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LDWF Gopher Tortoise research underway

 The Louisiana Natural Heritage Program (LNHP), within the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, is currently partaking in habitat restoration and population distribution surveys for gopher tortoises (Gopherus polyphemus) within

Roar of motorcycle engines mark patriotic ride

Motorcycle riders helped turn Siegen Lane red white and blue to show support for the military and veterans.

Fatal crash in Denham Springs

On July 6, 2013 shortly after 1:00 a.m., Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office was notified of an accident involving a single vehicle on Burgess Road just north of Oak Alley Drive.

Man shot in North Baton Rouge home

Baton Rouge Police Detectives are investigating a shooting that left one man dead and another man with serious injuries. They say it happened around 1:30 inside a home in the 6,000 block of Saint Katherine Street.

Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank announces commodity food site locations for July

Low income families who have been certified eligible for the July 2013 Needy Family Food Distribution Program may pick up their commodity food starting on July 8.

Coast Guard, NOAA seize 700 pounds of illegally caught shrimp

 A joint law enforcement operation involving Coast Guard crewmembers and agents from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration resulted in the seizure of 700 pounds of illegally caught shrimp in Louisiana waters.

LA-1030 in Denham Springs to be closed to traffic for two weeks

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced that La.

Mid City Merchants to hold mini art hop on July 11

The third annual Mid City Merchants summer mini art hop, “A Mid City’s Night Dream”, will be held on Thursday, July 11, from 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Neighbors proud to have America Street renamed for Rev. Charles T. Smith

Rare is the occasion when people are proud to see the name America removed from something. But residents in Old South Baton Rouge are proud of the city's decision to change America St. into Rev. Charles T. Smith Dr.

Man put behind bars for 16-year old warrant

A tripped burglar alarm is responsible for putting one man behind bars after 16 years.