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LSU students looking forward to showdown with Ole Miss

 LSU versus Ole Miss...its been an iconic matchup for decades. But this year---the roles are reserved, with the undefeated Rebels being considered a heavy favorite.

If Jindal decides to run for president, announcement will come ‘after holidays’

Governor Bobby Jindal said, yesterday, if he were to run for President of the U.S., he would announce it at the end of the year. The announcement came during a press conference at Baton Rouge Community College.

Annual Trick and Treat Halloween Event for the Dogs

On Friday, October 24, 2014, the annual Trick and Treat Halloween Event for the Dogs will kick off at the Raising Cane’s Dog Park at Forest Community Park from 6-8 p.m.

BRPD offering free Equalizer Women’s Self-Defense class in November 2014

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

Iberia deputies arrests 15-year-old after 5 burglaries

A 15-year-old is now in juvenile detention after investigators linked him to 5 burglaries within the New Iberia communities.

State Police hold heroin summit

"When your drug of choice is heroin, as that mother said it, it was her daughters second time. It doesn't matter if its once a year, if it's heroin it's one time too many."

JP Morgan, state donate $5M to LA community colleges and technical schools

 Louisiana community and technical colleges received a huge boost today...in the form of $5,000,000! JPMorgan Chase and the state donated to the WISE fund to help ensure our students are well prepared for real world jobs.

LSU track star in jail on rape charge

LSU track star Nethaneel Joseph Mitchell-Blake is in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on the charge of forcible rape. An 18-year-old woman says Mitchell-Blake forced her to have sex at his apartment on October 19, 2014.

DOE report card says BR area schools are improving

Every school district in the Baton Rouge area has improved over the past year.

Detectives investigating overnight shooting on Georgia Street

Baton Rouge Police detectives are investigating a overnight shooting that sent one man to the hospital.