Parents react to new birth control recommendations for teens

Doctors are making "new" recommendations on which birth control sexually-active teenaged girls should use.

LPSO looking for suspects who used cloned credit card at Dollar General stores

Livingston Parish Sheriff’s detectives need your help identifying a man and woman who used a stolen credit card at two local Dollar General stores.

BRPD Cold Case Division denied federal grant

 The Baton Rouge Police Department's Cold Case Division is credited with solving half a dozen cold cases since it's launch in 2012.

Prevention specialists see spike in STIs, need more funding

Sexually-transmitted infection rates are "spiking" here in the Capitol Area. Officials say chlamydia and gonorrhea are a huge concern.

Gonzales PD arrest man for exposing himself in yogurt shop

A Napoleonville man is now in the Ascension Parish Prison after performing an obscene act.

Water issues continue in St. John the Baptist Parish

Residents in Reserve and Garyville may be getting the worst of the ongoing water issues in St. John Parish. People have complained, there have been parish council meetings, but resident's say instead of seeing improvement...

BRPD busts $700K of liquid meth on I-12

A Texas woman is now in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison after police found $700,000 worth of liquid methamphetamine in her luggage.

Health officials confirm first case of Ebola diagnosed in U.S.

A patient being treated at a Dallas, Texas, hospital is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday.

OGB extends enrollment period through November 2014

Today, the Office of Group Benefits (OGB) announced it would extend the annual enrollment period for its 2015 health plan options through the end of November 2014.

Veteran AZ teacher fired for actions while defending bullied student

Pam Aister spent 25 years as a teacher in the Fountain Hills Unified School District. Monday night, she lost her job as a fourth-grade teacher at Four Peaks Elementary School.