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Man dies in overnight house fire on 79th Street

A 30-year-old man died last night after he was unable to escape his home when a fire broke out.

Day three of search for missing firefighter ends with no new developments

Day three of a search for a missing Baton Rouge firefighter proved unsuccessful. Crews will take to the water again tomorrow morning. Jacob Lewis, 28, went missing on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at roughly 3:00 p.m.

Baton Rouge celebrations already in full swing

The party might be getting started in New Orleans but in Baton Rouge, it's in full swing.

‘Operation Save a Life’ offers free smoke detectors to those who cannot afford them

In an effort to save more lives, State Fire Marshall Butch Browning is reminding people that fire alarms are the best protection.

Family of ten loses home but remains intact

Sydney Williams surveyed the damage of the home she and nine other family members lived in Friday. While no two legged members of the family were home at the time the blaze started, her three beloved dogs were.

Owner of Smoothie World in Lafayette subject of bizarre hostage incident

The owner of a Smoothie World in Lafayette is in the hospital for non-medical issues after he allegedly fought deputies and displayed some bizarre behavior.

Biden concedes new laws won't end gun massacres

Vice President Joe Biden, who spearheaded the White House's effort to find ways of reducing gun violence, admitted to reporters Thursday that any measures passed by Congress would fail in totally eliminating gun deaths.

Files may reveal what the Catholic Church in Los Angeles knew about sex abuse

A California judge has forced the Archdiocese of Los Angeles to release some 12,000 pages of church documents revealing how it handled allegations of priest sexual abuse.

Two vehicle fatal crash results in death of Port Allen man

A car accident in East Baton Rouge Parish has resulted in the death of a Port Allen man.

Donaldsonville to revamp levee area

In Donaldsonville, people there are hoping a new project brings new business. The city's getting a $780,000 state grant to complete a levee improvement project.