Baton Rouge's provisional Chief of Police will be sworn in today and remain in the position for the next 90 days. Tomorrow, the Baton Rouge Metro Council will discuss the possibility of changing the position to elected public vote.
Baton Rouge General has earned designation as a NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders) hospital from The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University College of Nursing.
Students from Southern University will host a “Stop the Violence March” tomorrow afternoon to commemorate the one year anniversary of the death of Trayvon Martin as well as issues of violence in the Baton Rouge area.
Westbound LA 42 (Burbank Drive) will have an intermittent outside lane closure in the area between the intersection with Staring Lane Extension and the intersection with Lee Drive, weekdays from 9:00 a.m.