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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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38 min ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Police arrest man accused of killing girlfriend and taking his 3 children

Duke had one more day to spend on Earth and was surrounded by his family and friends.

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1 hr ago | The Advocate

Around Baton Rouge for Monday, July 14, 2014

NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS PROJECT: 10 a.m., Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, 9450 Scenic Highway, Scotlandville.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

BRPD: 'Shooting on Prescott, victim's injuries life-threatening'

Police are investigating a shooting that happened tonight in North Baton Rouge. The BRPD says it occurred at around 9 p.m. on Prescott Road near N. Foster Drive.

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The Advocate

Advocate staff photo by Bryan Tuck -- a project to widen U.S. 90 to...

Advocate staff photo by BRYAN TUCK -- A project to widen U.S. 90 to six lanes from Albertson's Parkway to Ambassador Caffery Parkway is set to begin in late July in Lafayette Parish.

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WBRZ

St. George signature deadline 10 days away

St. George organizers have just ten more days to collect the needed 18,000 signatures to put the proposed city of St. George to a vote.

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KATC-TV Lafayette

Busted flat in Baton Rouge? Here's a ticket home

One year after Baton Rouge began funding a modest program to bus homeless people back to their families - most to cities in other states - funding has been doubled to $10,000 and homeless advocates are calling the program a success.

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KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

Americans Flee Gaza Amid Unrest

At 7 a.m. local time Sunday, 144 American citizens waiting to evacuate the Gaza Strip boarded buses at a United Nations compound and headed for the border with Israel.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

BRPD searching for suspect in fatal shooting on Wenonah St.

Baton Rouge Police are searching for the man they say may be responsible for a deadly shooting that took place early Saturday morning.

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The Advocate

Electrical short sparks fire

An electrical short likely sparked a fire Saturday night in the attic of a home on Andover Street, the Baton Rouge Fire Department said.

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The Advocate

N. Lafayette redevelopment agency to come to life

It's been six years since state legislation created an agency to address blight and redevelopment in north Lafayette, and it may finally be coming to life.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Advocate

St. Francisville teacher named Louisianaa s teacher of the year

A West Feliciana Parish elementary teacher took top honors as Louisiana's teacher of the year at an awards ceremony for outstanding educators Saturday at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Baton Rouge.

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The Advocate

About Town for July 13, 2014

DETAILS: Help fill school buses with school supplies, such as pencils, pens, construction paper, composition notebooks, color pencils, markers, rulers, scissors, index cards, glue sticks and spiral notebooks.

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Northwest Florida Daily News

Good fishing a sign of a typical Saturday at Destin Harbor

Kyle Hamilton's first fishing trip to the Panhandle with his family on the Full Draw was deemed a success.

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The Advocate

Jury convicts Leger of vehicular homicide

Jurors deliberated for less than 90 minutes Friday evening before convicting a St. Landry Parish man on five counts of vehicular homicide in the fiery Interestate 10 crash that killed five Ascension Parish people in March 2010.

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WBRZ

Weekend of railroad work to close Essen Lane

Drivers who frequent Essen Lane will need to consider taking another route later this month as railroad construction will close the road for a weekend.

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The Advocate

Around Baton Rouge for July 12, 2014

FARMER'S MARKET: 8 a.m., Main Street Market, corner of 5th and Main streets. This week's market will include a cooking demonstration by Chef Don Bergeron.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Advocate

Baton Rouge police and fire briefs for July 12, 2014

Sheriff's deputies arrested a 43-year-old Baker man for forcing a 7-year-old girl to perform oral sex on him on July 1. The 7-year-old's family thought they were dropping off their child at 4212 Rue Splendeur, Baker, where a 14-year-old girl was supposed to could baby-sit the child for a few hours, according to the arrest warrant.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff warns of IRS scheme

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office reports 65 percent of people who are contacted by alleged schemers over the telephone fall prey.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Police: Driver identified in deadly hit-and-run crash that killed LSU student

Two men suspected of raping children were arrested in East Feliciana Parish on Thursday, and police say two more men are wanted in connection to the case.

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NOLA.com

Uber in Baton Rouge: People are seriously excited

A December 2013 image from the web site of Uber, a mobile application-based, car-for-hire service that is now operational in Baton Rouge.

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