Another year rolls by, and it's the anniversary of one of the most catastrophic storms in the Gulf.Nine years ago, many were anxiously watching and waiting as Hurricane Katrina prepared to make landfall. More>>
Justin Tucker hit five field goals and the Baltimore Ravens wrapped up a perfect preseason with a 22-13 victory over the New Orleans Saints on Thursday night. More>>
Dozens of Louisiana State Police credited with making the French Quarter safer will stick around awhile longer.State Troopers were originally set to leave on Monday, Labor Day, but now the commander says an undetermined number will stay through November. More>>
With classes well underway, college students are quickly getting into the rhythm of campus life. Unfortunately, that rhythm doesn't always follow a healthy beat. More>>
Protecting your family from the West Nile Virus starts the moment you step outside. That means safe guarding your home, as well as your skin.
Protecting your family from the West Nile Virus starts the moment you step outside. That means safe guarding your home, as well as your skin.More>>
The defending Southland Conference champion Southeastern Louisiana football team, ranked No. 3 in both Football Championship Subdivision polls, will officially open the 2014 season on Saturday, hosting Jacksonville at 7 p.m. in Strawberry Stadium. More>>
One of the biggest collections of art from Historically Black Colleges and Universities in on display on the bluff right now.Thirty artists from 24 HBCU's including Southern submitted everything from paintings to sculptures to prints for the exhibit. More>>
LSU defensive end Danielle Hunter noticed he was usually the last defensive lineman to move on the snap of the ball while studying video from last season. More>>
With LSU in the first week of classes, you may have noticed a bit more traffic congestion in that part of town. A number of new apartment complexes are feeding growth in the area, and a couple key intersections have changed as a result . Recently reconfigured by the state, the intersection of Burbank Dr. and E. Boyd Dr. remains a trouble spot. More>>
A brand new fire station will be built in Baton Rouge soon. This comes after council members voted to do so at the Metro Council meeting Wednesday.Kurt Monte with the Baton Rouge Fire Department said the project will be paid for with city money. More>>
Spike Barras is retired, but hardly resting. For years, he traveled the world, helping companies construct new factories, refineries and infrastructure. 9News found him at work at The Hospice of Baton Rouge, 9063 Siegen Lane. More>>
An alleged victim describes Around Town talk show host Scott Rogers as a "master manipulator" and a "monster," saying Rogers sexually abused him.
Coyotes or animals that look like them have got people talking in Walker. Police officers say people who live in heavily wooded areas of the city have been complaining that their pets are disappearing in the middle of the night. More>>
Inside linebacker Derek Landisch is expected to start Saturday night when No. 14 Wisconsin faces No. 13 LSU in the season opener in Houston. More>>
LSU Tiger fans are going to find it a lot harder to catch a shuttle bus to Tiger Stadium this football season.The Captial Area Transit System (CATS) is limiting its Touchdown Express tickets to 1,000 per game. More>>
Baton Rouge Police need your help identifying a suspect who they say robbed the Hop-In Chevron Service Station, 2915 Highland Road.The burglary happened on Aug. 26 at about 8 p.m. More>>
Due to the anticipated big crowds for the Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns' home football game against the Southern Jaguars on Saturday, Aug. 30, free parking will be available at many lots and garages on and around the UL Lafayette campus. More>>
Officials confirm that a young child died this afternoon after she fell into a swimming pool. More>>
Crime Stoppers is asking for the public's help in finding a man accused of shooting at another man who had allegedly gotten into an argument with the suspect's mother. More>>
Authorities said a man was arrested on multiple charges after nearly three dozen meth labs were found in his home, which is near an elementary school. More>>
The Department of Health and Hospitals said Wednesday that it has detected an amoeba at the end of the St. John the Baptist Parish line in Water District 1.
The Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office reported the autopsy shows Baton Rouge television celebrity Scott Rogers died of a single gunshot wound to the head. The investigation into his death is ongoing. More>>
A 29-year-old man is being held on a $30,000 because he is accused of setting his grandmother's house on fire. He is charged with aggravated arson. More>>
Some drivers ran into problems due to a partial road closure on South Choctaw Drive in Baton Rouge that was caused by a ruptured gas line Thursday morning. The roadway has been reopened. More>>
An abortion rights organization wants a federal judge to halt enforcement of Louisiana's new abortion law while its request for a permanent block is in court. More>>
The Downtown Development District will conduct an extensive parking study in downtown Baton Rouge beginning Thursday that will assess existing spaces, as well as areas where more can be created. More>>
The 81-year-old comedian was in critical condition after her heart stopped while undergoing throat surgery Thursday morning. More>>
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) reported Naegleria fowleri turned up in St. John Water District 1, which serves more than 12,000 people in Reserve, Garyville and Mt. Airy. More>>
With the 9th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina just two days away, Waveland residents are pausing to reflect on their loses and looking back on how far the Coast's hardest hit community has come. WLOX News found out there will be a lot to ponder. More>>
Hundreds of cheering doctors, nurses and other staff stood behind Baton Rouge General Mid City administrators and area leaders to announce 11th-hour Louisiana funding for their emergency room. More>>
Another class of prepared workers has graduated from the Baker Workforce program . Through this program, students are taught various trade skills such as welding, pipefitting, and water operations. More>>
Deputies have named a suspect wanted in a string of burglaries in Prarieview Homes.
A man is behind bars after he allegedly said he was planning to shoot people at a college.Damien McCray, 17, was taken into custody by the Baton Rouge Community College Police at around 10:20 a.m. on Wednesday. More>>
Officials have released the name of an armed man shot and killed by deputy rounds in Livingston Parish. He is 48-year-old Freddie W. LeBlanc. More>>
A 4-year-old child was expelled from a Florida school because of a message his mom posted on her Facebook. More>>
After a four-hour outage, satellite television provider DirecTV has resolved its nationwide outage of local channels on Wednesday.
After a four-hour outage, satellite television provider DirecTV has resolved its nationwide outage of local channels on Wednesday.More>>
Baton Rouge General made plans to eventually close its Mid-City hospital emergency room, but a last-minute deal on Wednesday with the Department of Health and Hospitals will keep the ER open. More>>
If you frequent Dutton Road off of Highway 73 in Prairieville, you will need to find another route. More>>
Baton Rouge television personality Scott Rogers was shot and killed inside his home in St. Gabriel, La. Wednesday afternoon. Investigators say they believe his son-in-law shot and killed Rogers and then turned the gun on himself, but survived. More>>
Gov. Bobby Jindal filed a lawsuit in federal court Wednesday morning against President Barack Obama's administration over the Common Core education standards. More>>
Cliff Vannoy has been named president and CEO of the LSU Alumni Association. Vannoy previously served as executive vice president and chief operating officer of the organization. More>>
The Discovery Channel has announced the "Sons of Guns" series has been canceled after the founder of Red Jacket Firearms William Hayden was charged with aggravated rape of a 12-year-old. More>>
A Shreveport father and son will compete on Survivor: Blood vs. Water in San Juan Del Sur this fall. More>>
Fire District 10 and Fire District 4 were called to a fire north of Walker, La around 11:30 a.m.The fire happened in the 38000 block of Acres Drive. More>>
Authorities in northwest Arizona said the recoil on an automatic Uzi while in the hands of a 9-year-old girl led to a weapon instructor's fatal shooting. More>>
Mid-August through early September marks brings a population explosion in Louisiana, as baby alligators hatch in the marsh and on alligator ranches. More>>
The Ascension Parish Council held a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday morning for the new $6 million facility at its future location on East Worthey Street in Gonzales. More>>
The animal fostering program that was forced to close Tuesday because of overwhelming veterinary bills posted on its Facebook page that it has received enough donations to pay off its current bills. More>>
Trung Le, the only suspect arrested in the deadly Bourbon Street mass shooting on June 29, has pleaded not guilty. More>>
The Companion Animal Alliance is asking the Metro Council to allow it to catch, neuter and release community cats. CAA says it will also vaccinate them against rabies. More>>
Gov. Bobby Jindal wants to put a stop to illegal immigrants coming into Louisiana. About 1,000 unaccompanied immigrant children are living in the state. More>>
A tanker carrying 8,600 gallons of gasoline burst into flames Tuesday after it was cut off by another vehicle and overturned on Interstate 10.
