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Top students at park elementary get early Christmas gifts

Some kids were rewarded for good grades and hard work Wednesday at Park Elementary. They walked into school Wednesday morning with no idea they would be riding out with brand new bikes.

Driver blows through red light, crashes into school bus

Some students in Denham Springs were late to school this morning. That’s because their bus was involved in a crash after a driver ran a red light.

'The Crest' coming soon to downtown Baton Rouge

A new sculpture is under construction in downtown Baton Rouge. The sculpture has been called "The Crest".

Outrage after buyout for sewer plant neighbors fails in Metro Council

A group of Scotlandville residents are determined to keep fighting East Baton Rouge Parish about the problems caused by a local sewer plant.

Metro Council: budget vote signals new era of EBR politics

The serious business of making a budget turned into funny business at Tuesday's Metro Council meeting after the council unanimously approved Mayor-President Kip Holden's 2013 budget.

Baker residents struggling to recover from tornado

Mary Guerrero knows it's going to take a while before the home where she's lived with her mom for most of her life gets back to normal after a tornado ripped it apart Monday morning.

Tactics to avoid getting ripped off when buying a car

Eric Lane is the vice president for Gerry Lane Enterprises.

Metro Council to discuss new police headquarters tomorrow

The Metro Council will wait until tomorrow to bring up a proposal to buy the Old Woman's Hospital site for a new combined police-sheriff's headquarters.

United Blood Services holding blood drive

The holidays are a time to give, so why not give the gift of life and donate blood this year?

Crash victim dies on 89th birthday

An elderly woman died Monday after her car went off the road near the Mall of Louisiana and ended up in a creek.