Local News

New proposal could mean tuition increases at four year schools

A committee has decided to move forward with a proposal that could give schools like LSU the okay to decide their own tuition. The board of regents will have the final say on that proposal Thursday.

Some M6 black powder will remain outside

The process of moving all of the illegally stored explosives at Camp Minden has been one hurdle after another for Louisiana State Police.

Nerves rattled by identity theft involving LSU Health employee

LSU Health is already working to restore its reputation after an employee allegedly stole the identities of hundreds of patients.

CAA executive director steps down

Kim Sherlaw, Executive Director of the Companion Animal Alliance, has resignned.

Women's charity looking for volunteers during the Holidays

If you can’t give this holiday season, you can volunteer; there is one organization that is in need of volunteers for their fireworks season fundraiser.

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.