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3 hrs ago | The Advocate
Police arrested a Baton Rouge man on his 53rd birthday Sunday night following a dispute between two Evangeline Street households during which he reportedly shot at, but missed, two people, struck another man in the head with his gun and struck a recently pregnant woman in the stomach with the gun.
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7 hrs ago | The Town Talk
Seventeen state lawmakers asked a judge on Monday to end Louisiana's use of the Common Core education standards in public schools, saying education leaders didn't properly enact the multistate benchmarks.
7 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
The Board of Directors of Margaritaville Casino said they have been unable to put together a deal to build a hotel, and that means Margaritaville can't compete in the Biloxi market.
7 hrs ago | The Advocate
PARENTING SEMINAR: Noon, East Baton Rouge Parish Library Main Branch, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Dr. Chirine Turk, a pediatrician, will lead three seminars on parenting, covering insect bites, sunscreen use, fever, allergies and asthma.
11 hrs ago | The Advocate
Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS -- School Board vice president Tarvald Smith, speaks during discussion of a motion to authorize the Superintendent to contract for professional services to complete a separate audit by the Board to address the findings in the Louisiana Department of Education's EBR schools audit during a meeting of the East ... (more)
15 hrs ago | Christian Newswire
What does a monument erected to an insect in Alabama in 1919 have to do with a young lady from Louisiana who was injured in the Colorado theater shootings in 2012? As strange as it seems the two became entwined when a soon to be author, Rhett Barbaree had a providential encounter with Bonnie Kate Pourciau of Baton Rouge, La three months prior to ... (more)
20 hrs ago | The Town Talk
I've worked at The Town Talk for more than a third of a century, and sometimes it seems I've "been there, done that" with any newsworthy issue that surfaces.
Baton Rouge Fire officials say a deadly fire on Saturday was the result of an electrical malfunction involving a power strip.
Advocate staff photo by HILARY SCHEINUK -- A coroners van arrive at the scene of a Bay Street residence where the Baton Rouge Fire Department was working a fire.
A Gonzales man died when the car he was riding in was involved in a crash with another vehicle on La.
Baton Rouge fire investigators say someone set fire to a vacant home on Braddock Street early Sunday, causing $45,000 in damage.
A man suffering from gunshot wounds who was found under a Mission Street carport late Saturday has died, Baton Rouge Police said on Sunday.
Former medical student housing on Linwood Avenue, opposite Forest Park Cemetery just south of Claiborne Avenue, was demolished several years ago and now is the site for a rising North Louisiana Forensic Science Center.
Susie is a 3-year-old black Labrador owned by Curt Dye. Curt and Susie live west of Baton Rouge on U.S. 61. A bachelor, Curt is a well-known gun collector and friend to anyone who ever needed something moved, picked up by a truck, disposed of or covered over.
A Baton Rouge man is in custody after a handgun he was unloading in the predawn hours Saturdays accidentally went off, killing Carl Joseph James Jr., a police spokesman said.
A fan motor in a Highland Road restaurant caught fire around 10 p.m. Friday, sending smoke into adjacent businesses, the fire department said.
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Updated: Mon Jul 21, 2014 09:50 pm
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