Wife of man killed by EBRSO deputy says husband should not have been shot

The wife of a man killed by an East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office (EBRSO) deputy Saturday, Sept. 14. says members of law enforcement were called to escort her husband out of a party, not to kill him.

  Southeastern University launches state’s first collegiate addiction recovery program

  Insurance commissioner candidates split on solutions for high auto insurance rates

  Man claims fence was destroyed by neighbor’s tree, seeks help from Action Jackson

  Lawsuit claims SU ‘repeatedly discriminated’ against international deaf students

Louisiana woman accused of leaving dog to die in stolen truck enters not guilty plea

LSU student found dead Tuesday

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Video appears to show damage at Baton Rouge Airport after violent winds; several small planes flipped

  OUR TURN: Flu Season

East Feliciana Sheriff’s Office says dog was dead before being dragged by rented vehicle; no charges filed

Hiring event for DCFS, OMV happening Wednesday

EBR, Livingston Parish among areas where gummies tainted with synthetic marijuana found

Brees will have surgery on Wednesday, timetable for return uncertain

  Video appears to show moment EBRSO deputy fatally shot man near Jefferson highway

A fatal deputy-involved shooting investigation is underway on Highland Club Avenue near Jefferson Highway Saturday, Sept. 14.

  CRIME STOPPERS: One arrested, one wanted for alleged drive-by shooting that injured juvenile

The Baton Rouge Police Department is currently looking for two men accused in a drive-by shooting that resulted in a male juvenile being shot in the leg.

Kids can get goodnight phone calls from Mickey, Jasmine, Yoda and other Disney favorites

People can also choose "Toy Story's" Woody, "Aladdin's" Jasmine, Anna and Elsa from "Frozen" or Spider-Man.

Nick Saban and Phil Robertson among Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame induction class

Former LSU football coach Nick Saban and outdoorsman Phil Robertson, from Duck Commander, have been added to the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame 2020 induction class.

18-year-old LSU student to be taken off life support after skateboarding accident

  Video shows alleged shoplifting at Mall of Louisiana; investigation underway

  Text-ivism: How your phone number is ending up on political campaign texting lists

Grand opening held Tuesday for new LifeShare Blood Center

All lanes reopened on I-10 W near Highland Road following debris cleanup

'Bizarre’ videos show masked man lurking around Uptown homes

Saints franchise will look to head coach, other team leaders in QB Brees’ absence

With Brees out for only the second time in his 13-year career with the Saints, sports analyst Jeff Duncan said in the franchise’s history, this will be one of the biggest tests of the team’s durability, resilience and teamwork.

Police officer dead, suspect in custody after shooting in Tuscaloosa

Authorities confirm an officer with the Tuscaloosa Police Department shot Monday in the western part of the city has died from his injuries.

15-year-old boy honored for saving father’s life

The Houston River Fire Department and Acadian Ambulance are honoring 15-year-old Blaine Campbell for saving his father’s life.

Laughing gas available as pain management alternative to epidural for moms in labor

Nitrous oxide, described as a less invasive alternative to an epidural, is making a comeback as a pain management alternative during childbirth at Baton Rouge General (BRG).

  Flour recalled for potential presence of E. coli

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced a nationwide recall on five-pound bags of Gold Medal unbleached all-purpose flour initiated, which may contain E. coli.

  Police searching for man accused of robbing business on Government Street

Detectives with the Baton Rouge Police Department are searching for a man accused of robbing a Circle K on Government Street Saturday, Sept. 14.

Amish men drinking ultra light beer in decked out buggy flee authorities; meanwhile, horse keeps on galloping

You don’t see this every day.

  On eve of sugarcane harvest, farmers anxiously await results from months of labor

Sugarcane is one of Louisiana’s top money makers and ensures a way of life for farmers across the state. Now, after a slow start to the year, sugarcane farmers anxiously await harvest.

October 14 proclaimed to be Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Louisiana

In 2019, Indigenous Peoples’ Day will be recognized October 14.

'I am irrevocably disgusted’: Influential New Orleans tourism official slams NFL refs

"I hate conspiracy theories. Don’t believe in them. But it is not statistically possible for some of the finest referees in the NFL to continually screw the Saints players and organization.”

  ShotSpotter systems leads to attempted second-degree murder arrest by EBRSO deputies

Deputies arrested Dalven Mullens, 26, after a ShotSpotter system documented shots had been fired in the 7300 block of Richey Drive Sunday, Sept. 15.

