LSU S Grant Delpit wins Thorpe Award

LSU safety Grant Delpit is the Jim Thorpe Award winner.

Feds intend to bring charges against former Saint Joe Horn in healthcare fraud case

  Ascension Parish authorities identify body found floating in canal

  CRIME STOPPERS: Man wanted for reportedly trying to burn down house on Fairfields Avenue

  Legislature enters all-too-familiar budget debate

  Parents of LSU WR Ja’Marr Chase express how proud they are ahead of Biletnikoff Award announcement

  Renovations at Raising Cane’s Dog Park kick off

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  Arrest made after sculpture on levee vandalized


Seniors invited to free holiday lunch from Humana

Woman arrested for allegedly stabbing man in neck while he was sleeping

Drew Brees says Joe Burrow ‘has been fun to watch’

1 arrested, 1 wanted for allegedly stealing $50-100k of merchandise from business

  Born at 26 weeks, baby Brayden finally gets to go home after 3 months at Baton Rouge General

Christmas has come a little early for one family. They're getting one of the greatest gifts they could ask for.

Port Allen’s Christmas on Court Street kicks off Friday

Workers were busy setting a Ferris wheel and other carnival rides around Port Allen City Hall Thursday, Dec. 12 as the city gets set for this weekend’s Christmas celebration.

Boil advisory issued for area in Walker

The City of Walker has issued a boil water advisory Thursday, Dec. 12 for a portion of residents on Highway 447 from Spring Creek Apartments at Travis Street northward including Autumn Run.

Armstead named 2019 New Orleans Saints Man of the Year

New Orleans Saints tackle Terron Armstead has been named the 2019 Man of the Year, making him a nominee for the National Football League Walter Payton Man of the Year Award.

Drew Brees to appear on ‘Undercover Boss’

  BREC stocks City Park Lake with Asian Carp to combat algae problem

Man suspected in death of Houston-area officer arrested in Texas

BTR airport offering additional flights to Peach Bowl

LSU QB Joe Burrow receives AP College Football Player of the Year honor

  Southern University to host cannabis education symposium

  Body found in parking lot of medical facility on Bluebonnet

Investigators believe the body had been there for several days.

  French Settlement mayor to resign Friday

Toni Guitreau says she's proud to have helped the town recover from the flood.

Jarvis Landry named Cleveland Browns’ Walter Payton Man of the Year

Landry was recognized as one of the NFL’s best players for his performance on the field and his dedication to the community.

OLOL announces new foundation president

The announcement follows a months-long search to replace John Paul Funes.

  Person trapped under debris in critical condition following $1.5M house fire

Fire tore through a home on Highland Road Thursday morning

State Police: Two separate crashes involving 18-wheelers causes delays on both spans of Bonnet Carre Spillway

Louisiana State Police are investigating two separate 18-wheeler crashes on the Bonnet Carre Spillway.

Popeyes debuts chicken sandwich ugly Christmas sweater

For an ugly Christmas sweater, it’s actually quite beautiful.

Family asks social media for help after losing jersey of lost loved one at 49ers game

One local family took to social media for help after losing a jersey belonging to a loved one who recently passed away.

  Former Tulane, NFL player among 2 arrested for 2013 fatal shooting

Two men have been arrested in connection with a murder investigation that happened six years ago.

Find out if you made Santa’s naughty or nice list

He's made the list, now you can check it an infinite number of times.

BRBT presents The Nutcracker - A Tale from the Bayou

The Baton Rouge Ballet Theatre presents "The Nutcracker - A Tale from the Bayou" back at the Raising Cane's River Center Arena.

  Body recovered from SUV submerged in pond identified as wife of missing Zachary man

A body was recovered from an SUV that became submerged in a pond in Zachary Wednesday, Dec. 11. That body has been identified as the wife of missing Zachary man, Welton “Wick” Pierce.

  Sterling family lawsuits against city-parish to go to court

A court date has been set in the lawsuits filed by the family of Alton Sterling against the city-parish of East Baton Rouge. That’s because city leaders could not agree on terms for a settlement.

  EBR councilwoman withdraws proposed ordinance to limit how late construction crews can work

The East Baton Rouge Metro Council on Wednesday, Dec. 11 was set to discuss a proposed ordinance aimed at limiting construction after a certain time. Before that could happen, District 8 Councilwoman Denise Amoroso, who initially proposed the ordinance, withdrew it from consideration.

  THE INVESTIGATORS: Use of force experts weigh in on deadly deputy-involved shooting in St. Helena Parish

The 9News Investigators are learning more about Monday’s deadly deputy-involved shooting in St. Helena Parish.

Coach O wins Home Depot Coach of the Year

LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron is the Home Depot Coach of the Year.

Man arrested on animal abuse charges after horse dies as officers respond

A man from Kentwood is facing animal abuse charges after reportedly neglecting several horses until one of them died.

54 years later, Betsy upgraded to a Category 4 hurricane

One of Louisiana’s most notorious and destructive hurricanes on record has been upgraded more than 54 years after making landfall.

55,000 pounds of El Monterey breakfast burritos recalled

Before you bite into that breakfast burrito, make sure it hasn’t been recalled.

  Residents fed up with illegal dumping of tires, but new program could help

A proposed new program in Baton Rouge could help solve the problem of illegal tire dumping.

  Accused serial killer, Ryan Sharpe, says he was ‘filling tags’ as part of big case with federal agencies

Sharpe is accused of shooting three men in East Feliciana Parish and a fourth in East Baton Rouge Parish.

  Can LSU retain both top assistants, Aranda and Brady?

LSU’s defensive coordinator Dave Aranda is apparently staying with the Tigers in Baton Rouge.

  Baton Rouge’s Real Time Crime Center receives major donation

Baton Rouge’s Real Time Crime Center has received a major donation from General Informatics.

