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Louisiana hospitals launch statewide smoking initiative

The Louisiana Hospital Association (LHA) launched the second phase of its Smart Choices, Better Health Hospital Campaign, a hospital workplace wellness initiative.

River traffic closed due to search for missing firefighter

River traffic along the Intercoastal Spillway has been shut down due to the search for a missing Baton Rouge firefighter. Officials have not said how long the closure is expected to last.

Texas Assistant DA killed, search continues for shooter

East Texas authorities are on the look out for two people officials say were involved in a shooting at the Kaufman County courthouse on Thursday morning. The courthouse is on lockdown.

Thibodaux PD launches mobile app for new approach to community relations

The way of doing business is changing at the Thibodaux Police Department and it’s an effort that includes the entire community.

Unanswered questions, frustrations remain after Bayou Corne community meeting

A community in Assumption Parish meeting got heated after Texas Brine Officials and representatives from it's contracted companies tried to give an update to residents of Bayou Corne.

New computer system to prevent tax fraud

Recent actions by the US Congress regarding the fiscal cliff legislation, known as the American Taxpayer Relief Act (ATRA), delayed the date when Internal Revenue Service (IRS) tax returns may be filed.

Woodcrest Apartments host grand opening near Goodwood

A new 48-unit apartment complex is bringing some excitement to the Goodwood area of Baton Rouge. Woodcrest Apartments is an affordable housing community built by LDG Development.

Baton Rouge ready for Super Bowl visitors

The Super Bowl party is here early in Baton Rouge.

BRAC pleased with public education progress, seeks continued growth

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber's annual education report showed positive signs for school districts around the region.

Residents on deadly highway want more safety measures

"I've lived here since 1953, and there is at least one accident every week," Carl Robert who lives along Highway 44 in Burnside explained