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Autopsy reveals 11-month-old died from blunt force trauma; BRPD investigating as homicide

Autopsy results for the death of an 11-month-old have prompted a homicide investigation by the Baton Rouge Police Department.

LSU screenwriting professor to discuss writing for 'Treme' on June 25

The film industry obviously has had a huge impact on Louisiana, and specifically on Baton Rouge.

Bayou Corne residents struggle living life crammed in a trailer since sinkhole formed

Ronnie and Betty Thibodaux home in Bayou Corne filled with boxes of memories, and every day essentials packed waiting to be taken away with no place to go.

LSP: both drivers suspected of speeding and being impaired in fatal crash

An overnight Sunday fatal crash on U.S. 51, approximately half a mile south of the Kentwood city limits, has resulted in the death of Jeremy Owen, 26, of Meadville, MS and the arrest of Colby McNabb, 22, of Greensburg, LA.

Bayou Corne residents brace for buyout process change

People living in Bayou Corne only have a few hours left to decided what to do with buyout offers from Texas Brine Company. A federal court in New Orleans gave Texas Brine until June 24 at 5:30 p.m.

Fire fighters respond to fire in warehouse

Baton Rouge fire fighters are investigating what caused a commercial fire at Terminal Transfer Inc. They say it happened around 11:50 a.m. Sunday in the 2300 block of N. 3rd Street.

Lane closures to be held on Mississippi River Bridge

Eastbound and Westbound US 190 Mississippi River Bridge in East and West Baton Rouge Parishes, from the West abutment of the bridge to the East abutment of the bridge, may have one lane closed from Monday, June 24th through Saturday, June 29th.

Hammond physician group to host men's wellness event

The City of Hammond and North Oaks Physician Group will host a "Man Up and Get Informed" Men's Health Month event beginning at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 25 in the gym at the Michael J.

Hams take over the air waves

When the lights go out and cell phones don't work emergency responders depend on one group: hams. Baton Rouge amateur radio operators or hams hosted a field day to test their skills and teach kids their craft.

Baton Rouge groups walk for a purpose

Two Baton Rouge groups got together to sweat and bring a message of good health into neighborhoods off North Foster near Capital Elementary.