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MISSING: Whereabouts unknown of driver who submerged in water during crash

Investigators are working to locate a Hammond man who submerged his vehicle in water late last night.

New parking structure add 750 spaces on LSU’s campus

It just got a little easier to park on the LSU campus. The new parking garage at union square is now open and nearly 750 new spaces are available.

Sunshine residents praise law enforcement after huge drug bust

Over 18 pounds of marijuana is off the streets tonight in Iberville Parish. Deputies found the stuff in a spot many people think is often overlooked.

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.