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Early morning fire causes massive damage to Baker home

An early morning fire caused $150,000 worth of damage to a home in Baker on Monday, Sept. 24.

Texas Brine reached top of brine cavern preparing to begin testing

At 8:05 p.m. Saturday evening, the drilling of the Observation Well reached and penetrated plugged brine cavern #3. Drilling continued into the cavern where neither gas pressure nor brine pressure was initially observed.

DSNAP locations open Monday in East Baton Rouge Parish

People living in East Baton Rouge Parish who were effected by Hurricane Isaac can get a little help covering groceries starting Monday.

Driver dies in early morning, single-car crash

An early morning crash claimed the life of a Baton Rouge man, but investigators are unsure of how, exactly, he died.

Kids of all ages celebrate the outdoors on National Hunting and Fishing Day

Around three thousand people headed out to Waddill Outdoor Education Center for National Hunting and Fishing Day.

People celebrate world peace day in Baton Rouge

Peace was proclaimed near LSU campus Saturday evening. It's all part of the third annual Baton Rouge world peace day.

Authorities Find Body of Missing Boater on Ouachita River

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division agents and Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies found the body of Charles Trascher, 64, of Monroe, on the Ouachita River in Ouachita Parish this morning, Sept.

Jindal announces $12 million investment for Essen Lane widening project

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal announced a $12 million investment to widen approximately one mile of Essen Lane from Perkins Road to I-10.

Coast Guard rescues two from airplane crash 28 miles east of South Pass

Two men were rescued by the Coast Guard after their airplane crashed 28 miles east of South Pass in the Gulf of Mexico, Thursday. Rescued were Theodore Wright and Raymond Fosdick of Baytown, Texas.

Green Light Plan forum to be held Monday at Bluebonnet Library

City-parish officials will wrap up their series of meetings on the federally mandated Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) project and Green Light Plan for road improvements at 6:00 p.m.