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Deepwater Horizon Claims Administration surpasses $2 billion in eligibility notices

Deepwater Horizon Claims Administrator Patrick A. Juneau has announced Deepwater Horizon Eligibility Notices have surpassed $2 billion.

Electronics Waste Materials Recycling Day to be held today and tomorrow

Business owners and citizens are being asked to drop off their unwanted electronic components for recycling at the Electronics Waste Materials Recycling Day being held on Friday and Saturday.

Issues surrounding the City Club of Houma resolved through joint agreement

Louisiana Office of Alcohol & Tobacco Control (ATC) Commissioner Troy Hebert announces that a downtown Houma night club and local officials have reached an agreement to resolve numerous issues stemming from the Club’s operations.

Seafood stores gear up for big profits during Lent

Washing crawfish, netting fish, and scooping shrimp are the everyday routine at Tony's Seafood in Baton Rouge. But workers are getting ready to go into overdrive for the start of busy season for seafood sales.

Flood Watch issued for south Louisiana, EBR could see up to 6 inches

A Flood Watch is in effect for the remainder of the evening and will continue until Tuesday afternoon.

Troopers seek hit-and-run driver who killed 19-year-old man

A 19-year-old man was struck and killed by a hit-and-run diver early this morning. Troopers are asking for help from the public in identifying the driver who is responsible.

Vacant home destroyed in arson fire

Baton Rouge firefighters are investigating an arson fire at a vacant home in North Baton Rouge. They say it happened around 10:30 Saturday night in the 21 hundred block of Iroquois.

Bride dressed in pink to honor dad at Spanish Town wedding

Kendra and James Lee Froemming aren't your ordinary bride and groom.

Flamingo fans and fun lovers flock to Spanish Town Parade

Thousands of people put on pink and flocked to Downtown Baton Rouge Saturday for the annual Spanish Town Mardi Gras Parade.

State leaders looking for pilot programs for Pre-K overhaul

State leaders are asking for applications from programs that are ready to change preschool education.