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MLB suspends Alex Rodriguez for 211 games, 'A-Rod' expected to appeal

Major League Baseball handed down multiple suspensions on Monday regarding players involvement with a Biogenesis case with the most anticipated ruling coming for New York Yankees third baseman, Alex Rodriguez.

Governor Jindal declares State of Emergency due to chemical hazard caused by train derailment

Governor Bobby Jindal declared a State of Emergency due to a train derailment and leak of hazardous materials in St. Landry Parish.

Southern University announces plans for second annual Football Fan Fest

Southern University Athletics, Coca-Cola, and Academy Sports and Outdoors are partnering to help Jaguar fans kickoff the 2013 season at the second annual SU Fall Fan Fest refreshed by Coca-Cola on Aug. 17 in Seymour Gym.

$1 billion industrial project breaks ground in Jefferson Parish

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal, together with Incitec Pivot Limited Chairman Paul Brasher and Cornerstone Chemical CEO Greg Zoglio, broke ground on a $1.025 billion project that combines construction of Dyno Nobel’s $850 million ammonia pla

Overturned 18-wheeler shuts down I-110 in both directions

An overturned 18-wheeler on I-110 is causing some major delays. Roads are shut down in both directions. The Baton Rouge Police Department is working the crash. It happened near the North 22nd Street exit at 10:40 a.m. on Monday, August 4.

BRPD: girlfriend arrested for stabbing boyfriend

Baton Rouge Police arrested Latoya Paul, 28 for Attempted Second Degree Murder charges.  They say she stabbed her boyfriend multiple times in the abdomen after they got into a fight. 

Man arrested in fatal shooting

East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Detectives arrested a man in the Friday night shooting during a drug deal gone bad.

Morgan City man arrested for vandalizing LDWF equipment

A joint investigation involving the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division and the St.

Baton Rouge Gallery spotlights latest works from Mary Ann Caffery, Amy James and Brian Kelly during August exhibition

Beginning today, Baton Rouge Gallery ("BRG") will be filled with the latest works from three of its artist members: Mary Ann Caffery, Amy James and Brian Kelly.

LSU finance professor’s hybrid vehicle study published

Don Chance, James C.