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Rats invade ditch, steps away from Baton Rouge businesses

Eighty to 100, that's how many rats Randy Vaeth with East Baton Rouge Rodent Control estimates are living inside an elaborate tunnel system they've built inside a ditch.

Governor Bobby Jindal declares a state of emergency due to severe weather

Governor Bobby Jindal issued a proclamation today declaring a state of emergency as a result of severe weather that is moving through Louisiana, threatening the lives and property of the citizens of the state.  

APSO wins several awards at Gulf Coast Police Motorcycle Skills competition

The Motors Division of the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office won several awards in the Gulf Coast Police Motorcycle Skills competition this past week

Darrow Assistant Fire Chief arrested for improper use of fuel card

On September 22, 2014 Peter Robblin chief of the Darrow 5th ward volunteer Fire Department report to Gonzales Investigators that he had conducted and internal audit and discovered questionable fuel purchase which had been made by his Assistant

LPSO uses helicopters, K9 teams to catch Albany car thief

An Albany man is now in jail after stealing a car and running from the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s deputies.

Former False River Academy volleyball coach accused of sexual misconduct with student

The former girls’ volleyball coach of False River Academy is now in jail on charges of sexual misconduct with a female student, according to the Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Woman wakes up to smoke, forced to jump out window

Imagine waking in the early morning hours to the smell of smoke and having the presence of mind to escape unharmed. That's exactly what happened to a Baton Rouge woman.

Parkview Elementary School stages 'wax museum' after winning National Blue Ribbon

Parkview Elementary School was buzzing with excitement today. Not only were they recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School this week, but today is also the culmination of a lot of hard work from the fourth grade class.

Baton Rouge's online auction to save taxpayers money

Like the old saying goes, one person's trash is another one's treasure. That's why instead of deciding to throw out old equipment, city officials are selling them for you to have.

Fantasy Football Minute: Week 6

NBC33's Fantasy Football Minute powered by WhoToStart.net We are about halfway through the fantasy football season. Now, your team will need to make their playoff push. 

LSP conducts manhunt for man wanted Walker sex offender

Louisiana State Police along with surrounding law enforcement agencies are looking for Dennis Shampine. He was spotted by a state trooper this morning and then got away.

New rhum, old plantation

There's something new coming to Baton Rouge, something we haven't seen since prohibition days and it's all thanks to the innovation of an old family plantation.

Art show gives back to grieving family

It's never easy to lose a loved one, but it's something we've all had to experience... the grief, the loss, and the expenses.

BRAVE arrests 10, confiscates over 500 grams of drugs in first nine days of October 2014

The Baton Rouge Police Department says its violence elimination unit (BRAVE) has confiscated 578.7 grams of drugs and arrested ten people in the first nine days of October 2014. Nine out of the ten arrests involed drugs or guns.

LSU football testing mouthguards that measure head impacts

 Parents skeptical about letting their children play contact football could soon get peace of mind. The LSU football team is testing out a new product that gives instant information about hits to the head.