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Port Allen city officials get some clarification on controversy in city hall

The long dragged out fight between the Mayor of Port Allen and three city council members somewhat ended in a West Baton Rouge court room Tuesday.

Unclaimed Powerball prize set to expire July 4; ticket bought in Morgan City

As of today, no one has stepped forward to claim a $10,000 Louisiana Lottery Powerball prize won on January 5, 2013.

'Star Spangled 4th of July Celebration' to be held in downtown BR

Journey downtown to the Baton Rouge Riverfront and celebrate our day of freedom.

LSU shortstop Alex Bregman named Baseball America National Freshman of the Year

– LSU shortstop Alex Bregman was named Monday as the National Freshman of the Year by Baseball America magazine.

Assumption officials looking for attempted murder suspect

The Assumption Parish Sheriff's Office is looking for a suspect wanted in a Napoleonville shooting.

Fourth of July holiday operating hours for BREC locations

The Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge (BREC) will close the administrative offices, 6201 Florida Blvd., on Thursday, July 4. Normal operating hours will resume at all BREC facilities on Friday, July 5.

Mother of victim from drunk driver glad to see increase in checkpoints this week

All summer, Baton Rouge Police said they'll be out making sure anyone drinking and driving gets taken off the road. It's all to prevent stories like Rhonda Wilson’s.

Drivers reminded to be more cautious following fourth recent motorcycle fatality in the state

Following the fourth motorcycle fatal crash in less than a week across south Louisiana, Troopers urge driver safety and safe riding practices to keep everyone safe on our roadways.

More State Troopers mean more protection on the roadways

You may start seeing more State Troopers on the roads soon. This is in thanks to state lawmakers who budgeted funding for a new class of cadets.

Elevation project to prevent I-10 flooding around LaPlace during storm surge

A surge of floodwater detained even the most agile rescue crew from entering LaPlace during Hurricane Isaac.