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Stretch of I-12 in Baton Rouge ranks as one of the most congested highways in the U.S.

 A new report from The Daily Beast lists I-12 East from Essen to O'neal the 24th most congested highway in the country. The six-mile stretch of interstate has its worst congestion between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Intoxicated man falls to his death attempting to jump between Casino rooftops

A 23 year old man from New York died this weekend after he attempted to jump from a rooftop building to the parking garage. A dive team located his body in the water between the two structures.

GOHSEP director talks about emergency preparedness

The Director of the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness talked about the need to be prepared in case of any emergency, not just a hurricane.

Southeast Baton Rouge Community School District voted down, EBR Schools weigh in

Leaders of the East Baton Rouge School District speaking out now over lawmakers’ decision to vote down bills that would create a breakaway school district.

Residents plan rally to ‘save’ Times-Picayune paper

The announcement that the Times-Picayune will cut back its printing distribution to three days a week is not sitting well with some New Orleans-residents. Today, a rally has been scheduled to “save” the paper.

Premature babies at higher risk for mental illness

Babies born prematurely are at significantly increased risk of developing mental health disorders such as psychosis, depression, and bipolar disorder as adults, according to a new study.

Two firefighters hurt in Central fire

Two Central firefighters got hurt Saturday when a garage door came crashing down on top of them. The fire happened in the 17800 block of Lake Vista Drive in Central around 8 o'clock Saturday night.

House approves budget

It nearly went down to the wire, but one day before the 2012 legislative session must end the House of Representatives said yes to the Senate's more than $25 billion budget proposal. It passed by a 62 to 40 vote.

Baseball regionals help local business

Some fans can't seem to ever get a ticket for the big game, and they get stuck watching the Tigers on television, at a restaurant, or bar. For Walk-On's general manager Andy Mckay that's just fine.

CATS tax to see less revenue due to Homestead Exemption

The Attorney General says the CATS tax voters approved is eligible for Homestead Exemption. That means CATS will get between $1 to $3 million less than expected.