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Breached levee prompts emergency sandbagging operation to save historic park

An emergency sandbag operation took place over the weekend after overflow from the Vermilion River threatened to flood a major portion of a living history park.

Ascension,Livingston Parish residents fight flood water

The Amite River along the Livingston and Ascension Parish line remains swollen. Flood waters continue to creep closer and closer to businesses and homes.

Should teachers be armed?

Would you feel safe if the person who taught your kids had a gun in the classroom? It’s an issue the West Baton Rouge school board has decided to tackle in the wake of the tragedy at Sandy Hook elementary school.  

Students at East St. John celebrate the move to first full school day since Isaac

For most students Monday was just another school day. For the kids at East St. John High, it was the day they had been looking forward to for months.

DOTD issues weather travel advisory

With the possibility of continued heavy rain and flooding in the forecast, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced that the department staff is prepared to deal with severe weather and hazardous road conditio

Amber alerts help law enforcment save lives

January 13 is National Amber Alert Awareness Day.

Dead body found in Bayou Manchac

Law enforcement agencies have found a dead body in Bayou Manchac

Two vehicle crash kills Loranger man

One man is dead after a two vehicle crash in Tangipahoa Parish.

Donations being collected for Baton Rouge jazz musician’s recovery

The Jazz Foundation of America is currently collecting donations to benefit a local musician who recently suffered from a stroke.

Waiting for more flooding in southern Livingston Parish

Southern parts of Livingston Parish suffered some of the worst flooding during Hurricane Isaac. And for people still trying to put their homes together nearly 5 months later, this week's storm is testing their patience.