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Local crisis counselors talk with students in EBR Parish about shooting tragedy

Dozens of children in the East Baton Rouge Parish school system met with crisis counselors today. Although the shooting happened thousands of miles away many kids had questions about what happened and they're own safety.

Judge set to rule on teacher tenure plan

Khadijah Thompson is the mother of two students. She's in favor of Governor Jindal's recently passed education reform plan that would raise the standards for teachers attempting to get and keep tenure.

33 new officers join ranks of BRPD

Baton Rouge has an additional 33 police officers! The 78th Baton Rouge Police Department Basic Training Academy students were sworn on Monday, Dec. 17. The class consisted of 28 men and 5 women.

Teen died in single-vehicle crash in Point Coupee Parish

An 18-year-old died over the weekend in a single-vehicle crash.

75-year-old man killed trying to cross Highland Road

A 75-year-old man was hit and killed last night when he attempted to walk across Highland Road.

Woman describes escape from burning home

Dust and debris are all that remains of Sharon Nason's home in the 11,700 block of Pecan Grove Court.

UPDATE: Missing autistic child's body found, cause of death under investigation

Update (Louisiana State Police):  Foul play has been ruled out as investigators have determined that the juvenile left the North River Rd. residence by foot.

Mike the Tiger and cow pals pump up LSU spirit

There are only 16 days until the LSU Tigers go head to head with Clemson in the Chick-fil-A Bowl in Atlanta, but some LSU fans are already starting to party.

Santa comes early to Ascension Parish

Imagine going to look under the tree Christmas morning and not having any presents. Sheriff's deputies in Ascension Parish wanted to make sure that didn't happen to kids in their area.

Raising Cane’s collects more than $87,000 to end childhood hunger

Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, its crewmembers and loyal “Caniacs” rallied around Share Our Strength’s Dine Out For No Kid Hungry™ campaign in September, raising $87,368 to help end childhood hunger in America.