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Petition filed against Lafayette law enforcement officials makes bold claims of misconduct

A formal complaint alleging widespread corruption among some of Lafayette’s top law enforcement and government officials was a priority topic of conversation at today’s Civil Service Board meeting.

What are they spraying over my neighborhood?

While the heat and rain we've seen lately are no doubt contributing to the mosquito population, parish crews are busy trying to get rid of them - both on the ground and in the air.

L.D.W.F. website, Internet access temporarily unavailable due to water damage at Administrative Office

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries’ website and Internet services were interrupted Monday evening by a broken water line which flooded the department’s main office in Baton Rouge.

Senator Vitter discusses new education options for students

US Senator David Vitter is in the Capital City looking at new education options for students.

Parkview Baptist announces administrative change regarding school’s headmaster

Parkview Baptist School Board of Directors announced today that the current headmaster will no longer be employed with the school. They have not provided any information relative to why the administrative change is occurring.

Texas Brine gets green light to begin relief well in Bayou Corne

Louisiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Secretary Stephen Chustz announced today that the Office of Conservation’s Injection and Mining Division has reviewed and approved Texas Brine LLC’s permit to drill a new well into the

CATS to start up 'Touchdown Express' again

With 19 days until kickoff at Tiger Stadium, the Capital Area Transit System is launching Touchdown Express. The bus service will run before every LSU home game.

Gas prices are back on the rise

Faster than they dropped, gas prices are back on the rise.

North Boulevard Town Square wins LMA Community Achievement Award

The Louisiana Municipal Association has honored Baton Rouge’s new North Boulevard Town Square with its top Economic Development achievement award for Louisiana cities with populations over 25,000.

Firefighters respond to early morning house fire on Osceola Street

The Baton Rouge Fire Deparment is investigating a house fire in the 2,700 block of Osceola. They say it happend just after 5:30 Sunday morning.