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 2018-08-16 19:18 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

2018 Life Walk coming to Baton Rouge in September...

The 2018 Life Walk is occurring in Baton Rouge on September 15 and organizers are looking for your support....

 2018-08-16 19:05 

The Advocate

Louisiana education group calls for Connie Bernard's resignation in wake of profanity-filled video...

Stand for Children Louisiana, a prominent education group in the state, is asking East Baton Rouge Parish School Board member Connie Bernard to step down from her seat because of her behavior during a profanity-filled confrontation she had Aug. 10......

 2018-08-16 19:00 

The Advocate

Don't miss these events in the Baton Rouge area (Aug. 17-23)...

FRIDAY...

 2018-08-16 18:25 

New Haven Register

Louisiana bars banks from $600M deal because of gun policies...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana officials have blocked two of the nation's largest banks from involvement in a $600 million road financing plan because they have policies restricting gun sales by their commercial customers.In a narrow 7-6 vote, the ...

 2018-08-16 18:25 

Washington Times

Louisiana bars banks from $600M deal because of gun policies...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana officials have blocked two of the nation's largest banks from involvement in a $600 million road financing plan because they have policies restricting gun sales by their commercial customers. In a narrow 7-6 vote, the...

 2018-08-16 17:30 

The Advocate

John Scofield's Combo 66 will open Jazz Masters' season...

River City Jazz Masters' 2018-2019 season in Baton Rouge will open with John Scofield's Combo 66 on Thursday, Oct. 4....

 2018-08-16 16:10 

The Advocate

Wounded Baton Rouge deputy's lawsuit against Black Lives Matter rightly dismissed, appeals court says...

A lawsuit that accused Black Lives Matter and several movement leaders of inciting violence that led to a lone gunman's deadly 2016 ambush of law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge was correctly dismissed, a federal appeals court has ruled....

 2018-08-16 16:00 

The Advocate

Baton Rouge police chief says violent crime down in recent months, but 'we need to do better'...

Despite a spike in shootings over the past week, violent crime in Baton Rouge has decreased over the last few months, Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul said Thursday....

 2018-08-16 15:57 

WVUE

[ New Orleans ]

DA sees hopeful signs in East Baton Rouge parish murder rate...

The East Baton Rouge Parish district attorney is cautiously optimistic the parish may have turned a corner in combatting crime but says the murder rate is still too high....

 2018-08-16 15:50 

US News & World Report

DA Sees Hopeful Signs in East Baton Rouge Parish Murder Rate...

The East Baton Rouge Parish district attorney is cautiously optimistic the parish may have turned a corner in combatting crime but says the murder rate is still too high....

 2018-08-16 15:27 

New Haven Register

Medical marijuana in Louisiana expected to be planted Friday...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's first legal crop of medical marijuana can be planted this week.Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain, whose agency regulates the burgeoning industry, loosened a regulatory logjam that created a months-long delay.The ...

 2018-08-16 15:27 

Washington Times

Medical marijuana in Louisiana expected to be planted Friday...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's first legal crop of medical marijuana can be planted this week. Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain, whose agency regulates the burgeoning industry, loosened a regulatory logjam that created a months-long delay. Th...

 2018-08-16 14:24 

The Advocate

Capital Area Alliance for the Homeless receives grant to provide medical care, other services...

The Capital Area Alliance for the Homeless has received a $50,000 grant to help provide primary medical care, legal help, rental subsidies and job placement to Baton Rouge's homeless population....

 2018-08-16 14:23 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Cover Kids Event...

It's that time of year again, Baton Rouge Parents magazine is looking for 2019 Cover Kids....

 2018-08-16 12:17 

New Haven Register

Utility wants lost revenue from 2016 Louisiana flooding...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A major electric utility wants to recover nearly $6 million in revenue lost in the flooding in Louisiana in 2016.The Advocate of Baton Rouge reported that Entergy has asked Louisiana regulators to allow it to impose a surcharge on ...

 2018-08-16 11:14 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Baton Rouge Police Chief discussing crime in the Capital City...

Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul is holding a news conference to talk about crime in the Capital City....

 2018-08-16 11:00 

The Advocate

Our Views: Parishes must craft forward thinking development policies in wake of 2016 flood...

After the 2016 floods ruined thousands of homes and businesses in the Baton Rouge area, residents worked long and hard to restore their lives to the way they were before the waters rose....

