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New Louisiana law aims to improve treatment of at-risk youth

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that will allow for the proactive treatment of youth—termed “crossover youth”—who are involved in both the child welfare and juvenile justice systems.

Clinton's curfew for all draws mixed feelings from residents

The town of Clinton is under some new summer hours that have several in the community up in arms. When the lights go out in the town of Clinton, it's best not to be caught out on the streets.

BR man identified as sixth suspect involved with fatal shooting in Geismar

A sixth suspect has been identified in connection to the shooting death of a 20-year-old man in Geismar.

Man caught receiving sexual act from 13-year-old girl in restaurant parking lot

A 24-year-old man was arrested for allegedly participating in a sexual act with a juvenile in a public place.

Dudley DeBosier law firm awards $10,000 in scholarships

Dudley DeBosier, a personal injury law firm with offices throughout the state of Louisiana, is proud to announce the winners of this year’s scholarship program. The firm awarded $10,000 in scholarships to nine recipients.

Documentary capturing impact of music in prison to be screened at BRCC

Music's value and impact on the prison community are revealed in the documentary film "Songs of Souls," that will be screened at Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC) on Thursday, June 13, at 6:00 p.m.

Early season heat wave: temperatures of upper mid 90s or higher

With the threat of high heat on the way in south Louisiana, make sure you’re prepared for this week’s heat wave.

Governor Jindal signs legislation to reduce size, scope of state government

Today, Governor Bobby Jindal signed legislation that will reduce the size and scope of state government by cutting down on the number of Boards and Commissions in Louisiana. The bill is part of the Governor’s 2013 Legislative Package.

RESCHEDULED: Father's Day Blues Extravaganza moved to July

The Father’s Day Blues Extravaganza starring Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly originally scheduled for June 14 at the Baton Rouge River Center has been rescheduled to July 12 at 8:00 p.m. at the same location.

LSU, OK fans donate over $14,000 to tornado disaster relief

LSU and Oklahoma fans opened their wallets Friday and Saturday at Alex Box Stadium to support tornado disaster relief efforts in Oklahoma. They gave more than $14,130.