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Louisiana has one of the worst driving experiences in the country

Former DOTD secretary Kam Movassaghi says 62% of the roads in Louisiana are considered mediocre or poor. Ask anyone in Baton Rouge, and they're not surprised.

BRPD arrests Reserve man for McDonald's shooting

Baton Rouge Police say they have arrested the man responsible for shooting and injuring three people at a McDonald’s on October 3, 2014.

Dyslexic students gain new confidence

The Louisiana Key Academy is a very unique school here in Baton Rouge, specializing in teaching children who suffer from dyslexia.

L'Auberge Casino petitions to be annexed into the City of Baton Rouge

L’Auberge Casino and Hotel has petitioned to be annexed into the City of Baton Rouge.

Program aims to prevent accidental gun deaths

Did you know that Louisiana ranks number two in the nation for accidental gun deaths among children?

Second round of OGB meetings brings out crowds

Insurance changes are coming for more than 230,000 current and retired State of Louisiana employees. Right now, Louisiana's Office of Group Benefits is hosting meetings - to explain the options.

CATS asking for community input on new proposed routes

The Capital Area Transit System (CATS) is seeking public input as it plans to grow the current system at the end of November.  

GSN looking to cast LSU students for dating-game show

The Game Show Network is looking for current LSU students to appear in its new dating-game show ‘Baggage-On The Road.’

Teen saved through organ donation: both families create unique bond

Life is short, but you don't always realize how short it is. One family lost a young man, and through him saved six lives. Savannah Smith re-claimed her life, through someone else's death.

Ponchatoula fugitive arrested for sexual battery

A Ponchatoula man is now in jail after running from Hammond Police. Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s deputies and police detectives arrested Brandon Scott Hudson, 31, of Ponchatoula, on October 6, 2014.