Dozens of Southdowns residents showed up at Tuesday's meeting of the Metro Council Zoning Committee ready to fight a proposed zoning change. Instead, they celebrated victory without having to say a word.
There was a 'huge' explosion and fire around 2:00am this morning in the Slaughter area. It happened at the Monolyte Laboratory and early this morning folks who live nearby were evacuated as a precaution.
Baton Rouge Firefighters are investigating what sparked a fire at an area bakery. They say it happened just before 3:00 Sunday morning at Baum's Fine Pastries located in the 8,000 block of Florida Boulevard.