Some shelves empty at hardware store as people flock to grocery store to bear the cold weather

Wednesday morning, WAFB Chief Meteorologist Jay Grymes says it will be 25° outside. It’s the soonest we’ve ever seen temperatures like that this early in the season.

Colin Kaepernick plans to audition for NFL teams on Saturday

Colin Kaepernick plans to audition for NFL teams on Saturday in a private workout arranged by the league to be held in Atlanta.
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US held record number of migrant kids in custody in 2019

Some of these migrant children who were in government custody this year have already been deported. Some have reunited with family in the U.S. About 4,000 are still in government custody, some in large, impersonal shelters.


  Proposed 2020 EBR budget currently does not account for St. George

  Opioid-related deaths up, but key silver lining in state-approved report

  As cold sets in across Baton Rouge, those without a home thankful for shelters

  BRPD strives to ‘provide high visibility’; POST academy recruits graduate in 12 weeks

  Man wanted for armed robbery of cell phone store

Detectives with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office are currently searching for a man wanted for allegedly robbing a cell phone store while armed with a handgun.
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  You’re going to love the snowy view from SkyBridge in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

Because of the snowy and icy conditions, SkyLift Park says the bridge will remain closed until it’s safe for folks to walk on it again.

  Baton Rouge teacher featured on The Kelly Clarkson Show

  La. Supreme Court rules Oscar Lozada confession can be used during trial

Officials urge Ascension Parish residents to prepare for subfreezing temperatures

Elderly Baker man with heart disorders, Alzheimer’s found safe just hours after going missing

Protect pets and plants during cold weather with these tips

Police: Driver, passenger die in crash on Blount Road

  Development company finalizes plans to implode Hard Rock Hotel construction site

  Walker police warn public of scam targeting veterans

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Whole Foods recalls dozens of vegetable products over listeria risk

The vegetables may be contaminated with listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported so far.


Louisiana Supreme Court won’t revive ‘NOLA no-call’ suit

Third-annual Tiger 10k set for Dec. 8

Registration is now open for the 3rd annual Tiger 10K!


  Man steals $10,000 of jewelry from Slidell store

  Police identify man killed in shooting near Coursey Boulevard

  3 adults, 3 children escape overnight house fire on N. 47th Street

  Mock crisis drill to be held at Dutchtown High School

  Exclusive WAFB Poll: Most Louisiana voters oppose impeaching President Trump

The impeachment debate is pretty much all over network television these days, however, the same folks that conducted WAFB’s exclusive poll on the governor’s race also asked voters about how they feel about potentially impeaching President Donald Trump.
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  Former President Carter out of surgery, no complications

A statement from a spokeswoman said the former president experienced no complications from the procedure.

State Fire Marshal’s Office reminds residents to practice safe home heating

One person thrown from boat during wreck on Spanish Lake

  Non-profit group expanding, needs donations to build homes for veterans

  CRIME STOPPERS: Still no arrest after woman murdered the day before her birthday


  Key pizza toppings being recalled

Tips to protect people, pets as cold weather approaches

Money saving tips for cold weather

US officials identify ‘strong culprit’ in vaping illnesses


No. 1 milk company declares bankruptcy amid drop in demand

Southern University to host cannabis education symposium

From Netflix to Disney+: Which streaming service is right for you?


  Baton Rouge teacher featured on The Kelly Clarkson Show

Bike Baton Rouge holding 5th Annual Cranksgiving food drive

  Walkers take steps to end hunger