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East Lakeshore Drive to experience closure

Part of East Lakeshore Drive will experience a full closure. The closure will take place from August 21-28. 200 feet of East Lakeshore And Hillsdale will not be allowed for use throughout the time period.

Baton Rouge Head Starts dodge funding cuts this year

Close to 1,500 children in Louisiana will be cut off from their Head Start programs this school year.

Coalition established in response to effects of latest FEMA flood mapping; insurance premiums set to skyrocket

The Coalition for Sustainable Flood Insurance has been established in order to combat the anticipated effect of FEMA’s latest flood mapping.

Family wants to know who stole their camper

For Ramsey Catoir Tuesday started out like any other. The normal morning routine getting her kids ready for school, but Tuesday something was changed.

Baton rouge agency helping to prevent suicide

It's not something we usually talk about, but the recent death of a young star is shining a harsh light on suicide this week. Actor Lee Thompson Young died by his own hand Monday.

Fire torches home of girl who gives back to animals in need

A devastating fire in Denham Springs sparked Tuesday morning at the home of a little girl we introduced you to on NBC33 news a few weeks ago.

Unrestrained passenger killed in Bossier Parish crash

A 70-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash after not wearing his seatbelt. On August 19 at 8:25 p.m., State Troopers were called to a single-vehicle fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 527 east of U.S. 71.

ExxonMobil to shut down equipment for maintenance; warn public of intermittent flares

Neighbors near the ExxonMobil Chemical Plant on Scenic Hwy. may notice intermittent flaring over the next several days as equipment is shut down for maintenance work. This is not an emergency situation.

Fire sale in Gary, Indiana: Homes for $1

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The city of Gary, Ind., is running a real estate fire sale: A dozen homes for $1 each.

Day care workers fired over photos mocking kids on Instagram

Two Virginia day care workers have been fired after photos of children in their care showed up on Instagram -- along with comments making fun of them.