Local News

Construction worker seriously injured in hit & run crash on LA 30

State Troopers say they are looking for a white man who hit a road construction worker and quickly drove off.

Southern University's former bandleader enjoys retirement

For the last eight years, one man has led Southern University’s powerful Human Jukebox band. But now he's enjoying retirement.

Fans and local businesses gearing up for the 41st annual Bayou Classic

 We've got the biggest Louisiana college football rivalry tomorrow afternoon. Our Southern University jaguars are facing off against the Grambling State tigers in the annual Bayou Classic!

Local shoppers take advantage of Black Friday deals

  Fifty-percent off, 60% off, all the way up to 80% off, Black Friday shoppers are loving these sales. "I got sweaters for like $16 each, and usually they're like $40," said Cherie Fillastre.

Families help feed the hungry on Thanksgiving

  "God has blessed us plenty, and there's many out there who have been blessed, but not as blessed as we are," said Tanya Scott.

Holiday travelers have different attitudes depending on mode of transportation

 The busiest travel day of the year brought delays of lots of people. But once travelers made it to the airport, they got to relax.

Manhood Down the Drain: everyday products could be wiping out your testosterone

The soap you're using to wash your hands and your body could be wiping out your testosterone. In fact, multiple studies are linking low testosterone to two chemicals Triclosan and Triclocarban. 

Electrical fires leave 2 families homeless right before Thanksgiving

Two Baton Rouge home were destroyed overnight. The cause of both fires was an electrical short.

Employee steals from co-workers at State Police HQ

An employee of Louisiana’s Office of Alcohol and Tobacco Control was arrested for stealing at the headquarters of Louisiana State Police.

Complete streets policy to make Baton Rouge easier to navigate

Navigating around Baton Rouge can be a real headache especially for people walking or riding their bike. Most of our city lacks crosswalks, sidewalks and bicycle lanes.