Local News

Lousiana black bear population growing

Louisiana's black bear population is growing. There are now 300 black bears in a northeast Louisiana refuge. That number comes from a statewide count.

Police Looking for Man after High-Speed Chase

A routine traffic stop turned into a high-speed chase near Denham Springs Tuesday afternoon. According to police, a State Trooper tried to pull 35-year-old Joseph Ballard over because he wasn't wearing his seatbelt.

LA to Celebrate Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day

Hammond, LA - Governor of the State of Louisiana, Bobby Jindal has proclaimed September 25, 2010 Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day in Louisiana.

Livingston Parish Council Agenda

Attached, you'll find the agenda for the Livingston Parish Council meeting scheduled for Thursday, September 23, 2010.

Events this Week in the 225

September 21 – October 3, 2010

Baton Rouge Chamber to Host School Board Forum


Lt. Governor asks BP for $75 million for state tourism campaign

BATON ROUGE (WGMB) -- New studies show out of towners are afraid to visit Louisiana. Lieutenant Governor Scott Angelle says the Crisis on the Coast coverage is to blame.

Baton Rouge Arson

BATON ROUGE (WGMB) - Baton Rouge firefighters believe a late night fire on Sherwood Street was the work of an arsonist. Investigators say the fire started around midnight.

Man Beaten to Death in Terrebonne Parish

Saturday a man was beaten to death in Terrebonne Parish. It happened around 2:30 in the morning.

Robbery at Mall of Louisiana caused panic for shoppers

A robbery caused panic today at the Mall of Louisiana. It happened a little after noon. A man shattered a glass jewelry display case in Mecca Gold after spraying a store employee with mace.