  OLOL, NeuroMedical Center to open new ICU

Officials say the new unit expands the hospital’s footprint as a center for comprehensive stroke and neurological care in the region.

Coach Saban makes appearance at Walker High School

While LSU was out practicing for the Peach Bowl, Nick Saban was visiting a local high school.

  Organization uses mobile pantry to give food to those who need it the most

There is a new effort to make sure every child has access to the healthy food they need it, even before birth.

  OLOL Children’s Hospital Deck The Halls donation drive begins

Are you looking to spread a little joy this holiday season but aren't sure where to start?

La. has new goal for all students to graduate high school with college credit or vocational training

Louisiana’s K-12 and postsecondary education boards met Wednesday, Dec. 11 and set a goal for all high school freshmen, starting with the class of 2025, to graduate with some type of college credit or vocational credential, or both.

  UK officials may soon add activity labels to certain foods

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) in the UK hopes to make that decision easier by introducing activity labels to help people think before they eat.

  Family says hackers accessed a Ring camera in their 8-year-old daughter’s room

The Ring camera was only up for four days in the girls’ room before the family says someone found a way to manipulate it, turning the security device into a room of horror.

Source: Saints sign pass rusher Noah Spence

Source: Saints sign Spence

Coach O named SEC Coach of the Year

LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron has been named the SEC Coach of the Year according to league offices.

Burrow named SEC Offensive Player of the Year

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow has been named the SEC Offensive Player of the Year.

  BBB: Beware of scammers offering a great deal on cable

Con artists claim to offer a great deal on your service, but it’s really a way to trick unsuspecting customers into shelling out hundreds of dollars for nothing.

Piccadilly opens Wednesday for Juban Crossing location

Piccadilly is opening a new concept restaurant in Denham Springs this December.

Second suspect in Canal St. shooting arrested in East Baton Rouge Parish

A second suspect in the Canal Street shooting that left 12 injured has been arrested in East Baton Rouge Parish.

  Country music network Circle to launch with 16 shows, including ‘Opry Live’

Circle is also bringing back Hee Haw, a venerable music and comedy sketch show that aired from 1971 to 1993 and from 1996 to 1997.

Major trucking co. Celadon files for bankruptcy; about 3,000 losing jobs

The international company's financial trouble came to light two years ago, when executives were accused of cooking the books and misleading shareholders.

  RECALL: Retail stores recall MR. STEAK gas grills sold nationwide because of fire hazard

Several models of gas grills sold nationwide are being recalled after reports of grill fires.

DeVos: Defrauded students may only get partial loan relief

The U.S. Education Department has released a new policy that will provide full loan forgiveness to students who are cheated by their colleges only if they earn far less than their peers.

  What’s next for St. George?

It has been almost two months since voters decided to create a new City of St. George.

  WAFB’s Carmen Poe, Mykal Vincent win 5th Annual Lip Sync Battle benefiting American Cancer Society

For the fifth year in a row, local celebrities took to the stage to raise money for the American Cancer Society.

  How to deal with Seasonal Affective Disorder

It can sometimes be dismissed as just “winter blues,” but Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is much more serious than just being sad.

Amid climate change concern, GM rolls out big new Chevy SUVs

GM on Tuesday rolled out the next generation of its big truck-based SUVs with more space and features.

  Louisiana legislature expected to look different by the time the next session starts in March

The Louisiana state legislature will look much different when lawmakers gavel back in in just a few months, but we now have new details on some of their top priorities.

  St. Helena Parish deputy shoots, kills man who allegedly came to door with weapon

Antonio Nichols is dead after a deputy-involved shooting in St. Helena Parish Monday, Dec. 9.

  Store owner arrested, accused of buying stolen liquor, reselling it at store

A Baton Rouge man is behind bars after reportedly buying stolen liquor, then reselling it at his food mart.

  Saenger Theatre announces new details ahead of official opening

The Saenger Theatre will officially open its doors to the public on Wednesday, Dec. 11

  WATCH: Lizzo’s Human Jukebox music video gains over 1M views in a day

Lizzo’s new music video for “Good as Hell," featuring the Southern University marching band, The Human Jukebox, has been watched over one million times in 24 hours.

  Holiday organizing and gift buying made simple

A little fireside twinkle of lights is just bright enough to put anyone in the holiday spirit. But there’s a process to get to that happy holiday.

  What would the impeachment of President Trump mean for you?

Democrats took a major step Tuesday, Dec. 10 towards impeaching President Donald Trump, announcing they’ll charge the president with at least two high crimes.

Report: Saints DE Marcus Davenport suffers season-ending injury

Report: Davenport out for the year

Attorneys for man killed by WBR deputy ask to present evidence to AG’s Office, want full investigation released

Attorneys representing the family of Josef Richardson, the man killed in a deputy-involved shooting in Port Allen, are asking to present evidence to Attorney General Jeff Landry before his office reaches any conclusions about the case.

  3 teens accused in vehicle burglaries in Denham Springs

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office says three teens from Denham Springs have been tied to multiple vehicle burglaries in the area.

Emergency Missing Child Alert canceled; 11-year-old Boaz boy found safe

Boaz police say 11-year-old Zane Bradley Priest has been found and is safe.

  Iberville Parish deputies start new holiday tradition

Deputies in Iberville Parish kicked off a new holiday tradition Dec. 10.

14 La. artists nominated for 21 Grammy awards

The 2020 Grammy Awards will be held Jan. 26, 2020 in Los Angeles, and 14 Louisiana artists have been nominated.

Suspects identified, 1 arrested in Canal St. mass shooting

Police have arrested one suspect connected to the Canal St. mass shooting that left 10 bystanders injured. They have also identified another suspect.