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St. Amant man charged after allegedly causing fatal crash on I-10

A St. Amant man is now facing reckless driving charges after causing a car crash that killed a 66-year-old Baton Rouge man, according to the Gonzales Police Department.

Man charged with Negligent Homicide in shooting death of teen babysitter

A 25-year-old man is now facing criminal charges for the shooting death of a teenage babysitter, according to the Baton Rouge Police Department.

40-year-old man dies in Sunday morning crash on Greenwell Springs Road

At approximately 7:45 am on February 22, 2015, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on LA Hwy 37 (Greenwell Springs Road) at Pride-Baywood Road in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Mentorship Academy junior will be youngest TEDxLSU speaker

The annual TEDxLSU event gives our most innovate leaders a stage to share their vision with the community. This year, for the first time, one of those leaders is still in high school.

New Iris Center director takes experience to help victims

 Statistics say one in three women will experience domestic violence.

State sets aside over $600 million for future projects

 Twenty-four projects across the state are about to get underway. The funding was all approved by the state this week.

BRAVE hosting “Gas for Guns” exchange on February 21

Local law enforcement agencies are holding a gun buyback program that will give residents gas cards for turning in guns.

Large drug shipment delivered to Prairieville home while child was inside

A Prairieville is now in jail after detectives discovered a large shipment of drugs had been delivered to his home, according to the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Baton Rouge General sets closing date for Mid-City ER

Baton Rouge General Hospital’s Mid-City ER will close on March 31, 2015, according to an email sent by the hospital's President and CEO Mark Slyter.