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How does the BR Zoo prep for freezing temps?

Walking into the Baton Rouge Zoo, I honestly didn't expect to see any animals. 

Louisiana named the fifth most dangerous state

 "It's a lack of education, because some people get in trouble in high

EBR Mayor Kip Holden proposes increasing sales tax to fund needed public safety projects

According to the Tax Foundation, Louisiana has one of the highest state and local sales tax rates in the country! Now, Mayor Kip Holden wants to raise it even more to pay for much needed public safety projects.

Two students file suit against apartment complex for alleged assault

 It's an experience Jasmine Edwards and Demonya Williams will never forget.

2 injured in head-on crash near New Roads

At approximately 11:00 am on January 8, 2015, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle serious injury crash that occurred on LA Hwy 415 north of LA Hwy 413 in Pointe Coupee Parish.

LA-415 now open in both directions near New Roads

UPDATE: All lanes are open on LA-415 in both directions at LA-413 near New Roads . The queue from this incident is minimal. The Traffic Management Center will advise of any changes.

Ex-APSO employee, girlfriend arrested on obscenity charges

A former APSO employee and his girlfriend are now in jail for posting images of bestiality online, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Jones Creek Road now open after gas leak

UPDATE: The St. George Fire Department says the gas leak has been fixed and Jones Creek Road is now open.

Weeks of preparations allow Houmas House gardens to survive freeze

Homeowners are often advised to cover their plants before a hard freeze such as the one Louisiana is experiencing this week, But protecting the plants in your garden seems daunting, imagine having 750,000 plants to think about!

How to prepare your pipes for the cold

 It's something we don't think about too much on a regular basis, but when the cold weather comes, Terry Smith said protecting your pipes is one of the first things you should do.