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Mosquito numbers drop in East Baton Rouge

East Baton Rouge Parish Mosquito Abatement and Rodent Control officials said they are seeing less mosquitoes in their traps this year.

Art Melt part of increasing availability of artwork in Baton Rouge

The state's best artists have converged on Baton Rouge today. And you can go see their work for free.

First-ever Health Truck Round Up set to converge at Gloryland Baptist Church

Mobile units from local hospitals and other local health-related organizations will converge upon Gloryland Baptist Church at 6745 Greenwell Springs Road Saturday, July 20 for Baton Rouge’s first-ever Health Truck Round Up.

Louisiana teen found dead after falling from 16th floor of Orange Beach condominiums

A Louisiana teen was found dead in Orange Beach early this morning after he fell from the balcony of an apartment complex, officials say.

Bayou Corne residents say beauty of the bayou tainted since sinkhole formed

People living in Bayou Corne say they are fed up with work crews in their neighborhoods since the sinkhole formed near their homes. They say it's hard to feel at home with the noise and construction eyesores.

Lafayette bank robbery, carjacking suspect arrested in Bay St. Louis, Miss.

An accused bank robber and carjacking suspect was arrested shortly after midnight in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi.

Bayou Corne sinkhole continues to burp

A massive sinkhole in Bayou Corne burped again for the second day in a row Friday.

Masked men rob five in Tigerland, students on edge

After five people are robbed at gunpoint in Tigerland, students are on edge.

Three family members charged with Medicaid fraud

Three family members were arrested and charged with defrauding the state’s Medicaid program.

NAACP officials say a prayer march is a need; Save Our Cities Now March

Officials from the Baton Rouge branch of the NAACP said they want the community to come together. So, they are hosting their Save Our Cities Now March.