IHRA Nitro Jam coming to Port Allen

The International Hot Rod Association (IHRA) Nitro Jam Drag Racing Series will be in Port Allen, LA at the State Capitol Raceway.

WBR Parents opt out of PARCC test for their children

 Some parents in West Baton Rouge say they want to opt their child out of the standardizes PARCC testing that coincides with the common core standards teachers have been required to teach.

Residents in Denham springs on high alert over fears of flooding

The rain has been coming down this week and people living along the Amite River in Denham Springs know all this rain could mean flooding.

LSU researchers come up with app to help fishermen

Louisiana fishermen will soon be able to navigate through hurricane season a little easier.

Gonzales mom of five keeping hopes up after layoff

"You have to let that pride go, and you have to do what you have to do for you and your family," said Shamike Crutchfield. Shamika Crutchfield is a single mom of five and a construction worker by trade.

BR Airport faces issues with only 1 commercial runway open

The Baton Rouge Metro Airport still only has one runway open for commercial flights and on Tuesday night, it was shut down for nearly four hours!

Human trafficking survivor shares her story with LSU students

It's a scary thought that lurks in the back of your mind from time to time; someone could be around waiting to do you harm.

Strong cold front pushing in to South Louisiana

By now, you've probably noticed the very cold temperatures moving into our area. Throughout the day and night on Thursday, temperatures will continue to drop. 

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. 

Winter weather impacting much of central, north Louisiana

Louisiana State Police and local police and emergency agencies are busy Thursday morning responding to weather-related traffic incidents.