 2018-08-16 02:15 

The Advocate

City Slice Pints + Pizza opens in Baton Rouge -- just in time for LSU to start fall semester...

Just in time for the start of LSU's fall semester on Monday, City Slice Pints + Pizza opened this week at 164 W. Chimes St....

 2018-08-16 01:32 

The Advocate

Baton Rouge police respond to person shot in arm on 3800 block of Sycamore Street...

A man was reportedly shot in the arm Wednesday night on Sycamore Street, Baton Rouge police spokesman Sgt. Don Coppola Jr. said....

 2018-08-16 00:08 

The Daily Mail

Man charged in killings found incompetent to stand trial...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Louisiana man accused of killing three people and wounding a fourth in a string of shootings last year has been found incompetent......

 2018-08-16 00:03 

AP

Man charged in killings found incompetent to stand trial...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man accused of killing three people and wounding a fourth in a string of shootings last year has been found incompetent to stand trial....

 2018-08-16 00:03 

Glen Falls Post-Star

Man charged in killings found incompetent to stand trial...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man accused of killing three people and wounding a fourth in a string of shootings last year has been found incompetent to stand trial....

 2018-08-16 00:03 

WTOP

Man charged in killings found incompetent to stand trial...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man accused of killing three people and wounding a fourth in a string of shootings last year has been found incompetent to stand trial. The Advocate of Baton......

 2018-08-15 23:46 

The Advocate

DA Hillar Moore sees hopeful sign in summer murder slowdown in Baton Rouge, 52 so far...

District Attorney Hillar Moore expressed cautious optimism Wednesday that East Baton Rouge Parish may have turned a corner in its efforts to combat crime, particularly murders, though he admitted the murder rate is still worse than it should be....

 2018-08-15 23:28 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Technology to help combat Baton Rouge crime...

Baton Rouge has had 53 homicides so far as of August 15, 2018. There were over 100 in 2017....

 2018-08-15 23:02 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Baton Rouge homeowner faces another headache after flood...

Almost two years to the day after the 2016 flood, Baton Rouge resident Danielle Lee faced another hurdle....

 2018-08-15 22:46 

The Advocate

Baton Rouge cleaning companies sue Aramark, say company used them to keep school contract...

Five Baton Rouge-based cleaning companies are suing Philadelphia-based Aramark, claiming the corporate giant used them last year to help retain a lucrative contract with the East Baton Rouge Parish school system, only to later renege on the deal....

 2018-08-15 22:31 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

BREAKING: BRPD on the scene of Oak Villa Blvd. shooting...

Baton Rouge police are responding to the area of 2600 Oak Villa Blvd. regarding a shooting investigation....

 2018-08-15 21:58 

The Advocate

Bus rider shot near Cortana Mall, police and CATS officials say...

A person riding a bus was reportedly shot near Cortana Mall on Wednesday afternoon, Baton Rouge police and CATS officials said....

 2018-08-15 21:57 

Sierra Vista Herald

Quarterback Justin McMillan transferring from LSU...

For the second time in as many days, LSU has lost a quarterback. Junior Justin McMillan announced in intent to leave Baton Rouge on Twitter Wednesday....

 2018-08-15 21:20 

The Advocate

Baton Rouge drug trafficker, 4 subordinates enter federal court guilty pleas...

The leader of a large Baton Rouge drug trafficking ring and four of his associates have pleaded guilty to federal charges involving heroin, crack cocaine and methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney Brandon Fremin reported Wednesday....

 2018-08-15 20:15 

The Advocate

Baton Rouge man busted with 30 pounds of marijuana and cash at traffic stop pleads guilty...

A Baton Rouge man busted during a traffic stop last year with 30 pounds of marijuana and $15,000 in cash has pleaded guilty in federal court, U.S. Attorney Brandon Fremin announced Wednesday....

 2018-08-15 20:04 

The Advocate

Smiley: Hanging with the Hermits...

Mention of Herman's Hermits' 1968 concert in Baton Rouge brought this story from "The Wizard Snowflake." (Don't ask me — I don't make up my readers' nicknames...):...

 2018-08-15 20:00 

The Advocate

Governor announces board, commission appointments...

BATON ROUGE — On Aug. 1 and Aug. 3, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced his appointments to several Louisiana boards and commissions....

