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DOTD wants drivers to slow down and stay alert in work zones

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development wants you to slow down and move over when you see road construction workers.

Capitol Heights in a "stinky" situation

Capitol Heights residents found themselves in a stinky situation over the weekend. Residents told us that raw sewage was being pumped into a nearby creek causing the entire neighbor to smell.

BR Airport Police Chief says TSA and police should work together

After a machete attack and shooting at the New Orleans Airport Friday night, local police are learning how to deal with crazy situations.

EBRSO Deputies investigating hate crime

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff deputies are investigating a hate crime. They say 52 year old Niles Clay sawed, spray painted, and damaged his neighbor's car, all because of his race.

Meet the three Gonzales city council candidates

 There are three candidates looking to help get the Gonzales city council back on track after the the city voted to re-call two of the

LSU's Bell, Hoover land weekly SEC softball awards

 After helping lead LSU to a sweep of non-conference opponents in Nicholls and No.

BRPD: Man shoots son in buttocks during fight over orange juice

Elbridge Dukes, 58, is in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison charged with attempted manslaughter and illegal use of a dangerous weapon.

Murals taking over South Baton Rouge

If you've driven through South Baton Rouge lately, a neighborhood situated just between LSU and downtown, you may have noticed a wide range of murals painted on a variety of buildings across the area.

EBR Parish Library Board to ask for more funding

Members of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library Board voted last night to ask the city for more tax dollars to fund the libraries.

Pennington Biomedical is making "Soldier fuel"

Pennington Biomedical Research Center has had a partnership with the Department of Defense since 1988 to find the most efficient type of fuel for military use. But it’s not fuel for vehicles or military equipment.