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Candidates square off in Third Congressional Race

Candidates in the race to become a US Representative in Third Congressional District squared off in Baton Rouge.  

Superintendent John White says schools showing positive progress this year

Superintendent Of Education John White says close to 80% of schools made positive progress this year.  Of those schools 440 earned the new title of a top gain school.

Shreveport man hospitalized after drive-by shooting

 A local man is recovering from minor injuries following a drive-by shooting overnight in Shreveport.

Houma man arrested for harassing young girls at a dance studio, threatening an officer

A Houma man was arrested after he allegedly verbally harassed young girls at a dance studio. Before authorities could place the cuffs on him, he allegedly pulled out a hammer and threatened an officer.

One injured after Shreveport house party turns violent

 A Shreveport house party goes wrong when shots ring out late Friday night.

Elderly man confesses to aggravated rape of 3-year-old girl

A 74-year-old man confessed this weekend to the aggravated rape of a child.

Police seek identity armed robber of Dollar Store on Plank Road

Police are trying to track down a man who committed an armed robber at a local Dollar Store.

Group rallies to protect religious freedom from federal mandate

 Dozens of people spent their Saturday morning at a standup for religious freedom rally in Baton Rouge.

Teen killed, two injured, after car sinks in Bayou Terrebonne

An 18 year old male was killed and two juveniles were injured as his vehicle lost control and landed in Bayou Terrebonne.

Unattended meat smoker caused $160 thousand in damages to home

A Baton Rouge couple is lucky to be alive after St. George Firefighters say a meat smoker caught fire damaging their home. Firefighters say it happened around 10:15 Saturday night in the 9500 block of Cal Road in Baton Rouge.