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New tool helps doctors, parents fight childhood obesity

 A new tool could be the key to fighting childhood obesity in Louisiana.

Heroin found in home of Donaldsonville double murder victim

Monday’s double murder of Chad Nichols and Benny Booker in Donaldsonville may be drug related, according to the Ascension Parish Sher

$3 million DOTD project aims to make Greenwell Springs Road safer

My drive onto Greenwell Springs Road wasn't bad at all. My line of sight was clear, and I could see far into upcoming curves.

Spanish Moon bar to go smoke-free, joining anti-smoke sentiment around south Louisiana

Managers at Spanish Moon want to clear the air about their business. Starting next week, the decades-old bar will go smoke-free, joining a movement that is sweeping south Louisiana.

LHSAA director Bonine wants to keep football split for one more year

 Incoming LHSAA Executive Director Eddie Bonine is hopeful the proposals to expand the split playoff structure to other sports will be tabled.

Local teacher honored with Project Fit Award

A Baton Rouge P.E. teacher got a nice surprise at school today. Bonnie Richardson, was awarded the 2014 "project fit for america" honor! Richardson teaches PE at BR Flaim School.

LSU Officials talk safety at Tiger Stadium

 Death Valley is packed with more than One hundred thousand people on Saturdays and we've all seen the excitement. What you don't see - is all the people working behind the scenes to keep us safe.

Busy weekend ahead for former LSU men's golfers on pro tours

  A busy weekend lies ahead for four former LSU Tigers as Andrew Loupe and David Toms are each set to tee off at the PGA TOUR’s Waste Management Phoenix Open and Smylie Kaufman and Curtis Thompson will both compete at the Web.com Tou

Police looking for truck responsible for hit and run in Gonzales

The Gonzales Police Department is looking for the person responsible for a hit and run on January 9, 2015. It happened in the parking lot of the Premier Lanes Entertainment Center on Airline Highway.

BRPD's free Equalizer Women’s Self-Defense class scheduled for March 2015

The Baton Rouge Police Department is offering an Equalizer Women’s Self-Defense class.