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Police academy cadets receive firearm training

Several dozen aspiring Baton Rouge police officers are getting a lesson in one of the most crucial aspects of being a police officer.

Baton Rouge saw a record number of road closure in July

"It could be just an anomaly. July could be an outlier. So we are going to continue to monitor this situation and see if it does turn into a trend."

New Businesses Coming to Acadian-Perkins

A busy Baton Rouge intersection is about to get even busier. Some more big businesses are moving to Perkins at Acadian. NBC 33's Rachael Penton has the story.

NCIS: New Orleans to film on USS KIDD

The USS KIDD Veterans Museum will be closed to the public from Monday, Aug. 18 until Friday, Aug. 22 due to ongoing museum inventory and filming aboard the ship.

Metro Council votes down controversial 'fairness ordinance'

The debate over the controversial "fairness ordinance" is over, for now.

UPDATE: Arrest made in N Ardenwood Drive shooting death

UPDATE (4:00 p.m.):  Eric Johnson, 25, is now in custody after police received a tip from Crime Stoppers.

Baton Rouge has a case of the blues, you can too

Don't let the blues get you down.

Sally Ann Roberts helps Kip Holden launch bone marrow donor drive

The mayor's office is challenging everyone in Baton Rouge to join the National Bone Marrow Registry, and he got help from one of the country's most famous donors.

Depression the the rise, a BR organization aims to help

We are learning in light of his death, that actor Robin Williams suffered from severe depression, and there are millions just like him in the U.S. Nearly 16 million adults were diagnosed with depression here last year alone.

Local chef Jay Ducote discuses his rise in the culinary industry

Unique is a great word to describe Jay's rise to fame. Aside from being a chef, he founded Bite & Booze, a culinary media company that celebrates the food and beverage culture of Louisiana.