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I-10 to experience lane closures at Highland Road through weekend

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today, weather permitting, I-10 will be reduced to one lane in each direction at Highland Road from Friday night through Monday morning while crews install new bridge j

Baton Rouge woman sentenced for abusing tax credit

A Baton Rouge woman has will be sent to jail for abusing first-time homebuyer credits and profiting off of it.

There's something in the water: residents fight is finally over

Some people in Krotz Springs are finally breathing a sigh of relief. That's after concerns over arsenic in the water have come to an end. It's a story NBC33 has been tracking for two years.

Running for Boston: Baton Rouge community unites to show support

The Baton Rouge running community will unite Saturday morning to show their support for the Boston community.

Local blood center taking donations for Texas, Boston tragedies

With the tragedy in Texas still unfolding, and people in Boston still recovering, the need to give blood is critical.

Greenwell Springs Road to gain extreme makeover from DOTD

Improvements are on the way to a stretch of road in East Baton Rouge Parish, according to DOTD.

MISSING: Endangered runaway teen has 8-month-old baby with her

Investigators are asking for the public’s help in locating a 15-year-old girl who left home with her 8-month-old child.

Deputy arrested for bringing illegal drugs in St. Mary Parish Jail

A deputy was arrested for allegedly bringing illegal drugs into the St. Mary Parish Jail.

Artifical sweeteners may be the cause of potential health risks

You might want to think twice before drinking diet and sugar free drinks because they could cause you health problems. "I use splenda two, maybe 3 times a day," said Bonnie Pittman, a Baton Rouge resident.

Community leaders ask educators to partner on improvement in north Baton Rouge schools

Better Baton Rouge wants to take back education in north Baton Rouge by making the people in charge of local schools more accountable.