Local News

Olympic Pole Dancing?

(WGNO) When the Olympic games start on Friday, you can see all kinds of athletes in all kinds of sports, but pole dancing?

Louisiana students excel in national writing contest

 Two Louisiana students earned national recognition in the 2012 Letters About Literature writing competition.

EBRSO looking for vehicle burglar

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are investigating several vehicle burglaries in the Greenwell Springs Rd area. Detectives obtained a photograph of the suspect during one of the vehicle burglaries.

Low river levels hurt local business

 Verging on historic lows, was the phrase used by an Army Corps of Engineers spokesman when describing current water levels of the Mississippi River. The low levels are now affecting river traffic, and commerce.

Mariah Carey joins 'Idol' as a judge

Mariah Carey is just full of announcements lately.

Are you ready for LSU football?

LSU’s season-opener against North Texas on Sept. 1 in Tiger Stadium will kickoff at 6:00 p.m.

Kids get the chance to play Hornets style at BRCC

 Kids from the Baton Rouge area enjoyed a day with the Hornets organization at BRCC.

Body of second boater recovered from Lake Charles

Search and rescue crews have recovered the body of a Westlake man at 6:30 a.m.

Shreveport Olympian departs for London

Met by family and friends at his departure, Kendrick Farris, a weightlifting Olympian from Shreveport, left for the London games Thursday, July 19 in the afternoon from the Shreveport Regional Airport.

Woman pulls butcher knife, slashes neighbor during argument

Shreveport authorities have taken a women into custody after she used a butcher knife during a dispute with a neighbor in the Caddo Heights neighborhood.