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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.

Unclaimed Powerball Prize set to expire in September

As of today, no one has stepped forward to claim a $10,000 Louisiana Lottery Powerball prize won on March 14, 2012. The winning ticket was purchased at Raceway #996 on Johnston Street in Lafayette and is set to expire Sept. 10, 2012.

Lafayette Sheriff investigating death of female inmate

Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office Investigators are looking into the circumstances surrounding the death of a parish inmate at the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center.

Out with the old, in with the new: old bridge demolition begins on I-10

Sometimes some old things have to go to pave the way for the future. That's exactly what happened this morning as DOTD began demolition of the bridge located at the I-10 overpass between Siegen and Highland.

Ordinance requiring door-to-door permit fee gains support

The latest ordinance proposal to come out of the Metro City Council is an attempt to crack down on door-to-door scams.

Back to School: Free child safety booster seat event

On Saturday, August 18th, 2012, from 9:00am to 1:00pm Louisiana State Police Troop L in conjunction with the Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force and the Central Tangipahoa Head Start will be hosting a child safety seat event in the Independen