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Man cuts 18-year-old during fight in Tickfaw

A Hammond man is now in jail after cutting another man during a fight. Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards says deputies arrested Robert Reid for cutting an 18-year-old man several times in the face and stomach.

South Acadian Thruway now open in all directions

UPDATE: (12:50 p.m.)  LA-427 (South Acadian Thruway) is now open in all directions. 

DOE plans to unify LA’s early childhood education system by 2015

The Louisiana Department of Education and the Department of Children and Family Services today outlined proposed policies and strategies to complete the unification of Louisiana's early childhood system by the fall 2015 deadline required by

City Year transforms Melrose Elementary School campus

Meet Carson Duval. He's a 5th grade student at the Episcopal K-12 school in Baton Rouge.

'Follow your dreams': Local bodybuilder gets ready for Ms. Olympia competition

A local bodybuilder is preparing for a competition of a lifetime. Sarah LeBlanc is one of only three Louisiana athletes heading to Las Vegas next week for the Ms. Olympia competition.

Police arrest Denham Springs couple after finding meth lab in car

A Denham Springs couple is now in jail after police found drugs and a portable meth lab in their car.

Dozens of animals to find familes at weekend adoption event

A huge pet adoption event is taking place now through the weekend.

Veteran leads 9/11 flag run around University Lake

Thursday was a day of reflection for all Americans. Thirteen years after planes were crashed in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania, most people cannot help but think about what it means to be an American.

BR Area Foundation wants your input on LSU Lakes project

The Baton Rouge Area Foundation is asking you to give your input to their project to revitalize the University Lakes. All you have to do is answer three questions. You can even upload photos.

Police: DNA evidence links BR man to Perkins Road burglary

Authorities need your help finding a man, who they say, stole over $2,500 in goods from two businesses on Perkins Road.