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LSU to hold open auditions for National Anthem singers

The LSU Athletics Department and the LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts will hold open auditions for national anthem singers on Saturday, Aug. 25, from 10 a.m.

Livingston to hold Night Out Against Crime Tuesday

The Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office teams with the City of Walker and the Walker Police Department to host the Parish’s ‘Night Out Against Crime’.

Woman's Hospital opens new campus for business

The Woman's Hospital's new campus is officially open for business. Ambulances transported patients from the old campus located off Goodwood to the brand new facility on Airline Highway and Stumberg Extension.

Woman dies after crashing her car on Hoo Shoo Too Road

East Baton Sheriff's Deputies worked a crash that occurred at approximately 7:45 Saturday evening in the 20000 block of Hoo Shoo Too that left one woman dead.

1:00 p.m. Tropical Storm Ernesto Update

As of this morning, Ernesto is a disorganized Tropical Storm with winds around 50 mph. He is forecast to stay a tropical storm as he takes a westward path across the Caribbean Sea.

Part of La. 70 shut down near site of sinkhole, neighbors remain evacuated

A 36 inch natural gas pipeline near a sinkhole in the Bayou Corne area shifted making it unsafe to use part of Highway 70.

Pedestrian hit walking on Airline Highway died

Louisiana State Police Troop A investigated a fatal crash last night involving a pedestrian in East Baton Rouge Parish. The crash occurred shortly after 9:00 p.m. on US 61 near Alco Avenue.

300-foot hole has Bayou Corne residents concerned

BAYOU CORNE, La (NBC33) — The 300 foot hole has only added to the list of growing concerns in Assumption Parish. It is so large whole trees have collapsed into it.

Parish-wide more women entering male-dominated fields

A recent expansion of investigators at the east Baton Rouge parish coroner's office has also meant adding some new female employees to the investigation division.

Mayor Holden urges EBR to get Red Stick Ready

Mayor-President Melvin “Kip” Holden is urging East Baton Rouge residents to monitor the progress of Tropical Storm Ernesto as it approaches the Gulf of Mexico this weekend, and to review preliminary precautions.