Local News

Eden Church Road to experience partial closure

In Denham Springs, a portion of Eden Church Road near the intersection of Florida Avenue is closed because of construction. Workers are resurfacing the road, and also putting in a sidewalk.

BRPD eyeing old Woman's Hospital building as new headquarters

As the Baton Rouge Police Department continues the search for a new home for its headquarters, neighbors near one possible location are excited about the prospect.

Dardenne may run for governor once Jindal's term is up

Lieutenant Governor Jay Dardenne says he would be more than happy to take over the role of governor once Bobby Jindal's term is up.

K-9 Slider retires: No more chasing crooks, only birds from now on

No gold watch was given to a member of the Thibodaux Police Department for his retirement. Apparently, all he needed was a plastic bottle and a scratch behind the ear. You guessed it. The party was for a K-9 Officer.

2013 Mardi Gras Parade Schedule

The Christmas holidays are upon us, but many are already looking towards another holiday: Mardi Gras. Parade goers have already started counting down the days for the largest tourism event for Louisiana.

Three more dead dolphins wash up along the Gulf Coast

The bodies of two dolphins and the head of another have washed up along the Gulf Coast, raising red flags for federal investigators already looking into roughly half a dozen dolphin killings.

Crews prepare to move into final construction phase at O’Neal Lane intersection

City-Parish Department of Public Works and Green Light Plan officials announced today that work at the O’Neal Lane and South Harrell’s Ferry Road intersection will move into the fourth and final phase of construction effective Satur

Mayo Clinic: Use paper towels when drying hands

With flu season seeming to come early this year, the Mayo Clinic has a suggestion tonight in relation to washing your hands. The clinic is saying that paper towels remove germs better than air blowers.

Local businesses feeling benefit of increased holiday shopping

Holiday shopping is up once again this year, and local businesses say they're benefitting from it.

Livingston food barrels hope to help spread 'The Gift of Christmas'

Members of the Livingston Parish Fire Protection District plan to help the community with their holiday program called "The Gift of Christmas."