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Are you getting enough sleep?

If you're not getting enough sleep at night, you could be doing yourself a lot of harm! People who are sleep deprived or have sleeping disorders are at a greater risk for heart disease, stroke, obesity and even car accidents!

3 men arrested for cutting 19-year-old in Hammond

Three Hammond men are now in jail after deputies say they cut a 19-year-old man in the face. It happened around 3:00 p.m. on November 16, 2014, on Milton Road.

BRPD Police Chief addresses sex scandal

Even though the Baton Rouge Police Academy gained thirty four new officers today, the Department is still in the middle of a huge scandal.

West St. John HS football coach killed outside BR nightclub

Investigators say West St. John High School quarterbacks coach Juan Joseph was shot during an argument early Sunday outside of a nightclub near I-10.

EBR Detectives search for man responsible for Port Drive shooting

East Baton Rouge Detectives are searching for a suspect who they say killed another man on November 15, 2014.

SEVERE WEATHER ALERT: Take precautions, major cold predicted overnight

StormTracker Meteorologists are tracking a major cold front that's moved into our area. Monday night, temperatures will drop into the mid-20's, and wind chill values will make it feel even colder - we're talking teens!

Norovirus sickens more than 170 on cruise ship

The latest norovirus outbreak aboard the Princess Cruises' Crown Princess has infected 172 people, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

2 BRPD officers fired following indictment

UPDATE (5:21 pm): Emerson Jackson, 32, and Travis Wheeler, 27, turned themselves in to police and have been booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison and charged with Abuse of Office.

LSU establishes funds to aid injured officer

People from all over the south are showing their support for an LSU police officer who was injured while leading a motorcade of University of Alabama officials last weekend.

City officials, community leaders continue fight against EBR's food deserts

Dozens of Baton Rouge officials and organizations came together to make healthy foods easier for all of us to get Friday.