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Proposal in the works to create a bypass toll road around BR

We've all heard lots of different ideas to fix the traffic problem in Baton Rouge, but now, one company says it has the solution, and the money to make it a reality.

Girl Scouts kick off 2015 cookie sales

As we all know it's king cake season here in the south, but it's also Girl Scout Cookie time!

Ochsner gives sneak peek of new Iberville Parish hospital

Hundreds of people in Iberville Parish got a sneak peek into their newest hospital.

UPDATE: Missing 75-year-old woman found

UPDATE: The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office says Nancy Brown has been found and is in good heath

O'Neal Lane bank robber arrested in Hammond

The man who robbed the Regions Bank on O’Neal Lane Wednesday afternoon is now in jail, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.

Local amputee shows others how to regain their lives

Getting back on your feet after a setback can be tough. Getting back on your feet after your legs get amputated takes a lot of determination.

Should Louisiana change its film tax credit program?

There are always two sides to every argument. Proponents of the state's film tax credit want to keep Louisiana the Hollywood of the South.

Bayou Vista elderly theft suspect arrested in Morgan City

The woman who stole an elderly woman’s wallet in Bayou Vista is now in jail, according to the Morgan City Police Department.

Louisiana named the most pro-life state

The Louisiana Right to Life federation serves as the ambassador office to all things pro-life in Louisiana. John Hauler, the president of the Baton Rouge chapter, says being named the most-pro life state, means a lot.

Husband hopes to keep wife's memory alive with cancer journal

"Another decision was made tonight too, bye, bye hair, hello tears. It was an emotional departure, but I know it will get better in time," Kenan Irving read.

Suspect identified in O'Neal Lane bank robbery

Detectives say they have identified the man who robbed the Regions Bank on O’Neal Lane yesterday.

State Police seize 13 lbs. of meth in I-10 traffic stop

On January 15, 2015, Louisiana State Police Troopers arrested two men, one from Florida and another from Georgia, for being in possession of methamphetamine while traveling through Louisiana.

New guidance center comes to Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge welcomed the new Humana Guidance Center to the community.

Baker teen dies in crash on LA 964

Shortly before 6:45 am on January 15, 2015, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that occurred on LA Hwy 964 north of LA Hwy 955 in East Feliciana Parish.

Metro Council rejects public safety tax proposal

East Baton Rouge parish residents will not have to pay any new taxes for a parish prison, at least not anytime soon.