Murder suspect wanted in deadly shooting on S. 16th Street

Police have now identified a suspect in connection with a deadly shooting that happened in early January.

Police search for runaway teen

Against the odds, Anna’s Pies is a successful small business

West Baton Rouge choir singing message of unity on MLK day

Teen arrested for stealing weapons from law enforcement units; may be connected to vehicle burglaries around the city

Volunteers spend MLK Day cleaning cemetery

Man accuses man of having affair with girlfriend, shoots him in face

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Saints owner Gayle Benson issues statement to frustrated fans

‘Saints got robbed’ billboards go live in downtown Atlanta

Online betting site to credit Saints bets over NFC Championship non-call

Report: NFL to consider making pass interference calls reviewable after NFC Championship non-call

Kamala Harris announces she will run for president

Airbnb wants to send volunteers to Italy for 3 months

  MLK holiday offers stage for Democratic hopefuls

In the nation's capital, two possible 2020 contenders, former Vice President Joe Biden and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg spoke at a breakfast celebrating King's life that was held by the Rev. Al Sharpton.

Shutdown goes on as Trump offer doesn’t budge Democrats

With hundreds of thousands of federal workers set to face another federal pay period without paychecks, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has agreed to bring Trump's proposal to the floor this week.

  Frigid air, high winds cause dangerous travel conditions

Another storm system is already developing over the Rockies that could blanket the same region with more snow by the end of the week.

Harry Connick Jr. watching the Super Bowl? Nah..

After the Saints lost to the Los Angeles Rams, one of the city’s musicians let the NFL know he’s not about it.

Electric heater starts house fire in Baton Rouge

Councilman: Let’s have a Saints parade anyway

Blood pressure medication recalled for trace amounts of cancer-causing material

KISS band members offer free meals to TSA employees impacted by government shutdown

Events to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. happening around BR area

King holiday draws out Democratic presidential hopefuls


Here is a list of current road closures in the area.

New video shows more of incident involving Kentucky high school students at Indigenous Peoples March

Covington Catholic High School is trending on social media after multiple videos surfaced on Saturday showing an incident between a group of young men and indigenous marchers in Washington, D.C.

HPD: Endangered/missing children located

The Hattiesburg Police Department says two children initially believed to be in danger and/or missing are now safe.

Many watch rare Super Blood Wolf Moon Total Eclipse

Late Sunday and early Monday morning, there was a super blood wolf moon eclipse. It lasted a little more than 4 hours from start to finish, according to NASA.

Mother found passed out on top of 1-year-old charged after his death

The 33-year-old mother was charged with one count of endangering the welfare of a child.

Suspect accused of killing 4, including baby, shot dead by deputies to save young girl

Deputies say when they arrived on scene, the man was attempting to kill a young girl, so they opened fire, killing him.

Passed Out: Saints contact NFL about non-call on critical play

New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton said he called the league office about a pass interference play that could have helped seal the win for New Orleans.

Kicked Out: Rams end Saints playoff, win with overtime field goal

The Saints play the Rams in the final game before the Super Bowl.

At 30-day mark, shutdown impasse remains over border funding

The criticism of his "compromise" from both Republicans and Democrats underscored Trump's boxed in-position as he tries to win at least some Democratic buy-in without alienating his base.

Saints fan tosses TV after heartbreaking missed call

We all may have felt like doing it, but one man actually did it.

Mobile police officer shot, killed Sunday afternoon

A Mobile police officer was shot and killed Sunday while trying to make an arrest.

PHOTOS: Saints fans cheer so loudly, parts of Superdome ceiling falls

Saints Head Coach Sean Payton said he knew fans would be loud during the NFC Championship game between the New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Rams, but he had no idea.

PHOTOS: The Louisiana Marathon brings family fun, a lot of lagniappe to streets of Baton Rouge

The streets of Baton Rouge were full of supporters cheering on their loved ones Sunday as they raced for victory in The Louisiana Marathon and Half Marathon.

Drew Brees to wear custom designed cleats for NFC Championship

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will be sporting a pair of custom designed cleats for Sunday’s NFC Championship game.

