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Local gun stores see surge in sales

The national debate about gun control and promises from Washington to legislate firearm sales has some in Louisiana in a buying frenzy.

Local crisis counselors talk with students in EBR Parish about shooting tragedy

Dozens of children in the East Baton Rouge Parish school system met with crisis counselors today. Although the shooting happened thousands of miles away many kids had questions about what happened and they're own safety.

Century old Louisiana church destroyed in early morning fire

A century old church located in Bogalusa went up in flames over the weekend. The three-alarm blaze completely destroyed the building.

Mike the Tiger and cow pals pump up LSU spirit

There are only 16 days until the LSU Tigers go head to head with Clemson in the Chick-fil-A Bowl in Atlanta, but some LSU fans are already starting to party.

Shavers family demands further investigation into son's death

The parents of an autistic child found dead in West Baton Rouge parish are speaking out. They want state police to investigate further. The parents don't think state troopers investigated properly.

Local crisis counselors talk with students in EBR Parish about shooting tragedy

Dozens of children in the East Baton Rouge Parish school system met with crisis counselors today. Although the shooting happened thousands of miles away many kids had questions about what happened and they're own safety.

33 new officers join ranks of BRPD

Baton Rouge has an additional 33 police officers! The 78th Baton Rouge Police Department Basic Training Academy students were sworn on Monday, Dec. 17. The class consisted of 28 men and 5 women.

Teen died in single-vehicle crash in Point Coupee Parish

An 18-year-old died over the weekend in a single-vehicle crash.

75-year-old man killed trying to cross Highland Road

A 75-year-old man was hit and killed last night when he attempted to walk across Highland Road.

Woman describes escape from burning home

Dust and debris are all that remains of Sharon Nason's home in the 11,700 block of Pecan Grove Court.