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Guns no immediate factor in WBR school board security plans

The West Baton Rouge Parish School Board began the process of creating a shooting response plan with little mention of putting guns on campus.

Breached levee prompts emergency sandbagging operation to save historic park

An emergency sandbag operation took place over the weekend after overflow from the Vermilion River threatened to flood a major portion of a living history park.

Ascension,Livingston Parish residents fight flood water

The Amite River along the Livingston and Ascension Parish line remains swollen. Flood waters continue to creep closer and closer to businesses and homes.

Should teachers be armed?

Would you feel safe if the person who taught your kids had a gun in the classroom? It’s an issue the West Baton Rouge school board has decided to tackle in the wake of the tragedy at Sandy Hook elementary school.  

Students at East St. John celebrate the move to first full school day since Isaac

For most students Monday was just another school day. For the kids at East St. John High, it was the day they had been looking forward to for months.

DOTD issues weather travel advisory

With the possibility of continued heavy rain and flooding in the forecast, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced that the department staff is prepared to deal with severe weather and hazardous road conditio

Dead body found in Bayou Manchac

Law enforcement agencies have found a dead body in Bayou Manchac

Fire hits Baton Rouge home for second time in two days

For the second time in two days a fire has damaged the same Baton Rouge home. The latest fire struck at around six Sunday morning. The house is located on the 1700 block of St. Croix street just a few blocks from Burbank Boulevard.

Two vehicle crash kills Loranger man

One man is dead after a two vehicle crash in Tangipahoa Parish.

Fundraiser held for victim of duck hunting accident

A fundraiser was held on Saturday to help pay for a teenager shot last month. A jambalaya cook-off and auction was held in Livonia for Brandt Torres. The 15 year old was accidentally shot by a friend while duck hunting.