Local News

Local politicians, LSU host debate watch 'parties'

Several politicians and even LSU have announced watch parties for tonight's presidential debate. State Representative Alfred Williams is hosting a watch party at Match Box Café and Lounge, starting at 7:00 p.m.

Bottlenose dolphin found in Mississippi river being analyzed

Crews have recovered the caucus of a dolphin that was discovered Monday, Oct. 1 in the Mississippi River near the old bridge.

GOHSEP reviews Hurricane Isaac response: Share your thoughts

The Governor’s Office of Homeland Security Emergency Preparedness spent the morning reviewing its response to Hurricane Isaac. Now, we want to know what you think.

Zachary nursing home participating in 'Senior CrimeStoppers' program

Folks in Zachary are helping to protect their senior citizens. Zachary Manor is the first nursing home in the city to be part of the Senior CrimeStoppers program.

BRPD now recruiting new officers

The Baton Rouge Police Department will begin accepting applications for new officers tomorrow.

Walk-On’s a finalist for ESPN’s Best Sports Bar in North America

Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar in New Orleans, renowned for its delicious Louisiana-inspired menu and unique game-day dining experience, has been selected as one of five finalists for ESPN Mobile’s Best Sports Bar in North America.

Pit bull shot dead by police officer after it attacked a man

Baton Rouge Police shot and killed a pit bull in the 1100 block of South 15th Street tonight. Investigators tell us a man was being attacked by the dog shortly after 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2.

Crews attempt to recover dead dolphin found near Old Mississippi River Bridge

The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is attempting to retrieve the carcass of a dolphin that was discovered around the Old Mississippi River Bridge yesterday.

Crews attempt to recover dead dolphin found near Old Mississippi River Bridge

The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is attempting to retrieve the carcass of a dolphin that was discovered around the Old Mississippi River Bridge yesterday.

House fire in Jennings claims life of handicapped man

The State Fire Marshal is currently investigating a fire that claimed the life of a handicapped man.