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New app focuses on eating healthy, co-designed by Pennington

Baton Rouge, La (NBC33) — Eating healthy - that's the goal of a new app designed in part by the Pennington Biomedical Research Center here in Baton Rouge.

Arrest made after body found in burned out car

UPDATE: An arrest has been made in a case from earlier this week. It's regarding the body that was found in the back of a burned out vehicle.

Crawfish prices have gone down

Crawfish prices have gone down and there are plenty of them to go around! The folks at Chez Francois say now is the time to buy.  

Contract With Redflex Traffic Systems Up For Renewal

The contract with Redflex Traffic Systems is up for renewal. Redflex Traffic Systems are the cameras that snap photos of drivers who speed or run red lights.

Four Illegal Aliens Arrested At Lafayette Restaurant /Nightclub

Four illegal aliens were arrested at a Lafayette restaurant/night club over the weekend.

Victim of robbery urges others to be more aware

BATON ROUGE, LA (NBC33) — Baton Rouge Police say that as the weather heats up, so-called crimes of opportunity are on the rise, and the criminals behind them are striking when victims least expect it.

New Medical Clinic Delays Opening

 Just when it looked like a new medical clinic would be opened, a clerical error by the Veterans Administration has pushed everything back by a year. The VA has admitted its fault for the mistake.

Local Group Of Entrepreneurs Breaking Into Sports Drink World

A local group of entrepreneurs is breaking into the sports drink world. Covington natives Brian brothers and Craig Hart have teamed up with the LSU-AG Center to create a sports drink called EX-5.

Crews in Pointe Coupee Parish Still Cleaning up Eighty Thousand Gallon Oil Spill

 Crews in Pointe Coupee Parish are still cleaning up an eighty thousand gallon oil spill.   Sources say over 100 people are working to get the mess cleared.

Iberia Parish Rapist Bonds Out Of Jail

An Iberia Parish man has bonded out of jail after being arrested for raping a six year old boy. 34 year old Eric Arcemont turned himself in to Iberia Parish detectives yesterday.