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Experts explain how to get more MPG in Baton Rouge

There are many more pickup trucks on the roads around Baton Rouge than hybrids. And while gas prices have dropped a bit recently, they are still a big concern for lots of people.

Shooting suspect surrenders to Gonzales Police

Gonzales police are currently booking Royal Johnson, 24, into the Ascension Parish Jail, who surrendered to police around 11:30 a.m.

2 men now in EBR jail after robbing Southern Belle Truck Stop

Right now, two men wanted in West Felicaina Parish are being held in the East Baton Rouge Parish Jail, for crimes that happened in Baker and Zachary.

Why Catholic High students voluntarily attended school Thursday

If you live around Catholic High in Baton Rouge, you might have heard a bit of chaos Thursday morning, but don't worry, it's all a part of a safety plan for this upcoming school year.

TPSO needs help identifying woman who robbed TNT Western Store

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the burglary of T-N-T Western Store on Highway 16 East in Amite.

LPSO looking for man who shoplifted from Watson Walmart

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shoplifting complaint that happened July 9, at the Walmart in Watson, LA.

Time limit cancels Metro Council vote on "fairness ordinance"

The people who filled every open space in the Metro Council chambers heard nearly every possible argument for and against the "fairness ordinance." What they did not hear was a vote.

EBR pastors voice concerns about Fairness Ordinance

Local pastors came together to let the Metro Council know what they want to see out of today's vote. The pastors think the Fairness Ordinance is unfair. They said it could create even more hiring problems for business owners.

SLU picked to repeat as Southland Conference champions

A year after winning its first Southland Conference championship, the Southeastern Louisiana football team are the prohibitive favorites to return to the top of the league according to the Southland head coaches and sports information directors

Livingston deputies investigate 36 vehicle burglaries

Livingston Parish Sheriff’s deputies are investigating 36 vehicle burglaries that reportedly happened during the early morning hours of Monday, July 21, in the Denham Springs neighborhoods of Forest Ridge and Westminster Estates.