Unrest in Ferguson since Michael Brown's death has resulted in 163 arrests in the area where protesters have gathered nightly, and although the majority of those arrested are Missourians just seven live in the St.... More>>
The tools of fans new to 'Doctor Who,' Taylor Swift culturally appropriates for first full pop single, Mo'ne Davis is our hero and a pre-Emmy's YouTube clip this week in pop culture. More>>
An ordinance will be introduced in Ascension Parish on Thursday that would clear up the definition of a dangerous dog. The new ordinance would amend a current one. More>>
Baton Rouge is Louisiana's blues capital and there will be a big debut party Thursday night at Phil Brady's for James Johnson, a 74-year-old blues guitarist. More>>
Emory University Hospital will make an announcement later Thursday about the status of Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, who were being treated at the hospital for the deadly disease.
Emory University Hospital will make an announcement later Thursday about the status of Dr. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol, who were being treated at the hospital for the deadly disease.More>>
Varnell Day Jr. is now facing a murder charge after his 5-year-old son, Jay'v'une Bergin, died Wednesday night at a Baton Rouge hospital as a result of suspected abuse. More>>
A massive grouper steals a four-foot shark from a fisherman's line off the coast of Florida. More>>
Police are looking for a former cancer hospital employee accused of making more than $15,000 worth of unauthorized charges using corporate credit cards. More>>
The National Hurricane Center said the showers and thunderstorms associated with an area of low pressure in the Atlantic Ocean changed little in organization overnight. More>>
A hydrochloric acid leak at a chemical plant briefly shut down operations overnight, according to authorities. It happened at the Rubicon plant off LA 75 in Geismar. More>>
Officials said The UPS Store on Highland Road in Baton Rouge was the only location in Louisiana where customers may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus. More>>
Over 200 student-athletes from 11 LSU athletic programs put down their helmets, rackets and balls to help haul an endless stream of mini refrigerators, microwaves and stationary fans for freshman on move-in day. More>>
President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them,... More>>
A boil advisory is underway in East Feliciana area due to a main line water break.The break is part of the East Feliciana Rural Water System and covers Idlewild, Christy Lane, and Sullivan Road. More>>
A new generation of LSU Tigers made their way to campus Wednesday as it was freshmen move-in day. Around 2,500 new students moved into their dorms. What looked to be the consensus norm to bring, a T.V. and mini fridge.Students received help moving their things from 500 faculty, staff, and students. More>>
Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office detectives are looking for a man who is suspected of breaking into seven cars in the Quail Creek Subdivision in Prairieville.All the burglaries happened on Aug. 19 in the same subdivision. Authorities have surveillance of man breaking into one unlocked vehicle. More>>
Three councilmen in the City of Gonzales who are being sued over their decision not to rezone a piece of land have hired their own attorney.District Judge Alvin Turner, Jr., who owns the property, wants to develop a subdivision. More>>
Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 states.
Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 states.More>>
A 47-year-old man was arrested for DWI for the third time along with several other charges.David Poole was stopped b authorities on Aug. 19 after authorities saw him driving erratically in the Watson area. They say he ran through several red lights and passed vehicles in no-passing zones. More>>
It's like Groundhog Day at the Department of Education. More>>
The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes Wednesday against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria.... More>>
A police officer who was part of the effort to keep peace during protests in Ferguson has been suspended for pointing a semi-automatic assault rifle at demonstrators, then cursing and threatening to kill one of them,... More>>
Investigators have released a still image of a car possibly connected to the weekend shooting of a 7-year-old in Baton Rouge. The image was captured from surveillance video. During a news conference Wednesday, East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Gautreaux also announced that private donors have contributed an additional $10,000 to reward money being offered in the case. More>>
Men, when was the last time you got a check up from the doctor? Ladies, having a hard time keeping your man healthy? This Saturday, the 13th annual Men's Health Conference offers the perfect chance to catch up on health for free.
Court documents reveal a long criminal history for the man accused of abusing his 5-year-old child. Nearly all of his prior arrests and convictions are drug-related. More>>
Claim forms under the $2.1 billion Ocwen national mortgage foreclosure settlement have been sent to Louisiana borrowers affected by foreclosure between January 1, 2009 and December 31, 2012. Borrowers who had mortgages serviced by Ocwen, Homeward Residential Holdings LLC or Litton Loan Servicing LP may be eligible for payments. More>>
Louisiana's ACT scores were slightly down from last year. The average Act and composite scores for students were either the same or slightly down from 2013 to 2014 depending on how you calculate them. More>>
Candidates running for office in the November elections started qualifying Wednesday and two of Louisiana's top contenders for US senator were among those to complete the process on the first day. More>>
American fighter jets and drones continued to pound Islamic State militants in Iraq on Wednesday, and military planners weighed the possibility of sending a small number of additional U.S. troops to Baghdad, U.S. officials... More>>
South Louisiana serial killer Derrick Todd Lee was denied a new trial Tuesday in the 2002 killing of LSU graduate student Charlotte Murray Pace. More>>
Three Gonzales City Council members have hired an attorney out of New Orleans to represent them in a lawsuit brought against them by an Ascension Parish judge. More>>
Foley had been missing since November 2012 when he was abducted in a Sunni rebel battle zone. His family had not heard from him since. More>>
Louisiana Superintendent of Education John White held a news conference Wednesday morning to talk about the next steps related to the Common Core standards. More>>
Two robbery suspects shot at police and took eight people hostage Tuesday. The suspects released four children overnight, but two adults and two children remained inside until around 9 a.m. Wednesday.
