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Saints gearing up for season opener

This weekend, the NFL’s regular season starts, and the Saints open up by hosting division rival Atlanta on Sunday, Sept. 8.

City of Baton Rouge unveils new website

There's a new way to use the website for the City of Baton Rouge. Now, you can check out videos, meetings, and community events all in one place.

Jags break ground on new baseball field house

The Southern Jaguar Baseball team is getting a much needed improvement; today, the university broke ground on a $1.2 million baseball facility.

Instagram post lands 17-year-old with criminal charges for drug possession

A post on Instagram prompted a narcotics investigation that resulted in criminal charges for a 17-year-old girl from Patterson, La.

Wright declared competent to stand trial

The man accused of killing and dismembering his 7-year-old special needs son two years ago has been declared competent by state doctors.

Baton Rouge man arrested for shooting at woman, 10-month-old child; second suspect wanted

A Baton Rouge man was arrested for his alleged participation in firing 10 shots at a woman who was with her 10-month-old child.

Recall election could cost Port Allen an upwards of 11 grand

With the recent recall petition stemming from the one filed Tuesday for Mayor Deedy Slaughter, special elections could be in the horizon for Port Allen. The catch is, holding a special election comes at a price.

Former dance studio owners charged with child molestation

A couple from Bossier Parish was arrested for allegedly molesting one of their former students on multiple occasions.

Store employee arrested after stealing money from daily deposits

A St. James woman has been arrested on felony theft charges after she stole money from nightly deposits from her employer.

CATS announces more stops for this year's Touchdown Express

If you're looking for a way to get to this weekend's LSU football game, the Capital Area Transit System's Touchdown Express is back for another season and with more options for you.