Man honors murdered son and nephew with a specially designed car

A man from Central, La. is using a race car to capture the memory of his son and nephew both victims of violent crime.

Shaw Group sold for $3 billion

The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE: SHAW) today announced it has signed a definitive merger agreement with CB&I (NYSE: CBI) under which CB&I will acquire Shaw in a cash and stock transaction valued at approximately $3 billion.

Heat advisory issued; EMS seeing high number of heat related calls

A heat advisory has been issued for Monday, July 30, which means that the heat index will be over 108 degrees for more than four hours of the day. For those working outdoors, that creates the potential for a dangerous medical issue.

Parents prep kids for upcoming school year

With the start of school just weeks away, parents are once again looking to equip their kids with everything they need to be successful.

Residents angry about stench along Bayou Manchac

“I've waded through all this swamp, high water, low water, crawfish whatever you want to talk about and I've never seen this smell before," says Johnny Braud

Elizabeth Sumrall back in Baton Rouge and moving on from Aurora shooting

Less than a week ago Elizabeth Sumrall and her best friend Bonniekate Porciau stepped in to a crowded theater in Aurora, Colorado, they left it forever changed.

NOPD seeking information about missing teen

Members of the New Orleans Police Department are asking for the public’s assistance in locating 15-year-old Haraquon Degruy, who was last seen leaving her residence on July 16, 2012, at about 1:45 p.m., in the 5300 block of Norgate Drive.

Shot Truck Rolls Through New Orleans Offering Free Vaccines

Most of us have seen food trucks stopped along busy streets, but have you heard about the shot truck? There's one making stops throughout New Orleans, vaccinating children for free. Vanessa Bolano takes us inside.

Gardere community speaks out on dangerous conditions for people trying to cross the street

"It makes you feel quite nervous especially at night when it's dark you are afraid you don't see a person," said Gardere Resident Joyce Steward.

Small business owners gather to talk curbing crime

"This is our community we're not here just because we are small business people protecting our business," said Bob Breaux with the Chamber of Commerce of East Baton Rouge.