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Victim recovering from stabbing during street fight; suspect wanted

A 20-year-old man is recovering in the hospital after he was stabbed this weekend during a street fight and police are currently looking for a suspect.

Escaped Natchitoches prison inmate captured in Mississippi

A Department of Corrections Inmate who escaped from the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center on Thursday afternoon has been captured near Jackson, Mississippi according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor Jones Jr.

BR man arrested in Michigan for 2012 murder on Sharlo

An arrest was made over the weekend for a murder that happened a little over a year ago. The Baton Rouge Police Department reports that Mason Chiapuzio, 19, was arrested for the shooting death of Brandon Harris.

Gas prices in BR continue to drop, national average expected to rise

Over the past week gas prices in the Baton Rouge-area have gone down, even though the national average saw an increase.

Mom continues fight for justice

A Gonzales mom is on a mission to get justice for her dead daughter. Rachel Deville's daughter died in a crash.

Outdoor smoker, flamable chemicals combo creates house fire

Baton Rouge Fire Department responded to a fire in the 2800 block of Bartlett Street around 10:30 p.m. Saturday.

St. George firefighters work on two fires in one day

The St George Fire department worked two residential fires Sunday afternoon. There were no injuries at either fire. The Red Cross was called to assist the victims of both incidents.

Biographer remembers B.R. car salesman Gerry Lane

Visitation and Funeral services for beloved Baton Rouge business man and philanthropist Gerry Lane begin Monday. Lane died Friday morning. He was 82 years old when the veteran car salesman lost his battle with cancer.

State legistature to recognize May 9 as 'Louisiana Gray Day' to promote brain cancer awareness

A Harahan family hopes to raise awareness about brain cancer in a gray way.

Third annual 'Boating Education Lagniappe Day' slated for May 11

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) will be hosting the third annual "Boating Education Lagniappe Day" on May 11 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at eight different locations across the state.