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People 'rally for justice' on Capitol steps

Some organizations and people in the the community are not happy about the budget plan the state announced Friday.

Gerry Lane Enterprises donates thousands of dollars to the YMCA

The legacy of Baton Rouge's late Gerry Lane lived on Saturday.

Pennington holds 15th annual Wellness Day of Women

Hundreds of women came out to the Pennington Biomedical Research Center to get up to speed with their health.

Electrical fire damages BR home

An early morning house fire has a Baton Rouge family picking up the pieces.

LSU uses aggressive base-running to outrun Princeton in series-opener

Princeton got more hits than LSU in the first game of the Ivy Leaguers' season, but it was not enough to defeat LSU. LSU (8-1) defeated Princeton 3-2 on Friday behind aggressive base-running and a good pitching performance.

'It Girls' workshop inspires female students to choose STEM careers

Today, female students from across Baton Rouge participated in the second annual ‘It Girls’ workshop.

Fire erupts inside home on Gayosa Street in Baton Rouge

A fire broke out inside a home on the 1800 block of Gayosa Street in Baton Rouge this afternoon. 

BR mom hopes to inspire young women through book

"So why not? Amazon... Amazon Girl," said Elizabeth Demarest. That is the name of Demarest's first book. She grew up in the Amazon helping her family build churches and homes for people who had nothing.

BR man arrested in officer-involved shooting

Two Baton Rouge Police Officers are on administrative leave after a shooting.

Author shares personal reasons why Lousiana should expand access to mental health care

While politicians debate the need for mental health services and how to pay for them, Pete Earley came to Baton Rouge to share his personal reasons for wanting to expand access to care.