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Baton Rouge ranked second in new HIV cases in the country

Another list topper for the Capitol City, and it's not a good one - Baton Rouge is number two in the country in new HIV cases.

Dennis Lewis, 66, inspired family, Central community with love of life

The Central community is mourning the loss of one of its business leaders. Dennis Lewis passed away Wednesday morning of cancer at the age of 66.

Anthony Ryan Auld to reveal new collection at ‘All Stars’ finale event

Tonight is a big night for Baton Rouge designer Anthony Ryan Auld as he will learn if his second chance is going to pay off.

Serious crash causes vehicle to overturn on Coursey Blvd.

At least one person was seriously injured in a three-vehicle crash on Coursey Blvd.

Proposed name change to GSRI Avenue fails, stirs up mixed feelings

A proposed name change to one of Baton Rouge's main streets has failed, but the feelings about the name change to GSRI Avenue are mixed.

Denham Springs man dies in two-vehicle crash

This morning shortly before 6:15 am, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that occurred on LA Hwy 447 south of I-12 at Joe May Road in Livingston Parish. The crash took the life of Alan K.

DOTD prepared to respond to winter weather and icy road conditions

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced today that department staff is prepared to deal with winter weather and icy road conditions.  

Impaired driver in stolen vehicle causes major crash on I-12

An impaired driver was arrested for causing a major crash in Walker last night. We’re told the suspect was also found to be driving a stolen car.

Reddy Ice being sued by nearby residents over ammonia leak

Less than a week ago, an ammonia leak shut down two blocks in downtown Baton Rouge. Now, people who live near the Reddy Ice plant are suing for damages.

Mentorship students excited for trip to watch presidential inauguration

They may not be old enough to vote, but a group of high schoolers know that a trip to Washington DC will give them a sense of history that no textbook can duplicate.