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Plan to move BRPD, Sheriff’s office to Woman’s Hospital addressed in community meeting

A community meeting was held tonight to give city leaders the chance to provide more details regarding the future home of the Baton Rouge Police Department and the Sheriff's Office.

Gas stored in bedroom ignites, causes blaze near gates of LSU

One man escaped what could have been a deadly house fire this afternoon.

Remodeled Repentance Park wins parents approval

Baton Rouge resident's got a chance to check out the big changes to Repentance Park. The Downtown Development District teamed up with the city-parish to host a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday April 2.

Social media posting and driving could soon be on the banned list

Most drivers will guiltily admit they’ve done it before, used Facebook, Twitter or any number of other social media sites while driving.

No more serious cases being taken at Earl K. Long in anticipation of closure

People with serious problems are now being turned away from Earl K. Long Hospital and those who need an overnight stay also aren't being accepted.

Unclaimed $10,000 Powerball prize set to expire on April 4

A Powerball ticket bought back in October worth $10,000 expires on Thursday. It was bought at a Kajan Mart in Carencro. The numbers on the ticket matched numbers from a drawing held October 6th.

Graduation Day: 46 new deputies, officers join ranks in local law enforcement

Forty-six trained deputies and officers are joining the ranks of more than 20 area agencies. The graduating class consists of officers and deputies from across the capitol area.

England in 1819 represents BR in Paste Magazine’s list of Louisiana bands

Twelve Louisiana-based bands gained a place in the national spotlight with in the latest installment of the 50 States Project by Paste Magazine. Only one band, however, from the Baton Rouge-area made the list.

Cabela’s Ladies’ Day Out set for April 6

Cabela’s Gonzales celebrates the growing number of women enjoying the outdoors with “Ladies Day Out”, April 06, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

April proclaimed as Bike Month in Ascension Parish

Ascension Parish President Tommy Martinez proclaimed April as “Bike Month" in Ascension Parish. President Martinez read the proclamation aloud during the parish council meeting on March 21.