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22 co-workers at Baton Rouge office split $1 million Powerball prize

It was a day of celebration for 24 employees with C.J. Brown Realtors in Baton Rouge who shared a $1 million Powerball prize from the record-setting May 18 drawing.

Foster parent explains rewards of sacrificing for child in need

It takes a special person to be a foster parent, to welcome a child into your home. But children in Baton Rouge and across the state need more of those special people.

Texas Brine to begin making settlement offers to residents near sinkhole

Bruce Martin, Vice President of Operations for Texas Brine Company, issued the following statement today regarding settlment offers to residents in Bayou Corne.

Senators left to find funding source for voucher program

Knowing the funding for the state's voucher program is on shaky ground brings mother Falesha Augustus to tears.

Mayor Holden: Washington bridge collapse should serve as wake up call for EBR

Mayor-President Kip Holden warned today that the bridge collapse in Washington should serve as a wake up call for East Baton Rouge Parish.

Vinton man accused of incest, cruelty to juveniles captured in Texas

A Vinton man was tracked down in Texas after a Grand Jury indicted him for charges related to incest and cruelty to juveniles.

Bayou Country Superfest to make huge economic impact in Baton Rouge

Bayou country Superfest is this weekend and the fans are ready, and people living here are gearing up. But the fans aren't the only ones.

Burglars take cash, safe from Walker Baptist Church; suspects wanted

Police need your help to identify the individual(s) responsible for stealing money from a local church.

SEC appoints Herb Vincent as Associate Commissioner for Communications

The Southeastern Conference announced today that Herb Vincent has been hired as Associate Commissioner for Communications for the conference.

Suicidal driver arrested for causing crash that injured infant, adult

An infant and a 37-year-old man were sent to the hospital this morning after a car crash. The driver who caused it was allegedly attempting to commit suicide.