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Police: Driver died after motorcycle travled for 212 feet before crashing into ditch

A Pine Grove man died Thursday from injuries sustained in a motorcycle crash that occurred in Walker Wednesday evening.

Truck flips after crash, lands on top of parked vehicle

A man was sent to the hospital this morning after he caused a crash that sent his vehicle flying onto a parked vehicle.

Three horses seized from Baker man's home

Animal control officers and sheriff's deputies seized a trio of horses Friday morning after months of complaints. The team arrived at Don Pedigo's house around 10:00 a.m. and presented him an ultimatum.

$2.9 million bike path to link mid-city to downtown Baton Rouge

A bike path linking mid-city Baton Rouge to downtown is gaining serious traction. When it's complete, people will be able to bike or walk between Spanish Town, Memorial Stadium, Seven BREC parks and several spots in between.

Shooting outside community center devoted to non-violence shocks workers

A shooting that killed one and injured two others happened outside a local community center that’s devoted as a safe place for children.

Jindal chides GOP's 'obsession with zeroes' in budget battles

The current Republican Party is distracted by the constant battles in Washington over the bloated federal debt, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal told a gathering of conservative activists Friday.

MISSING: Mother never arrives for work at restaurant in Brusly

Officials are asking the public’s assistance in locating a woman who was last seen heading to work. She never arrived and has not been seen for a nearly two days.

Flags fly at half-staff for Louisiana soldier killed in helicopter crash

In Winnsboro, the flag flies at half-staff, and the hearts and minds of the Ark-La-Miss stop to remember a home-grown soldier.  

Former 'No Child Left Behind' advocate speaks in Baton Rouge against the policy

Teachers, parents, and educators were in the crowd to hear Diane Ravitch speak Thursday. She and Chas Roemer from BESE talked about what's happening in Louisiana and where education is headed.

Interim police chief Dabadie continuing approach of public outreach

Carl Dabadie has been making the rounds as interim chief of the Baton Rouge Police Department, showing up at a number of public events, including one Thursday night which he did not know had been postponed.