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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 $169,900. More Baton Rouge information.

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3 hrs ago | The Advocate

Photo provided by Entergy -- Nearly 30,000 Baton Rouge area Entergy...

Nearly 30,000 Entergy customers in the Baton Rouge area lost power for a few hours Wednesday night due to an equipment failure.

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3 hrs ago | The Advocate

Entergy: Power should be restored to most by 11 p.m.

Nearly 30,000 Entergy customers in the Baton Rouge area lost power for a few hours Wednesday night due to an equipment failure.

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4 hrs ago | The Advocate

Baton Rouge police and fire briefs for April 24, 2014

Two men armed with handguns entered the restaurant through an employee entrance shortly before 11 p.m. while employees were cleaning, said Cpl.

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5 hrs ago | The Advocate

Kopplin to continue fight against teaching creationism in public school science classes

Zachary Sawyer Kopplin speaks after winning the LSU Manship School of Mass Communication's Courage & Justice Award along with a $1,000 prize Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in the Holliday Forum in the Journalism Building at LSU.

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8 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Police searching for Chicken Shack armed robbers

Baton Rouge Police are searching for two men they say robbed a mid-city restaurant just before 11 p.m. Tuesday.

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11 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Five arrested after narcotics bust at business, homes

A narcotics bust at a business on Plank Road a home in the Shenandoah area and another home in North Baton Rouge ends with five people arrested and drugs and guns seized.

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14 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

BRPD: Mother arrested for fight that ended with 4 stabbed

A Baton Rouge man is being held on a $20,000 after he allegedly caused a crash that injured three people.

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14 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Memorial fund set up for murdered wife, son

A Baton Rouge man is being held on a $20,000 after he allegedly caused a crash that injured three people.

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15 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Top things to do around Baton Rouge this weekend include Festival International, Walking Dead Escape

Here are our quick look at the top 5 things to do in Baton Rouge this weekend, as picked by NOLA.com We've culled the family-friendly, date-appropriate and adults-only music, performances and festival events around Baton Rouge for this weekend's best choices.

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19 hrs ago | Daily World

Baton Rouge looking at 'speed trap' bill

Mayor Joe Pitre issued a warning, bolstered by a bill under discussion in Baton Rouge, when Police Chief Ronelle Broussard used police fine revenue to justify a request for pay raises in his department.

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23 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Special meeting called to select interim Brusly police chief

A special meeting in Brusly, LA is scheduled for tonight at 6 p.m. at the Brusly Town Hall to select an interim police chief.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Advocate

Senate panel OKs judge reduction

Advocate Photo by MICHELLE MILLHOLLON -- New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu, right, was in Baton Rouge to testify Tuesday in favor of legislation that would reduce the number of juvenile judges serving Orleans Parish.

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The Advocate

Death Row inmate not mentally retarded, psychologist testifies

The 46-year-old man on Death Row for fatally stabbing an elderly Baton Rouge couple on New Year's Day 1991 falls within the borderline intelligence range but is not mentally retarded, a court-appointed expert testified Tuesday.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Jury selection begins for 2011 murder trial

Jury selection is scheduled to start on Tuesday for the trial of a man suspected of shooting three people in the parking lot of a nightclub in 2011, leaving one of them dead.

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The Advocate

BR Dining Out effort to fight spread of AIDS/HIV

Photo courtesy of the Food NetworkTed Allen, host of 'Chopped,' is a spokesman for Dining Out for Life, a fundraiser for a HIV/AIDS organizations.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Stats show decrease in crime in Baton Rouge from 2012 to 2013

The search continues for a man accused of killing his wife and son early Thursday morning.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Move to decriminalize marijuana in La. shot down in Senate committee

The search continues for a man accused of killing his wife and son early Thursday morning.

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The Advocate

House panel approves two bills aimed at Washington, La.

Advocate Photo by WILL SENTELL -- State Rep. Alan Seabaugh, R-Shreveport, sponsored two bills aimed at Washington, a town about 70 miles northwest of Baton Rouge, that he calls, the worst speed trap in the state of Louisiana.

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The Daily Tribune

12 states still ban sodomy a decade after court ruling

Louisiana's skyscraper-style capitol in Baton Rouge. Gay rights groups in the state contend police have used anti-sodomy laws to target gay men.

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WAFB-TV Baton Rouge

Fire officials: Construction crew hits gas line near LSU, causing rupture and fire

The Baton Rouge Fire Department said a construction crew hit a gas line near LSU, causing the natural gas line to rupture beneath the roadway Monday morning.

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Flood Warning for East Baton Rouge Parish was issued at April 23 at 7:23PM CDT

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