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1 min ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
The Spanish Town Parade was just one of many Mardi Gras weekend events throughout the state.
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4 hrs ago | The Advocate
The changes cleared a committee of the state Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, which is expected to sign off on the new rules Friday.
5 hrs ago | The Advocate
East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputies on Wednesday arrested a 20-year-old man accused of grabbing some drugs during a planned robbery that ended with a 14-year-old being shot in the Gardere area in late February.
9 hrs ago | The Advocate
MINDFUL MEDITATION: 10 a.m., Eden Park Branch Library, 5131 Greenwell Springs Road.
13 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
The Baton Rouge Fire Department reported it happened in the 2400 block of Hundred Oaks Avenue around 10 p.m. Curt Monte with BRFD said firefighters were able to keep the flames contained to the bedroom and bathroom in one of the units.
16 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Deputies with the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office are looking for a man who stole several items from a bait vehicle on February 16, 2014.
The construction continued Wednesday on the new Wal-Mart at Burbank Drive and Bluebonnet Boulevard.
The pastor at New Harmony Baptist Church spoke exclusively to News 2 Wednesday, just hours after his release from jail on a aggravated rape charge.
It's hard to watch AMC's "The Walking Dead" -- or any zombie thriller, for that matter -- without wondering how you might react in the event of an actual zombie apocalypse.
A man claiming to be a crime-fighting vigilante was arrested after allegedly attacking a man with a metal pole.
Detectives are trying to identify and track down two women suspected of breaking into vehicles, stealing checks and trying to cash them.
Darrell Hitt sat patiently at a truck stop at the Grosse Tete exit on I-10 Tuesday, receiving updates by phone from his son coming from Baton Rouge.
The blaze that destroyed a home at 9450 Wild Valley Tuesday night got so hot a neighbor's vehicle and boat ignited, but firefighters managed to keep it from spreading to nearby homes, and no one was injured, the Baton Rouge Fire Department announced.
A little bit of sleet, some freezing rain and a chilly day didn't stop the small but hardy group of revelers from lining New Roads streets Tuesday to celebrate Mardi Gras.
The largest reported outage is located around LSU. Just under 1,500 customers from East Parker to Lee Drive are without power.
Wednesday is the last day to register to vote, or to make changes to voting registrations, for the April 5 primary election, which features a number of races and propositions .