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Baton Rouge fire department makes major investment in simulator teaching tool

The Baton Rouge fire department made a major investment to teach first-responders how to better navigate dangerous conditions. The simulator looks and acts like the real thing, but it's completely digital.

Scholarship up for grabs

A 500-dollar scholarship is up for grabs in St. Martin Parish. The Louisiana Sheriff's Scholarship program is offering free money to graduating high school seniors.

A victory for Toyota

It's a victory for Toyota.

13-year-old boy in critical condition after being hit by a car

In Iberia Parish, a 13-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was hit by a car. Deputies say the boy stepped off a sidewalk on Bank Street and a pickup truck ran him over.

George Rodrigue helps in the effort to save a 250 year old tree in Youngsville

UPDATED-- World famous artist George Rodrigue did exactly what he promised to do to help the effort in saving a 250-year-old tree in Youngsville.

A build-up of silt in the Mississippi River could spell disaster

A build-up of silt in the Mississippi River could spell disaster for a huge portion of Louisiana's economy.

Murphy Painter allegedly violates restraining order

The former head of Louisiana's Alcohol and Tobacco Control Board is in trouble again. According to attorney Jill Craft, Murphy Painter violated the restraining order.

Ticket holders are denied at the superbowl gate

400 paying ticket holders were denied at the superbowl gate Sunday night.  

The UL mens' basketball team is on a roll

The UL mens' basketball team is on a roll! They are off to a dramatic  67 to 66 weekend victory over Arkansas-Little Rock.

Seafood industry gets big time backing

Our local seafood industry is getting some big time backing!   The US military is showing its support for the gulf coast by putting seafood in on base grocery stores and kitchens around the country.