Mar 5, 2015 - 7:11pm

The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education met today in the Baton Rouge.

First item in the agenda was participation rates in common core testing.

 Some parents in West Baton Rouge say they want to opt their child out of the standardizes PARCC testing that coincides with the common core standards teachers have been required to teach.

The rain has been coming down this week and people living along the Amite River in Denham Springs know all this rain could mean flooding.

Louisiana fishermen will soon be able to navigate through hurricane season a little easier.

  "You have to let that pride go, and you have to do what you have to do for you and your family," said Shamike Crutchfield.

Shamika Crutchfield is a single mom of five and a construction worker by trade.

The Baton Rouge Metro Airport still only has one runway open for commercial flights and on Tuesday night, it was shut down for nearly four hours!

 Gonzales Police are asking for help in identifying this man.

Investigators say he went into the Walmart at 308 North Airline Highway in Gonzales, LA, and loaded a clothes hamper with 32 cans of Enfamil baby formula.

Forget about Andrew Jackson and his big hair. It's time we put a woman on the $20 bill.

The report is daunting, and tears apart the Ferguson Police Department's systemic discrimination against blacks.