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U.S. DOE recognizes 2 BR schools

The United States Department of Education (USDOE) today recognized four Louisiana public schools as 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools.

Patrons, employees disappointed Highland Coffees forced to close

A beloved community meeting place by LSU is saying goodbye after a quarter of a century, leaving patrons steaming mad and some cold with disappointment.

LSP, DOTD installs 'Move Over' signs on major highways

Move over! That’s the message from Louisiana State Police and the Department of Transportation.

Harris named SEC Freshman of the Week

 LSU quarterback Brandon Harris has been named the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week following his performance in the Tigers’ 63-7 win over New Mexico State.

BRPD: women knew 82-year-old was ill, left her in 'deplorable' conditions

A Baton Rouge woman and her daughter are in now jail on charges of Cruelty to the Infirmed.

Jeffersonian apartment arsonist arrested

Jeffrey Jones is facing charges, accused of setting the Jeffersonian Apartments on fire, on purpose!

Juban Crossing in Denham Springs set to open in October

"I don't think I've seen anything out here that has excited the residents more than this development. We get questioned everyday. When is it going to open.

LSU QB Brandon Harris to start against Auburn

True freshman quarterback Brandon Harris will make his first start as a college quarterback Saturday when LSU takes on Auburn. Harris has been Anthony Jennings’ back up for the first five games of the season.

Man burglarizes fire station vending machines in St. Mary Parish

The St. Mary Parish Sheriff’s Office is looking for the man who broke into vending machines owned by  fire stations.

UPDATE: I-12 East now open in Livingston Parish

UPDATE: All lanes are open I-12 East at Mile Marker 25.5 (Livingston).