U.S. officials and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Douglas McCain was fighting for ISIS.
U.S. officials and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Douglas McCain was fighting for ISIS.More>>
Neighbors found the infant Tuesday, after hearing a sound coming from their trash can.
Neighbors found the infant Tuesday, after hearing a sound coming from their trash can.More>>
All tickets for the Aug. 30 matchup between No. 13 LSU and No. 14 Wisconsin at the second annual AdvoCare Texas Kickoff in NRG Stadium have been sold. More>>
The 18-year-old Natchitoches student who was left fighting for his life after an incident at school has died Tuesday morning. More>>
New shots fired from the woman at the center of a sex scandal against LSU former Alumni president. More>>
State workers could see a spike in out-of-pocket costs and higher deductibles for health insurance. More>>
Labor Day weekend is just days away and some people are gearing up to drive to their vacation destinations. Some may think they will spend a pretty penny on gas, but experts say drivers will actually save. More>>
A hearing related to the lawsuit filed by the parish attorney of East Baton Rouge against the Metro Council went before a judge Tuesday morning, but he will not make a ruling until Friday. More>>
Officials with ExxonMobil Baton Rouge recently revealed how much of an economic impact their facilities have on the community. More>>
Drones may be seen flying in Downtown Baton Rouge Thursday, according to the Baton Rouge Business Report. The Baton Rouge Business Report says Downtown Development District Executive Director Davis Rhorer will request approval from the Metro Council at its meeting Wednesday to enter into a $49,500 contract with AECOM to assess parking patterns on the streets and surface parking lots. More>>
There's a call for help from the Livingston Parish SPCA. Monday night, the group posted on its Facebook page that they were closing temporarily, due to money problems. "We are on what we call a pull hold," said Brandi Pearson. More>>
A Baton Rouge teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old boy is now facing additional charges for allegations of a second inappropriate relationship with a student. More>>
Joe LeBlanc has been named the new principal of Zachary High School. More>>
The Jaguar Nation will have a new scoreboard to check out the scores during home games this year. More>>
A 38-year-old woman from Marrero is facing a combined total of more than 200 years in prison. That's the maximum sentence if she's convicted for charges related to the trafficking of juveniles for sexual purposes. More>>
The man convicted of five counts of vehicular homicide in a deadly “road rage” crash will get to remain free for another month before learning his fate after his sentencing hearing was delayed. More>>
In Baker Tuesday morning, an 18-wheeler ran over debris in the roadway and ruptured the diesel tank causing 48 gallons of diesel fuel to leak on the shoulder of the road. More>>
A 40-year-old man is in the hospital with serious injuries after he was struck by a vehicle. The driver took off, and police are asking for any witnesses to step forward with information. More>>
Drew Brees and his wife Brittany welcomed a new baby girl on Tuesday. Brees tweeted that his wife and baby girl are happy and healthy.
Longtime public relations executive and community leader Bill Michelet passed away Monday. He was 82 years old. A longtime friend said Michelet was an "icon" of public relations. More>>
The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services reported more than $2 million in state gambling winnings have gone directly to the children of parents behind on child support. More>>
Baton Rouge police recovered an unusual "vehicle" possibly connected to a drive by shooting.Someone called police to report seeing a man riding down the streets firing a gun. . More>>
The Gonzales budget merry-go-round continues, as the city council voted Monday in favor of virtually the same spending plan as before. More>>
Work on a construction project that should be widening a major roadway has stopped and some who live in the area wonder if the political battle between St. George and Baton Rouge is to blame. More>>
The storm was moving north at 12 mph, packing winds of 75 mph. More>>
New Orleans police have issued an arrest warrant for a man already behind bars. He now faces charges of kidnapping and raping a teen.
A Baton Rouge Church is working hard to stop violence in the community. More>>