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RSD hosts parent meetings for schools in BR Achievement Zone

The Recovery School District (RSD) will share plans for their direct-run schools in the Baton Rouge Achievement Zone through a series of upcoming parent meetings.

Man has yearlong sexual relationship with girl under 13, arrested on multiple charges

Detectives with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office Juvenile Division arrested a 45-year-old Denham Springs man on several charges relating to his yearlong sexual relationship with a young girl.

CAPTURED: Deputies search for 18-year-old believed to be responsible for murder of Ponchatoula woman

UPDATE: Officials have confirmed to NBC33 News that Pourciau is in custody. They are holding a press conference at 4:30 p.m. to discuss details in the investigation.  

33 LSU student-athletes placed on 2013 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll

LSU placed 33 student-athletes on the 2012-13 SEC Winter Honor Roll, as announced by the league office on Tuesday.

Heavy rain brings high water and road closures in Baton Rouge

The Baton Rouge Police Department reports several road closures, due to the heavy rainfall and high water. Among those are:

Crime victims honored with flowers and prayers

Families took turns tossing flowers into the lake at BREC's North Sherwood Forrest Community Park. They mourned and remembered the people they loved, and some they lost.

Shell Shocked: New documentary examines the murder capital of the nation, New Orleans

A new documentary regarding violence in New Orleans will be presented to law makers and the public in Baton Rouge during National Victims’ Rights Awareness Week.

Auditor's report highlights money troubles in Sorrento

The Town of Sorrento missed out on thousands of dollars because of unpaid traffic tickets and unpaid utility bills. That's according to a new report from the state legislative auditor's office.

Survey: Louisiana residents see healthcare cuts as unnecessary, believe state government should accept Medicaid expansion

In Louisiana, healthcare and higher education receive most of the burden of state budget cuts. So how does the public perceive these cuts?

Over 130 high-paying jobs to be filled at job fair in Gonzales

A job fair will be held in Gonzales for Methanex Corp., which is looking to hire workers for a new methanol production facility in Geismar that will open by the end of 2014.