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Pelicans sign 2nd round pick Jeff Withey

The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that they have signed center Jeff Withey. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not released.

Man accused of injuring girlfriend’s toddler with whipping

A Carencro man was arrested on abuse charges after he allegedly whipped his girlfriend’s young child, causing him serious injuries.

DOTD outlines plans to ensure public safety near Bayou Corne sinkhole

DOTD is implementing a plan that will provide broader observation and greater accuracy for DOTD’s monitoring efforts, especially along La. 70 and La. 69 near the Assumption Parish sinkhole area.

Gas prices fall in the Capital City

Gas prices in Baton Rouge continue to fall.

Banks named state's top college coach for 2013

Roman Banks, from Southern University, has been named the Outstanding College Coach of the Year for the State of Louisiana and Archbishop Rummel’s Jay Roth, has been selected as the Outstanding Prep Coach of the Year for Louisiana.

Smashed windshield increase problems for Food Bank; supplies dangerously low

An already bad situation was made worse for the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. Not only is the organization dangerously low on supplies, but the damage will delay deliveries to those in need.

New Saints-branded scratch-offs offer cash, plus drawings for game-day ticket packages and autographed merchandise

To kick off football season, the Louisiana Lottery is running a tried and true touchdown play for the fifth time by bringing back its New Orleans Saints-branded scratch-off game on August 5 - BLACK & GOLD SAINTS.

Two hospitalized after being stabbed during a bar fight

A man has been arrested after allegedly stabbing two men at a bar fight. Terell Thomas, 30, of Thibodaux was arrested for two counts of Aggravated Second-Degree Battery.

2 Baton Rouge children rescued in FBI sting

47 FBI divisions and more than 3900 local, state and federal law enforcement officers spent three days with one mission: stop child exploitation.

Sheriff apologizes for controversial sting operations, vows to move forward

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is trying to smooth over relations with the LGBT community, after allegations that deputies targeted gay men in undercover sting operations.