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Roads to see increase in traffic due to Super Bowl events

There are lots of drivers who are going to need to be careful this weekend as they go to the Super Bowl. The state says it’s changing the work schedules for some of its construction zones, especially getting into New Orleans.

EBR School Board elects new president

David Tatman (District 1) was elected president of the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board at the last Board meeting. Tatman replaces outgoing president Barbara Freiberg (District 7) who stepped down after two years of service.

Illegal door to door magazine sales happening in Walker

Walker Police said they're getting a lot of complaints about college aged adults going door to door selling or claiming to be selling magazines. Here's the problem either way, it's illegal to do in the city of Walker.

Storm system threatens to bring high winds, drop in temperature

South Louisiana is under a slight risk for severe weather overnight due to a cold front that will bring more seasonable temperatures by the end of the week.

New reality for LSU Health patients

Some of LSU Hospitals and Clinics are changing they way they are run and funded. Tuesday LSU Health Care Services Division hosted the LSU Health Care Effectiveness Forum.

Cause of deadly Monroe plane crash may take a year to determine

New details are coming out in that plane crash that left four people dead near Monroe last Thursday, but an investigator with the National Transportation Safety Board says it could be a year before a cause of the

Judge approves BP plea agreement, record $4 billion fine

A federal judge in New Orleans Tuesday approved a $4 billion plea agreement for criminal fines and penalties against oil giant BP for the 2010 Gulf oil spill, the largest criminal penalty in U.S. history.

21-year-old driver dies in single-vehicle crash, impairment suspected

A 21-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash last night in St. Helena Parish.

LSP: 5 year old killed in wreck

A 5-year-old child died this morning after he was partially ejected from a truck in a single-vehicle crash.

Doctors warn of a rapidly spreading stomach bug that attacks with a vengeance

Doctors say the stomach flu has started to surface and spread across the U.S.