Local News

Rats invade Baton Rouge ditch, steps away from businesses

There's dozens of them. "I saw a whole bunch of rats coming out of the holes and running everywhere." Gigantic roof rats....burrowing inside a ditch near the corner of Airline and Old Hammond Highway.

Darrow Assistant Fire Chief arrested for improper use of fuel card

On September 22, 2014 Peter Robblin chief of the Darrow 5th ward volunteer Fire Department report to Gonzales Investigators that he had conducted and internal audit and discovered questionable fuel purchase which had been made by his Assistant

LPSO uses helicopters, K9 teams to catch Albany car thief

An Albany man is now in jail after stealing a car and running from the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s deputies.

False River Academy fires volleyball coach after allegations of sexual misconduct with student

The former girls’ volleyball coach of False River Academy is now in jail on charges of sexual misconduct with a female student, according to the Pointe Coupee Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Local Blue Ribbon School stages a wax museum

Parkview Elementary School was buzzing with excitement today. Not only were they recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School this week, but today is also the culmination of a lot of hard work from the fourth grade class.

BR auction to save residents money

Like the old saying goes, one person's trash is another one's treasure. That's why instead of deciding to throw out old equipment, city officials are selling them for you to have.

Authorities conducting manhunt for man wanted Walker sex offender

Louisiana State Police along with surrounding law enforcement agencies are looking for Dennis Shampine. He was spotted by a state trooper this morning and then got away.

BRPD arrests 10, confiscates over 500 lbs of drugs in early October 2014

The Baton Rouge Police Department says its violence elimination unit (BRAVE) has confiscated 578.7 lbs. of drugs and arrested ten people in the first nine days of October 2014. Nine out of the ten arrests involed drugs or guns.

New rhum, old plantation

There's something new coming to Baton Rouge, something we haven't seen since prohibition days and it's all thanks to the innovation of an old family plantation.

Art show donates proceeds to grieving family

It's never easy to lose a loved one, but it's something we've all had to experience... the grief, the loss, and the expenses.