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Burn victim's condition upgraded to good

Doctors at Baton Rouge General Regional Burn Center say burn victim Wilberto Ilagan's is making strides toward recovery. He is now in good condition.

DOTD issues Thanksgiving holiday travel advisory

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) today advised drivers of upcoming work schedules for interstate and major road projects throughout Louisiana during the Thanksgiving holiday (Thursday, November 22, through Sunda

Thanksgiving dining in the Capital area

If you like to relax so much on Thanksgiving Day that you’re willing to let someone else do the cooking, there are some great options in the Baton Rouge area - Restaurants doing their own Thanksgiving meals!

BRFD forgotten pot potential cause of $85 thousand in fire damage

Baton Rouge Firefighters say a pot left unattended could be the cause of an apartment fire.

Firefighters investigate fire at bakery

Baton Rouge Firefighters are investigating what sparked a fire at an area bakery. They say it happened just before 3:00 Sunday morning at Baum's Fine Pastries located in the 8,000 block of Florida Boulevard.

Platform fire burn victim releases statement to family

New information Sunday on victims of the platform fire in the Gulf. Doctors released the name of one of the burn victims recovering in a Baton Rouge burn center.

Wounded veteran's lawn landscaped thanks to volunteers

Dozens of volunteers in Prairieville came out to help a wounded veteran fix up his front lawn. Volunteers put in new patches of grass and created a garden.

Wilbur the 'trashcan' dog excites at adoption party

A Baton Rouge dog found abandoned in a trash can now has a new home! Dozens of pet lovers came out to the PetSmart on Siegen for Wilbur the dog's adoption party.

Search continues for missing platform workers, update on burn victims

The search for 2 missing platform workers continues Saturday.

Learning from leaders: Mayor Holden talks local government to students at Runnel’s

Students at the Runnel’s School were eager to learn about the city government this morning from Mayor Kip Holden.