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Elementary students get fit with Project Get Fit America

In Louisiana, almost 30 percent of children are overweight or obese. On a national scale, childhood obesity has tripled since 1980- according to the U.S. Surgeon Generals' report.

B.R.P.D. officer reassigned after alleged harassment

CATS passengers say Lieutenant Valdry, a more than 20-year veteran of B.R.P.D is relentless in his harassment at the CATS terminal on Florida and 22nd street.

BP reaches $4.5B settlement for criminal charges related to 2010 oil spill

BP reached a settlement today with the federal government to pay $4.5 billion for the 2010 oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.

New thrift store opens in Ascension Parish

People living in Gonzales got a new place to shop, and help out people with intellectual and developmental disabilities at the same time.

I-10, I-12 split widening project almost complete

The widening of the I-10/I-12 split seems to have been causing drivers headaches for longer than they can remember.

Sorrento council angry at all aspects of potential lawsuit by town's police officers

Three Sorrento police officers are threatening to sue the city, claiming the police chief discriminated against them.

Campaign signs still clutter parts of Baton Rouge

Driving around Baton Rouge you would never think Election Day has passed. The streets are still cluttered with campaign signs; on the highway, by intersections and even in neighborhood and residents don't seem too thrilled.

CATS gets 'F' for communication

While CATS riders didn't want to give the Baton Rouge bus system a grade for their performance, Together Baton Rouge sent a message with the marks it gave CATS.

State orders Texas Brine to increase safety measures at sinkhole site

Tonight residents living along Bayou Corne will get their first chance to talk to officials about what new restrictions put on Texas Brine Company will mean for them.

Woman killed in morning traffic crash on Jefferson Hwy.

A portion of Jefferson Hwy. at Inniswold was closed for several hours this morning after a traffic crash that claimed the life of one woman.