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Coast Guard held commemoration ceremony for men who died aboard White Alder

A Coast Guard commemoration ceremony was held downtown today for the 17 men who died aboard the White Alder.

LSU School of Social Work to assist BRPD with crime data analysis

LSU's School of Social Work has helped East Baton Rouge Parish land a $1.5 million grant for the BRAVE project.

Former manager files whistleblower lawsuit against GOHSEP

A former GOHSEP employee has filed a lawsuit against the agency and its director, claiming he was wrongfully terminated for reporting wasteful spending.

Fire victims surprised by community generosity

The Parker family, 23 members strong, has a new home. And they got it in the way that guides their lives: devotion to religion.

Unhitched utility trailer kills one in crash on I-10

A serious crash has nearly shut down both the east and westbound lanes on I-10. Details are limited at this time. However, the Louisiana State Police advises that both lanes are shut down on I-10 between Highland Road and LA 73.

Early morning car wreck leaves 2 dead and 1 hospitalized

A car accident on Carey Rd. in Central Friday morning killed two men and left one in the hospital. Their car flipped onto someone’s front yard causing the Fire Department to use the Jaws of Life to save the third man in the car.

$7,000 reward being offered for arrest in illegal black bear kills

The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is offering a reward after a pair of black bears that were illegally killed last week.

City-parish intents to buy former Woman’s Hospital for $10 million

The City-Parish has signed a letter of intent to buy the former Woman's Hospital located on Airline Hwy. The property comes with a $10 million price tag.

Future of Lee High magnet program discussed

Robert E Lee High School is turning into a magnet school in the fall. What hasn't been decided yet though is what type.

Louisiana starts flu vaccinations today

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is putting up a fight - a fight against the flu that is.