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DOTD announces installation of cable barrier on I-20

Continuing its efforts to improve safety on Louisiana’s roadway, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD announced plans today for the latest installation of cable barriers at a press conference held at the Louisi

BRAC, LSU Lab School partner to help alumni return to the Baton Rouge area

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber and the LSU Laboratory School have announced that they will come together in a partnership to facilitate BRAC’s talent development program among LSU Laboratory School alumni.

Tempers flair at Bayou Corne Community meeting, residents demand action

Texas Brine Officials got an earful Tuesday night from Bayou Corne residents and Assumption Parish leaders. Community members say it's time for the company to step up their game plan.

Louisiana policyholders: New online tools help you 'Shop Your Rates'

The Louisiana Department of Insurance has launched new interactive Homeowners and Automobile Insurance Rate Comparison Guides.

Police chief: "never seen anything like" deadly high-speed crash

Two people died Tuesday morning after a head-on collision that ended a high-speed chase through Ascension and Iberville parishes.

BRPD: 33 new officers complete academy training

Baton Rouge has an additional 33 police officers! The 78th Baton Rouge Police Department Basic Training Academy students were sworn on Monday, Dec. 17. The class consisted of 28 men and 5 women.

Local gun stores see surge in sales

The national debate about gun control and promises from Washington to legislate firearm sales has some in Louisiana in a buying frenzy.

Local crisis counselors talk with students in EBR Parish about shooting tragedy

Dozens of children in the East Baton Rouge Parish school system met with crisis counselors today. Although the shooting happened thousands of miles away many kids had questions about what happened and they're own safety.

Century old Louisiana church destroyed in early morning fire

A century old church located in Bogalusa went up in flames over the weekend. The three-alarm blaze completely destroyed the building.

Mike the Tiger and cow pals pump up LSU spirit

There are only 16 days until the LSU Tigers go head to head with Clemson in the Chick-fil-A Bowl in Atlanta, but some LSU fans are already starting to party.