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Kickoff for LSU vs. Texas A&M game on Thanksgiving set for 6:30 p.m. on ESPN

LSU’s 2014 regular-season finale against Texas A&M on Thanksgiving in College Station will kickoff at 6:30 p.m. and will be televised on ESPN, the league office and the network announced on Monday.

BRCC launches new welding course for women

"For anyone saying women can't do it, I say shame on them. Women can do everything that men can do!"

How Ascension Parish is fighting mosquitoes this summer

They swarm, they bite, they carry diseases and for most people-- they're just plain annoying.

UPDATE: Kidnapped woman, ex-boyfriend found in Gulfport, MS

UPDATE: Rodriguez and James were located in Gulfport, Mississippi by local authorities. Rodrigue is in custody for warrants through EBRSO for aggravated burglary, false imprisonment and kidnapping. James is in good health.

BRPD need help identifying suspect who robbed Dollar General on Government St.

Baton Rouge Police Detectives are investigating an armed robbery of the Dollar General Store on Government Street, which happened on Sunday June 22, 2014 around 8:50 p.m.

LPSO investigating deaths of 2 men on Amite River near Watson

Two 26-year-old men were found dead Sunday evening in the Amite River near Watson.

BR police investigating death of man who was shot in Scotlandville

Baton Rouge Police are investigating the shooting death of 34-year-old Jonathan Carter. According to a police report, the shooting happened in Scotlandville near Merganzer Avenue and Avenue A around 9:00 p.m. Saturday.

Camp Climb offers fun, emotional growth for children of cancer patients

There are lots of summer camps where children learn something while they play. But at one camp, they learn how to manage one of the worst situations in life: having a parent diagnosed with cancer.

BR community coming together to crackdown on synthetic drugs

It's being called an "epidemic." It's synthetic marijuana. City leaders say it's a public safety issue. People are going to hospitals and calling poison control.

Police arrest BR rapper 'Spitta' on marijuana charges

Baton Rouge Police arrested local rapper Jason Taylor, 30, on Friday around 3:00 p.m. for 2nd Offense Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Taylor also goes by the name "Spitta."