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Traffic stop leads to arrest of two men for manufacturing methamphetamine

Two men were arrested after a deputy conducted a routine traffic stop and found materials used for making meth in the vehicle.

BASF to build Polyurethane Systems House in Geismar, will invest $42 million

BASF today announced plans to build a Polyurethane Systems House in Geismar, Louisiana, in which polyurethane raw materials will be blended to deliver customized products to customers in the transportation, furniture, and construction industrie

Baton Rouge caregiver accused of stealing $8,600 from elderly assisted living resident

A caregiver at a Baton Rouge assisted living facility was arrested after she allegedly stole $8,600 from an elderly resident.

Potty mouth at fast food restaurant lands woman trip to parish jail, $500 bond

A 23-year-old woman was arrested after she allegedly yelled profanities at a fast food employee.

Witnesses describe alleged Dallas serial rapist as ‘quiet’

The manager of the Alamo Hotel where alleged serial rapist Van Dixson spent five days and four nights, has spoken out to FOX44.

US Bowling Congress set for 2025 in Baton Rouge, will bring millions

The US Bowling Congress has made its way to the capital city twice already, most recently in 2012. Now for the third time, Baton Rouge is thrilled to have this opportunity.

LSU's Mike VI makes his own game-time decisions

If you went to the first LSU home football game, you might have noticed something missing. The school's live tiger mascot, Mike VI, missed last weekend's game.

Crowley becomes latest city to adopt ‘Saggy Pants Ordinance’

Residents of Crowley beware: your sense of “fashion” could get you in trouble with the law.

Moss Bluff man distributes nude videos of victim; charged with extortion

A man has been placed behind bars after he threatened a victim that he would distribute nude videos of her, then actually did distribute the aforementioned videos.

Happy's in downtown BR burglarized; authorities searching for suspect

Baton Rouge Police Detectives are attempting to identify the individual in this attached photo who is accused of stealing money from the Happy’s Irish Pub, located on Third Street in downtoen Baton Rouge, on June 22.