  THE INVESTIGATORS: Popular movie theater confirms 'larvae’ discovered in auditorium

The parent company for the Movie Tavern Citiplace location in Baton Rouge, a popular theater known for offering full meals, now confirms larvae were discovered inside an auditorium after the 9News Investigators started asking questions.

BBB: Voices of prominent politicians used in scams, robocalls

As October elections draw near in Louisiana and the 2020 presidential election campaign heats up, scammers might be mixing controversial political causes with robocalls that use the voice of prominent politicians to trick unsuspecting consumers into donating money, the BBB warns.

Massive 12-foot alligator seized in Louisiana, two men cited for hunting violations

Two men were cited for alligator hunting violations Tuesday, Sept. 10, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF).

Federal law enforcement agent arrested for defamation

A federal law enforcement agent and former St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office employee was arrested Monday (Sept. 16) for defamation.

La. drivers reminded to watch out for agricultural equipment during sugarcane harvest

Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry Commissioner Mike Strain sent out an alert Monday, Sept. 16, reminding drivers to use caution during sugarcane harvest season.

  Statewide alert issued after cases of severe lung disease due to vaping reported in Louisiana; 13 cases so far

The Louisiana Department of Health (LDH) says 13 cases of pulmonary illness linked to vaping have been reported in Louisiana. A statewide alert was first issued Thursday, Sept. 5 when 9 cases were reported.

‘God was watching me’: Lone survivor shares photos and recounts fiery, deadly I-12 crash

Leanna McCrea says being alive is “more than enough” after she was involved in a deadly crash on I-12.

Free car seat inspections available statewide September 21

The Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force and University Medical Center New Orleans will offer free child car seat inspections statewide from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Sept. 21 in conjunction with National Seat Check Saturday and Child Passenger Safety Week.

  CATS unveils first of three electric buses into service

The Capital Area Transit System announces the launch of its first three electric buses into revenue service.

CAPTURED: Ascension Parish aggravated assault suspect

APSO is asking for the public's help locating an aggravated assault suspect.

Ian Rapoport: Drew Brees has torn ligament; out at least 6 weeks

Drew Brees has a torn ligament and will likely be out several weeks

New Orleans doctor explains possible timelines for Brees’ unspecified injury

Drew Brees said Sunday night before visiting a hand specialist that he was “concerned” about the thumb injury he suffered against the Rams.

  Brees ‘is concerned,’ hopes his injury isn’t ‘significant’

Brees will see a specialist on Monday

SU nursing school classes moved from building following fire on second floor

Nursing students at Southern university won’t have classes in their building due to a fire investigation.

  Vacant house burned to the ground Monday morning

A fire investigation is underway after flames lit up the early morning sky.

Trial underway for man accused of killing Zachary officer Christopher Lawton

Trial begins Monday for a man accused of running over and killing a Zachary "double hero."

Driver crashes through couple’s bedroom, couple thrown from home

The vehicle hit the couple’s bed as it passed through the home.

Payton defends Teddy Bridgewater’s performance

Teddy Bridgewater's numbers weren't pretty, but the supporting cast didn't do him any favors, according to Sean Payton.

'We’re still Saints fans even when they lose’: Fans react to loss against Rams

After another painful loss to the Los Angeles Rams Sunday night (Sept. 15), many Saints fans said they were pretty certain they knew exactly what lead to the game’s outcome.

  Clean out your freezer! Baton Rouge residents donate meat to the hungry

The beef in the back of your freezer that keeps accumulating “snow” may still be good. And, if it is, someone could probably use it. On Sunday, Sept. 15 in Baton Rouge, Hunters for the Hungry was collecting meat from all over to give to those in need.

BBB: Direct messages, ads on Facebook from online boutiques and charities could be scams

Those thumb-stopping advertisements on Facebook and Instagram might lead to scams, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) says.

Coast Guard rescues man after plane crashes into the Gulf of Mexico

A man was rescued from a small plane crash in the Gulf of Mexico Sunday afternoon (Sept. 15), according to the United States Coast Guard.

Free health screenings, flu shots during ‘Game Plan for Health’ event in Baton Rouge

Ochsner announces a fun family event coming to Baton Rouge on Saturday, September 21st called Game Plan for Health.

Update: Missing Hueytown girl found

The missing 13-year-old has been found.

