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Modern Woodsmen Helps "Escape From Poverty" Organization with Donation

Today Escape From Poverty, a non-profit organization dedicated to stopping the cycle of poverty, accepted a check for five thousand dollars today on behalf of the Modern Woodmen.

Former UL, Minnesota Vikings player Orlando Thomas dies

Former University of Louisiana-Lafayette football star Orlando Thomas has died  at age 42, according to national

Scott man arrested for raping 10-year-old girl

Scott Police have a man in custody for sexually assaulting a young girl. Police spokesperson Chad Leger says Michael Jason Burks, 35, of Scott, was arrested after evidence confirmed the rape of a 10-year-old girl.

Spanish Town Market in downtown BR celebrates 100 years today

Spanish Town Market in downtown Baton Rouge celebrated 100 years today!

LSU PD says fans behaved, nothing out of the ordinary

Despite the Tigers loss to the Crimson Tide, fans came out in the masses to support them. And Polcie say they were surprisingly well behaved.

Fans upset over LSU defeat

 LSU played their last home game of the season yesterday evening against their biggest rival, the Alabama Crimson Tide.

Police identify victim in fatal Saturday night shooting

Police have identified the victim in Saturday night's fatal shooting on Plank road.

Entergy provides residents with free weather proofing services

 Eight lucky Baton Rouge residents had their homes weatherized today by Entergy Louisiana. These families will enjoy a more comfortable winter, and a cheaper energy bill, thanks to volunteers from the utility company.

Cajuns Head to New Mexico Looking For 5th Straight Win

Louisiana's Ragin Cajun football team flew to New Mexico today as they look for win number 5 in a row. But New Mexico will not be easy on the road.

Frank's International Gives Back to Community With Chili Cook Off

With the weather finally starting starting to feel a bit more like Winter, what better way to warm up today then at Frank’s International chili cook off at Cajun Field.