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Visually impaired students take on southern rivals at wrestling and cheerleading competition

Extraordinary kids here in Louisiana are taking the sports of wrestling and cheerleading to a whole new level, because they're doing it partially or fully blind!

Teen arrested after 17-year-old killed in accidental shooting

Baton Rouge Police Detectives made an arrest in a shooting that occurred Saturday in the 1500 block of N 24th St at approximately 3:00 pm.

Officer killed, 2 deputies injured in St. Mary Parish

Update: Detectives have charged 48-year-old Wilbert Thibodeaux of Charenton with two counts of 1st degree murder, two counts of attempted 1st degree murder and one count of arson.

Louisiana receiving more than $3 million to recoup Isaac costs

FEMA is sending Louisiana more than $3 million. The money is going to the Department of Public Safety to reimburse the department for costs they had keeping us all safe before, during, and after Hurricane Isaac.

New facility to provide more resources for children with special needs

Today, the Baton Rouge Speech and Hearing Foundation (BRSHF) broke ground at the LSU Innovation Park for its new, larger facility that will be called The Emerge Center for Communication, Behavior and Development.

Father unknowingly runs over infant while backing out of driveway

An infant died last night after her father unknowingly ran her over in the driveway of the family’s home.

Unclaimed Powerball prize set to expire Feb. 25

As of today, no one has stepped forward to claim a $10,000 Louisiana Lottery Powerball prize won on Aug. 29, 2012. The winning ticket was purchased at Just For You #1 on Poydras Street in New Orleans and is set to expire Feb. 25, 2013.

O’Neal Lane left-turn restrictions take effect today

Beginning today, Friday, Jan.

BRAC introduces IdeaCrossing

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC), together with Louisiana Technology Park and SeNSE, is introducing IdeaCrossing® to the Baton Rouge area.