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Voodoo fans: Know where to park to avoid a negative experience

The following is a list of parking regulations for visitors of the Voodoo Music Experience, as issued by the New Orleans Police Department. Event organizers have arranged for the following accommodations for parking:

911 calls still in jeopardy in East Feliciana Parish

The East Feliciana 911 center fields just under 2,500 calls a year, but thanks to dwindling budgets Sheriff Talmadge Bunch has said, come November 19th his office can't afford to help pay for a large portion of those call takers.

E.B.R.S.O. teaches kids valuable lessons

Kids from across East Baton Rouge Parish had a great time at the sheriff's office's shooting range. Along with getting to knock down doors and holding guns, they got to ride around in the E.B.R.

Devillier lands spot as Zachary School District Superintendent

In Zachary the search is over for a new Superintendent. And it turns out administrators didn't have to look too far.

Officers checking sex offender compliance for Halloween

With Halloween fast approaching, the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections has put sex offenders under probation or parole supervision on notice about prohibited activities for that evening.

Baton Rouge interstate construction frustrates drivers, even as it nears completion

Drivers have been crawling their way through construction zones on I-10 and I-12 for the last three years.

Southern University dropping two educational programs

Tough news for Southern University. Budget cuts are forcing the school to slash two programs: the master's program in mass communications and the doctor of philosophy program in physical education are being removed.

Baton Rouge ranks number one for HIV and Aids nationwide

The Louisiana Commission on HIV/Aids and Hepatitis C met with the Governor yesterday for the first time in more than two years to discuss the sobering statistics.

Baton Rouge sculptor to enter international arts contest

A local man will represent Baton Rouge in an internationally-acclaimed art festival. Cetin Atec was selected to bring his sculptures to the international Sculpture Objects & Functional Arts competition in Chicago next week.

Tremor reported at Bayou Corne sinkhole site

The Assumption Parish Police Jury said a tremor was reported at the site of the sinkhole in Bayou Corne. The tremor occurred just after 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday night. The tremor was large enough for waves to be seen.