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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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Local news for Baton Rouge, LA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

1 hr ago | WBRZ

Age limit on La. officials on hold indefinitely

A state judge has indefinitely blocked enforcement of a new Louisiana law that sought to force incumbent constables and justices of the peace who are 70 or older into retirement.

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1 hr ago | WBRZ

2015 trial window set in Beauregard Town killing

A man accused of killing a Baton Rouge woman and attempting to kill her daughter four years ago may go to trial next summer.

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5 hrs ago | The Advocate

a American Routesa features Baton Rouge Blues Festival

"American Routes," the nationally aired public radio music program based in New Orleans, will feature the 2014 Baton Rouge Blues Festival this weekend in Baton Rouge, Lafayette and New Orleans.

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12 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Power of 9: Spike Barras

Spike Barras is retired, but hardly resting. For years, he traveled the world, helping companies construct new factories, refineries and infrastructure.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Council Votes to add new fire station

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.

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The Advocate

Naked mana s backyard shower leads to arrest and other Baton Rouge area police news

Baton Rouge police arrested a man on a count of obscenity after they say he stripped naked in the backyard of a home in the 1300 block of Laurel Street so he could take a shower with a hose.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Potentially deadly amoeba found in Louisiana water

A potentially deadly brain-eating amoeba was discovered in a water system that serves more than 12,500 people, and state officials started flushing the system Thursday.

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Best of New Orleans

Jindal's naked cynicism

Gov. Bobby Jindal's lawsuit against the Obama Administration over Common Core is sure to excite the GOP's red meat crowd, but at the end of the day few believe it will change anything other than the governor's network TV schedule.

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Fibre2Fashion

LSU AgCenter builds 4D body scanners for apparel designing

Louisiana State University Agricultural Center , headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has built a 4D body scanner device.

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WBRZ

2 years and counting

The last time Southeastern Louisiana has been under a hurricane warning was exactly two years ago-August 27, 2012 as Hurricane Isaac approached the coast.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WBRZ

Baton Rouge Autobahn will have a speed limit Thursday

After a study, the Department of Public Works will set the speed limit at 40 mph.

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WBRZ

Man accused of making threats at BRCC campus

Police say they arrested a man accused of making terrorizing threats on the campus of Baton Rouge Community College campus Wednesday morning.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge TV personality Scott Rogers killed in shooting

Deputies with the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office say one person was killed and another critically injured in a shooting on Daisy Avenue in St. Gabriel, La.

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CNN

Discovery cancels 'Sons of Guns' after star's rape arrest

Will Hayden -- Red Jacket Firearms owner and the Discovery Channel's "Sons of Guns" reality star -- was arrested in East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on August 8, 2014.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

DHH, Baton Rouge General agree on deal to keep Mid-City ER open

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.

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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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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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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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