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Government street gets temporary makeover

Government street gets temporary makeover

Man wanted in connection to double shooting turned himself in

At approximately 11:00 a.m. on April 13, 2013, Earl Johnson, Jr.,accompanied by his attorney Charles Brumfield, turned himself in to Livingston Parish Sheriff's Office Detectives.

Mayor Holden hosted family bike ride

Bike riders from across Baton Rouge got together to promote Baton Rouge as a bike friendly city.

Activists, shippers fight for attention of Mississippi River Commission

Commercial and environmental interests both said Friday the Army Corps of Engineers needs to make improvements along the Mississippi River.

Medical records still available after Earl K. Long medical center closes

Even after Earl K. Long Medical Center (EKLMC) closes its doors on April 14, 2013, patients and their healthcare providers will still have access to medical information concerning the treatment and care received by patients at EKLMC.

AMBER ALERT: Teen considered in grave or immediate danger

An Amber Alert has been issued for a 12-year-old girl who is believed to be in grave or immediate danger.

LSU alumni doing well at the Masters

The Masters, golf's most prestigious tournament, is underway in Augusta, Georgia and a couple of former LSU Tigers are off to a solid start.

Mayor Holden's 'Better Block BR' to transform two-block section of Government Street this weekend

The two-block section of Government Street between Bedford Drive and Beverly Drive will be narrowed from four to three lanes this weekend and revamped with landscaping, sidewalks and bike lanes to show that a major traffic artery can be friendl

Bill proposes TOPS scholarships to be available to international students

Graduates from outside the country could soon be able to take advantage of TOPS scholarships.

LSU Athletics proposes baseball field to be named for Skip Bertman

The LSU Board of Supervisors will consider a proposal from the LSU Athletic Department on Wednesday to name the baseball field at Alex Box Stadium after legendary baseball coach Skip Bertman.