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Child advocates urge lawmakers to 'Geaux Blue for Kids'

43 pictures lined a table in the state capital rotunda Tuesday. The ages and stories of the 43 kids who died last year in louisiana from child abuse and neglect were listed on the pictures.

Cold weather may break records Wednesday morning in BR

When you woke up Tuesday morning, you certainly noticed the cooler than normal temperatures across south Louisiana.

Projected low temperature for Wednesday night prompts special weather statement

Tuesday morning, the National Weather Service issued the following special statement:

Plaisance chosen by Tulsa Shock in 2014 WNBA Draft

Theresa Plaisance was selected with the 27th pick by the Tulsa Shock during Monday’s WNBA Draft held at the Mohegan Sun Hotel and Casino. She becomes the 17th player to be drafted in program history.

New audit reveals issues at DCFS

A new report by the state legislative auditors office found the Department of Children and Family services has work to do improve in it's mission to help keep kids safe. They looked at the DCFS.

Honoring those who served in WWII

People across the area gathered in Walker to pay tribute to those who served in World War II. It was all part of the William W. Perkins World War II Memorial weekend event.

Jet display to honor veterans

Don't be surprised if you see a fighter jet on the side of 1-12.An F-4 Navy Phantom jet has a new home at the Satsuma exit. Vets were invited out for the jet's dedication ceremony Friday. 

LSU baseball vs. Arkansas this weekend

Eighth-ranked LSU (25-8-1, 6-5-1 SEC) plays host to Arkansas (21-13, 6-6 SEC) in a three-game Southeastern Conference series beginning at 7 p.m. Friday in Alex Box Stadium, Skip Bertman Field.

LSU athletics generates $397.5 million in new sales at Baton Rouge area firms

LSU Athletics generated $397.5 million in new sales to Baton Rouge area firms, including $119.7 million in new household earnings, in 2012 according to an updated study by former LSU economics professor Dr. Loren C. Scott.  

Ponchatoula preps for Strawberry Fest

The Ponchatoula community is ready to show off it's favorite berry at the 43rd annual Strawberry Festival. Crews spent Thursday prepping the festival grounds and building booths ahead of the big crowds this weekend.