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3 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
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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4 hrs ago | The Advocate
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.
8 hrs ago | WBRZ
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.
13 hrs ago | KATC-TV Lafayette
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.
13 hrs ago | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff
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.
15 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge Police are searching for the man they say may be responsible for a deadly shooting that took place early Saturday morning.
18 hrs ago | The Advocate
An electrical short likely sparked a fire Saturday night in the attic of a home on Andover Street, the Baton Rouge Fire Department said.
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.
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.
Kyle Hamilton's first fishing trip to the Panhandle with his family on the Full Draw was deemed a success.
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.
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.
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.
The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office reports 65 percent of people who are contacted by alleged schemers over the telephone fall prey.
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.
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.
Looking at you, Louisiana products. These are happening now. Also: I expect to see and report on more new products from our state next month, when there are usually debuts at the Louisiana Restaurant Show.
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Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 09:57 pm
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