WANTED: Man accused of breaking into house, stealing electronics and clothing

The Baton Rouge Police Department is searching for a man wanted for allegedly breaking into a house and stealing electronics and clothing.

  Where is Kamille McKinney? Search for kidnapped toddler enters 5th day

  Authorities searching for pilot, plane believed to have crashed in Gulf en route to Gonzales

Toxic chemicals found in 95 percent of tested baby foods, study finds

Beware of phone phishing scam pretending to be your bank

  Tropical Storm Nestor expected to form in Gulf Thursday

Teacher arrested, accused of abusing autistic students

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Amber Alert cancelled: Children kidnapped from Copiah Co. home found safe

  New inspection stickers coming ‘no later’ than January 2020

Date set for Maleah Davis bridge dedication in Southwest Arkansas

Man arrested for allegedly raping woman on SU’s campus in 2018

$50,000 unclaimed Powerball prize set to expire

  Man charged with arson after allegedly setting clothes on fire in oven

  Ala. student being held on $100k bond for alleged bomb threat against Tiger Stadium

A student at the University of Alabama has been arrested for allegedly calling in a threat during the LSU-UF game.

Deck the halls! Blue Bell releases Christmas Cookies Ice Cream

The ice cream company says it has increased production “to meet the unbelievable demand” for the flavor.

POLICE: Man shoots employee after being fired from Burger King

A man is behind bars for allegedly opening fire once he learned he was fired.

Amber Alert issued for Fayetteville teen

Police are looking for Nevia Maihyanna Nixon.

  Police identify man, woman shot and killed in Tigerland apartment

Amber Alert canceled after two kids from Copiah Co., Miss. found safe

  Balloon release scheduled for woman killed by ex-boyfriend in Watson

  Trailer for Jay and Silent Bob Reboot filmed in Baton Rouge now available

  18-year-old elected to Iberville Parish Council: ‘Some people were saying that I was too young, but most of the people believed in me’

  Planning for a futuristic Baton Rouge, Smart City committee aims to ‘reshape everyday experiences’

  Family still waiting for trial three years after daughter allegedly killed by boyfriend

It has been three long years since a Prairieville couple’s daughter was killed.

  Medical marijuana program looking for employees

The need for medicinal marijuana isn’t going away. In fact, the industry is literally growing and the once hazy hesitation to jump into the business could be changing for good.

  Action Jackson helps tenants stranded in Baton Rouge apartment

The people who live at the Turner Plaza apartments on North Street say the elevator in one of the buildings has been out for more than three weeks, which has left many of them stranded.

Sentencing for former OLOL foundation president who pleaded guilty in embezzlement scheme scheduled for Oct. 24

Former hospital fundraiser, John Paul Funes, who pleaded guilty in an embezzlement scheme in June, is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday, Oct. 24.

Waitr CFO, two board members resign

Waitr’s chief financial officer is resigning, as are two board members, the food delivery company announced today.

  JOBS: Southern University hosting job fair for medical marijuana program

A medical marijuana program based in Baton Rouge is hiring for a variety of positions.

Saints practice report: Brees, Kamara, Cook and Smith miss practice

Saints Wednesday practice report

  Engineers weigh in on Hard Rock construction collapse

A pair of local engineers watching events at the collapsed Hard Rock hotel weigh in with their thoughts on the catastrophe.

Candlelight vigils to be held for victims of Hard Rock construction collapse

Candlelight vigils will be held on Thursday to honor those workers who were injured or killed in Saturday’s building collapse at the Hard Rock Hotel site.

Donor offers judgeship backing if Senate candidate left race

A Republican donor trying to keep a three-way Louisiana Senate runoff from giving Democrats an advantage offered to help a GOP candidate run for judge if he dropped out of the Senate race

Family of special needs teen asking for help saving life of her puppy

The family of a special needs teen rescued a puppy for their daughter, and now, the family needs help saving that puppy’s life.

Baton Rouge Community College student selected for NASA program

A Baton Rouge Community College student was selected and attended a NASA program at the Kennedy Space Center.