 2018-08-15 19:37 

Washington Times

Candidates: Stall work to replace Louisiana voting machines...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Candidates for Louisiana secretary of state want work to replace the state's 10,000 voting machines stalled until after the election, citing allegations of impropriety during the contractor selection. Republican former Sen. A.G...

 2018-08-15 19:37 

US News & World Report

Candidates: Stall Work to Replace Louisiana Voting Machines...

Candidates vying to be Louisiana secretary of state want work to replace the state's 10,000 voting machines put on hold until after the election....

 2018-08-15 19:37 

New Haven Register

Candidates: Stall work to replace Louisiana voting machines...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Candidates for Louisiana secretary of state want work to replace the state's 10,000 voting machines stalled until after the election, citing allegations of impropriety during the contractor selection.Republican former Sen. A.G....

 2018-08-15 19:30 

The Advocate

Pets available through CAAWS on August 16, 2018...

The Capital Area Animal Welfare Society is a nonprofit organization committed to the well-being of animals in the Baton Rouge community by providing for and facilitating the adoption of homeless animals, teaching the community responsible companion animal...

 2018-08-15 19:30 

The Advocate

Waterfowl decoys going on display at Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center...

The art of waterfowl decoy carving will be highlighted during Duck Duck Goose Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at BREC's Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center, 10503 N. Oak Hills Parkway, Baton Rouge....

 2018-08-15 19:30 

The Advocate

Baton Rouge Zoo fundraiser set for Oct. 5...

The Brew at the Zoo fundraiser for the Baton Rouge Zoo will be from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Oct. 5 at the zoo, 3601 Thomas Road....

 2018-08-15 19:30 

The Advocate

Performance to highlight the spiritual side of "Les Misrables"...

Christ in the City will present "The Spiritual Side of Les Misrables" at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, at the Woman's Club, 259 T.J. Jemison Blvd., Baton Rouge....

 2018-08-15 19:30 

The Advocate

2018 Runnels High School graduate receives Baton Rouge Exchange Club's A.C.E. Award...

Kaitlyn Roy, a recent graduate of Runnels High School, received the 2018 ACE Award during the Baton Rouge Exchange Club's annual banquet July 25 at La Madeleine....

 2018-08-15 19:30 

The Advocate

Baton Rouge student named to dean's list at Washington University in St. Louis...

Ellen Bottcher, of Baton Rouge, was named to the dean's list for the spring 2018 semester at Washington University in St. Louis....

 2018-08-15 19:30 

The Advocate

Nominations open for Golden Deeds Award...

Residents from East and West Baton Rouge, Ascension, East and West Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee and St. Helena parishes are now eligible for the Golden Deeds Award, which honors those with philanthropic service in their community....

 2018-08-15 19:30 

The Advocate

Children's health clinic chosen for credit union donation...

Credit union members and others used text messages to choose the St. Jude Baton Rouge Affiliate Clinic at Our Lady of the Lake Children's Health as the recipient of a $1,000 donation from Pelican State Credit Union....

 2018-08-15 19:30 

The Advocate

Lighthouse Louisiana offers free vision rehabilitation services...

Free vision rehabilitation services are available at the Baton Rouge location of Lighthouse Louisiana, 2773 N. Flannery Road....

 2018-08-15 18:14 

The Advocate

Baton Rouge woman makes Furman dean's list...

Caroline Trammell, of Baton Rouge, daughter of Anna Trammell and Jeffery Trammell, has been named to the dean's list at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina. Furman's dean's list is composed of full-time undergraduate students who e...

 2018-08-15 17:14 

WGMB

[ FOX Baton Rouge ]

Promise of Justice Initiative releases report on EBR Parish Prison...

There are many prisoners in the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison and some do not make it out alive....

 2018-08-15 17:11 

WDSU

[ New Orleans ]

Baton Rouge man arrested in St. John Parish high-speed crash that killed man, 59, LSP says...

Anthony Lewis was a passenger in a 2006 Chevrolet Avalanche that was traveling fast on the interstate when the driver lost control...

 2018-08-15 17:03 

NOLA.com - Times-Picayune

25 dead in 4 years: 'Abysmal conditions' prove fatal in Baton Rouge jail, report says...

The rate of detainee deaths inside the Baton Rouge jail is 2.5 times the national average....

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