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Skillet left on the stove caused small fire in Baker

A cast iron skillet is to blame for a fire that happened over the weekend in Baker.

Man arrested in West Baton Rouge motel for connection to missing teen case

 Another man has been arrested for his alleged connection to a missing teen from the Lafayette area.

Sheriff: New email scam that disables your computer claims to be from McAfee, FBI

A new computer virus is circulating Louisiana. This one claims to be from the FBI and McAfee antivirus software.

Community meeting planned to address Crestworth Middle’s RSD status

A local organization will hold an urgent community meeting tomorrow to share information related to Crestworth Middle School and its new status as a Recovery School District.

Dangerous road in Zachary will be improved

People living off McHost Road will soon get some help for what they call a dangerous roadway.

City of Baker receives ‘Best in Show’ award for automated water meters

The City of Baker has received the "Best in Show" award from the Louisiana Municipal Association.

Back-to-school week in south Louisiana

Well it's back-to-school week all across south Louisiana. While kids in St. Helena Parish went back to school today, most everyone else will be in class by the end of the week.

Lightning sparks roof fire at BR apartment complex

A lightning strike is believed to be the cause of a fire that happened in the Baton Rouge area yesterday afternoon.

LSU's Business & Technology center to offer free small business seminars

 Representatives from LSU’s Louisiana Business & Technology Center and its partner organizations will be presenting free seminars focused on small business financing, marketing, customer service, operating in a recession and e-co

Ernesto could be a hurricane soon

Ernesto is forecast became an official hurricane on Monday night.