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Second man arrested in cell phone murder

The second suspect involved in the shooting of a man over a cell phone is now in jail, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.

St. John residents frustrated by officials' response to water system trouble

People in St. John the Baptist Parish are not satisfied; not with their parish, and not with state experts who say their water is safe.

I-10 East now open near Gramercy

UPDATE (6:46 PM): – All lanes are open on I-10 East at Mile Marker 198 (past Gramercy). The queue from this incident has reached approximately six miles.

Cancer survivor shares her battle with breast cancer

Breast cancer takes the lives of thousands of women across our country, but hundreds of women, live to tell their stories.

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.