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'It's upsetting': local organization speaks out on animal cruelty charges against former mayor of Sorrento

Lori D'Arensbourg helps hundreds of animals find a home every year. She is the president of Northside Humane Society. Back in 2012, she helped former Mayor of Sorrento Wilson Longanecker Jr. adopt two kittens.

Missing Zachary man found dead near home

Detectives have found the body of a 54-year-old Zachary man who had been missing for five days, according to the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office.

Suspect named in Walnut Street shooting

Detectives have identified the man who, they say, shot a 19-year-old man in the 1900 block of Walnut Street. It happened around 2:58 p.m. on January 6, 2015.

Walmart gives $75,000 to Woman's Hospital, provide more breast cancer services

More local women will have access to breast cancer screenings, thanks to a generous donation from Walmart.

25-year-old BR man dies after head-on crash in Baker

Shortly before 4:30 pm on January 8, 2015, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two vehicle fatal crash that occurred on LA Hwy 67 (Plank Rd.) north of Groom Rd. in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Redemptorist community excited about proposal to take control of school to stop closure

A group of Redemptorist High School alumni say they are willing to do what the Catholic Diocese will not: operate the school in 2014-15.

BREC parks have free Wi-Fi

You can find a Wi-Fi connection just about everywhere. 

Man breaks into Sorrento Lumber Company, nothing is stolen

Detectives are looking for the man who broke into the Sorrento Lumber Company. Major Kevin Hanna, a sheriff’s spokesperson, says the suspect got in by breaking through the front door around 7 p.m. on January 2, 2015.

How does the BR Zoo prep for freezing temps?

Walking into the Baton Rouge Zoo, I honestly didn't expect to see any animals. 

Louisiana named the fifth most dangerous state

 "It's a lack of education, because some people get in trouble in high