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Researchers say exercise desks could be the future of desk jobs

Losing weight is hard when you work a 9 to 5, especially when you're stuck, sitting at a desk for most of that time.

Firefighters working on fire at Savoy Plaza on Wooddale

Firefighters began working a fire at the Savoy Plaza apartment complex at 520 Wooddale Boulevard around 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday. The fire is out, but responders are now trying to control the smoke.

Baton Rouge tax preparer convicted in fraudulent scheme

Maletica V. Ferguson, 37, of Geismar, LA, pled guilty on July 16, to aiding and assisting in the preparation of false tax returns, says United States Attorney Walt Green.

Young professionals weigh in about 'Be Fair' ordinance: say its overdue

Locals are weighing in tonight on a "fairness" ordinance that's heading to a metro council vote on Wednesday.

APSO charges Donaldsonville man for wife’s murder

Jaris "Jarvis" Howard was arrested and charged with second degree murder after allegedly shooting and killing his wife Monday morning. 

Andy Cannizaro named LSU baseball recruiting coordinator/hitting coach

– Andy Cannizaro, a New York Yankees scout for the past five years and a former MLB infielder, has been hired as the recruiting coordinator and hitting coach for the LSU baseball program, coach Paul Mainieri announced Monday.

Local car dealership helps family get away with specially equipped vehicle

It's a dream come true for a Baton Rouge family. A local car dealer is helping a family whose son has Muscular Dystrophy get away on vacation. There's a new car, called the MV-1, that specially designed to help people in wheelchairs.

LSU coach Paul Mainieri formally welcomes 12 new players to baseball squad: 2015 schedule released

Coach Paul Mainieri announced on Monday LSU’s incoming signing class, rated the No. 1 class in the nation by Perfect Game. Eight of the 12 new players enrolled at LSU last month, and the remaining four will join the Tigers in August.

Surveillance video catches Hammond man burglarizing home multiple times

Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested Renae Joseph Bernard, 42, of Hammond, over the weekend for burglarizing a home several times on Saturday, July 19.

Local businesses feel effects of construction on Essen Lane

Construction crews continued to work on the railroad crossing on essen lane on Sunday. The road between the rail road track and I-10 will remain closed through the night and re-open at 5 am monday morning.