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State Fire Marshal shares tips on staying warm while avoiding harm

As colder weather settles across Louisiana this week, the State Fire Marshal wishes to remind everyone that the improper use of heating equipment such as portable space heaters, is a leading cause of residential fire deaths.

National Weather Service radar gets a little TLC

Chances are you've seen one on your way to an airport or along the interstate. It may look a lot like a giant golf ball, but it actually serves a very important purpose and this week...it's getting a little 'TLC.'

Alabama man eludes State Police overnight, arrested in Denham Springs

UPDATE 11/12/14 – Shortly after 8:00 am on November 12, 2014, the third individual which fled on foot was located and arrested in Denham Springs. After spending the night in the woods, 21 year old Christopher L.

To spank or not to spank: the question all parents face

Parenting styles have changed, more and more, Baton Rouge parents are saying, they’ve stopped spanking their children.

Homeless shelters prepare for colder weather

Local homeless shelters are preparing for the surge of people needing a place to stay warm. Thankfully, local homeless shelters like St. Vincent de Paul are doing all they can to accommodate the need.

A property tax math mistake is equaling millions in Livingston Parish

A math mistake is equaling millions in Livingston Parish. Now, services like Mosquito Abatement think the mistake could bring them back in business.

CATS reports customer service improvements, some still skeptic

 "The customer service at the counter has improved, I'll give them credit for that. But the bus service itself hasn't changed any."

Scammers target Shaw Center businesses, threaten to cut electricity

Scammers threatened to cut power to businesses inside the Shaw Center for the Arts Wednesday.

Students at Parkview Baptist learn why freedom isn't free

Students at Parkview Baptist School took a little break from class Wednesday... all to honor our veterans.

Detectives trying to identify man who burglarizied Prestige Home Care

Baton Rouge detectives are searching for this man who they say burglarized a business on  North Foster Drive.

Winter safety tips from the Baton Rouge Fire Department

The Baton Rouge Fire Department wants to keep you safe during the winter months. Firefighters say by following these steps you can keep your family safe and warm:

Geismar man dies in early morning crash on Airline Hwy

A Geismar man is dead after crashing his car on Airline hwy.

Zachary residents take challenge to honor Columbine victim

Rachel Scott was just 17-years-old when her young life was cut short in the worst high school massacre in our nation's history. She was the first student killed at Columbine High School in 1999.

Two local veterans receive new cars that could change their lives

A handful of local companies found a way to change the lives of two local veterans: they gave them cars. "Yes, it's been kind of tough," Ruby Parker said, "but God is good. God is so good!"

UNselfies drawing attention to selfless acts of giving

What better time to give back than the holidays? Thanksgiving and Christmas are right around the corner, and giving back includes donating our time and our talents to make a difference in our communities.