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EBR student attains perfect ACT score; district average shows growth

Mario Alegre, a senior at McKinley High School, can claim what only one in 3,330 students nationwide can -- a perfect score of 36 on last year’s American College Testing (ACT) exam.

Shreveport father forgot child in car at work, infant died, no charges

 Investigators have released more information today regarding the 6-month-old child who died yesterday after being left in a vehicle parked at the LSU Heath Science Center in Shreveport.

Fire claims the life of Caldwell Parish woman

 State Fire Marshal H. “Butch” Browning released information in reference to the tragic death of a woman in her home that caught fire Tuesday, Aug. 21 in the evening in the Caldwell Parish community of Kelly.

Woman with 2-month-old in car told police she had smoke marijuana

A woman who police said almost struck an officer's vehicle was later charged with driving under the influence of drugs. We're told she had a 2-month-old child in the car with her.

BR teen arrested for second-degree murder

 A teen has been arrested for the shooting death of another teen.

Police: Body discovered in Kenner canal

Kenner police said a body was found floating in a canal Thursday morning. Police said the body was found floating in the canal near the intersection of Emerson Street at Northwestern Drive.

Second offense DWI driver had interfered with interlock device to start vehicle

A man arrested for his second DWI admitted to police that he interfered with the interlock device installed in his vehicle to gain the ability to drive while intoxicated.

I-10 reopens; investigation of crash continues

The cleanup effort on Interstate-10 is finally over. Officials have given the all-clear, which should be good news to morning commuters.

Parts of I-10 and I-12 closed due to chemical spill

If you're planning to head to Baton Rouge tonight or tomorrow you may want to reroute. There have been major traffic delays all across the capital region.

Man locks self in cockpit

A man is in police custody tonight after police say he locked himself in an airplane cockpit at Baton Rouge Metro Airport.