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School board member: Baker schools will 'die' if board divisions not solved

The Baker School Board approved a budget that could put teachers' jobs in jeopardy. But one board member believes the entire system is in danger.

How to protect your phone from hackers

Everyone's talking about how to keep your private information safe after several major stars had private nude photos stolen from their cell phones.

LSU Police develop app that ‘Shields’ students from danger

LSU students and faculty will soon have a quick and convenient way to let campus police know when they're in trouble or report anything suspicious.

BR Mayor plans to stop veteran homelessness by 2015

Homeless veterans in Baton Rouge won't have to worry about finding a place to sleep. That's because Mayor Kip Holden answered a challenge from the White House in a big way.

5 men wanted by APSO for not showing up to court date

Lt. Col. Bobby Webre reports the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is continuing its efforts to arrest individuals that are failing to appear in court after being arrested on felony and misdemeanor criminal charges.

Man tries to steal $600 of baby formula from Wal-Mart on College Dr

Detectives are looking for a black man who tried to steal almost $600 worth of baby formula on August 16, 2014.

Thieves use stolen credit card to buy school uniforms

Deputies are looking for a black man and woman who have been making purchases with a stolen credit card.

Gonzales man dies in car crash near Gramercy

Shortly after 2:30 am on September 3, 2014, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on US Hwy 61 south of I-10 in St. James Parish.

New rules may force truck stop to give up tiger

The owner of Tiger Truck Stop is fighting a new set of rules that might force his to give up his main attraction.

Residents welcome False River restoration but say more can be done

Pointe Coupee Parish residents are buzzing with excitement this week. After more than 20 years of talking about it, state and local authorities are finally taking their biggest step yet in trying to restore False River.