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Safety tips to avoid starting a fire while heating your home

 Over the past week or so, Baton Rouge fire fighters have been busy putting out fires across the area. Including a one that ruined an entire apartment complex. But public information officer Mark Miles

15 lbs of heroin found hidden inside fire extinguishers

A Texas man is now in jail after deputies say they found more than 15 pounds of Heroin in his luggage.

Authorities target shops selling synthetic marijuana

 Right now, more than 1,500 packets of synthetic marijuana are off the streets tonight, and nearly a dozen smoke shop workers are in the East Baton Rouge Jail because of it.

Police name suspect in shooting death of West St. John football coach

Baton Rouge Police officers are looking for Kendric Letrell Cloud, 25, of Baker, who is wanted in connection with the shooting death of West St. John High School assistant football coach Juan Joseph.

Arkansas fined $25K for storming the field after beating LSU

  The Southeastern Conference announced today that Arkansas will be fined for a violation of the league’s access to competition area policy due to fans entering the field following its football game against LSU on November 15.

Denham Springs residents report tornado sighting

 "Some of the siding and roof, is gone. Mailbox gone. It moved my car. It was in the driveway, probably a good 45 degrees."

How to guard your plants from the freeze

With Baton Rouge temperatures falling to below freezing, we asked the experts at Louisiana Nursery what you should do to keep you outdoor plants safe.

4 left homeless after fire destroys apartments on Plank Road

Baton Rouge firefighters have extinguished a fire on Plank Road near Pawnee Street. The fire happened at a two-story house which had been converted into five apartments.

Daughter continues father's food drive in Central

A Central woman is forwarding the legacy left behind by her father. She's stepping in to help others who need food in the city of Central.

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!