arrest, and authorities are searching for her accomplice after the two falsely reported a theft and then allegedly sold the stolen property to a pawn shop.

Walker Police arrest couple for child cruelty, drug charges

A Denham Springs man, and a St. Amant woman were arrested Friday night by Walker Police on child cruelty and drug charges. Police arrested Billy Arthur Henry, Jr., 35, and Lana Wallace Henry, 32.

Body of 19-year old woman found on roadside in Lafayette

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating the suspicious death of a 19-year-old woman whose body was found on the side of the road.

Local Hobby Lobby customers have mixed views on Supreme Court ruling

Hobby Lobby shoppers are split on whether they agree with the company's stance against providing birth control to female employees.

Former LSU pole vaulter Lacey Sanchez wins Miss Louisiana Pageant

A former member of the LSU Track & Field program was crowned Miss Louisiana 2014 on Saturday night at the Monroe Civic Center as Miss Lafayette Lacey Sanchez was crowned from a field of 32 contestants and earned the right to represent the s

Team USA baseball finalizes 24-man Collegiate National Team roster

The USA Baseball Collegiate National Team has finalized its 24-man roster that will take part in international competition this summer. The group of 24 features 12 hitters and 12 pitchers.

Teens Discuss Violence at Town Hall Forum

(Baton Rouge)- The goal of the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination Program is to to reduce crime in the Capitol City, and officials say it all begins with the younger generation. NBC33's Rachael Penton has the story.

LSUPD seeks lead in credit card theft

Louisiana State Police are looking for a man wanted for questioning related to a theft that occurred on June 18, 2014, on the LSU Campus.

Locals celebrate 2014 Baton Rouge Pride Fest

Saturday, hundreds of people went downtown to show some "pride." The 2014 Pride Fest kicked off this afternoon inside the Atrium at the Belle of Baton Rouge.

Man arrested for murder in Ponchatoula bar

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards reports the arrest of 45-year-old Springfield resident Robert E. Jenks.

Woman killed in East Feliciana Parish crash

Shortly after 10:30 p.m. on Sunday, Louisiana State Police began investigating a single vehicle crash that occurred on LA Hwy 10 west of LA Hwy 961 in East Feliciana Parish.