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BRPD has temporary chief for three months, what’s next?

Lt. Carl Dabadie is officially the interim chief of the Baton Rouge Police Department. He will remain in charge until a new chief is appointed.

Paying for prescriptions: Baton Rouge alternative for those in need

Every month, nearly half of all Americans take some kind of prescription medication. About twenty percent of Americans need three different prescriptions each month. It adds up.

Pre-spring thunderstorms will soon arrive

Thunderstorms will form ahead of a cold front moving west to east over Louisiana this afternoon and evening. A few of them could turn severe. The greatest, risk area will be along and north of the I-10 corridor.

Apartment destroyed after homeowner falls asleep while cooking

An apartment had to be gutted after the occupant fell asleep while cooking.

Central residents gain chance to weigh in on community park improvement project

A community park has the potential to revitalize a community by providing a safe environment to foster community engagement and promote public health.

State Library celebrates Black History Month

In celebration of Black History Month, the Louisiana Center for the Book in the State Library of Louisiana will host Jinx Coleman Broussard for a discussion of her forthcoming book from LSU Press, "African American Foreign Correspondents:

Ascension-Livingston parkway '8-10 years out'

Ascension Parish leaders and engineers hosted an open house Wednesday to speak with residents about their study of a proposed parkway linking Ascension and Livingston Parishes.

BRAC president excited for future of BR business

The future of Baton Rouge is looking good, especially for businesses – both large and small. Baton Rouge Area Chamber President Adam Knapp spoke at the Rotary Club today about the current economic status of the city.

Leaders weigh the pros and cons of marijuana legalization in Louisiana

Marijuana isn't a laughing matter, but it is big business.

CFO goes back on the job with judge's ruling

Port Allen's chief financial officer Audrey McCain is back at work Wednesday thanks to a 18th Judicial District judge.