For the second year in a row, Baton Rouge leads the nation in AIDS cases.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, Baton Rouge has the highest AIDS cases per capita in the nation and second highest amount of HIV cases.
Some here in Baton Rouge could go hungry. That's because of the Sequester in Washington. Now, some who depend on non profit organizations or government funded programs might not get the help they need.
More than 2,100 volunteers are in Laplace this week helping out victims of Hurricane Isaac. Homeowners are still trying to pick up the pieces after the storm. The group 8 Days of Hope is leading the cleanup.
In the eyes of the law justice has been served for the seven killed when Brett Gerald crashed while driving his car drunk in Slaughter back in May. For the family members left behind, it doesn’t seem like enough.
A judge on Tuesday entered a standard plea of not guilty for James Holmes, the man suspected in a mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater, after he and his attorneys said they were not ready to enter a plea.