Louisiana’s annual book festival is looking for volunteers

Louisiana's 16th annual state book festival needs volunteers for the November event

  Southern shuts out Edward Waters College in Pete Richardson Classic

Southern exploded against Edward Waters College, as the Jaguars got their first win of the season Saturday in the second annual Pete Richardson Classic.

‘It could have saved a life’: Drivers call for barricades after fiery crash in Livingston Parish kills 2

A Department of Transportation spokesman said plan to install those barricades is in the works and should begin later this year.

La. collects nearly $122,000 in overdue child support with license reinstatement program; three weeks left to enroll

The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) collected $121,693.95 in overdue child support in the first month of the “On the Road Again” project, an announcement sent out Monday, Sept. 9 states.

Woman accused of striking officer in the face with high heel during fight

An arrest document states Shannon Bouya, 26, faces multiple charges after striking an officer in the face, throwing closed fist punches, and kicking officers during an altercation Saturday, Sept. 14.

Report: Baton Rouge mother arrested after children found home alone with no food

A mother is in custody after police say an officer found four children home alone with no food, and in need of medical care.

LSU Athletics warns DirecTV, AT&T customers may not be able to watch LSU game vs. Northwestern State

DirecTV and AT&T customers may not be able to watch the LSU vs. Northwestern State game on Saturday, Sept. 14 due to issues regarding reaching a deal with the Disney family of networks, which include ESPN, the SEC Network, ABC, and AT&T.

Two injured in morning shooting at Waffle House; suspect sought

Police say they have a warrant to arrest a suspect in a double shooting in the restaurant parking lot

Kawasaki USA recalls recreational off-highway vehicles because of crash, injury hazards

Kawasaki USA is recalling its off-highway vehicles because of crash and injury risks.

Louisiana man accused of possessing $3000 in stolen saddles

A Louisiana man is accused of possessing two stolen rodeo championship saddles worth a total of more than $3,000

  Rare whale found with shark bite marks now recovering at IMMS

A rare melon-headed whale that was reported by a South Mississippi fishermen has been rescued and is being cared for by the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies in Gulfport.

Four arrested, one wanted in Vernon Parish house fire

Officials with the Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office say the group staged to the fire in the 100 block of Franklin Street in the morning hours of Aug. 20 to look like the result of a burglary, so that they could collect insurance money.

  Action Jackson helps woman staying in unlivable conditions

Tommy Thompson, 69, says the last few years have been tough living under a ceiling that’s falling apart.

  Mayor responds after St. George signs found vandalized; organizers say ‘vandalism is a voter intimidation tactic as old as time’

Some campaign signs in support of the incorporation of the City of St. George have been vandalized.

  Better Business Bureau warns to watch out for social security scammers

The BBB of Southwest Louisiana is still receiving dozens of reports from consumers who stated the Social Security Administration is calling them regarding an issue with their Social Security number.

  DOTD breaks ground on Pecue Lane exit

Soon, those who are stuck on I-10 in south Baton Rouge will have a new escape route: Pecue Lane.

  Fatal crash shuts down I-12 near Livingston, Tangipahoa parish line; 2 dead, 1 injured

Two people are dead and one other was injured following a multi-vehicle crash on I-12 near the Livingston, Tangipahoa parish line on Friday, Sept. 13, Louisiana State Police confirms.

  Arrests made after woman’s body found inside home Pride-Port Hudson Road; victim identified

An arrest has been made by the Zachary Police Department after a woman’s body was found on Pride-Port Hudson Road the morning of Friday, Sept. 13.

Louisiana resident files class action lawsuit against Juul after teen became ‘addicted,’ lawsuit says

A Denham Springs resident is filing what could be a class action lawsuit on behalf of a 14-year-old she is the legal guardian of who is “addicted” to a JUUL e-cigarette product.

  Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries shares latest report of loss linked to Bonnet Carre Spillway opening

A Louisiana Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries report shows oyster mortality as high as 100 percent in several areas across the state

FDA: Low levels of probable carcinogen found in common heartburn drugs

Some common acid-reducing and heartburn drugs contain low levels of a probable carcinogen, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

  How candidates use nicknames to earn your vote

Hundreds of Louisiana candidates are using nicknames to identify themselves on election ballots in October.

SU hopes to bring back golf program for men and women

Southern University Athletics wants to bring back the school’s golf program. It ended some time ago because of budget cuts.