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East Baton Rouge Parish offers tree recycling options

Just like in years past, trucks will roll through the streets of East Baton Rouge Parish to provide a symbolic end to the Christmas season, to recycle trees.

No Pick 3/Pick 4 drawings on Christmas Day

The Louisiana Lottery Corporation announced that there will be no Pick 3 or Pick 4 drawings on Tuesday, December 25, Christmas Day. The drawing for Mega Millions, a multistate jackpot game, will be conducted as regularly scheduled.

Christmas Day Stabbing in Baker

A Baker woman is facing murder charges on Christmas after allegedly stabbing her brother to death just after midnight.

Two young boys perish in mobile home fire

Two young boys died in a mobile home fire that happened shortly before midnight on Sunday, Dec. 23.

Bayou Corne residents demand response from Gov. Jindal

Bayou Corne residents say they are tired of begging to see Governor Bobby Jindal.

Turkey give away drew big crowds

100 seniors in Zachary got a free turkey to help prep their Christmas feast. The people at Miller and Daughter Mortuary handed out free birds to the first one hundred people in line early Saturday morning.

State Trooper hit by driver on I-10

Saturday morning shortly after 7:00 AM, Louisiana State Police Troop B was notified of a motor vehicle crash with injury involving Lieutenant Robert Hodges with the Louisiana State Police. The crash occurred on I-10 west at mile post 218.5.

New men's shelter opens in Baton Rouge

Dozens of homeless men in Baton Rouge have a new place to get some rest and start to get back on right track. The homeless shelter has been in the planning stages for years.

Tow For Life program offers free safe ride home program for the holiday season

As the holiday season continues on, so too do the parties, which typically involve alcoholic beverages. A local towing service offers an option for drivers so they can celebrate, but end up home safely.

House being remodeled due to fire damage goes up in flames again

The kitchen of house that was in the process of being remodeled was destroyed by fire early this morning. Investigators are trying to determine what caused the blaze and have not ruled out arson as a possibility.