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BATON ROUGE, La.- Louisiana's higher education commissioner says he won't seek a contract renewal when his current deal with the Board of Regents ends in March.
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Talcum powder was the suspicious substance found in the envelope Monday that also contained threats to District Attorney Hillar Moore III, Baton Rouge Fire Department spokesman Curt Monte said Wednesday.
Instead of moving the popular Baton Rouge Foreign Language Academic Immersion Magnet from its home off South Boulevard, Superintendent Bernard Taylor is now suggesting replicating and expanding the school a mile south on the campus of Polk Elementary.
Ten students have been expelled and 28 others have been suspended after a fight at a Baton Rouge charter school.
Investigators went to a Livingston Parish home late Tuesday night after getting some tips on the gruesome murder of Lindsay Ellixson, 21. Even though they went there on those tips, the arrest they made had to do with a sex offender.
State Sen. Dan Claitor, R-Baton Rouge, confirmed Wednesday he would enter the race for Louisiana's 6th Congressional District.
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Mandeville police are looking for three women accused of passing $1,100 in fake $100 bills at three clothing stores and then returning the clothes to stores in Baton Rouge in exchange for cash.
Sheriff's deputies have arrested two additional men in the case of a 12-year-old girl who told authorities she was repeatedly raped at her home in East Baton Rouge Parish over the past several months.
A woman trying on bras says she caught a man a man taking pictures of her in the store dressing room, and she ran topless through the store to help catch him.
Baton Rouge business leaders are gearing up for a campaign to educate the public about what they see as the potential negative impacts the proposed city of St. George could have on the parish at large.
Trying to defuse criticism, the state's top school board Tuesday approved an array of changes that soften the impact of Louisiana's move to the national academic standards called Common Core.
A 20-year-old man is being held in EBR parish prison on a $125,000 bond for allegedly robbing someone at gunpoint.
State Sen. Sharon Weston Broome, sharing a laugh with Collis Temple during a regional canvas trip to central Florida, is the front-runner in the race to become the next mayor of Baton Rouge.
Eleanor Turner passed away in a hospice facility early Friday morning. While her son and daughter were debating whether to tell Eleanor's husband Frank, another phone call came.
Dustin Musso killed his elderly grandfather with his bare hands in 2009 because the elder Musso allegedly molested him as a young boy in Baton Rouge, one of Musso's attorneys argued Tuesday to a jury.
Residents in the predominantly white and wealthy southern part of Baton Rogue are campaigning to become their own separate city of St. George Supporters of the proposal say they have half the 18,000 signatures needed to get their scheme on the next ballot After Hurricane Katrina more than 200,000 New Orleans residents - mainly black - moved to the ... (more)