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2 arrested in Ascension Parish for beating, kicking unconscious woman on the ground

Ascension Parish deputies responded to a fight on Firday evening, March 28, in the 16000 block of Joe Sevario Road. When they arrived on scene, officers found a severely beaten woman lying on the sidewalk.

'Wellness Wake-up Call': Local chiropractor wants to wake people up with new book

A local doctor hopes his new book will wake people up. It's called "Wellness Wake-Up Call." Its purpose is to help people start a healthy lifestyle now, before it's too late.

BR Police: Robbery suspects hit clerk in the face with cinder block

Baton Rouge Police Detectives are investigating the Armed Robbery of Adams Grocery located at 1455 N. Acadian Thruway. The robbery happened around 3:05 a.m. on Tuesday, April 1.

BR woman competes for Fallon's business

NBC's Jimmy Fallon wants to buy a brand new Ford F-150, and a Baton Rouge woman is hoping to sell it to him!

Visitors excited by plans to save, revitalize University Lakes

The University Lakes have been around for almost 80 years, and there is a plan to keep them around for at least 80 more. That comes as great news to the many people who frequent the chain of lakes between LSU and City Park.

LOGA fights back; 97 oil and gas companies sued

"No bones about it, this is all about money."  That's what Louisiana Oil and Gas Association Vice President Gifford Briggs is saying after 97 oil and gas companies were hit with a lawsuit. "We're going to d

Former LSU golfer Andrew Loupe earns first career PGA Tour top 10 finish

Former LSU All-American Andrew Loupe teed off in the final group in Sunday’s final round at the 2014 Valero Texas Open and earned his first career top-10 finish in a PGA TOUR event when he tied for fourth place on the final leaderboard wi

Back in the wild one bald eagle's journey

A symbol of freedom is back soaring thanks to the LSU Vet School. Javier Nevarez, DVM, associate professor with the Vet School released a bald eagle he helped heal.

LSU adds UCLA and Arizona State to future football schedules

For the first time, LSU and UCLA will meet on the football field as the schools have agreed to a home-and-home series starting in 2021 in the Rose Bowl, LSU Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva announced on Monday.

St. Amant man arrested for hair salon burglary

Todd Borskey, 50, of St. Amant, was arrested on Thursday, March 27 for burglarizing Cutting Up Hair Salon on March 21.

Riders critique new CATS routes

The Capital Area Transit System riders got their first chance to try out the bus system’s revamped routes Sunday.

Parents and students get money savvy

Parents and High School students came out to Southern University’s Business School Sunday to get a chance to learn how to get more financially savvy.

Two people killed in accident on Mississippi River Bridge

Dedrick Matthews, 38, was arrested after being involved in a fatal crash on the Mississippi River bridge that occurred around 2:45am Sunday. Matthews rear ended another vehicle while traveling westbound I-10 on the bridge.

Louisiana State Police investigate fatal crash in St. Tammany Parish

At approximately 4:15 pm Saturday, Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a single vehicle crash on La. 40 west of La. 437 in St. Tammany Parish which left a Covington man dead.

UPDATE: 16-year-old arrested for murder in shooting; three dead, one in stable condition

UPDATE: A 16-year-old got arrested Saturday night after a fatal shooting.