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.

16th St. Church Bombing, The Story of Four Little Girls

In 1964 The civil rights act promised to ban discrimination in public places such as schools and the workplace public facilities.

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.

Sales Assistant

The Sales Assistant works within established Sales Department guidelines to maximize station revenue opportunities from an order entry, traffic and accounting perspective. The Sales assistant is also responsible for performing all clerical functions required by department personnel as needed. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: • Performs all clerical functions for the Sales Department. • Maintains awareness of the most current traffic policies, practices and procedures. • Enters order, traffic and accounting data using computers, ledgers, orders and other resources.

U.S. Supreme Court tackles another case that challenges Affordable Care Act

The U.S. Supreme Court will take a third look at "Obamacare" today. The Justices are hearing a challenge to the health law that claims people who buy insurance on healthcare.gov are not eligible for tax credits.

No murders in February for EBR

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