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New men's shelter opens in Baton Rouge

Dozens of homeless men in Baton Rouge have a new place to get some rest and start to get back on right track. The homeless shelter has been in the planning stages for years.

Travel advisories for Christmas and New Year's holidays, upcoming bowl games

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) today advised drivers of upcoming work schedules, from Friday, December 21 through Wednesday, January 2, for interstate and major road projects throughout Louisiana during the ho

New helicopter to improve trauma center services at Our Lady of the Lake

A long awaited addition to Our Lady of the Lake hospital has landed.

Locally produced app helps you 'picture' a healthy meal

Two LSU researchers are changing the way we see food. They made an app that provides more accurate information about what you eat.

WBR Parish considering arming teachers, staff as part of new safety measures

Schools in West Baton Rouge Parish are looking for ways to make sure their kids stay safe while they learn.

Witnesses rescue one occupant of fatal 18-wheeler crash

Two people died after an 18-wheeler drifted off the road, hit several trees and became engulfed in flames. One person did survive due to the quick assistance of passing motorists.

Strong winds damage Faith Academy...again

For the second time in about four months the roof on Faith Academy in Gonzales has been badly damaged. Sixty mile an hour winds ripped part of it off. Luckily, nobody was injured.

Surprise homecoming brings Christmas cheer to Wedgewood elementary

All first grader Khamory Gipson wants this year for Christmas is his dad home for the holidays. His father, 1st Lt. Shamory Gipson has spent the last six months in Hawaii in military training.

19-year-old in critical condition after being shot over basketball game

A young man is in the hospital in critical condition after he was shot during an argument that erupted during a basketball game.

DOTD promises a quick end to I-10 widening

Soon the sounds of construction on I-10 will give way to the sound of cars humming along the new six lane interstate, and the morning commute will become bearable again.