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Baton Rouge, Louisiana is located in East Baton Rouge Parish. Zip codes in Baton Rouge, LA include 70894, 70807, and 70814. The median home price in Baton Rouge is $179,900. More Baton Rouge information.

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2 hrs ago | WBRZ

EBR Head Start looking for teachers, aides and more

East Baton Rouge is searching for Head Start teachers, aides, social workers and others who want to make a difference in the lives of children.

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6 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

APNewsBreak: Jindal suing feds over Common Core

Thirteen-year-old Nicholas Dillon's screams could be heard throughout his pitch black house when the earth shook and the falling bricks hit him.

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8 hrs ago | WBRZ

Feds release locations, numbers of unaccompanied minors

Conflicting information from the federal government shows, to a degree, how many illegal children have crossed into the United States and found refuge with sponsors in Louisiana.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WBRZ

Mother accused of punching kids' bus driver

Jasmine Cleveland, 22, is accused of punching her children's elementary school bus driver in the face, twice.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Judge delays sentencing for man convicted in deadly 'road rage' crash

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.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

'Sons of Guns' actor arrested again, this time charged with aggravated rape of 12-year-old

The founder and owner of Red Jacket Firearms in Baton Rouge, LA was arrested again, but this time his charge is aggravated rape of a 12-year-old.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Teacher charged for second sexual relationship with student

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.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Judge says he will rule on Mary Roper's termination on Friday

The termination hearing for the parish attorney of East Baton Rouge went before a judge Tuesday morning and he said he will announce his ruling on Friday.

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The Times-Picayune

Prospect.3 expands to include Baton Rouge, Hammond

Prospect.3 is going big this year, adding satellite connections in Baton Rouge and Hammond.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Some drivers blame St. George-Baton Rouge battle for road project delay

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.

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The Advocate

Lost and dehydrated, BR man rescued from woods near Clinton

With the help of a prison chase team and police dog, officials on Sunday rescued a severely dehydrated Baton Rouge man lost in the woods five miles east of Clinton, carrying him out of the thick underbrush, an East Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office spokesman said.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge church coming together to stop the violence

A Baton Rouge Church is working hard to stop violence in the community. Rose Hill Baptist Church held a meeting Monday night, asking community members how they hope to decrease crime in their area.

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The Advocate

Baton Rouge police and fire briefs for Aug. 26, 2014

A 30-year-old man drove a car into the path of an oncoming train Monday morning on North Ardenwood Drive, leading to a minor crash from which the man initially fled before returning to speak with police, the authorities said.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Money Monday: Yelp celebrates 10 years, offers 'freebies'

Yelp, Inc. is partnering with more than 20 businesses in the Baton Rouge areas to offer special deals and "freebies" for the month of August.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Police say teen riding scooter may be connected to drive-by

Baton Rouge police recovered an unusual "vehicle" possibly connected to a drive by shooting.

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The Advocate

to build new Baton Rouge headquarters

The Advocate will build a new corporate headquarters in Baton Rouge from which to manage its growing portfolio of newspapers and web sites across south Louisiana.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Fire shoots up from ground near gas station, HazMat investigating

Baton Rouge Police, Baton Rouge Fire Department and HazMat officials are on the scene of a fire near the Texaco gas station in the 6900 block of Florida Blvd. Officials say Florida Boulevard from Kenwood Avenue to Donmoor Avenue was closed to traffic for about 20 minutes.

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The Advocate

Dr. Zahid Imran

A 56-year-old Baton Rouge psychiatrist pleaded guilty Tuesday to plotting to commit health care fraud in what federal prosecutors called a 7-year scheme that cost Medicare tens of millions of dollars.

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NOLA.com

Baton Rouge contractor apprehended on Belle Chasse theft-related charge

Brent J. Couvillion, 60, of the 8800 block of Briarwood Place, Baton Rouge, was booked on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, on a felony arrest warrant for misapplication of payments by a contractor, according to the Sheriff's Office.

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NOLA.com

Baton Rouge ordinance baning guns in bars violates Second Amendment, federal judge rules

A federal judge in Baton Rouge ruled a Baton Rouge city ordinance banning possession of firearms in places that sell alcohol, including in the parking lots of those establishments, was unconstitutional.

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