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Two women killed in vehicle crash

Friday, Troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated a single vehicle fatal crash on LA Highway 18 west of LA Highway 3120 which claimed the lives of two Donaldsonville women.

Wild walk in New Orleans Warehouse District to fight crime

Booze, racey costumes and boys in blue could all be found at Thursday's 8th District Crime Walk in the Warehouse District where being vigilant came with a side of "va-va-voom."

Red Cross hosts 15th annual Power of the Purse to honor volunteers, donors

The American Red Cross relies on lots of people to help it operate around the country. Today, the Baton Rouge chapter honored all the women who keep the organization working.

Debris clean-up from Isaac around Baton Rouge continues

Baton Rouge city-parish crews say they're expecting to begin a second pass for debris clean-up next week.

DOTD launches program to allow public chance to voice concerns

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development will launch a program that will give you a chance to vent your concerns about the state's highways.

Man dies in motorcycle crash in New Orleans

The New Orleans Police Department’s Fatality Unit is investigating a fatality that left a 29-year-old male motorcyclist dead. The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of family members.

LA 73 reopens in Ascension Parish

UPDATE: The Louisiana State Police report that La-73 is now open. ORIGINAL: La-73 North and South is closed to traffic between US-61 (Airline Hwy) and La-42 in Ascension Parish, due to an accident involving a cement truck.

EBRSO to host drug take back program this Saturday at Oschner

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office along with Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will host a prescription drug take back this Saturday, Sept. 29, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Report: Louisiana unemployment rates dropping

A new report shows more companies across Louisiana are hiring. According to the Louisiana Workforce Commission, unemployment in Baton Rouge is at 7.2 percent, which is down from 8 percent in July.

Zachary school board gets closer to selecting new superintendent

The school board in Zachary has now interviewed all five of its candidates for superintendent.