Baton Rouge News
Local news for Baton Rouge, LA continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.
Jasmine Cleveland, 22, is accused of punching her children's elementary school bus driver in the face, twice.
The man convicted of five counts of vehicular homicide in a deadly "road rage" crash will get to remain free for another month before learning his fate.
The founder and owner of Red Jacket Firearms in Baton Rouge, LA was arrested again, but this time his charge is aggravated rape of a 12-year-old.
A Baton Rouge teacher accused of having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old boy is now facing additional charges for allegations of a second inappropriate relationship with a student.
The termination hearing for the parish attorney of East Baton Rouge went before a judge Tuesday morning and he said he will announce his ruling on Friday.
Prospect.3 is going big this year, adding satellite connections in Baton Rouge and Hammond.
Work on a construction project that should be widening a major roadway has stopped and some who live in the area wonder if the political battle between St. George and Baton Rouge is to blame.
A Baton Rouge Church is working hard to stop violence in the community. Rose Hill Baptist Church held a meeting Monday night, asking community members how they hope to decrease crime in their area.
A 30-year-old man drove a car into the path of an oncoming train Monday morning on North Ardenwood Drive, leading to a minor crash from which the man initially fled before returning to speak with police, the authorities said.
Yelp, Inc. is partnering with more than 20 businesses in the Baton Rouge areas to offer special deals and "freebies" for the month of August.
Baton Rouge police recovered an unusual "vehicle" possibly connected to a drive by shooting.
The Advocate will build a new corporate headquarters in Baton Rouge from which to manage its growing portfolio of newspapers and web sites across south Louisiana.
Baton Rouge Police, Baton Rouge Fire Department and HazMat officials are on the scene of a fire near the Texaco gas station in the 6900 block of Florida Blvd. Officials say Florida Boulevard from Kenwood Avenue to Donmoor Avenue was closed to traffic for about 20 minutes.
A 56-year-old Baton Rouge psychiatrist pleaded guilty Tuesday to plotting to commit health care fraud in what federal prosecutors called a 7-year scheme that cost Medicare tens of millions of dollars.
Brent J. Couvillion, 60, of the 8800 block of Briarwood Place, Baton Rouge, was booked on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, on a felony arrest warrant for misapplication of payments by a contractor, according to the Sheriff's Office.
A federal judge in Baton Rouge ruled a Baton Rouge city ordinance banning possession of firearms in places that sell alcohol, including in the parking lots of those establishments, was unconstitutional.
Tax receipts generated from hotel occupancy in East Baton Rouge Parish jumped by more than 35 percent in May, and by 12 percent in June over the same periods in 2013.
Baton Rouge News, Events & Info
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 02:45 am
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC