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2 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
One of WAFB's news anchors will be speaking at a local business gala this weekend for entrepreneurs and business owners.
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6 hrs ago | The Advocate
A second arrest has been made in a Jan. 22 robbery at an apartment near LSU that resulted in one of the robbery victims leaping from a fourth-story apartment, breaking his back and leg upon landing.
9 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
The gunman who killed two hostages during an August standoff at a rural Louisiana bank had been treated several weeks earlier for paranoid schizophrenia at a California hospital after returning to the U.S. from a trip to Yemen, according to a report released Wednesday by the Louisiana State Police.
13 hrs ago | The Advocate
A 49-year-old man lies in a hospital fighting for his life after being shot during a robbery Tuesday night, while the 16-year-old boy accused of shooting him also lies in a hospital after police found him unconscious in the middle of a street a few blocks from the robbery.
17 hrs ago | The Advocate
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A Baton Rouge woman hit her ex-boyfriend on the side of the head with a hammer when he forced his way into her apartment Tuesday morning, then had him arrested, sheriff's deputies said.
Authorities hauled 20 people off to jail Tuesday morning following a six-month drug sting.
Following his Boosie Speaks press conference yesterday , Baton Rouge, Louisiana rapper Lil Boosie talked to Complex TV about comparisons to the late Tupac Shakur, his plans to leave Baton Rouge, new music, and more.
Advocate staff photo by ARTHUR D. LAUCK -- Finance Chairman Jim Fannin, D-Jonesboro, is shown in this June 2013 Advocate file photo.
In the first of a series of stories examining health care disparities across the United States, the Los Angeles Times compares Baton Rouge with St. Paul, Minn.'
Tony Coleman and his coworkers at the Department of Louisiana Veteran's Affairs provided a tour of their service office on North Boulevard Monday.
Baton Rouge police arrested two men Monday afternoon in the fatal hit-and-run of a 45-year-old man Sunday night, a police spokesman said.
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries has increased the reward to $20,000 for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for shooting the two whooping cranes found in Jefferson Davis Parish on Feb. 7. The whooping cranes were found near the corner of Compton Road and Radio Tower Road just ... (more)
Eight months after a deadly plane took the life of pilot John Fowler of Mississippi, residents on Rue Jennifer in Baker are relieved to see one of the homes destroyed by the crash is finally being torn down.
A pregnant woman and her boyfriend were arrested on drug and property damage charges after an incident at a hotel over the weekend.