Cazes elected to fifth term as West Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff

GAME UPDATES: No. 1 LSU vs Ole Miss

WAFB PROJECTION: Ardoin defeats Collins-Greenup in race for Secretary of State

Southern gets past Jackson St. in SWAC showdown

No. 23 LSU outlasts Nicholls St. in tough-fought game

One injured in shooting on Underwood Avenue

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Service restored to voter information app, Secretary of State’s voter portal after temporary outage

One killed in shooting on N. Sherwood Forest Drive

  Election Day: Here’s what you need to know

  Election Day is here, and both candidates for La. governor gave final message for voters

Need a free ride to the polls? There’s an app for that.

HOW TO WATCH: No. 1 LSU vs Ole Miss

  Fall household hazardous materials collection day to be held at LSU Touchdown Village

East Baton Rouge Parish residents can drop off their household hazardous materials for Household Hazardous Materials Collection Day Saturday, Nov. 16.

The Polar Express Train Ride returns to New Orleans on Dec. 9

The magical experience returns to New Orleans for departures from Dec. 9 to Jan. 1.

Santa’s real! How your child can get a letter right from the North Pole

Santa Claus will soon be coming to town, and the U.S. Postal Service is helping him bring joy to children around the country.

Man drives car into Calcasieu Ship Channel, body recovered

The Cameron Parish Sheriff’s Office and the Calcasieu Parish Dive team have recovered a body after a subject drove their car into the Calcasieu Ship Channel, said Sheriff Ron Johnson.

  OLOL Mediathon raises more than $200k for new children’s hospital

  World Prematurity Awareness Day this Sunday

Those close to LSU RB Clyde Edwards-Helaire look back at his high school days

Man charged with animal cruelty after reportedly shooting neighbor’s dog in the leg

  Two EBR deputies resign after controversial photo

  Arrest made in deadly shooting near Coursey Boulevard

  Iberville students become first from Louisiana to win national AgriScience convention

The students presented an experiment on how to prolong the life of strawberries in a refrigerator.

  ACTION JACKSON: Drivers claim Government Street repairs causing safety hazards

Drivers along Government Street have expressed concerns about the road not being level, specifically between 15th and 22nd streets.

Nissan recalling nearly 400,000 vehicles because of possible fire hazard

If you have a Nissan in your garage, listen up.

  Impeachment hearings will adjust daytime soaps airing on WAFB

Episodes of CBS’ The Young & The Restless, The Bold & The Beautiful, and The Talk will not air on WAFB at their regularly scheduled times

Dream Job Alert: Get paid $1,000 to watch Hallmark Christmas movies

One Christmas aficionado will get $1,000 to watch 24 Hallmark movies by Christmas Day.

  New Roads police captain accused of accepting money to ‘take care of’ tickets for resident, taking funds for upcoming birthday

An officer with the New Roads Police Department has been arrested for bribery, theft, and malfeasance in office.

Man accused of setting brother’s truck on fire in Pointe Coupee Parish

A Maringouin man was arrested and accused of setting fire to his brother’s vehicle back in February.

Salvation Army launches ‘Kettle Pay’ so people can donate digitally

The Salvation Army is now making it easier for people to donate at the iconic Red Kettles this holiday season.

  New Roads mayor declares Nov. 15 Ernest J. Gaines Day

New Roads is honoring a famous former resident by declaring Ernest J. Gaines Day.

FDA: Dollar Tree selling ‘potentially unsafe drugs’

According to the agency, between 2016 and this year, Dollar Tree was notified of warning letters sent to manufacturers the company has relationships with.

  Community activist, Larry Profit, found dead in Port Allen

A Port Allen man has been found dead of an apparent gunshot wound at his home on Avenue A.

New Orleans area businessman Ray Brandt dies at 72

Ray Brandt, who owns the Ray Brandt Automotive group and recently purchased Pascal’s Manale, has passed away at 72.

