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LSU Gynmastics beat Minnesota, fans break record

The LSU Gymnastics team is still undefeated in the SEC.

Local Artist Methodically Restores the Senate Chamber Ceiling

In the 1500's Italy portrayed what was in the mind of God through the use of Michaelangelo's hands; in the Sistine Chapel. In South Louisiana we have George Stuart, a local legend, who has painted everything from dozens of restaurances, malls, and

776 students decline PARCC testing in Calcasieu Parish

Not very many people were at the Louisiana Board of Elementary & Secondary Education today. Yesterday was a different story all together.

Pointe Coupee Parish Superintendent weighs in on bullying at Livonia High

Parents are rattled about taped video fights at Livonia High School. They say the school system isn't doing enough to keep their kids safe.

Southeast Middle School teachers, students cut hair to honor breast cancer survivors

A Southeast Middle School teacher and her students reached a huge goal Friday. They raised more than $10,000 breast cancer research.

How to prepare for Daylight Saving Time

Daylight Saving Time is this weekend, and a lot of people are getting ready for it. The Centers for Disease Control says lack of sleep is a public health epidemic, and local sleep experts agree.

The Salvation Army Serves Up Soup and Blankets to People Left Out in the Cold

We really couldn't have asked for better weather yesterday. Today's weather really brings out the polar in mother nature's bipolar temperament.

IHRA Nitro Jam coming to Port Allen

The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series will be in Port Allen, LA at the State Capitol Raceway.

WBR Parents opt out of PARCC test for their children

 Some parents in West Baton Rouge say they want to opt their child out of the standardizes PARCC testing that coincides with the common core standards teachers have been required to teach.

Residents in Denham springs on high alert over fears of flooding

The rain has been coming down this week and people living along the Amite River in Denham Springs know all this rain could mean flooding.

LSU researchers come up with app to help fishermen

Louisiana fishermen will soon be able to navigate through hurricane season a little easier.

Gonzales mom of five keeping hopes up after layoff

"You have to let that pride go, and you have to do what you have to do for you and your family," said Shamike Crutchfield. Shamika Crutchfield is a single mom of five and a construction worker by trade.

BR Airport faces issues with only 1 commercial runway open

The Baton Rouge Metro Airport still only has one runway open for commercial flights and on Tuesday night, it was shut down for nearly four hours!

Human trafficking survivor shares her story with LSU students

It's a scary thought that lurks in the back of your mind from time to time; someone could be around waiting to do you harm.

Strong cold front pushing in to South Louisiana

By now, you've probably noticed the very cold temperatures moving into our area. Throughout the day and night on Thursday, temperatures will continue to drop.