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United Blood Services holding blood drive

The holidays are a time to give, so why not give the gift of life and donate blood this year?

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.

Wreath at Capitol honors those in the military, veterans

Wreaths Across America kicked off today at the Louisiana State Capitol.

Metro Council: budget vote signals new era of EBR politics

The serious business of making a budget turned into funny business at Tuesday's Metro Council meeting after the council unanimously approved Mayor-President Kip Holden's 2013 budget.

Overturned 18-wheeler causes delays in west Crowley

An overturned 18-wheeler is causing a major traffic delay in west Crowley.

Grinches crush holiday decorations, not Christmas spirit

Ascension Parish Sheriff's Deputies need your help to find a group of grinches. Christmas vandals destroyed holiday décor on dozens of homes. One of the homes put up lights to help raise money for St. Jude.

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.