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World War II veterans honored at 'Spirit of '45' event

USS KIDD Veteran Memorial celebrated the 67th anniversary of the end of the World War II with a function at the old state capitol.

Victim of property theft says destroyed rock wall was used for church kids

Wayne Lee thought it would be a nice gesture to buy a rock climbing wall for the kids at his church to use for family fun nights, but before the $10,000 wall was even used more than once, it was stolen, and according to deputies sold for scrap

Texas Brine gets green light to begin relief well in Bayou Corne

Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Secretary Stephen Chustz announced today that the Office of Conservation’s Injection and Mining Division has reviewed and approved Texas Brine LLC’s permit to drill a new well into the

CATS to start up 'Touchdown Express' again

With 19 days until kickoff at Tiger Stadium, the Capital Area Transit System is launching Touchdown Express. The bus service will run before every LSU home game.

Gas prices are back on the rise

Faster than they dropped, gas prices are back on the rise.

North Boulevard Town Square wins LMA Community Achievement Award

The Louisiana Municipal Association has honored Baton Rouge’s new North Boulevard Town Square with its top Economic Development achievement award for Louisiana cities with populations over 25,000.

Firefighters respond to early morning house fire on Osceola Street

The Baton Rouge Fire Deparment is investigating a house fire in the 2,700 block of Osceola. They say it happend just after 5:30 Sunday morning.

Unclaimed Powerball Prize set to expire in September

As of today, no one has stepped forward to claim a $10,000 Louisiana Lottery Powerball prize won on March 14, 2012. The winning ticket was purchased at Raceway #996 on Johnston Street in Lafayette and is set to expire Sept. 10, 2012.

People living near sinkhole concerned drilling relief well may not solve problem

The Louisiana Department of Natural Resources says they've approved a permit for a relief well in Assumption Parish, but the concerns continue near Bayou Corne.

LSU students afraid cuts will affect education

"I honestly came here because of the price," says Emily Raulston.