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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.

Thibodaux distillery wins gold at World Spirits Association

At the recent convention of the World Spirits Association in Klagenfurt, Austria, Donner-Peltier Distillers of Thibodaux, Louisiana, won gold medals for each spirit the company entered for judging.

School security program kicks off in Ascension Parish schools

The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office and the Ascension Parish School Board have been working on a plan to revamp school security. Today, that plan was put into action.

Community Coffee launches single-serve coffee cups

Community Coffee Company, the largest family-owned and operated retail coffee brand in America, introduces new single-serve coffee cups.

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.