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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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48 min ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Man arrested for shooting a man in the face

A second suspect has been arrested in connection to a case where the victim was shot in the face while attempting to protect a child.

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2 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Man commits suicide in restaurant parking lot after police chase in stolen truck

Reports say police tried to pull over a pickup truck around 10:50 a.m. on I-12 West near Millerville for following too closely.

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5 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Bond raised to $75k for man accused of raping woman he met on Tinder app

In a new viral video, a little girl is thrown into hysterics over the idea of her little brother growing up.

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10 hrs ago | WBRZ

Flex your golden pipes in Baton Rouge

Auditions are now underway for the 2014-15 Baton Rouge Symphony Chorus. Everyone in the Baton Rouge area is invited to try out.

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14 hrs ago | The Advocate

Around Baton Rouge for Wednesday, July 30, 2014

NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS PROJECT: 9 a.m., Gardere Initiative Building. NAP will have tents with art supplies for the community to create art for free.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WBRZ

Sheriff's office plans school supply giveaway

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office said their annual school supply event will be Saturday, Aug. 2nd from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Glen Oaks High School.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge woman accused of terrorizing

Pacific Gas & Electric is accused of lying to regulators in connection with a fatal pipeline explosion that leveled a suburban Northern California neighborhood in 2010.

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NOLA.com

LSU official offers safety tips amidst alleged rape in Baton Rouge spawning from Tinder app date

An alleged rape involving a man and woman near LSU over this past weekend has sparked much conversation about the incident.

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WBRZ

Ethel woman accused of stealing $40,000 from church

Detectives arrested a woman accused of using a corporate credit card to steal over $40,000 from the Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge over the past three years.

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WBRZ

PoPs and the population complication

The WBRZ Weather team works all year long to pinpoint and explain those pesky PoPs-as they are such a crucial forecast aspect of often showery South Louisiana summer afternoons.

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WBRZ

New magnet programs in Baton Rouge schools include Mandarin Chinese, broadcasting

If you still have not decided where to send your child to school when class resumes this fall, there are some new magnet programs in Baton Rouge schools that could help you make up your mind.

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WYLD-FM

New Expressway For Baton Rouge?

Traction is starting to build for a proposed new four-lane highway on the west side of the Mississippi and a new bridge across the river.

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WBRZ

Recommendations proposed to combat food deserts

For some people, finding a fresh head of lettuce or an orange is not easy since parts of East Baton Rouge Parish lack grocery stores and have been labeled "food deserts."

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Advocate

Baton Rouge police and fire briefs for July 29, 2014

Police say a Baton Rouge woman drove her car into a 6-year-old girl riding a bicycle Monday afternoon on Washington Avenue near Plank Road, critically injuring the girl before fleeing without stopping to help the child.

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WBRZ

Teen accused in rape, robbery and shooting

Victims from a Sunday morning of terror in Baton Rouge are recalling what happened to them when they came face to face with Andre Young.

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The News-Star

Ag commissioner: Farmers must adjust with times to survive

If Louisiana farmers and those around the country are going to continue producing crops to feed the growing state and national populations and continue exporting to the rest of the world, they have to keep up with technological changes and be smart about how they manage their land, says Commissioner of Agriculture Mike Strain.

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The Town Talk

Baton Rouge woman arrested after reckless driving complaints

A Baton Rouge woman was arrested after she was stopped Saturday by Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's deputies, who had been searching for her after several reports about an erratic driver on Interstate 49, according to a release.

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WBRZ

18-wheeler wreck closes Florida Boulevard

A wreck involving an 18-wheeler closed Florida Boulevard North in Baton Rouge during noon traffic, according to state traffic officials.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Police: Woman raped by man she met on Tinder app

It's been an extremely difficult day for family and friends as well as officers.

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The Advocate

BR man booked in crime spree of rapes, robberies, kidnappings, shooting

A 19-year-old man early Sunday went on a crime spree, committing a string of armed robberies, rapes, kidnappings and an attempted murder before being arrested at 8 a.m. Sunday, Baton Rouge police say.

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