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Attorney General’s Office helps celebrate Baton Rouge Bike to Work Week

In recognition of the upcoming Baton Rouge Bike to Work Week, which runs from April 15-19, the Louisiana Attorney General’s Office will take part in several bike-related activities to raise awareness of bike laws, safety and health benefi

Erosion impacting historic Poverty Point site, Dardenne seeks funding

Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne toured the Poverty Point State Historic Site to see firsthand the erosion caused by Harlin Bayou.

Louisiana recording rebate program quietly provides huge incentive for music industry

It’s no secret that Louisiana’s aggressive tax incentive program propelled the local film industry to record breaking heights.

Are you living in a former meth lab?

Recent cases of meth labs discovered in the parish have many questioning whether their home was once toxic.

Baton Rouge residents call for support of universal background checks

For Richard Haymaker the sting of losing 16 year old Yoshi Hattori, the family’s exchange student, for to gun violence is as fresh as when it happened 20 years ago. His son, only 16 at the time, saw the whole thing.

$8 million grant to be available to Hurricane Isaac victims

The Louisiana Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) released details about $8 million in disaster case management services that are now available in 26 parishes for individuals and families still recovering from 2012's Hurricane

Three arrested for heroin possession, distribution in Gonzales

Multiple people were arrested in Gonzales after a two-week investigation into a man who was selling heroin.

Information critical to debate over Southeast Baton Rouge School District

When the legislative session begins next week, one of the biggest local issues will be the creation of a new school district for Southeast Baton Rouge.

Man dies after vehicle crashed, caught on fire

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal crash in Zachary. They say it happened around 1:15 Saturday night in the 20 thousand block of Tucker Road.

Southern University to host free seminar ‘How to Become a Licensed Claims Adjuster’

The Louisiana Small Business Development Center at Southern University will hold a seminar - “How to Become a Licensed Claims Adjuster” - Saturday, April 13 from 10:00 a.m. to noon, at the LSBDC on Southern’s campus.