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Students proud to attend vigil for Sandy Hook shooting victims

More than 100 people gathered at Alexander Park Wednesday night to honor the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting last week.

Salvation Army hands out toys in Baker

The Salvation Army spread a little Christmas cheer today. The charity organization is teaming up with Toys for Tots to give Christmas gifts to more than 5,000 children this holiday season as part of their Angel Tree program.

Keep crooks out your Christmas gifts

The Christmas Spirit moves some people to buy presents and decorate their doors. Others it's an open invitation to take someone else's stuff.

Gun owners respond to president's newly formed task force

Jonathan Pannia stopped in to a Baton Rouge gun store shortly after noon on Wednesday, just over an hour after President Obama announced plans to form a task force to explore legislation to prevent tragedies like the massacre at Sandy Hook Elem

Job summit provides disabled workers with the tools to find jobs

An employment summit today helped disabled workers learn how to find their next job.

Motorists gain small relief from I-10 widening construction project

Motorists in Baton Rouge will be happy to know that one of the many construction projects on I-10 has been completed. Today DOTD announced the Essen Lane off-ramp from I-10 eastbound is officially finished.

DOTD announces installation of cable barrier on I-20

Continuing its efforts to improve safety on Louisiana’s roadway, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD announced plans today for the latest installation of cable barriers at a press conference held at the Louisi

BRAC, LSU Lab School partner to help alumni return to the Baton Rouge area

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber and the LSU Laboratory School have announced that they will come together in a partnership to facilitate BRAC’s talent development program among LSU Laboratory School alumni.

Tempers flair at Bayou Corne Community meeting, residents demand action

Texas Brine Officials got an earful Tuesday night from Bayou Corne residents and Assumption Parish leaders. Community members say it's time for the company to step up their game plan.

Louisiana policyholders: New online tools help you 'Shop Your Rates'

The Louisiana Department of Insurance has launched new interactive Homeowners and Automobile Insurance Rate Comparison Guides.