Man sought for burglarizing Baton Rouge restaurant

Deputies are looking for a man whom they believe burglarized a restaurant on Plank Road Saturday morning.

Xavier awarded $250K Coca-Cola grant

The Coca-Cola Foundation is stepping up to help Xavier University of Louisiana's effort to recruit and retain black male students

Reminders when protecting yourself against the cold

Officials say there is always a spike in house fires around this time as people look for ways to stay warm in these freezing temperatures. But don’t let the chilly weather cause you to put your live or anyone else’s life in danger.

Mother, her boyfriend arrested after toddler dies of ‘brutal blunt force trauma’

The suspects are both being held without bond on various charges related to the boy’s death, sexual abuse and child pornography.

Mexican pipeline explosion kills 73, leaves nightmare of ash

Video footage showed flames shooting high into the night sky and screaming people running from the explosion, some burning and waving their arms.

Accused child predator used ‘Fortnite’ to lure teen into sexual relationship, deputies say

Authorities say the suspect and a co-conspirator communicated with as many as 20 victims of child pornography through the popular online game “Fortnite.”

Businesses near the Superdome prepare for a big weekend

With the Saints hosting the NFC championship game Sunday (Jan. 19), bars and restaurants near the Superdome are expecting big business, and they’re planning accordingly.

Saints fans flock from around the continent to New Orleans ahead of championship game

Die-hard Saints fans from Canada and Denver visit New Orleans for the Championship Game.

FOUND: Lafourche Parish teen found safe

The 14-year-old was reported missing from his Raceland home on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (Source: LPSO)

Tips to avoid purchasing, exchanging stolen goods on Facebook Marketplace

Buyers beware! Thieves may be using buying-selling apps and social media to make a quick buck on stolen items. Here are some tips to use to protect yourself.

La. Marathon participants don’t walk away empty handed, despite race cancellation

There's one thing runners and directors can't prepare for or avoid; the weather.

NOPD searching for missing man traveling from California

The New Orleans Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating a man who was reported missing on his return to New Orleans.

$5M to endow professorship spanning multiple areas of study

Tulane University says a board member has pledged $5 million to endow a professorship that covers multiple areas

Big League Chew to feature female on pouch for first time

For years, the shredded gum’s pouch has featured a big muscle-bound man, but the company says it’s excited to introduce their newest female character to the world.

Investigators seek assault charges on woman shown pulling child’s hair at daycare

According to Lubbock Police Investigators, they are referring the case of the video circulating social media involving a child at My Little Playhouse Learning Center on 50th Street in Lubbock to the Lubbock Prosecutor’s Office for prosecution of assault.

YOUR TURN: Devin White

LSU linebacker Devin White will not return for his senior season with the Tigers.

Louisiana Marathon 5K and Quarter Marathon canceled ahead of strong storms

The Louisiana Marathon 5K and Quarter Marathon will be canceled ahead of strong thunderstorms, according to Louisiana Marathon officials on Saturday morning.

EBRSO: Woman plans to throw drugs over prison fence; arrested in parking lot

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office (EBRSO) reports a woman was arrested Friday evening while attempting to bring drugs into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.

Advocates call for priest abuse list to also include names of those who helped with cover-ups

Advocates say lists of credibly accused priest released by leaders within the Catholic Church should be expanded to include the names of those who helped in "covering up" crimes.

Leaders attempt to strengthen living facility laws while protecting the needy

For seven years, Debra Eackles ran an unlicensed group home while taking in basically anyone with unmet needs.

EBR School Board rejects controversial ITEP

The East Baton Rouge School Board rejected an Industrial Tax Exemption Program (ITEP) after nearly three hours of debate Thursday night. It’s the first time the board has rejected an exemption since the governor granted local entities some say in the matter with a 2016 executive order.

Livingston woman turns tragedy into a mission

Tons of Livingston residents gathered for the ribbon cutting ceremony for A Door of Hope’s new women’s facility. Kristen Maddox, founder, says she started the non-profit after working with young women who needed more resources than counseling.

