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55 min ago | The Advocate
The panel tasked with vetting applicants vying to become Baton Rouge's new city-parish planning director were urged Thursday to look for an experienced planner who will be dedicated to the ongoing implementation of FutureBR .
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The Advocate reports an East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury on Thursday charged 41-year-old Denise Harris-Jenkins and 21-year-old Calvin Kenneth Lattimer with second-degree murder in the killing of Paul Wright.
The officials of the St. George Fire Protection District announced that there will be no makeup Santa parades to replace the ones which were canceled.
East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives arrested two men Thursday in connection with a deadly Wednesday morning shooting on Ridge Pecan Drive in Baton Rouge.
East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives are looking for a man for accused of molesting a 12-year-old child.
Some of the first black nurses who worked at Baton Rouge General Hospital will tell their stories on Friday's "Louisiana: The State We're In."
PET ADOPTION: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Petsmart, 1653 Millerville Road. Dogs, cats, puppies and kittens will be available for adoption.
Mayor Kip Holden and sponsors of Baton Rouge's first ever New Year's Eve celebration announced the activities scheduled for Red Stick Revelry, including the release of the official song for the event.
Refurbished tennis and basketball courts, the first significant park upgrades in years, are improving recreational opportunities for children and adults in Opelousas.
Bus benches like this one, seen on Government Street in front of The Dufrocq School Wednesday evening, have been popping up around East Baton Rouge Parish after the Metro Council decided to allow more companies to provide the benches.
Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Scott Deumite of Deumite Construction walks through an 8,000-square-foot recording studio that is part of the new headquarters for PreSonus off Highland Road.
State and federal agents Wednesday descended upon the Kenilworth Science and Technology Charter School and carted away boxes from the Baton Rouge school.
The congressional fight to delay skyrocketing flood insurance rates in Louisiana and the rest of the nation hit a partisan divide Wednesday with Louisiana Republicans and Democrats splintering on the best way forward.
Pulling a prank on your friend is one thing, but convincing them they have been in a coma for the last ten years is taking it to a whole new level.
ST. GEORGE INCORPORATION: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., Woodlawn Baptist Church, 5805 Jones Creek Road.
In a yuletide season ostensibly devoted to harmony and togetherness, the big news in Baton Rouge these days is a drive among numerous activists to further divide East Baton Rouge Parish's local government and public school system.