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Honeywell BR expansion producing new products

The Honeywell plant in Baton Rouge is expanding.

Public Chooses Names for BR Zoo’s Tiger Cubs

After weeks of voting, the public has chosen the final names for BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo’s two female Malayan tiger cubs.

Police looking to crack down on illegal gun possession

 Gun safety will always be an important topic in America, especially in Louisiana, a right to carry state.

Pelicans acquire Quincy Pondexter, draft pick

 The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has acquired forward Quincy Pondexter and a future second round draft pick from the Memphis Grizzlies as part of a three-team deal including the Boston Celtics.

Officials investigating cause of house fire on Linwood Avenue

The Baton Rouge Fire Department is currently investigating a fire that caused about $16,000 in damage to a house in the 2700 block of Linwood Avenue.

Denham Springs couple arrested for robbing Watson pharmacy

The man who robbed a Watson pharmacy and his getaway driver are now in jail, according to the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office.

I-12 West open between Satsuma and Walker

UPDATE (2:47 PM): All lanes are open I-12 West at LA 63 (Livingston Parish). The queue from this incident has reached LA 441 (Mile Post 29). The Traffic Management Center will advise of any changes.

Man steals $1,200 left on counter at Gonzales gas station

Police are looking for a man who stole over $1,000 from Popingo’s gas station in Gonzales. It happened around 10:46 a.m. on December 2, 2014.

Filming to close section of Government Street, Monday

An independent film being shot in the Capitol City will close down a section of Government Street, Monday. The closure is scheduled between Park Blvd and South 13th Street starting at 8:00 a.m. and will last until 4:00 p.m.

BRPD to told first concealed handgun class of 2015

Baton Rouge will hold its first concealed handgun permit class of the year.

One dead in late night crash in Broussard

On Friday, January 9, 2015 at approximately 2100 hours the Broussard Police Department responded to a major crash at the intersection of E. Main St (LA 182) and S. Girouard Road involving two motorcycles and a vehicle.

BRFD is looking for new firefighters

The Baton Rouge Fire Department is looking for some new firefighters to join its team.

New fitness trend hits Baton Rouge

Some local ladies got a chance to try a new fitness trend that's sweeping the nation.

Free college tuition plan could benefit Louisiana, if logistics, politics line up

President Barack Obama wants to make it easier for students to gain a college education. His plan would seem to have tremendous potential for Louisiana, should Congress and state politicians agree to finance it.

Catch and cook program put on hold, for now

A proposed Louisiana catch and cook program was put on hold yesterday.