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Ohio survival story gives Brusly High teacher glimmer of hope

Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were all rescued. The three women who went missing for a decade were found alive in a Cleveland home. The story is one that's brining hope to those in Brusly.

Senate committee pushes two anti-gun control laws forward

Anti-gun control laws continue to pass out of committee without major issues. A Senate Judiciary Committee decided today to allow through two bills strengthening gun owners’ rights.

From NO to Austin: Southwest to offer non-stop flights beginning in November

Beginning in November, Southwest Airlines will offer non-stop flights between New Orleans and Austin, TX.

BR one of 217 communities recognized for prioritizing play for children

With research proving play is critical to the overall well-being of children, 217 cities and towns, including Baton Rouge, earned recognition from national nonprofit KaBOOM!

Fifty-three pounds of marijuana confiscated in Lake Charles; four arrested

The Combined Anti-Drug Task Force conducted an undercover operation resulting in the arrest of four individuals and the recovery of 53 pounds of high grade marijuana in Lake Charles.

Jindal on voucher ruling: ‘We will fund it through the budget’

Today the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled that the funding for the state’s education voucher program is unconstitutional.

La. Supreme Court rules that funding for voucher program is unconstitutional

The Louisiana Supreme Court has ruled the way money is collected for Governor Jindal’s voucher program is unconstitutional.

Audit shows millions wasted by SNAP fraud

A new state report of the SNAP system shows that people have used millions of dollars that do not belong to them to buy things they are not supposed to get.

Young non violent offender get new option for staying out of trouble

Kids who commit small crimes like vandalism or burglary usually end up in juvenile detention center. But now, there's the evening report center for non violent offenders in East Baton Rouge.

Budget maneuvers continue at the Capitol

Both Democrats and Republicans are coming together and reporting bills unfavorably out of committee to make sure those bills were not killed and can be used in the upcoming budget debate.