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Husband, wife arrested for soliciting prostitution out of home; drug possession

A Baton Rouge woman was arrested for prostitution, and her husband is charged with facilitating the acts.

Sanity hearing pushed back for 2009 double-murder suspect

More delays for the trial of a man accused of brutally murdering two women at a local construction office. Richard Matthews is accused of killing two women at Grady Crawford Construction in 2009.

Mediation battle starts tomorrow

Property owners in Bayou Corne are getting ready to meet with Texas Brine and a mediator. The goal is to work out a deal everyone's happy with.

Music therapy brings different tone to health care

Advances in technology let doctors do amazing things to help their patients recover from injuries and illnesses. But more and more, they are finding that a simple tune can have a powerful impact on a person's health.

Bayou Corne woman speaks out after home was burglarized

Break-ins at evacuated homes in Bayou Corne rocked the community. Assumption Parish Sheriff's Deputies say two teens allegedly targeted homes in the evacuation zone since a massive sinkhole formed nearby.

Young advocates demand more gun safety laws

Wednesday Baton Rouge children spoke out against the violence plaguing their city.

1,500 new jobs: Moscow-based fertilizer company plans to set up shop in Louisiana

A new production plant will bring roughly 1,500 new jobs to Louisiana, according to Governor Bobby Jindal. A hefty tax incentive package was offered to secure the deal.

New head coach for Lady Jags softball team expected to be announced

Southern University hopes they've found the right man to lead their softball team to better days. Athletic Director Dr. William Broussard has announced Lee Dobbins as the Lady Jags next head coach.

BRBVA/Team Automotive Group Sportsplex announces Hometown Heroes clinic

BRBVA/Team Automotive Group Sportsplex will host a unique one day hoops experience called Hometown Heroes in Baton Rouge this summer for youth grades 5th and up on Saturday, July 20th..

Crews work to create permanent seal on leaking well in Gulf off Louisiana’s coast

Crews are working at a platform in the Gulf of Mexico today to create a temporary plug for a well that began leaking yesterday.