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BR Councilwoman hopes to get police officers body cameras in the near future

Councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle wants Baton Rouge officers to join the New Orleans and Thibodaux police departments in using body cameras.

Study shows ADHD on rise, partly caused by lack of exercise

It's back to school for the students in our area, but for some, that also means back on the medications. I found out today, ADHD is on the rise.

LSP searching for man who robbed sporting goods store in East Feliciana Parish

Louisiana State Police Detectives, the East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (ATF) are asking for assistance from the public in helping to locate an individual responsible for the burglary

Local companies try to recruit LSU students at career expo

The main theme of today's career expo at LSU is networking. Ask any student or recruiter and they'll tell you how important it is to put yourself out there.

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.