Local News

Driver of 18-wheeler killed while attempting to secure area crash site

A minor crash turned deadly early this morning. The driver of an 18-wheeler was struck and killed by a passing vehicle while he was attempting to secure his rig from a prior crash.

New men's shelter opens in Baton Rouge

Dozens of homeless men in Baton Rouge have a new place to get some rest and start to get back on right track. The homeless shelter has been in the planning stages for years.

2013 Fear Fete Film Festival calls for entries

Today, the third annual Fear Fête Horror Film Festival has announced it has opened its early entry period for horror film submissions.

Travel advisories for Christmas and New Year's holidays, upcoming bowl games

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) today advised drivers of upcoming work schedules, from Friday, December 21 through Wednesday, January 2, for interstate and major road projects throughout Louisiana during the ho

New helicopter to improve trauma center services at Our Lady of the Lake

A long awaited addition to Our Lady of the Lake hospital has landed.

Locally produced app helps you 'picture' a healthy meal

Two LSU researchers are changing the way we see food. They made an app that provides more accurate information about what you eat.

WBR Parish considering arming teachers, staff as part of new safety measures

Schools in West Baton Rouge Parish are looking for ways to make sure their kids stay safe while they learn.

Witnesses rescue one occupant of fatal 18-wheeler crash

Two people died after an 18-wheeler drifted off the road, hit several trees and became engulfed in flames. One person did survive due to the quick assistance of passing motorists.

Strong winds damage Faith Academy...again

For the second time in about four months the roof on Faith Academy in Gonzales has been badly damaged. Sixty mile an hour winds ripped part of it off. Luckily, nobody was injured.

Surprise homecoming brings Christmas cheer to Wedgewood elementary

All first grader Khamory Gipson wants this year for Christmas is his dad home for the holidays. His father, 1st Lt. Shamory Gipson has spent the last six months in Hawaii in military training.