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Saying goodbye to Chief Crouch

Morgan City is a community in mourning. Law enforcement officers, family, and friends of Morgan City Police Chief Travis Crouch gathered together Thursday to say goodbye to their beloved chief.

Local recruits celebrate beginning of college careers on Signing Day

High school seniors have finished their football careers. But some of them scored big Wednesday.

BR Yoga students fight Alzheimer's Disease with 'The Brain Cleanse'

We exercise our body--arms, legs--but what about our brain?"  If you look into the future, imagine you are 80 or 100 years old and you are physically fit, but your brain doesn't work, what is that good for?" said Yoga Master,

Lane closures on Sunshine Bridge cause major traffic headaches for drivers

People who use the Sunshine Bridge to get across the Mississippi River are fed up with lane closures on the bridge.

ATC looking to change type and number of alcohol permits

The ATC is exploring some new ways to make applying for an alcohol permit a little easier for smaller businesses.

Houston Man opens up his wallet to kids eating cold lunches

In his 10 years as a mentor and tutor, a Houston man has always done his best to meet the needs of the students in his life.

'Better Together' launches campaign to prevent St. George incorporation

Another group has started raising money in the fight over the proposed city of St. George, but this time, to stop it.

Statewide Traffic Incident Management Program implemented in Louisiana

First responders across the state are working together to make sure traffic accidents are handled consisently and cleared off the roadway quickly and safely. It's all part of the new statewide Traffic Incident Management Program or (TIM).

Abortion debate tabled at DHH for now, both sides continue to speak out

A new set of rules and regulations from the Department of Health and Hospitals got people on both sides of the abortion issue raising their voices. The night before DHH officials were set to discuss the issue it was pulled from the agenda.

Local business owners see growth and community support

Louisiana continues to grow, and baton rouge has proven that businesses want to come here. In a recent report from Careerbuilder, Louisiana ranks 19th among U.S. states with new business growth.

Should police officers carry 'miracle drug' to reverse heroin overdoses?

Heroin use is on the rise in the Baton Rouge area, as is the number of people who have died from it.

Local woman creates 'Hot Mom Bod' diet to help women lose weight

Leslie Lancaster is a woman with whom many of us moms can relate. She says she put on fifty pounds with both her pregnancies…and ate a ton of whatever she wanted both times.

Remembering Morgan City Chief Crouch

UPDATE: Visitation for Chief Travis Crouch has been moved to the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium located at Hwy 182 and Myrtle St. in Morgan City. Visitation is from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Locals react to super bowl commercials

There are super bowl commercials that tug at your heart strings, and others that make you laugh. The commercials for some people are the main attractions on super bowl Sunday.

Long road to recovery for victims of Turner Plaza apartment fire

This was a bad week to be out in the cold. But that was the reality for dozens of people whose apartments burned down in a fire.