Local News

No Indictment for Ascension Mayor

There is no indictment tonight for the Ascension Parish Mayor accused of hitting and killing a biker from Prairieville with her car. After hours of testimony, the Grand Jury decided to drop the charges against Brenda Melancon.

Husband Arrested for Murder

Police charge the estranged husband of a murdered Baton Rouge attorney in her death. Baton Rouge Police arrested Greg Harris today, the day he was scheduled to be released from EBR Parish Prison on unrelated charges.

LSU Men Draw Butler in NCAA Tournament

After winning the Southeastern Conference regular-season title, the 8th-seeded LSU men's basketball team (26-7) received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament and will face 9th-seed Butler (26-5) on Thursday, March 19, in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Tigers Win Pitchers' Duel vs. Cats

Junior southpaw James Paxton struck out a career-high 14 hitters in six innings of work but Kentucky allowed two go-ahead runs in the bottom of the seventh and LSU reliever Louis Coleman retired eight of the nine UK hitters he faced, as the third-ran

Buyer Beware: Hurricane Damaged Cottages

There is an NBC33 consumer alert involving flood-damaged homes in Livingston Parish.

Witness Protection Program Slips through Cracks

Authorities say it’s a piece of the puzzle when it comes to solving crimes, but it’s falling through the cracks because of a lack of funding.

Arrests Made in Hispanic Shootings

There is a sense of relief for residents of a Baton Rouge apartment complex. Police made two arrests in a series of attacks on Hispanic men.

Budget Cuts

Governor Jindal lowered the budget axe. Now both healthcare and higher education are on the chopping block. The Governor has launched a new push to downsize state government.

Lady Jags One Win from Big Dance

Deidra Jackson scored a game-high 23 points and Jamie Floyd added 10 points and 12 rebounds to pace the Southern Lady Jaguars to a 64-56 win over Mississippi Valley State in the first semifinal of the 2009 SWAC Basketball Tournament. Trailing 31-2

Tigers to Face Kentucky in SEC Tournament

The 16th-ranked LSU Tigers, the champions of the Southeastern Conference in the regular season, now know their opponent after Kentucky shut down Ole Miss in the second half to win , 71-58, Thursday afternoon in the first game of the Southeastern Conf