Tonight on 9News at 5 and 6: Fire kills mother & daughter, destroys home

Mother and daughter die in house fire; husband and three other children survive
Mother and daughter die in house fire; husband and three other children survive

Mom & daughter die in fire, 4 others injured

A house fire in Holden takes the life of a mother and her daughter. Now, her husband is left mourning the loss along with his three young children who survived. Hear from family members and fire officials about what caused this tragedy.

Open casting call held for upcoming movie 

There is a casting call today for those interested in being in a movie with Tom Cruise. It lasts until 8 p.m. in New Orleans. But, if you can't make it today, there is another way to put your name in the bucket. We will tell you how.

Baton Rouge Salvation Army needs your help

The Salvation Army's stock has been depleted after helping the 16 families that have been victims of fires. There is only one way to grow their supplies, and it is through you. We will tell you what you can do to help.

Candidates throw hat in EBR Parish Mayor-President race

A few men interested in running for Mayor-President of East Baton Rouge Parish have thrown their hat into the ring. We will tell you who they are, and what one candidate says the biggest problem is in Baton Rouge.

Threat for rain and storms increase

The threat for rain and storms will increase as we move through today. A few storms could be strong to severe with the primary threat being strong damaging winds. A few showers will carry over into the early morning start on Thursday. Check in with the 9STORM TEAM on 9News at 5, 6, 9, and 10 for the latest.

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