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Man wanted for stealing baby formula from Gonzales Walmart

Gonzales Police are asking for help in identifying this man.  Investigators say he went into the Walmart at 308 North Airline Highway in Gonzales, LA, and loaded a clothes hamper with 32 cans of Enfamil baby formula. 

BR Metro Council member look to San Antonio for mental heath facility options

The Baton Rouge Metro Council wants to build a mental health facility. They just need to figure out how they are going to pay for it. They say one way to fund the facility is to lower prison populations.

DOTD is getting creative to raise funding

With Louisiana lawmakers using every trick in the book to cut down our 1.6 billion dollar deficit every extra dollar helps.

LSU defeats Grambling, 7-1

 Second-ranked LSU (12-1) extended its winning streak to nine games by defeating Grambling, 7-1, Wednesday afternoon at Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

Gun rights for home owners

 It is important to know all of your rights when buying a firearm. Aside from hunting and job requirements, most people own guns for peace of mind and self-defense.

Parents, school board concerned with health clinic's treatment of students

In the east bank of Iberville Parish parents are up in arms over the way the nonprofit health clinic, St. Gabriel, is operating in two schools.

BRPD investigate car chase, one man in critical condition

Baton Rouge Police are investigating a car chase, leaving one man in critical condition.

BRPD looking for suspect in morning homicide

Baton Rouge Police need your help finding the person who shot and killed a man Wednesday morning. It happened in the 12,000 block of Lorna Avenue around 7:00 A.M. Police found a 46-year-old man who died from a gunshot wound.

Thousands of people pledge to end the 'R' word

 "A lot of people don't realize that the 'R' word or the word retarded is offensive to some people," said Special Olympics Louisiana President Pat Carpenter-Bourgeois.

Alternatives Opening up as Baton Rouge General Emergency Closes

The closing of the Baton Rouge General Emergency room wasn't what anybody wanted.

The Start of Jaguar Nation, Southern University History

It rests as a jewel on the bank of the Mississippi river in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Southern University is the largest historically black college university, when you take into account all of its campuses.

One Local Man Makes it on NBC's the Voice

It's easy to see why anyone wants a shot at the living the life of a rock star. For one local, dreamer hailing from Donaldsonville, Louisiana, that life is closer for him than for others.

St. Martin Parish woman wanted after skipping court date

The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for Joy Ester Dore, 44. She's wanted for Failure to Appear for Second Degree Battery. 

Livonia High student arrested for battery after bullying 12 y/o girl

A thirteen year old Livonia High School student was arrested last night for battery after she bullied and beat up a twelve year old girl on school campus.

No murders in February for EBR

Despite all the crime, February was a historic month for East Baton Rouge Parish.