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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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2 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Police seek 2 suspects shown in CBD shooting video

Morgan City Police say witnesses told them that Dusty Rinheart struck a man, identified as Max Cordova, after seeing Cordova allegedly holding a 16-year-old girl's head beneath the surface of the water.

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2 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Second Amendment Weekend Sales Tax Holiday runs Friday through Sunday

Morgan City Police say witnesses told them that Dusty Rinheart struck a man, identified as Max Cordova, after seeing Cordova allegedly holding a 16-year-old girl's head beneath the surface of the water.

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6 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

September is National Preparedness Month

One month is left in hurricane season, and you never know when or where the next big storm will strike.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Advocate

BR fair officials increase security after 2013 shooting

After last year's fatal shooting at the Greater Baton Rouge State Fair, organizers vowed to improve security to keep fair goers safe.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Catholic Charities: "The Esperanza Project"

Children continue to flee to the United States, from Mexico, to reunite with family and get away from a country where some say they are faced with difficult situations.

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The Advocate

Cristo Rey considers starting school in Baton Rouge

Cristo Rey, a nationwide network of 28 Catholic high schools, known for arranging once-a-week jobs for its inner-city students to offset tuition costs, is talking to local business leaders to see if Baton Rouge is ready for such a school.

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Daily Mail

Pictured: British man 'who shot dead his father-in-law lover - a...

He was allegedly shot dead by Mathew Hodgkinson, a British man who married Rogers' daughter in order to stay in the U.S. Before moving to the U.S., Rogers had been accused of sexually abusing young boys at a dance school he had set up in England in the 1980s The British host of a U.S. TV show who left England after he was accused of sexually ... (more)

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The Advocate

Baton Rouge police identify officer involved in shooting of DWI suspect

The Baton Rouge Police Department identified the officer involved in the early Sunday morning shooting of a suspected drunken driver as Matthew Jackson, a five-year veteran of the Police Department, said Cpl.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

BRPD identifies officer who shot suspect during traffic stop

The Baton Rouge Police Department has released the name of the officer who shot a suspect who resisted arrest and threatened his life during a traffic stop.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

US judge grants temporary restraining order on anti-abortion law

Officials have released the name of the suspect who was shot multiple times in an early morning shooting that involved a police officer.

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BayouBuzz.com

Suspect identified in BRPD officer-involved shooting

Baton Rouge Police are investigating an early morning shooting that involved a police officer.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

The Town Talk

After scandal, McAllister lacks incumbent's edgeAfter scandal,...

After scandal, McAllister lacks incumbent's edge The benefits of incumbency are nearly non-existent for Louisiana's newest congressman.

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The News-Star

Ex-candidate sues re US Sen Landrieu's residencyEx-candidate sues re...

Former challenger Paul Hollis has sued Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu, contending that she cannot represent Louisiana because she lives full-time in Washington.

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The Advocate

Tiger Truck Stop owner helps north La. facility

The owner of a Baton Rouge-area truck stop that keeps a live tiger was among volunteers helping a northwest Louisiana big cat owner bring facilities up to state standards.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Trevor's Wish Food Drive kicks off on Labor Day

A city-wide food drive will begin on Monday on behalf of a little boy who wanted to help others even as he was dying of cancer.

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Switched

Ashley Dowden, Teacher, Suspected Of Sex With Students

An English teacher in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has been fired from her job after allegedly engaging in a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old male student.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge Police Officer involved in early morning shooting

A man is facing murder charges after a Livingston woman was found dead in her home.Deputies say that Caleb Lee Lejeune, 27, admitted to killing 47-year-old Joy Messina of Livingston, La.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Arson suspected in Saturday night house fire

A man is facing murder charges after a Livingston woman was found dead in her home.Deputies say that Caleb Lee Lejeune, 27, admitted to killing 47-year-old Joy Messina of Livingston, La.

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NOLA.com

No good reason for Gov. Jindal to be in court on Common Core: Editorial

Gov. Bobby Jindal is willing to spend $275,000 of Louisiana taxpayers' money -- maybe more -- to try to keep students here from being compared academically to children in other states.

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NOLA.com

Mississippi River becomes racing ground during Big River Regional paddle competition

Traffic on the Mississippi River looked a little different the morning of Aug. 30 as the Big River Regional took over the flowing water typically reserved for massive container ships and interstate commerce.

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