The Baton Rouge Metro Airport should be getting money from the stimulus plan, passed by congress this summer.
It will pay for the construction of a new safety building.
The money comes amid struggles for small to mid-size airports nationwide.
East Baton Rouge Parish school superintendent John Dilworth just stepped into office, and he says he's ready to make some major changes.
Dilworth layed out plans for the school system, with high hopes of dropping the area's drop-out rate.
Its been almost four months since the Iberville Parish School Board voted to close North Iberville High School, but many community members still haven't warmed up to the idea.
Kelsey Scram shows us a group of parents who have come up with their ow
Local officials took to Mississippi River to sort out final details of the Baton Rouge Loop project.
Engineers and officials were on the river to figure where to build the northern and southern river crossings for the loop.
A woman eight months pregnant is shot to death in her home along with her 15-year-old brother.
Baton Rouge police say 39-year-old Percy James Cage is responsible for the crime, shooting and killing ex-girlfriend, 31-year-old Tonya Smith and her 15
Some citizens in Baker hope the capitol improvements plan could mean less flooding.
Residents say many of the parish-owned drainage pipes are clogged with debris. Because of that, large parts of Bethany Church on Plank Road have to use sandbags.