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State of Louisiana files $3B lawsuit against the Army Corps of Engineers

The State Attorney General’s Office confirms that Louisiana has filed a $3 billion lawsuit against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to repair damage done to the State’s wetlands as a part of the MR-GO project.

Major gasoline spill shuts down Wyandotte in Baton Rouge

 Hazardous materials crews and Baton Rouge Firefighters are on the scene of a major gasoline spill in North Baton Rouge.

Louisiana staying ahead of the curve with the Ebola virus

  "This is very new to the United States, so what we are doing now is telling you if you see somebody with those symptoms and call the dispatcher, then yes, we will have all the proper protocols in place."

GBR Food Bank's supply at 5 year low, in desperate need of donations

There's a huge food shortage at the greater Baton Rouge Food Bank, and they need your help.

EBR Parish employees not satisfied with pay raise proposal

A pay raise plan for city workers was revealed this week but the employees it'll benefit are not impressed with the modest two percent pay hike, especially considering it would curtail other benefits.

LSU's Martin named a Thorpe Award Semifinalist

LSU safety Ronald Martin is one of 15 players across the country to be selected as a semifinalist for the Jim Thorpe Award, the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame announced Monday.

LSU's Martin named a Thorpe Award Semifinalist

  LSU safety Ronald Martin is one of 15 players across the country to be selected as a semifinalist for the Jim Thorpe Award, the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame announced Monday.

LSU-Alabama set for 7 p.m. kickoff

 LSU and Alabama will play in primetime and on CBS again this year as the Southeastern Conference and the network announced the Tigers and Crimson Tide will square off at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8 in Tiger Stadium.

Lee High School teacher is accused of making lewd comments to female student

Oscar Mays, 50, a teacher at Lee High School in Baton Rouge who’s on unpaid leave, has bonded out of the EBR Parish Jail.

UPDATE: Bond set at over $1M for former Sorrento mayor facing child pornography charges

UPDATE: An Ascension Parish judge has set Wilson Longanecker Jr.'s bond at $1,025,000. Longanecker is the Ascension Parish Jail on 40 counts of possessing child pornography.