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'Jared the Subway Guy' gears up for Capital Area Heart Walk

Right now, thousands of people are gearing up for one of the nation's biggest Heart Walks.

Google Art Project features BR street art

Baton Rouge is gaining worldwide attention thanks to Google. The Google Art Program started a street art collection as a way to preserve this unprotected art form.

Leaders With Vision discuss the mental illness crisis

It’s a topic that some people say is reaching crisis level in Baton Rouge. How do we deal with mental illness in the capital city?

Warren Drake chosen as sole nominee for EBR Parish Superintendent

The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board now has a unanimous nomination for its next superintendent.

Ways to control your allergies this spring

 Southern Louisiana residents should stock up on allergy medicine and tissues this spring because historically the capital city is one of the most challenging places to live with allergies.

Community shows respect for fallen Marine

 The Denham Springs community showed up along Range Ave to show their respect for a fallen Marine. 

Joseph Branch sentenced to seven and a half years in prison

Joseph Branch faced sentencing today for the vehicular homicide of Nathan Crowson and the negligent injuring of Danny Morris. Branch hit the two while they were riding bicycles on Perkins Road.

Residents react to arson at Stumberg Condos

 This is what is left of the complex at Stumberg condominiums. The fire started with two cars, then traveled into the nearby unit. Neighbors who were home at the time said the flames spread quickly.

Gov. Jindal announces plan to end common core

Governor Bobby Jindal wants Common Core to be no more. Jindal joined together with several legislators, teachers and parents Wednesday at the Governor's Mansion. His plan is two-fold.

Local parish governments at odds with Jindal over fate of inventory tax

Several local parish governments are upset about Governor Bobby Jindal’s proposal to cut our state's business inventory tax. Companies pay local inventory taxes, which the state refunds at the end of the year.