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Ebola Equipped: Louisiana prepares for Ebola

 Ebola is here in the United States, and people in Louisiana are on high alert. So, some people are doing whatever it takes to avoid exposure to the Ebola virus.

U-High running back Brossette rushing up national rankings

Nick Brossette doesn't get caught up in the stats "In five years, he has never asked me about them once. That tells you what kind of kid he is," University High assistant coach Burke Broussard said.

LSU Football using new mouthpiece technology

 In football, head to head contact is unavoidable sometimes. So as a result, concussions will happen. But this season, LSU has been working with i1Biometrics, A sports technology company that measures head impacts through a mouthpiece.

Cancer survivor rings in her remission

 A local woman fought through all the complications of cancer, and now she's cancer-free. Thursday, we caught up with her for her special day and got to see firsthand how she's ringing in remission.

St. John Parish council wants utility director to resign

The water drama continues in St. John the Baptist Parish. Just last night at the parish council meeting, council members directed their attention to utilities department director Virgil Rayneri, calling for his resignation.

Governor Jindal, DHH ban new synthetic marijuana compound

Gov. Bobby Jindal and officials with the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH), and Louisiana State Police (LSP) announced the ban of a new synthetic marijuana compound called "MAB-CHMINACA" today.

New fast food restaurant offers healthy menu items for all diets

Our brains associate fast food with big macs, whoppers and super sized fries, but as soceity changes and focuses more on a healthy, balanced lifestyle, our options evolve as well.

Robert man dies in crash on US 190

Last night at approximately 11:40 pm Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a single vehicle fatal crash on US 190 in Robert near the Wal-Mart Distribution Center. The crash took the life of Bobby Creekmore Jr. of Robert.

Healthcare workers come together for Quality of Life Forum

 As we all know, cancer isn't easy, and treating it isn't easy either.

Fire destroys vacant house on South 16th Street

The Baton Rouge Fire Department is investigating a fire that destroyed a vacant house in the 300 block of South 16th Street. Fire crews arrived just after 10:30 p.m. on October 28, 2014, to find the house engulfed in flames.