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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 | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

More businesses petitioning to be annexed into Baton Rouge

Another move in the Baton Rouge versus proposed City of St. George saga played out late Wednesday.

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5 hrs ago | The Advocate

Kendall Washington named Baton Rouge paramedic of 2014

When Kendall Washington and about 70 other paramedics with East Baton Rouge Emergency Medical Services gathered for a training in-service recently, Washington was unaware he was about to receive his department's highest honor.

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9 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Five indicted in Iberville Parish deadly armed robbery

An Iberville Parish grand jury indicted five people Wednesday in connection to the shooting death of 34-year-old Hashim Henderson of Plaquemine, LA.

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11 hrs ago | The Times-Picayune

Former LSU hoops star Glen Davis will tour Baton Rouge for 'Booking with Big Baby'

Former LSU star Glen Davis will make a three-tour junket around Baton Rouge to promote reading and youth literacy.

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15 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Lawsuit against Catholic Diocese questions confidentiality of confessional

The Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge has vowed to fight all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court to defend its beliefs.

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19 hrs ago | WBRZ

Volunteers sought for Gayosa Park mural painting

BREC and The Walls Project announced they will team up on Saturday, July 12 to create in a mural in BREC's Gayosa Park and are on the lookout for artistic volunteers.

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Yesterday | NOLA.com

Irish language school makes rollicking 'Callin' Baton Rouge' cover: Watch it here

An Irish language school released a cover of "Callin' Baton Rouge," the country love song made famous by Garth Brooks.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Advocate

Risks of police work take tolls on officers, families

Baton Rouge Police Department Cpl. Richard McCloskey, right, and Sgt. Chris Polito, both members of the department's Special Response Team, we're honored Tuesday for surviving being shot while on duty by Safariland, the company that manufactures the bulletproof vests that stopped the .40-caliber bullets fired at the officers on April 16. "Baby, ... (more)

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Driver in 'road rage' crash that killed 5 released from prison

A woman involved in a deadly 'road rage' crash that killed five people in 2011 has been released from jail and will be on probation until 2019.

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The Times

Louisiana had its first cases of West Nile Virus reported for 2014. File photo

If it's summer in the South, you might feel a bit cranky. As in hand-cranked ice cream, that is.

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Examiner.com

God eggplant: Baton Rouge restaurant chef finds 'GOD' written in sliced eggplant

Sometimes, there are just those things that defy what anyone is able to believe unless they see it with their own eyes.

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The Advocate

Man arrested in robbery, shooting while free on bail

A Baton Rouge man free on bail in a Gardere area burglary was arrested again Monday night in a June robbery and shooting that left one person wounded in the leg, according to the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office.

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The Advocate

Around Baton Rouge for July 9, 2014

NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS PROJECT: 9 a.m., Gardere Initiative Building. NAP sets up tents in neighborhoods for the community to create art for free.

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The Advocate

Police ID motorcyclist killed in north BR accident Monday

A 34-year-old Baker man died Monday night after his motorcycle ran into a SUV that moved into his lane, Baton Rouge Police announced.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Lanes reopen on interstates in Baton Rouge, but backups remain

All lanes are now open on I-10 East before College Drive and on I-10 East at Perkins Road.

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The Advocate

Advocate staff photo by John Ballance Lacey Sanchez, of Baton Rouge, crowned Miss Louisiana 2014

Newly crowned Miss Louisiana Lacey Sanchez wants kids to become physically active.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Motorcyclist dies in crash with SUV

Investigators say they need more time to determine how a 12-year-old girl who was missing in St. James Parish died.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Advocate

Baton Rouge police and fire briefs for July 8, 2014

Baton Rouge police on Sunday arrested a man and woman accused of leaving their children alone in a hotel room for several hours while they were gambling.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Trial underway for second driver charged with killing five people

A jury trial is underway for the second driver charged in what authorities described as road rage that left five people dead.

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NOLA.com

Louisiana court #8217;s ruling that Catholic priest testify about confession decried by Baton Rouge Diocese

The Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge issued a statement Monday, July 7, 2014, criticizing a decision by the Louisiana Supreme Court to revive a lawsuit brought against the diocese and a priest compels the priest to testify in court about a confession he might have received.

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