Local News

Denham Springs residents react to being named third most dangerous city in Louisiana

"You got people who don't care, I mean what is the community coming to?"

Security company names Hammond: 'Louisiana's Most Dangerous City'

A security company recently ranked the "10 Most Dangerous Cities in Louisiana." Two South Louisiana cities are in the top five. 

Metro Council votes to fire the EBR Parish Attorney

Metro council members voted eight to three on September 10, 2014, to fire East Baton Rouge Parish Attorney Mary Roper. Roper sued the council for wrongful termination.

Iconic BR business man Ron Leclerc dies at age 62

Known across southeast Louisiana as Pepere, local business owner Ron Leclerc has died. Leclerc passed away on September 7, 2014 after a battle with cancer.

ATC agents bust BR man for selling illegal alcohol online

Alcohol and Tobacco Control (ATC) agents arrested a Baton Rouge man after an investigation by the agency revealed he was selling alcohol online without a state or local permit.

Man flashes 2 women at Hobby Lobby on College Drive

Police are looking for a man who exposed himself to two women. The incident happened around 5:30 p.m. on August 25, 2014, at the Hobby Lobby on College Drive.

Domestic violence, bullying becoming a problem in LA

"Louisiana was ranked fourth in the nation and we've ranked in the top ten and we've been pretty much in top ten ever since the study started"

EBR Parish has highest West Nile infection rate in LA

We're still in the height of Mosquito season and our Parish has the most cases of West Nile! Despite Baton Rouge having the most aggressive spraying programs. DHH has already found 250 infected mosquitoes this year.

BR doctors on the lookout for Enterovirus

Hundreds of children in states around the nation are coming down with a virus that hasn't been seen in decades.

LSU Police arrest man who burglarized car on August 20

A man who stole a credit card from an unlocked car on LSU’s campus is now in jail.