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Families bring graveyard fight to Zachary city council

Elvena Scott was forced to say an early good-bye to her sister Pearl almost two years ago. But she said dealing with her sister's death was made much more painful by the management of the Zachary Public Cemetery.

Confirmed tornado caused major damage to homes in Baker

The National Weather Service confirms that an EF1 tornado touched down in Baker this morning. Winds reached an estimated strength of 105 mph, causing major damage along its path.

BRPD: Alcohol suspected in serious crash

Baton Rouge Police Department say alcohol could be the cause of crash near LSU's campus that left one man in the hospital.

Former manager files whistleblower lawsuit against GOHSEP

A former GOHSEP employee has filed a lawsuit against the agency and its director, claiming he was wrongfully terminated for reporting wasteful spending.

Large donation helps food bank feed needy families

According to the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank more than one in four Louisiana kids doesn't get enough to eat. That's a number Jerry Daigre couldn't ignore.

Early morning car wreck kills 2 and leaves 1 hospitalized

A car accident on Carey Rd. in Central Friday morning killed two men and left one in the hospital. Their car flipped onto someone’s front yard causing the Fire Department to use the Jaws of Life to save the third man in the car.

Crash victim dies on 89th birthday

An elderly woman died Monday after her car went off the road near the Mall of Louisiana and ended up in a creek.

Residents,firefighters pick up pieces after severe weather crushes community

The National Weather Service confirmed a EF1 tornado touched down in Ascension Parish.

Severe weather does major damage in Baker

Terri Easterly heard severe weather that damaged several spots in Baker Monday morning. She said it was five minutes of terror she'll never forget.

Brett Gerald pleads guilty to seven counts of vehicular homicide

About 20 members of the Gaines family were in a Clinton courtroom today as Brett Gerald entered his guilty pleas. Each wore seven white ribbons on black t-shirts, to represent each person killed in the May crash.