Baton Rouge residents call for support of universal background checks

For Richard Haymaker the sting of losing 16 year old Yoshi Hattori, the family’s exchange student, for to gun violence is as fresh as when it happened 20 years ago. His son, only 16 at the time, saw the whole thing.

$8 million grant to be available to Hurricane Isaac victims

The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) released details about $8 million in disaster case management services that are now available in 26 parishes for individuals and families still recovering from 2012's Hurricane

Information critical to debate over Southeast Baton Rouge School District

When the legislative session begins next week, one of the biggest local issues will be the creation of a new school district for Southeast Baton Rouge.

Man dies after vehicle crashed, caught on fire

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash in Zachary. They say it happened around 1:15 Saturday night in the 20 thousand block of Tucker Road.

Southern University to host free seminar ‘How to Become a Licensed Claims Adjuster’

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southern University will hold a seminar - “How to Become a Licensed Claims Adjuster” - Saturday, April 13 from 10:00 a.m. to noon, at the LSBDC on Southern’s campus.

Thibodaux distillery wins gold at World Spirits Association

At the recent convention of the World Spirits Association in Klagenfurt, Austria, Donner-Peltier Distillers of Thibodaux, Louisiana, won gold medals for each spirit the company entered for judging.

School security program kicks off in Ascension Parish schools

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office and the Ascension Parish School Board have been working on a plan to revamp school security. Today, that plan was put into action.

Community Coffee launches single-serve coffee cups

Community Coffee Company, the largest family-owned and operated retail coffee brand in America, introduces new single-serve coffee cups.

Plan to move BRPD, Sheriff’s office to Woman’s Hospital addressed in community meeting

A community meeting was held tonight to give city leaders the chance to provide more details regarding the future home of the Baton Rouge Police Department and the Sheriff's Office.

Gas stored in bedroom ignites, causes blaze near gates of LSU

One man escaped what could have been a deadly house fire this afternoon.