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Family Research Council defends 'traditional' marriages

Here in Baton Rouge, the Family Research Council is defending the traditional definition of marriage, against what it calls a "redefinition."

Zachary has new tool to fight fires

A new tool in Zachary will help keep you and your family safe. Firefighters there have a new custom pumper truck. It'll store more water than normal fire trucks, and the pump is more powerful.

Open for business: Maurepas eatery re-opens months after Hurricane destruction

Dozens of customers flock to Val's Marina on Tuesdays for their white beans and fried fish, but it’s a staple missing in their lives since Hurricane Isaac.

Driveway repair scam suspects operating in Lafayette

The Lafayette Police Department has received several reports in March of driveway repair scammers operating within the City of Lafayette.

Louisiana prison escapee Keana Barnes caught in Los Angeles

Keana Barnes, the 33-year-old offender who escaped from the Louisiana Correctional Institute for Women in the early morning hours of January 1, has been apprehended and is in the custody of the Los Angeles Police Department.

Arrest made in 22-year-old cold case murder in Ascension Parish

GONZALES, LA (NBC33) — UPDATE: Kenneth Lavigne has been charged with Aggravated Rape and First-Degree Murder.

Vacant house catches fire

A vacant home located in the 10000 block of Elm Grove Garden caught fire yesterday. Baton Rouge firefighters got the call around 4:45 p.m.

Louisiana offers further clarification on 2013 Red Snapper Season

Today, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries takes the bold action to move forward with a Louisiana-only recreational red snapper season. The Louisiana-only Season

Big black bears cause big fight at community meeting

People living in Patterson are fed up with black bears destroying their neighborhoods. Residents told experts Louisiana black bears are a big nuisance. They are worried the bears could end up hurting someone.

Speed a possible factor in Ascension Parish Fatal Crash

A Slidell woman has died as the result of a crash in Ascension Parish.