Local News

Legendary fiddler passes on

A well known and long time Cajun fiddle player has passed away. Hadley Castille was known all over the world as one of the best winning more than 18 awards during his career. Mr. Castille was 79 years old  

New information surfacing on Sinkhole

There is new information tonight out of Assumption Parish near that giant sinkhole. The police jury said a tremor was reported at the site. It happened just after 9:00 last night.

Early voting crowds show up in record numbers

According to the Secretary Of State's Office, more than 32,000 people across the state cast their ballot yesterday alone. Almost 3900 did so here in East Baton Rouge Parish.

Congressman Boustany challenges opponent to on air debate

Congressman Charles Boustany announced today that he challenges his fellow Republican opponent Congressman Jeff Landry to an on air debate

Our Lady Queen of Peace repairs fire damage

To members of Our Lady Queen of Peace, the capping of the church belltower means the world.

Thibodaux man arrested for aggravated rape of juvenile

A 25-year-old man from Thibodaux was arrested for allegedly having sexual contact with a juvenile who is younger than 13-years-old.

Senior arrested for allegedly dealing drugs, possession of illegal firearms

 A 69-year-old man was arrested for allegedly dealing drugs out of his home in Springfield, La.

Community reacts to grisly attack of mother-to-be and unborn child

According to the warrant, Jeffrey Reynolds, 31, attacked his wife just after 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning.

BRPD: You could face charges if you go to Carlotta Street to try and start a party

 It may be a Halloween tradition, but the Baton Rouge Police Department is warning the public that any attempt to make the Carlotta Street Party happen could add cuffs to your costume.

Attempted murder suspect arrested after his car broke down in rush hour traffic

An attempted murder suspect was arrested after his car broke down, leaving him stranded in the roadway during rush hour traffic.