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Baton Rouge 'Mermaid' makes a big splash in local pools

I don't be surprised if you're in a Baton Rouge area pool, and you bump into a "mermaid". Vanessa Lewis is turning heads as she splashes into pools across the Capitol City.

LPSO arrest 14 during 'Operation: No Freedom for You'

Sheriff Jason Ard and other Livingston Parish Sheriff’s deputies conducted a narcotics round-up called “Operation – No Freedom for You” on the eve of Independence Day.

Shooting at party blamed in part on Instagram post; arrested father of suspect responds

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office says a post on a popular social media site turned a small gathering into an out-of-control party that ending with one person getting shot.

Shooting at party blamed in part on Instagram post; arrested father of suspect responds

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office says a post on a popular social media site turned a small gathering into an out-of-control party that ending with one person getting shot.

LSU golfer Stewart Jolly named SGA Amateur Golfer of the Month

On the strength of his victory at the 53rd Northeast Amateur Invitational and representing the United States at the 2014 Palmer Cup in recent weeks, LSU’s rising senior Stewart Jolly has been named the Southern Golf Association’s Na

Predators using dating apps to target women: use caution

When it comes to finding a date these days, there are a lot of apps for that but you should be careful. There are predators that use those same apps, to find victims.

Officials remind boaters to be safe after tragic accident

Investigators are trying to get to the bottom of a boating accident that took the life of a Livingston Parish woman.

Musician, spiritual leader Sri Swamiji visits Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge may not be a typical destination for a world-renowned musician and yoga guru, but Sri Swamiji is in town, showing how his music changes lives.

BESE raises question: "Who's in charge" of Common Core in LA?

The adoption of common core standards has been a hot topic for quite awhile now, but Governor Jindal's latest move has made it even hotter.

APSO arrests sex offender who failed to register for 2nd time

Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies arrested a man who failed to register as a sex offender, for the second time.