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Discussion on electing a new police chief delayed

The EBR Metro Council has voted to delay a discussion on electing a new chief for the Baton Rouge Police Department.

LSU PD: File false police reports, face fines or jail time

LSU Police say they are getting false reports of crimes, including people are telling them they've been robbed at gunpoint.

Re-building continues six months after Hurricane Isaac

The sounds of re-building still ring through the Riverside community of Maurepas in Livingston Parish. Six months after Hurricane Isaac life here still isn't back to normal.

Father arrested for having sexual relationship with his biological teen daughter

A 41-year-old man was arrested after he admitted to having sexual relations with his biological daughter.

New Chief Justice for Louisiana Supreme Court takes oath of office today

Louisiana Supreme Court Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson took her oath of office as Chief Justice today on the steps of the Louisiana Supreme Court.

Expect relief from record February gas prices

Gas prices rose 10 percent this month, making it the worst February on record, but drivers can expect relief up ahead.

Space heater sparks fire that killed two pets, destroyed BR home

A space heater is believed to be the spark of a fire that killed two family pets and caused roughly $80,000 worth of damage to a Baton Rouge home.

Historic barrier island to be restored this weekend

The Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana (CRCL) and Abita Beer will be organizing more than 300 volunteers over two days to restore more than one mile of beach on historic Grand Terre Island, March 1 and 2.

Plaquemines Parish officials trying to identify 60 bodies flooded out of tombs

The Plaquemines Parish Sheriff’s Department is trying to identify 60 bodies that floated up from cemeteries after Hurricane Isaac.

Famed journalist speaks to BR Magnet High students

Baton Rouge Magnet High School students and faculty had a real treat this morning - words of wisdom from journalist Tony Brown.