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LSP Colonel Mike Edmonson earns law enforcement honor

Colonel Mike Edmonson traveled to Tennessee Saturday at the invitation of Madison County Sheriff David Woolfork to attend the 25th Annual Sheriff Buford Pusser Festival Law Enforcement Memorial and Awards Ceremony.

Got THE ticket for tonight's big Powerball drawing?

Two dollars and a dream. That's all it took for Mammie Hicks to plunk down money at a Riverside, Missouri, convenience store for a chance at Saturday's record $600 million multistate Powerball jackpot.

EBR prepares for mosquito season

The East Baton Rouge Mosquito Abatement Facility is getting ready for mosquito season. Todd Walker, the director of the facility, said cases have been reported in West Baton Rouge, and now it is time for us to take precautions.

$3,000 reward being offered for information in Whooping Crane shooting

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division agents and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) officials are looking for leads regarding a whooping crane that was found shot to death in Red River Parish.

Local animal welfare groups to provide FREE shots, food to pet owners in need

Pet owners in Baton Rouge can gain some free help this weekend to keep their furry friend clean and healthy, too.

Residents furious about random act of vandalism

Residents in a small subdivision in Walker are upset and looking for answers after they woke up this morning to shattered car windows.

Baton Rouge officers, deputies honor those lost in the line of duty

Officers and deputies from across the parish gave their respects this morning to those lost in the line of duty.

Louisiana in urgent need of additional foster families

As part of Foster Care Awareness Month, as proclaimed by Governor Bobby Jindal for May, the Department of Family and Children Services (DCFS) is focusing its efforts on recruiting new foster families.

LSU recognizes 52 University Medalists

Fifty-two LSU seniors received University Medals for graduating with the highest undergraduate grade-point averages as part of LSU’s 280th commencement exercises.

National Safe Boating week: 651 deaths in 2012 were preventable accidents

The Coast Guard kicked off the start of National Safe Boating Week with Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day at many of its units Friday.