EF-1 Tornado confirmed near Lebleu Settlement

The National Weather Service confirmed an EF-1 tornado touched down near Lebleu settlement on Oct. 16

POLL: Nearly half of EBR parents believe their children should leave the parish for better job opportunities

New research released by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation shows that 45% of parents believe their children should leave East Baton Rouge Parish when they become adults.

Workers celebrate deal with GM, show union power in industry

The deal shows that the union, with less than one-third of the 1.5 million members it had at its peak in 1979, still has a lot of clout with GM, Ford and Fiat Chrysler.

Thomas Morstead captures another NFC Special Teams Player of the Week award

Morstead also won the honor for his effort against the Seahawks

  Halloween preparation and safety tips

Here’s a reminder for parents, Halloween is just over two weeks ago.That gives you enough time to prepare the kids Halloween costumes.

Arrest made in 1989 disappearance of two women in central Louisiana

Bobby Blair, center, has been arrested in connection with the 1989 disappearance of his wife, Isabelle Mansell Blair, right, and Marian Elizabeth Coutee, left.

  Mical Seafood, Inc. expands recall for tuna products sold in 23 states

A Florida seafood company expanded a recall for some of its tuna products because of the risk of scombroid fish poisoning.

US retail sales dip 0.3% in September

Consumer spending was strong in the spring and economists had been counting on continued strength to protect the U.S. economy as it is buffeted by the fallout from President Donald Trump's trade war with China.

  DC sniper accomplice with Louisiana ties to ask Supreme Court for resentencing

One of the men who terrorized the Washington area in a spree of killings in the fall of 2002 will have another day in court on Wednesday.

Grover Cannon jury selection set to restart on Oct. 17

Jury selection for the man accused of killing a Shreveport police officer will restart on Thursday in Baton Rouge.

St. Charles Parish woman arrested after niece dies in hot car

Deputies in St. Charles Parish arrested a 48-year-old Lezly Sanabria on Tuesday (Oct. 15) and booked her with the negligent homicide of her 2-year-old niece.

UA student accused of making bomb threat at LSU Stadium waives extradition to Louisiana

University of Alabama student accused of making bomb threat against LSU's Tiger Stadium waives extradition to Louisiana according to court documents released Tuesday

  Two suspects arrested in fatal September shooting of man sleeping in car

One person was shot early Thursday morning.

  Crews concerned about weather impact on Hard Rock construction site

New Orleans city leaders warn there could be another collapse at the Hard Rock construction site, and they urge people to stay away. Wednesday’s (Oct. 16) rain could increase the chances of more falling debris.

Robbery suspect gives stolen cash to cops, later returns for money and is arrested

Sulphur Police say they were dispatched to Rouses on Carlyss Blvd on Tuesday, October 8 for a robbery that happened around 11:50 p.m.

  Ascension residents hoping for change after massive overhaul of current council at polls

It appears the voters in Ascension Parish were ticked off, voting out a ton of parish council members on Saturday, Oct. 12.

3 men unknowingly rob two FBI special agents in Downtown Memphis

According to the police report, the victims told the robbers, “you might not want to do this.”

  Fight over St. George boundary might not be over days after incorporation vote

The vote is done, but the fight is ramping up over the boundary of St. George.

After CDC report, Office of Public Health shows where Louisiana’s STD rates stand

Just last week, the CDC’s report showed increases in the three most commonly reported STDs from 2017 to 2018. It showed cases of gonorrhea increased five percent, primary and secondary syphilis was up 14 percent and chlamydia rose three percent. But — Louisiana, often among the top three states for

Yahoo could owe you up to $358 for data breach

Yahoo users can now file a claim for a piece of the $117.5 million class-action settlement related to massive data breaches.

  ACTION JACKSON: Man claims city-parish neglecting responsibilities; mayor’s office responds

Kendall Miles says he’s been fighting with the city for a year trying to get them to fix an old culvert at his home on Elmwood Drive.

  Republicans closing in on super majority in Louisiana legislature

After gaining a two-thirds majority in the Senate on Oct. 12, Republicans now must flip two seats and retain another five in the House to gain historic control over state government during the November runoff.

