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Police negotiation ends at Baton Rouge Airport, suspect in custody

 UPDATE: The suspect has been identified as Andrew Aleffi. Police say he passed through security and showed no warning signs or a weapon. They will not say whether or not he made any demands during the negotiation.

Tropical Storm Isaac & T.D. Ten afternoon update

Afternoon Tropical Update: Tropical Storm Isaac is quickly moving west around 21 mph. He will head over the Leeward Islands and into the Caribbean Sea today.

Specialists consult to determine plan for removal of leaking chemical, continued delays through morning

An early morning crash on I-10 put the brakes on traffic in Baton Rouge and no relief seems to be in sight.

Police negotiation underway at Baton Rouge airport

 American Airlines has confirmed to NBC33 News that a police negotiation is currently underway at the Baton Rouge airport.

Woman arrested for threatening text messages

Rasheika Rochelle James, 20, was arrested by St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office Deputies.

Habitat for Humanity builds four houses in the Gardere area

The group that's working with Habitat for Humanity has spent most of their time this summer building four homes in the Gardere area of Baton Rouge.

BRPD: One dead, another sent to hospital after shooting on 13th Street

 UPDATE: The victim of this shooting died on his birthday. He has been identified as Carlois LeBouf, 28, of Baton Rouge. Police believe the shooting stemmed from a shooting that happened less than 24-hours prior on Convention Street.

Six-year-old accidentally shot in the face by older brother

A six year old boy was accidentally shot in the face last night after his 12 year old brother was playing with a gun.

Man on parole goes back to jail after making violent threats, resisting arrest

 A man who was scheduled to get off parole in November is back behind bars today. That’s because he allegedly threatened to kill himself, his family and police if they tried to intervene.

Accident, closures on I-10 & I-12 in Baton Rouge

UPDATE: (10:00 a.m.) - I-10 East remains closed at the I-10/12 split. I-10 West is also closed at Siegen. The ramp from I-12 West onto I-10 East remains closed.