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The number of West Nile virus cases reported in Louisiana this year has climbed to 52 with the discovery of 10 new cases in the past week.
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Baton Rouge Police Department's 80th Basic Training Academy are cooling off for a good cause.
Posted: Aug 22, 2014 2:31 PM by Melinda Deslatte Updated: Aug 22, 2014 2:31 PM Source: Associated Press BATON ROUGE- An abortion rights organization has filed the first court challenge to a Louisiana law that would require doctors who perform abortions to be able to admit patients to a nearby hospital.
A 41-year-old high-school English teacher has been arrested after police say she had sex with one of her 16-year-old male students on the campus of the small religious Baton Rouge school where she worked.
Portland, Ore.-based planner John Fregonese, whose firm constructed the FuturEBR master plan, presented new design standards for East Baton Rouge Parish.
Day after traffic jam, McAllister qualifies for re-election Incumbent McAllister is the sixth candidate to qualify for the 5th District race.
Baton Rouge has thousands now who gather each year for the Blues Fest. There can be no doubt, Red Stick loves its Blues artist.
Traffic around Baton Rouge happens at any given time. Thursday, officials from surrounding parishes were at the table, yet again, to discuss the problems and possible solutions at a forum on the issue.
A 16-year-old boy accused of dragging a 14-year-old girl by her backpack into a Woodlawn High School bathroom and then raping her has been cleared.
Gov. Bobby Jindal's fight against Common Core academic standards is getting a well-deserved pummeling in court.
East Baton Rouge Sheriff Sid Gautreaux holds a picture of 7-year-old Terrez Coleman, who was struck and killed in a drive-by shooting on Saturday, Aug. 16. .
Court documents reveal a long criminal history for the man accused of abusing his 5-year-old child.
Leaders from several north Baton Rouge churches gathered to discuss the shooting death of a 7-year-old boy.
Police are looking for a former cancer hospital employee accused of making more than $15,000 worth of unauthorized charges using corporate credit cards.
In light of recent public debate about an ordinance mulled by the Baton Rouge Metro council banning discriminaiton based on sexual orientatoin, Baton Rouge residents share their experiences about what it's like to be a gay person living in the city.
MINDFUL MEDITATION: 10 a.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Library Eden Park Branch. Learn how to meditate at the library.
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Updated: Sat Aug 23, 2014 10:48 am
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