Local News

Hundreds of teachers attend SU's convocation

The kids won't be in the classrooms till tomorrow, but today was the first day back on the job for teachers in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Officer cleared after internal investigation into shooting death of family's dog

An internal investigation regarding the shooting death of a dog in Lake Charles during a police pursuit has concluded.

Hi Nabor re-opens after evening lightning strike caused fire

A local grocery store is open today after a lightning strike sparked a fire and forced the store to be evacuated last night.

EPA Awards $100,000 to the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration to Reduce Hypoxia

The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) $100,000 to reduce hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico.

Skillet left on the stove caused small fire in Baker

A cast iron skillet is to blame for a fire that happened over the weekend in Baker.

Man arrested in West Baton Rouge motel for connection to missing teen case

 Another man has been arrested for his alleged connection to a missing teen from the Lafayette area.

Sheriff: New email scam that disables your computer claims to be from McAfee, FBI

A new computer virus is circulating Louisiana. This one claims to be from the FBI and McAfee antivirus software.

Community meeting planned to address Crestworth Middle’s RSD status

A local organization will hold an urgent community meeting tomorrow to share information related to Crestworth Middle School and its new status as a Recovery School District.

Dangerous road in Zachary will be improved

People living off McHost Road will soon get some help for what they call a dangerous roadway.

City of Baker receives ‘Best in Show’ award for automated water meters

The City of Baker has received the "Best in Show" award from the Louisiana Municipal Association.