Local News

18 Wheeler Shuts down part of LA 67

The Louisiana State Police is confirming a part of LA 67 in Slaughter is closed becuase of an 18 wheeler fire. It happened near the Comite River Bridge.

Man bets against Saints: 8 months later

Nearly eight months after losing his 60-inch TV in a bet against the Saints, one Albany native says he's got a new TV and newfound respect for the Superbowl champs.

Findings from BP's Report

BP says the Crisis on the Coast is "an accident that arose from a complex and interlinked series of mechanical failures, human judgments, engineering design, operational implementation and team interfaces."

Painter's restraining order prolonged indefinitely

A temporary restraining order against the former Alcohol and Tobacco Control Commissioner has been extended indefinitely.

"Low Pants - No Chance" Campaign

A Baton Rouge Councilwoman is telling kids in the Capital City to pull up their pants.  

Two People in Critical Condition after Shooting on Fig Street

Yesterday two people were shot on Fig Street near where Baton Rouge Police were investigating another incident. Those officers heard gunshots coming from the nearby block of Fig Street.

Man Shot on North 23rd Street

Police say one man is dead following a shooting near Capitol High School Saturday night.

LSU faces off against UNC

The LSU Tigers take on the UNC Tarheels tonight. Coach Miles and his LSU Tigers have been preparing all summer for this 2010 season.

Dangerous road costing East Baton Rouge money

A dangerous stretch of road in East Baton Rouge is costing the parish hundreds of thousands of dollars in lawsuits. So, some Metro Council members want to make fixing that road a priority.

Livingston parish school system says no to St. Helena

Livingston parish school officials say there's just not enough room for Saint Helena public school students in their district. That's according to documents filed in federal court.