Woman’s limbs amputated after pneumonia diagnosis

A Lubbock family is reaching out to the community for support after learning their loved one, Crish McCutcheon, will now be a quadruple amputee. According to the family, she was diagnosed with pneumonia that went septic on Jan. 6.

Pork patty products recalled over possible black rubber contamination

Johnsonville is recalling more than 48,000 pounds of of raw ground pork patty products.

No rehearing for Louisiana abortion law

A divided federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a decision upholding Louisiana's law requiring that abortion providers have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals

  La. Supreme Court to hear case of man accused of killing 5 people in 2011 crash

On Friday, Jan. 18, the Louisiana Supreme Court agreed to hear the case of a man accused of killing five people in a wreck in Baton Rouge in 2011.

Baton Rouge gets hyped ahead of Saints NFC Championship game

With all the events in Baton Rouge this weekend, it’s hard to top the excitement just an hour down the highway in New Orleans, but in a city that bleeds purple and gold, anything black and gold is flying off the shelves.

Sony and RCA record labels sever ties with R. Kelly

The record labels have remained silent in light of mounting pressure following a documentary on the singer.

BRPD seeking suspects in Metro PCS armed robberies

The Baton Rouge Police Department’s Armed Robbery Division is currently investigating multiple armed robberies at Metro PCS stores throughout Baton Rouge.

The Louisiana Marathon weekend kicks off Friday with fitness expo

The Louisiana Marathon has a lot of lagniappe in store for the thousands of runners participating in the multi-race event and plenty of fun for family and friends cheering them on.

8+ lbs marijuana, other drugs seized in Port Allen; 2 arrested

A large amount of drugs was seized in Port Allen Thursday night, and two arrests were made, say officials with the West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office.

Couple sentenced after 2-year-old child suffered bruising, bleeding on brain

A couple has been sentenced to jail time after their 2-year-old child was abused and left in critical condition back in early 2018.

Rep. Garret Graves congratulates Catholic High student on acceptance into West Point

A Catholic High Senior got a personal shout out from one of the school’s alumni on Thursday.

Democrats said Russians tried to hack DNC after midterms

According to court documents, the Democratic National Committee said it was the subject of an attempted hack in the days after the 2018 midterm elections, probably by Russian intelligence.

Skier dies after avalanche in NM; 1 in critical condition

A skier has died and another is in critical condition after being buried by an avalanche in New Mexico.

LSU fraternity shut down; university investigation launched

The LSU chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon has been shut down, and the university is now conducting a full investigation on the chapter, according to LSU media relations on Friday.

Registered sex offender accused of home invasion, attempted rape of 11-year-old

Baton Rouge Police have arrested a registered sex offender who is accused of entering a home and attempting to sexually assault an 11-year-old girl, according to a probable cause affidavit.

101-year-old woman, avid deer hunter, bags 2 with 1 shot

A 101-year-old hunter in Mississippi is still at it, and even dropped two deer with one shot

ICE detained Marine with PTSD after incident

A judge ordered him released on his own recognizance, but authorities in Kent County, MI, turned him over to ICE instead. ICE held him for three days.

Disabled woman raped, impregnated in care facility in Florida, lawsuit says

The family says she was in no position to give consent because of her profound intellectual disabilities, a neurological disorder called Rett syndrome and other physical ailments. A multi-agency investigation has been launched into Pensacola Cluster, an intermediate-care facility.

Rams player doesn’t think the Dome will be loud; Payton: Here’s when you should scream

Saints Head Coach Sean Payton said he knows the crowd will be loud, but he has a specific request for the Who Dat Nation.

Teen with replica gun shot, killed by police

Authorities say officers in the city of Tempe reported a suspect burglarizing a car Tuesday and that he ran away holding what appeared to be a handgun.

Official: Child playing with matches sets garage on fire

Fire officials in Louisiana say a child playing with matches set a Baton Rouge home ablaze

Recall: Chicken nuggets may contain wood pieces

The company became aware of the situation after three consumer complaints were filed. There are no reports of related illnesses from the apparent contamination.