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Deputies investigating fatal crash

Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office Lt. Col. Bobby Webre reports that Barry Nixon,44 of was ejected from his vehicle on Muddy Creek Road around 8 p.m. Saturday and was pronounced dead on the scene.

Basic Training Academy begins Monday

The Baton Rouge Police Department kicks off it's 79th Basic Training Academy Monday morning.

Kids gear up to make lemonade and profits

Dozens of kids got a leg up on starting their own business at the BREC Bluebonnet Nature Center Sunday.

Bayou Corne residents get first look at 3D seismic testing equipment

People living in Bayou Corne got a first hand look at the equipment Texas Brine contractors plan to use to get a better picture of what's going on under the ground.

Man killed crossing the road

A man died trying to cross Airline Highway. That's according to Baton Rouge Police Department. They say it happened just after midnight Saturday in the 5,500 block of airline highway.

New Orleans auditions underway for 'America’s Got Talent'

Auditions for the next round of “America’s Got Talent” have begun in New Orleans.

Proposed Parkway has major community support

Officials from Livingston and Ascension parishes are set for community meetings about a much talked about roadway. People on both sides of the parish line say if the road is coming, they're ready.

Remains of missing St. Amant man finally returned to family

Three months after they were identified, Robert Alexis' remains are finally being released to his family.

Peace Officer association issues letter of support for BRPD Chief White

The day after Mayor Holden released a five page document containing his grievances with BRPD Chief Dewayne White, a chapter of the Peace Officer’s Association issued a show of support.

Governor Jindal: 500 prisoners will be eligible for release with reform bills, saving millions

Today Governor Jindal announced a few reforms that will be presented during this year's legislative session. They deal with troubled youth and non-violent drug offenders.