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Superintendent: Central schools safe, but can be safer

Central school superintendent Mike Faulk laid out his vision for improving school safety at Monday night's board meeting.

Joint agencies kickoff maritime safety, security operations for Super Bowl XLVII

In support of Super Bowl XLVII, a team of federal, state and local law enforcement agencies begin maritime safety and security operations on the lower Mississippi River, Monday.

Krewe of Jupiter and Juno set to roll in downtown Baton Rouge

The first Baton Rouge krewe is ready to roll through the streets of downtown Baton Rouge. Tonight the Krewe of Jupiter and Juno will take over the Capital City. The King and Queen hope everyone makes it out and has a great time!

I-12 to experience ramp closures

I-12 Westbound exit/entrance ramps will be temporarily closed Saturday night, January 26 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m. the following morning. This ramp closure will be allowed while crews work on PCC patching and related work.

Charenton community speaks out after shooting kills two injures 2 more

Wilbert Thibodeaux is accused of killing on Chitimacha Police Officer Rick Riggenbach and injuring St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Deputies Jason Javier and Matthew Strickland.

Names of fallen officer, injured deputies released

The Louisiana State Police and State Fire Marshal’s Office held a press conference this morning to discuss new details regarding the shooting in St.

Dogs strut their stuff in Downtown parade

Downtown Baton Rouge went to the dogs Sunday for the 14th Annual Capital Area Animal Welfare Society's Mystic Krewe of Mutts. This years theme was totally pawsome 80's.

Visually impaired students take on southern rivals at wrestling and cheerleading competition

Extraordinary kids here in Louisiana are taking the sports of wrestling and cheerleading to a whole new level, because they're doing it partially or fully blind!

Teen arrested after 17-year-old killed in accidental shooting

Baton Rouge Police Detectives made an arrest in a shooting that occurred Saturday in the 1500 block of N 24th St at approximately 3:00 pm.

Officer killed, 2 deputies injured in St. Mary Parish

Update: Detectives have charged 48-year-old Wilbert Thibodeaux of Charenton with two counts of 1st degree murder, two counts of attempted 1st degree murder and one count of arson.