1 hr ago | The Advocate
The total operating expense associated with the privatization of nine LSU hospitals will hit $1 billion during the new fiscal year, Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols said Thursday.
2 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
The destruction in Oklahoma is much worse in person than what we see on television, that's according to one Baton Rouge man who's just returned from Moore.
3 hrs ago | The Advocate
About a year ago, a burglar broke into Pelican Pawn in Baton Rouge and left with more than two dozen firearms and some jewelry - a haul the store's manager put at about $25,000. The burglar fled the store the same way he entered - through a hole cut in the roof - but not before leaving behind some important clues: two spots of blood at the entry ... (more)
3 hrs ago | The Advocate
A special East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury was impaneled Thursday to hear evidence in an 18-month-long criminal probe into the awarding of a nearly $200 million state contract for Medicaid claims processing, state prosecutors told a judge.
4 hrs ago | NOLA.com
Chef Rusty Hamlin, left, and Zac Brown at one of the Zac Brown Band's recent 'Eat and Greet' sessions for fans.
5 hrs ago | WBRZ
James M. Bernhard III has been sentenced to 27 months in prison Thursday for wire fraud in connection with the theft of over $453,000 from his former law firm's trust account.
6 hrs ago | Banner-Tribune
BATON ROUGE, La. - A tea party-backed attempt to keep Louisiana from using a set of uniform national standards for public school testing will be considered by the state Senate.
11 hrs ago | Uptown Messenger
For more than 75 years, the Times Picayune has always won the official journal contract from the City of New Orleans.
12 hrs ago | The Advocate
Items for "Pam's Party Line" and "Scenes from Around Town" must be received by 9 a.m. the Monday preceding the run date.
16 hrs ago | The Advocate
"When the storm season began, the women would clean the cellars out, get rid of the mouse debris, cobwebs and spiders and fill the kerosene lanterns.
A Florida-based law firm got the Metro Council's approval Wednesday to continue to pursue its lawsuit on Baton Rouge's behalf against oil and gas giant BP.
As a part of the Diocese of Baton Rouge, the Catholic Schools Office serves 31 schools with a student population of approximately 15,000 in Grades PK 3 - 12 in eight civil parishes.
The long proposed Juban Crossing shopping development takes another step forward at the State Capitol Wednesday.
A proposal to break away a portion of the East Baton Rouge Parish School System continued its push forward Wednesday, passing the Louisiana House Appropriations Committee.
DIG INTO READING SCAVENGER HUNT: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., 12910 Old Hammond Highway. Children, ages 7-11, are invited to a scavenger hunt and to make bookmarks.
Gulf Coast oil refiners and chemical processors say that a lot, but regulators are doing precious little to rein in what the industry euphemistically calls "upset" emissions.
There are only a couple of weeks left to view the City of Slidell's 21st annual Mixed Media exhibit in the cultural center.
Governor Bobby Jindal, center, flanked by former St. Bernard Parish President Craig Taffaro and Plaquemines Parish President Billy Nungessor, stands at the end of a dredge pipe building a berm to capture oil from the BP spill along the Chandeleur Islands, Wednesday, June 23, 2010.
Flood Warning for East Baton Rouge Parish was issued at May 23 at 9:53PM CDT