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Time for Change: EBR professionals scout out new school board candidates

What's next? That's the question after the East Baton Rouge School Board voted to downsize from 11 members to 9 last night. School board elections will be held in November.

Taskforce arrests 4 in Tangipahoa meth lab busts

Four Tangipahoa Parish residents are facing charges for manufacturing methamphetamine.

Fire breaks out behind BR shopping center

St. George firefighters are currently working to put out a fire near the Matherine's supermarket on Bluebonnet Blvd. We will have more as the situation develops.

BR man follows woman while performing obscene acts

Baton Rouge Police detectives are attempting to identify the individual in these photos who is accused of performing obscene acts on July 13, 2014 around 12:27 a.m.

Plaquemine man not wearing seat belt, dies in Iberville Parish crash

Shortly before 11:30 pm on July 24, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on LA Hwy 75 south of LA Hwy 3066 in Iberville Parish.

Experts explain how to get more MPG in Baton Rouge

There are many more pickup trucks on the roads around Baton Rouge than hybrids. And while gas prices have dropped a bit recently, they are still a big concern for lots of people.

Shooting suspect surrenders to Gonzales Police

Gonzales police are currently booking Royal Johnson, 24, into the Ascension Parish Jail, who surrendered to police around 11:30 a.m.

2 men now in EBR jail after robbing Southern Belle Truck Stop

Right now, two men wanted in West Felicaina Parish are being held in the East Baton Rouge Parish Jail, for crimes that happened in Baker and Zachary.

Why Catholic High students voluntarily attended school Thursday

If you live around Catholic High in Baton Rouge, you might have heard a bit of chaos Thursday morning, but don't worry, it's all a part of a safety plan for this upcoming school year.

TPSO needs help identifying woman who robbed TNT Western Store

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the burglary of T-N-T Western Store on Highway 16 East in Amite.