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Law enforcement officials urge parents to use sex offender location apps

Trick or treating is starting all across the Baton Rouge area, and a big concern for parents, especially on nights like these, is where sex offenders are in the city.

Kitchen fire forces occupant to escape through bedroom window

A man had to escape through his bedroom window after a fire broke out in his kitchen.

Jordan Jefferson says night in prison 'opened his eyes'

Former LSU quarterback Jordan Jefferson is being released from parish prison on supervised probation. That was after he pleaded 'no contest' to a simple battery charge.

2012 Trick-or-treat hours

  This year's official trick or treat hours are on Wednesday, Oct. 31: East Baton Rouge Parish - 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. East Feliciana Parish - 6:00 until 8:00 p.m.

Gas pressure results to come around November 15 for Bayou Corne residents

People living in Bayou Corne have a rough timeline for when they'll learn how much gas pressure is in the aquifer, according to the Department of Natural Resources.

Working together to break up; a look at the collaborative divorce trend

When a marriage dissolves, a couple often takes to fighting and moves further apart. But there is another way, an relatively new approach called collaborative divorce.

Holden signs alcohol ordinance into law

Mayor Kip Holden has signed that alcohol ordinance passed by the Metro Council last week to relax blue laws in the city-parish.

EBRSO to host 5th Annual Trick-or-Treat with Deputies

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office will host its 5th Annual Trick-or-Treat With Deputies October 31 at the Elvin Street BREC Park located at 9350 Antigua from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Shenandoah home catches fire

The St. George Fire Department responded to an early morning house fire in Shenandoah today.