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Blaze engulfs Brookstown Road home, no injuries

Baton Rouge firefighters say a few lives were saved this weekend, thanks to some quick-thinking neighbors.

Two-year-old girl killed in traffic accident

 Bossier City police are investigating a traffic crash in which a two-year-old girl was hit and killed by a car. The crash happened just after 7:00 p.m. in the 1500 block of Carver Street.

A community pays final respects for fallen deputy

It is a somber day in LaPlace as a community pays its last respects to a deputy killed in the line of duty. The service is being held at the St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church located on West 5th Street in LaPlace.

Woman ejected, pinned under car after crash on Greenwell Springs Road

A Baton Rouge woman is in the hospital with life threatening injuries after she was ejected and pinned under her vehicle after a crash last night.

Driver dies after tree limb falls on car during severe weather

 Today’s storm indirectly claimed the life of a Baton Rouge man. The victim was driving his vehicle on College Drive when a massive tree limb fell on the roof of his car.

Officials hold press conference for St. John Parish tragedy, announce suspects

New developments have been released in yesterday's tragic shooting in St. John the Baptist Parish. State police held a press conference, announcing the six people charged in those shootings and their charges:

Local bride-to-be on 'Say Yes to the Dress'

A Denham Springs bride is will become a star tonight on the TLC reality show hit "Say Yes to the Dress."

I-12 to experience lane closures this weekend

On I-12 Eastbound from Drusilla to Millerville in Baton Rouge, two lanes may be closed Friday night, August 17 and Saturday night, August 18.

EBR school board rolls millage, generating millions

With property reassessments coming in about three-percent higher in East Baton Rouge, the school board was faced with a decision; keep the millage rate the same -- which would bring millions of dollars more to the system -- or roll the millage

Area homeless shelters to receive FEMA grant

Homeless shelters across the state are getting a financial boost from the FEMA, including shelters in EBR Parish. The money comes with the goal to help deal with homelessness in Louisiana and the entire country.