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VIDEO: Mainieri candid about LSU’s hitting woes, Bregman’s slump

The LSU baseball team left for Florida Thursday.

Friends and family celebrate 10-year-old's last day of chemotherapy treatment

Students at Bains Elementary threw a big party for a special little boy.

LSUPD arrests 4 McDonald’s employees for overcharging students, pocketing the difference

In October, the LSU Police Department launched an investigation into employees of the McDonald’s in the campus Student Union.

51-year-old Man dies in West Baton Rouge Parish crash

A 51-year-old Melville, LA, man died in a two-vehicle crash that happened Thursday morning just before 7:00 a.m. on Highway 190, west of Highway 1 in West Baton Rouge Parish.

UPDATE: 1-12 West opened after accident

UPDATE: I-12 West is now open near Range Avenue after the accident.  ----- I-12 West is closed to traffic before Range Avenue due to an accident.

'Dinner With Dads' encourages engagement from Claiborne Elementary fathers

Claiborne Elementary used the dinner table to bring its family together.

Cats and caretakers gearing up for 41st annual cat show

One show is taking the term cat walk to a whole different level.

Police find $430K counterfeit cash in Amite home where woman allegedly murdered brother

The people living in one Amite neighborhood are still trying to get over the shock of investigators finding more than $430,000 in counterfeit cash at home where a woman allegedly murdered her brother.

BRPD discovers drugs, needles in baby’s diaper bag after mother hits 18-wheeler

Baton Rouge police arrested Leslie Estes, 25, around 8:10 a.m. on Wednesday Morning. Police say Estes was involved in a major crash in the 900 block of West I-12, after she ran into the back of a stopped 18-wheeler.

EBRSO arrests man for murder of girlfriend

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office arrested a man Wednesday evening for the murder of his girlfriend.

Man burglarizes St. Amant hair salon early Friday morning

Cutting Up Hair Salon located on Highway 936 in St. Amant was burglarized early Friday, March 21.

CATS prepares for new routes

Good news for people who depend on the Capital Area Transit System, they are rolling out new bus routes this week. This means faster and more direct routes, and that means better commutes for riders.

Women's hoops dumps No. 7 West Virginia to battle back to Sweet 16, 76-67

For the second consecutive season, the LSU women’s basketball team played with heart, fight, courage and determination to overcome a short bench and a highly-seeded opponent to advance to NCAA Sweet 16 on its home court, 76-67, over secon

5 year anniversary of costliest wind damage in EBR history

On March 26, 2009, a cold front brought severe storms to south Louisiana. The line of storms caused the costliest, wind damage in East Baton Rouge parish history. Total estimates added to nearly $4.5 million in damage.

Saints agree to terms with quarterback Luke McCown

The New Orleans Saints announced today that they have agreed to terms with quarterback Luke McCown on a one-year contract. The announcement was made by Saints’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Mickey Loomis.