Kenmore Microwave Ovens recalled due to burn hazard

The model number of the recalled microwaves is “204.77603610”.

Edwards, Rispone visit New Orleans on eve of election

Louisiana voters are about to make a choice about the future of the state. Friday is ostensibly last day of campaigning on the eve of the high-stakes and extremely close runoff in the governor's race.

  Officials remind Louisiana residents to get REAL ID before 2020 deadline

We are less than a year away from the deadline for Louisiana to become REAL ID compliant.

All-female firefighter crew makes history in Glynn County

Glynn County Fire and Rescue’s Engine 2 crew has made history. It’s the first crew entirely made up of female firefighters.

Second arrest made in fatal shooting on Fairfields Avenue

Baton Rouge police have arrested Shawn Byrd in connection to a man who was found dead in front of his home on Fairfields Avenue.

  Fire breaks out inside kitchen of Mi Padre’s on Bluebonnet

Firefighters are working to determine the cause of a fire at a popular Mexican restaurant.

New Lake-Charles based app to provide same-day delivery in Southwest Louisiana

A new Lake Charles-born app, Gophr, will soon be offering same-day delivery on a variety of items — all from local brick and mortar businesses.

  FIRST ALERT FORECAST: Nice weather incoming

There won't be much to complain about this weekend.

  West Feliciana parish president pushing to rededicate portion of existing sales tax dollars during election

West Feliciana Parish voters will decide Saturday, Nov. 16 if they want to keep paying a sales tax, and if they want some of that money to go towards roads and bridges.

  President Trump speaks in Bossier City ahead of runoff election Saturday

Louisiana’s Republican and Democratic political parties hosted rallies for their prospective candidates in northwest Louisiana on Nov. 14, two days before the Nov. 16 runoff election for governor.

  Family offering $1,000 reward in search for Welton ‘Wick’ Pierce

The family of a missing man with dementia are offering a reward for tips that lead to his safe return.

  Gov. Edwards says good working relationship with president to continue should he be reelected

As he’s done each time the president has visited Louisiana recently, Governor John Bel Edwards also held his own rally Thursday, Nov. 14 in Shreveport.

Superdome Commission approves contract for renovation; releases architectural renderings

The Superdome Commission approved a contract to begins a major renovation project at the facility and for the first time released renderings for the project.

Testimony begins in trial of accused cop killer

Family members of the late Officer Thomas LaValley softly cried as audio of his final moments alive were played for jurors

Dave Grohl rocks it on Sesame Street for show’s 50th season

Big Bird, David Grohl and Elmo sing their way across America in “Here We Go Song.”

  Man charged with attempted murder of woman, arson after reportedly setting apartment on fire

A man has been arrested after allegedly setting fire to an apartment on Siegen Lane in an attempt to kill a woman.

  RECALL: ALOCANE® Emergency Burn Pads

Quest Products has issued a recall for ALOCANE Emergency Burn Pads due to its failure to meet child-resistant closure requirements.

  Silver Bullet male enhancement capsules recalled

The FDA announced the recall of a male enhancement capsule after laboratory analysis revealed the presence of an ingredient that could have a potentially harmful interaction with other medications.

  RECALL: Organic soybeans recalled due to possible presence of mold

A brand of organic soybeans is being recalled due to the possible presence of mold.

Washington is the latest to allow people to change their gender designation to ‘X’ on driver licenses

The state's licensing director said 'everyone deserves to have their lived experience of gender and identity reflected as accurately as possible on their identification documents.'

  APSO believes body found on I-10 E near Prairieville is that of missing woman

Authorities with the Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office are investigating a body found off of I-10 E near Prairieville.

  A look at the runoff election for the 19th JDC judge seat

The runoff election for the 19th Judicial District Division L judgeship will be held on Saturday, Nov. 16.

  CAPTURED: Woman accused of keeping victim’s vehicle without permission

The Baton Rouge Police Department is currently looking for a woman accused of keeping someone’s vehicle without permission.

