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Conference aimed at giving grandparents options when struggling to raise grandchildren

More than 100,000 children in Louisiana live with their grandparents. But those grandparents often fight for years with the state, and go broke in the process of trying to keep their families together.

New Roads residents say violence is commonplace at Sugar Shack

Deputies are still looking for the man who, they say, shot and killed two people early this morning in New Roads.

Dr. Jeffrey Keller brings the "War on Alzheimer’s" to Rotary Club

Doctor Jeffrey Keller of the Pennington Biomedical Research Center was the guest speaker at the Baton Rouge Rotary Club meeting on Wednesday.

What happens when the BR General ER closes?

Time is up for the Baton Rouge General emergency room in Mid City. Hospital executives say they'll close the emergency room regardless of any outside plans to save it.

UPDATE: Deputies find 15-year-old runaway missing from St. Amant

UPDATE: 15-year-old runaway Micah Williams who had bee missing since last Wednesday has been found, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

State police urge drivers to limit distractions

 Last week a bunch of drivers not paying attention to the road almost cause a chain reaction car wreck.

New app lets you see how aggressive you drive

Now you can track how well you drive. Direct Auto Insurance has a new app.

Broadmoor High students get lesson on impaired driving

More than 25 years in prison, that's what one Broadmoor High student faces... well, not officially. The student wasn't really sentenced to that long in prison, but it could happen.

Woman spends over $1K with credit cards stolen from Baton Rouge General

Police are looking for a woman who spent over $1,000 using stolen credit cards.

Thief pepper sprays worker, steals $2,500 in cell phones

Detectives are looking for a man who pepper sprayed a store employee and then stole over $2,500 in cell phones. It happened on January 18, 2015, at the T-Mobile store on Siegen Lane.