Local News

Stanford Group Co. Investigation

Another investment firm is in hot water, one with customers in Baton Rouge. Jon Fairbanks has the latest in the investigation into Stanford Group.

Donations Dropped Off for Homeless Students

It’s a community effort to help fight poverty in local public schools. Kianga Kelley has more on a big give-away for some kids who are often overlooked.

KKK Murder Indictment

A jury has indicted a suspected Ku Klux Klan leader on second-degree murder charges. Police say 44-year-old Raymond “Chuck” Foster killed 43-year-old Cynthia Lynch of Oklahoma after she tried to back out of a KKK initiation ritual.

Evenflo Recalls Toy

Envenflo is recalling its ExerSaucer Triple Fun Stationary Activity Center. Evenflo and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission say the cap on one end of the toy can loosen and fall.

ATV Ban

It’s designed to protect our children, but a new law is hitting people who sell four-wheelers where it hurts, in the pocketbook. Retailers across the country have already pulled millions of children’s toys, clothing, and furniture from their shelv

Food Bank Shortage

Baton Rouge is starting to feel some of the impact of the struggling economy. FNBR’s Lauren Unger is tracking the toll these tighter times are taking on local food banks.

Burglary Ring Busted

Livingston Parish deputies crack a suspected burglary ring all because of a traffic stop. One suspicious car leads to 10 suspects and about 100 cars broken into.

Speed Van Legal?

A state law has some people asking if the speed van in Livingston Parish is against law. The van parks on the side of the road targeting speeders.

Green Light Project Hurting Local Businesses

Some Baton Rouge business owners want to put the brakes on the city’s Green Light Program. They say it’s putting them in a financial traffic jam.

Black History Month: Bus Boycotts Began in Baton Rouge

In honor of Black History Month, we’re taking you on a journey into the past. Most people recognize Montgomery, Alabama as the beginning of the civil rights bus boycotts, but it was right here in the Red Stick off East Blvd.