Monday Jul 21
Smiley: Jokers strike
Vicki Ferstel, The Advocate's night editor, announced on our website that she's now doing the "Ask The Advocate" column, in which readers get their questions answered.
Teen sex video filmed in public library
Police arrested a 17-year-old for posting a video onto Facebook of two teens having sex in a public library.
Around Baton Rouge for Tuesday, July 15, 2014
SNOW WHITE BALLET: 10 a.m., East Baton Rouge Parish Library Greenwell Springs Regional Branch, 11300 Greenwell Springs Road; 1 p.m., Bluebonnet Regional Branch, 9200 Bluebonnet Blvd.; and 2 p.m., Main Branch, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. Members of the Tri-Parish Ballet will perform an adaptation of the fairy tale Snow White.
James R. Holdman
Baker businessman James R. Holdman filed bankruptcy cases in 2001 and 2011 before a federal grand jury in Baton Rouge indicted him Feb. 28 on 18 counts of mail fraud.
Around Baton Rouge for July 7, 2014
The branch will celebrate its 24th anniversary. At noon, staff will be honored with an appreciation program.
Dangerous road costly for city-parish a " and accident victim
A poorly maintained roadway in Central that caused a man in 2005 to crash his car has cost the city-parish $2.5 million in legal damages - one of the largest legal settlements in recent memory.
Common Core math frustrates Louisiana families, New York Times article says
Common Core continues to be controversial. Earlier this month, about 40 people gathered to rally against the national standards at the Louisiana State Capitol.