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Louisiana river shippers worry about Midwestern drought

Barge captains running cargo up and down the Mississippi through the Midwestern corridor all have similar stories to tell these days.

LSU fans disappointed after Clemson loss

LSU football fans have a hangover worse than anything champagne on New Year's could have caused. That feeling came after they blew a double digit fourth quarter lead to Clemson.

Survey: Baton Rouge one of America's most dangerous cities

Baton Rouge resident Jeff Conrad lives in the relatively safe Bluebonnet area of Baton Rouge. But even he's alarmed by the spike in crime in the Capitol City. And the stats back up his fear.

Downtown businesses say bring on the New Year's Eve crowds

Grab your party hat and streamer celebrating 2013 is almost here. Businesses in downtown Baton Rouge spent Sunday preparing for a boom in crowds Monday night for New Year's Eve.

Who Dats ready to forget 2012 season

The Who Dat Nation is officially in the off season.

Two people died in fatal crash in St. Helena Parish

Early this morning, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L investigated a single vehicle crash that took the life of two Guatemalan foreign nationals.

Community mourns loss of 13-year-old boy killed in accidental shooting

One teenager is dead another behind bars after Ascension Parish Sheriff's deputies say one teen accidentally shot the other. Investigators say 13-year-old Christian Crain died from a gunshot to the head.

Together Baton Rouge released annual review

It's been a history-making year for the largest citizen organizing strategy in the history of Baton Rouge.

Firework sales fizzle

Fireworks venders across the area are preparing for the New Year's Eve rush. Venders say come Monday their places will be packed with people trying to brighten their holiday party.

Crawfish season looking good due to excessive rain, high temps

Southern Louisiana had more rainfall this summer compared to the past 2 years, so crawfish reproduction is at an all time high, numbers and size.