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Interim police chief Dabadie continuing approach of public outreach

Carl Dabadie has been making the rounds as interim chief of the Baton Rouge Police Department, showing up at a number of public events, including one Thursday night which he did not know had been postponed.

L'Auberge to host Zurich Classic golf tournament

The city's newest casino has signed on to sponsor the Zurich Classic Pro- Am of Baton Rouge. L’Auberge will sponsor the fifth annual tournament that will feature PGA tour players and amateurs in the same playing field.

Driver, passenger killed in crash after running stop light

Two people were killed in a crash last night after a driver ran a red light.

BRCC receives award for going green

Baton Rouge Community College has stepped up its recycling campaign and is being recognized for its efforts to eliminate pollution.

Local casinos hope 24-hour drink service will have positive business impact

In last night's Metro Council meeting, members voted to put Baton Rouge's casinos on an even playing field with casinos in other parts of the state.

Ascension Parish authorities searching for attempted robbery suspects

The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help identifying two suspects who attempted to rob a couple at their residence on Shady Oaks Lane in Prairieville the evening of March 13.

Mississippi man killed in morning single-vehicle crash in St. Helena Parish

A Mississippi man was killed in a single-vehicle crash that happened this morning in St. Helena Parish.

Jindal: Tax reform is my top priority this session

Governor Bobby Jindal is doing his best to convince law makers on a list of tax reforms.

Honda recalling 180,000 vehicles for brake problem

Honda is recalling over 180,000 vehicles in the United States, almost 250,000 worldwide, for a problem that could cause the car to brake when the driver isn't pressing the brake pedal.

Louisiana receives $28 million to continue helping the homeless

U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan warded $28,281,064 to renew support for 167 local homeless housing and service programs in Louisiana.