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Students spend the weekend preparing for this year's iLEAP

It's what students have been preparing for all year, the iLEAP test, and kids across the state will be sitting down to the test this morning. But many have said they already are starting to feel the pressure.

FestForAll 2013 to take place today in downtown BR

The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge will present FestForAll - Baton Rouge's premier art & music festival, April 6 - April 7, 2013.

Residents see slow progress by BRAVE in 70805

Many people who live in the 70805 zip code say they do not know what BRAVE is. Those who do say it is slowly making their part of town a better place than it used to be.

One arrested, two still at large for Gonzales storage center burglary

Three suspects have been identified as the people responsible for the storage facility burglary that occurred earlier this week.

Survey results: Nearly half of Louisianans think Jindal's tax proposal is a bad idea

The LSU Public Policy Research Lab, or PPRL, supported by the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs at the Manship School of Mass Communication, has released the second round of results from their annual Louisiana Survey showing 47 perce

Man arrested after shooting victim as part of an alleged 'prank'

A man accused of shooting and injuring another man in March surrendered to authorities on April 4 just after 7:00 p.m.

Violent offenders in Baton Rouge given second chance with BRAVE ‘call-in’ program

The BRAVE program has initiated a more active approach to crime reduction by identifying violent offenders and offering them help to rehabilitate.

Can the 2013 LSU baseball Tigers match the best start in program history?

The LSU baseball team will be playing for the best start in program history Friday night when they take on the Kentucky Wildcats.

Freshman catcher leads LSU pregame tradition, uses Spanish for good luck

LSU freshman Chris Chinea may not play every inning (or every game, for that matter), but he's found a vital role on the Tiger baseball team in his first year in Baton Rouge.

One arrested, two still at large for Gonzales storage center burglary

Three suspects have been identified as the people responsible for the storage facility burglary that occurred earlier this week.