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Gonzales to open state of the art wheelchair accessible park

Kids Kove discovery park -- that is the brand new childrens park being built in Gonzales. But it isn't just your ordinary park. It is especially designed for kids who have special needs or a disability.

Authorities bust 'major narcotics trafficking organization' in Opelousas

Three Opelousas men are now in jail after a large drug bust involving local, state, and federal authorities.

'No More Mojo' video aims to end synthetic marijuana epidemic

Officials are calling it poison. It's synthetic marijuana, but some teens around the Capitol City know it as "Mojo."

Why it's very unlikely to catch malaria in the U.S.

Malaria is a disease we don't hear about often yet it's now affecting us right here in Louisiana.

BRPD: man wanted for 2 Perkins Road burglaries turns himself

Baton Rouge Police say they have arrested the man who burglarized two Perkins Road businesses, on August 12, 2014.

APSO arrests man growing 100 marijuana plants at Gonzales home

A Gonzales man is now in jail after narcotics detectives found about 100 marijuana plants growing in his house.

BRPD: man shot 2 people on Bob Pettit Boulevard

Investigators are looking for the man who shot two people on September 14, 2014.

BR video game developer needs your help

A Baton Rouge man is designing something fun for all of us, especially those of you who love video games. But he needs your help to do it.

UPDATE: Convicted felon wanted on weapons charges turns himself in to APSO

UPDATE (9/18/14): A convicted felon wanted on weapons charges, is now in the Ascension Parish Jail.

A Big Surprise: LSU student gets $50,000 to pay for tuition

One of those LSU students has been in the national spotlight this week. She was on the Ellen Degeneres show earlier this week. Now, finding a way to pay for her education is a problem that's behind this LSU tiger.