Health experts warn those who vape could possibly be more prone to getting flu

As vaping illnesses and deaths climb across the country, health officials warn vaping could make flu season worse.

  Attorney says it’s legal for E Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office to investigate its own, but community could perceive conflict

The man shot and killed by an East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy on Monday, Oct. 14 was accused of stealing from the same gas station in Ethel where he was shot in 2010. That’s also when he was banned from the property, according to the store owner, Danny Williams.

  Student shot near George Washington Carver High School in New Orleans

Police look for clues in the shooting of a student near a 9th Ward school.

  Arrest made in fatal New Roads stabbing

A man has died after being stabbed in New Roads, according to the city’s police chief.

  LSP responds to allegations of hazing, cheating scandal at training academy

Col. Kevin Reeves held a press conference Tuesday afternoon to address allegations of misconduct by senior staff of Cadet Class 99.

  Map on St. George website has boundaries going straight through homes

There are plenty of opinions on how the lines for St. George were drawn, but it’s got some spinning in circles more than others.

  Sentencing for Matthew Naquin in Max Gruver case delayed due to family illness

A jury has decided ex-LSU student, Matthew Naquin, is guilty of negligent homicide in the 2017 hazing death of fraternity pledge, Max Gruver. The six-person jury reached a verdict Wednesday, July 17, 2019.

Environmental groups call Formosa Plastics $50M settlement a ‘big warning’ to Louisiana

While groups in Texas are calling a Formosa Plastics settlement an environmental win, Louisiana environmental groups say the settlement is a warning to the state’s biodiversity.

  Woman turns herself in after deadly hit and run; victim identified

A woman has turned herself in to authorities after allegedly hitting and killing a pedestrian with her vehicle Tuesday, Oct. 15.

  72-hour arraignments could cut costs for EBR Parish, keep people from sitting in jail waiting to see judge

There’s now some new information on a plan to speed up court cases and potentially save money in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Saints CB PJ Williams suspended 2 games for violating policy on substance abuse

This stems from his DWI arrest earlier this year

Missing teen from Jefferson Parish may be in Zachary, police say

The Zachary Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing teenager from Jefferson Parish.

  Police investigating deadly shooting on N 38th Street

Baton Rouge Police Department homicide detectives are investigating a shooting death after a dead man was found lying on the ground on N 38th Street.

  The time is now to get your flu shot

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urges people to get their flu vaccine by the end of October.

Family looking for missing 16-year-old St. Charles Parish girl

The St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in locating a 16-year-old girl who was reported missing Saturday afternoon.

  Weather, wind a concern for crews stabilizing Hard Rock construction site

New Orleans Fire Chief Tim McConnell said the city’s biggest concern about the Hard Rock construction site is wind and weather.

Medicare open enrollment starts Oct. 15, check your coverage plans here

Medicare has made it easy to figure out which plans fits your needs.

Baton Rouge Metro Airport to host free business opportunities workshop

The Baton Rouge Airport is hosting its 14th annual business opportunities workshop on Oct. 16.

BBQGuys hiring as online retailer expands its Baton Rouge headquarters

BBQGuys is hosting a job fair at the Baton Rouge company works to expands its online sales operations.

  POLICE: Woman shot during attempted robbery on Goodwood

A shooting Monday night left a woman in the hospital.

Permit mistake cause of oversized load mishap

A data mishap caused an oversized load transport vehicle to became wedged under the I-110 exit ramp at North Street.

15-year-old girl missing from Cut Off since Sunday

Lafourche Parish Sheriff Craig Webre is asking for the public’s help in locating 15-year-old Skylor Rachal of Cut Off, La.

  One transported with gunshot wounds from I-10 near Bluebonnet

One person was transported to a hospital after being found on I-10 with a gunshot wound.

Eighth-grader raising money to purchase more AEDs for his school

After seeing a teammate collapse at a football game, a Bossier City student is working to raise money to purchase more automatic external defibrillators for his middle school.