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Deputy arrested for bringing illegal drugs in St. Mary Parish Jail

A deputy was arrested for allegedly bringing illegal drugs into the St. Mary Parish Jail.

Artifical sweeteners may be the cause of potential health risks

You might want to think twice before drinking diet and sugar free drinks because they could cause you health problems. "I use splenda two, maybe 3 times a day," said Bonnie Pittman, a Baton Rouge resident.

Family wins $10K after losing 255 pounds

The $10,000 prize caught Jordan Teuscher's attention.

Questions, devastation after deadly Texas explosion

A day after a fiery explosion ripped through the heart of a close-knit central Texas town, many questions remain. What caused the blast, so deafening its ground motion registered as an earthquake?

Suspects described as brothers from Chechnya

The suspects involved in the Boston Marathon bombing were brothers from the Russian Caucasus who moved to Kazakhstan before coming to the United States several years ago, a source briefed on the investigation told CNN.

Updates on the hunt for the Boston Marathon attack suspects

A recap of the developments that began Thursday night:

Police: One Boston bombing suspect dead, another on the run

Police sealed off densely populated portions the Boston metro area early Friday after a violent night of chasing the Boston Marathon terror suspects left one of the men and a police officer dead.

Community leaders ask educators to partner on improvement in north Baton Rouge schools

Better Baton Rouge wants to take back education in north Baton Rouge by making the people in charge of local schools more accountable.

Boston bombing suspect on the loose, police say

Violence terrorized Bostonians overnight, and police believe two suspects involved are the same men who allegedly planted bombs that killed three in the Boston Marathon Monday.

BREC’s alcohol ordinance signed by Mayor Holden

East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Kip Holden this weeksigned the ordinance passed by the Metro Council which will allow BREC to serve and sell alcohol at select facilities in a much more efficient and customer-oriented pro! cess.