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Unique Baton Rouge charter school 'thrives' in its first year

A charter boarding school that's taken up residence right here in Baton Rouge is seeing some surprising results from their students as the school year closes. Students stay overnight Monday through Friday and work in very small classes.

Capital Area United Way announces over $8M in new community investments

Capital Area United Way (CAUW) announced that community investments for the 2013 – 2014 year totaled $8,056,849.

Two arrested for connection with murder of high school freshman from LaPlace

Two men have been arrested for the murder of a 16-year-old boy from LaPlace.

Teen in ‘serious condition’ after rescue from house fire in Prairieville

A teen was taken to the hospital after a fire broke out at his family home.

Investigators working drowning at Tiki Tubing

UPDATE: The Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office reports that the victim of the possible drowning is Jacques Pierre Demare, 21, of Folsom, La. ORIGINAL: One person died today while tubing on the Amite River.

Troopers searching for hit-and-run vehicle in Tangipahoa fatal crash

A four vehicle fatal crash yesterday evening on LA 445 has left Troopers searching for a hit-and-run vehicle, possibly a Toyota pickup truck or SUV. The crash happened shortly after 8:30 p.m.

Tigers receive No. 4 national seed in NCAA Baseball Tournament

The NCAA Baseball Selection Committee gave LSU the No. 4 national seed Monday. "This is the time when the winners step forward and shine," Coach Mainieri said. "That's what we plan to do."

Nearly 70,000 attend 2013 Bayou Country Superfest

Nearly 70,000 people attended the 2013 Bayou Country Superfest in Baton Rouge. Officials report that festival-goers traveled from across the globe to attend the event.

30 hearses one goal stop the violence

30 hearses hit the streets of Baton Rouge Sunday.

Cadets march on for family day

Families from across Louisiana came out to the Gillis W. Long Center in Carville to show support for a group of teens trying to better their lives.