Man arrested after posing as handicapped brother, asking for diaper changes, police say

Following a complaint of online fraud and sexual battery, investigators with the Louisiana State Police Special Victims Unit have arrested 29-year-old New Orleans resident Rutledge “Rory” Deas.

  Home Depot employees volunteer to rebuild home of Baton Rouge veteran damaged in 2016 flood

The Home Depot Foundation is partnering with Rebuilding Together Baton Rouge to renovate a veteran’s home that was damaged in the August 2016 flood.

Parents captured in the Washington Parish kidnapping case

Joshua Abelseth and Jennifer Abelseth, who lost custody of their children through a court order, took the children from their grandparents’ home in Washington Parish.

  EBRSO deputy’s unit among 4 vehicles involved in I-12 pileup

A portion of I-12 E was closed the morning of Thursday, Nov. 14 following a wreck involving multiple 18-wheelers.

Nickelodeon teams up with Netflix in multi-year deal for original animated features, shows

The characters kids love, as well as brand new ones, will be making their debut on the world's most popular streaming platform.

Grover Cannon trial set to start Nov. 14

The trial of the man accused of killing Shreveport Police Officer Thomas LaValley will begin this morning.

  Lines form outside CenturyLink Center ahead of POTUS rally

A steady line of people is continuing to grow outside of the CenturyLink Center for today’s President Donald Trump rally.

First phase of Superdome renovations up for a vote today

Phase one of the Superdome construction project was awarded to a contractor. Now, they will need a vote of approval from the dome commission.

Woman claims dog euthanized at animal shelter

A Texarkana woman is wanting changes after she says her dog was killed while being housed in the city’s shelter. Now city leaders are investigating the claim.

Lawsuit against Jesuit alleges sex abuse settlements were paid with alumni, parent donations

A new lawsuit filed against Jesuit High School alleges that payments made to victims of sex abuse were paid from donations from school benefactors.

  Thief takes package right off woman’s front porch in Mid City

We’re not even to Thanksgiving, much less to the heart of Christmas, but package thieves are already on the lookout to try to steal something right off your front porch.

  Dixie Beer finally coming home to New Orleans

Inside look at the brand new, $30 million Dixie Brewery as it gets ready to open in New Orleans

  Some parents, officials concerned tax won’t get renewed, causing possible school closures

The superintendent says failure to renew it will likely result in school closures and teacher cuts.

  Baton Rouge police officer will not face charges after fatal 2017 wreck that resulted in baby’s death

An officer with the Baton Rouge Police Department will not face any charges after causing a wreck on Airline Highway in 2017 that resulted in the death of a 1-year-old girl, East Baton Rouge District Attorney Hillar Moore confirmed Wednesday, Nov. 13.

Texas man not wearing seat belt killed in wreck in Walker

A Texas man is dead after a crash in Walker Wednesday.

  City working to improve traffic light synchronization in East Baton Rouge Parish

As part of the MoveEBR plan, city leaders are trying to better sync traffic lights in the parish.

  Disney Plus racks up 10 million subscribers, adds warning to some older shows

Disney Plus is projected to reach up to 90 million global subscribers by 2025.

  Metro council discusses disparity study hoping to promote inclusivity

The study aims to find any racial or gender bias if issues are found, to create a plan to correct it.

  Gov. Edwards announces $50M plan to restore LSU lakes

Have you noticed a layer of algae floating on top of the LSU lakes?

  Elton John returning to New Orleans in 2020

Elton John will return to New Orleans on his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour” at the Smoothie King Center in 2020.

  One family shares why they support OLOL Children’s Hospital

A mother shares why she supports OLOL Children’s Hospital.

  Roleaux Foundation makes donation to animal shelter at Dixon Correctional

The Roleaux Foundation, which was started after a man’s dog died in his stolen truck, has donated to the animal shelter at Dixon Correctional Institute, which is run by inmates.

Bossier City lays out some ground rules for Trump rally

Here are some do’s and don’ts, including what you cannot bring in with you