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Man killed crossing the road

A man died trying to cross Airline Highway. That's according to Baton Rouge Police Department. They say it happened just after midnight Saturday in the 5,500 block of airline highway.

New Orleans auditions underway for 'America’s Got Talent'

Auditions for the next round of “America’s Got Talent” have begun in New Orleans.

Proposed Parkway has major community support

Officials from Livingston and Ascension parishes are set for community meetings about a much talked about roadway. People on both sides of the parish line say if the road is coming, they're ready.

BREC celebrates Black History Month through the arts

The Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge (BREC) will host the annual Black History Month Program at Independence Park Theatre, 7800 Independence Blvd., tonight, Friday, Feb. 15 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Remains of missing St. Amant man finally returned to family

Three months after they were identified, Robert Alexis' remains are finally being released to his family.

Peace Officer association issues letter of support for BRPD Chief White

The day after Mayor Holden released a five page document containing his grievances with BRPD Chief Dewayne White, a chapter of the Peace Officer’s Association issued a show of support.

Governor Jindal: 500 prisoners will be eligible for release with reform bills, saving millions

Today Governor Jindal announced a few reforms that will be presented during this year's legislative session. They deal with troubled youth and non-violent drug offenders.

MISSING: Pregnant mother never returns home

UPDATE: The New Orleans Police Department reports that Khristy Smith has been located and is in good health. They did not provide any other details relative to her disappearance.

Scotlandville residents angry at local politicians over lingering gas smell

The odor that caused three schools to evacuate is still there a week later. Many Scotlandville residents claim it has made them sick, but none of the experts know what caused the smell, or where it comes from.

Beating back bullies: New law holds schools accountable

3.2 million. That's the number of kids that are bullied every day. It's a national problem and it's one kids face right here in Louisiana.