Two robbery suspects shot at police and took eight people hostage Tuesday. The suspects released four children overnight, but two adults and two children remained inside until around 9 a.m. Wednesday.More>>
Several military tools, like high-powered rifles and Humvees, are showing up in cities across the country and many are ending up in police departments without the public's knowledge. More>>
Affected products include Arrowhead Mills peanut butters and Maranatha almond butters and peanut butters.
Affected products include Arrowhead Mills peanut butters and Maranatha almond butters and peanut butters.More>>
With Michael Brown's funeral scheduled for Monday, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has made his boldest statement since Brown's death, saying in a statement that "a vigorous prosecution must be pursued."
With Michael Brown's funeral scheduled for Monday, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has made his boldest statement since Brown's death, saying in a statement that "a vigorous prosecution must be pursued."More>>
The Obama administration is promising to change the way travelers can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of suspected terrorists banned from air travel. More>>
An unknown person has been admitted to a California hospital and tested for a possible Ebola infection.
An unknown person has been admitted to a California hospital and tested for a possible Ebola infection.More>>
American photojournalist James Wright Foley has been allegedly beheaded by the Islamic State, or ISIS, according to the group. More>>
Neighbors in Central got a chance to take a look at the Sullivan Road Project Tuesday night.The plan is to widen the two-lane highway from Wax Road to Hooper Road. .. More>>
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A judge in the 19th Judicial District Court ruled Tuesday to give people recently tabbed as too old the opportunity to qualify for the office of justice of the peace and state constable.District Judge Tim Kelley issued a temporary restraining order that counters a new law that prohibits people 70 and older from running for those offices. More>>
The tragic plane crash in Natchitoches over the weekend is not only affecting pilots there, but also across the rest of the ArkLaTex. More>>
In East Baton Rouge Parish, 34 percent of adults are considered obese. Now, the city of baton rouge is working to combat that by bringing healthy food options to areas of town that need it most.
In East Baton Rouge Parish, 34 percent of adults are considered obese. Now, the city of baton rouge is working to combat that by bringing healthy food options to areas of town that need it most.More>>
One of the first challenges for NOPD interim Chief Michael Harrison will involve how to keep the French Quarter safe. State Police Col. Mike Edmonson says he met with Harrison Tuesday about the impending departure of state troopers.
The father of a 5-year-old boy has been arrested after the child was hospitalized with multiple injuries and is in critical condition.
The father of a 5-year-old boy has been arrested after the child was hospitalized with multiple injuries and is in critical condition.More>>
Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is suing State Farm Insurance saying the company deceived customers by using cheaper auto parts and steering customers to specific repair shops. More>>
A Utah restaurant where a woman unknowingly drank iced tea mixed with chemicals, and nearly died, was cited seven months earlier for improper food labeling. More>>
The Texas governor called the charges against him "baseless" and also said his actions were lawful and the right thing to do. More>>
It is possible one of the oldest places in the City of Central could be demolished this fall. An old gymnasium, where the old Central Middle School was on Sullivan Road, was built in 1927. The school board in Central has plans to have it demolished. But a group there has a petition making the rounds to save the building. More>>
A stack of junk tires, insects, and rodents have taken over a lot in north Baton Rouge. The man who owns the property contacted 9News after he said his complaints to the city, parish, and the state went unanswered. The man who admits he is behind the mess was charged, but on Friday a judge dismissed the case. More>>
A state judge has ruled against Gov. Bobby Jindal in a lawsuit filed by supporters of the Common Core education standards, lifting a contract suspension Jindal enacted to derail the multi-state standards. More>>
A second man has pleaded guilty in the murder of three people during a home invasion that happened October 1, 2013. Bernard James has avoided the death penalty and received three life sentences after being charged with three counts of first degree murder. More>>
Plans are underway for Eugene Street between Boudreaux's Catering and Baton Rouge Magnet High School in Mid City. More>>
A 66-year-old Leesville man has been accused of trying to buy and rape a 10-year-old, state police said. More>>
A man was shot and killed by police after allegedly trying to rob a convenience store four miles from Ferguson, MO. More>>
Two more suspects have been arrested in connection with the Aug. 10 drive-by shooting that killed two people and injured five in the Lower Ninth Ward.
The wife of U.S. radio personality Casey Kasem has cited her Norwegian heritage as one of the reasons for wanting to bury her late husband in Oslo, a spokeswoman for the funeral service agency there said Tuesday. More>>
Three Gonzales councilmen have called a special council meeting to ask the mayor for money to hire an attorney to defend them in a lawsuit filed by a district judge. More>>
A big congratulations is going out to Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center on being designated as a magnet hospital for the second time. More>>