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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.

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.

Local homeowners come together to tackle crime in their neighborhoods

Crime is everywhere, but for the North Baton Rouge community, it happens far too often. So a local homeowners association is coming together to lower the crime in their neighborhoods.

North BR resident fed up with blighted properties

Some homeowners in North Baton Rouge are fed up. They are looking for why the city has allowed several local properties to get so overgrown and rundown that neighbors don't feel safe in their own yards.

Locals respond to triple shooting: say it will most likely happen again

One man is behind bars, accused in a triple shooting that left one man dead, and two others hospitalized. It happened Thursday night on Dan Dr. in the Glen Oaks Neighborhood.

Local bull rider survives life-threatening injuries, promises to ride again

Jeffrey Ramagos is shrugging off life-threatening injuries, almost the same way a bull shrugged him off three weeks ago.

Motorcycle riders advocate for safe roadways

When warmer weather heads our way more motorcyclist will hit the roads, but it can be a dangerous drive. In the past week two motorcyclists have been killed and another was hurt after drivers hit their bikes in Louisiana.

Lake Charles ‘Shoe Shine Man’ still in business after 60yrs

You don't see too many shoe shine shops anymore. They seem to have gone the way of the pay telephone and cassette tapes.

'Dinner With Dads' encourages engagement from Claiborne Elementary fathers

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

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.

DOTD: La. 42 is about to get wider

Department of Transportation and Development officials announced a plan widen La. 42. The highway would grow from two lanes to four. The widening would occur on a 3.7 mile long stretch of the highway between Airline Highway and La. 44.

Deputies discuss rescuing stranded family

Two St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Deputies spoke out Monday about their experience rescuing a family stuck stranded on Pellegrin Cut across Fourleague Bay from Halters Island in Terrebonne Parish.

Longboarding for Leukemia: BR pharmacist preps for 100 mile journey

A Baton Rouge pharmacist is getting ready for the longest ride of his life... on his skateboard!

'Zumba for Awareness' event hits Baton Rouge

Town Square filled up with dancing and fun for the Arc of Baton Rouge's ‘Zumba for Awareness’ event.