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‘Easter spirit is alive in Baton Rouge:’ How you can help Build A Basket

Bright and early this morning, St. Vincent De Paul had a special delivery from the non-profit organization the Needy of Greater Baton Rouge. It was a drop off of Easter baskets!

When temperatures drop this weekend, make sure you avoid fire hazards

It’s going to be a cold one in Baton Rouge this weekend. However, a drop in temperatures can also bring potentially life-threatening situations.

DOTD announces start of preparations for 2013 severe weather season

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announces the start of its preparations for the 2013 severe weather season in conjunction with Louisiana’s Severe Weather Awareness Week, March 3 – 9, 2013.

Expect delays on Florida Blvd. in Baton Rouge

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development has announce emergency road closures on the Westbound lanes of Florida Boulevard (US 190) in Baton Rouge from Wooddale Boulevard to Ardenwood.

Six months after Hurricane Isaac: Moving from 'survive' to 'thrive' in Louisiana

Six months after Hurricane Isaac slammed into the Gulf coast, Louisianians are starting to make the transition from "survive" to "thrive." Hard-hit communities are planning how to build back better than ever even as their re

Government Street to experience lane closures March 1-4

Eastbound LA 73 (Government St) will have an intermittent outside lane closure between Hearthstone Dr and Beverly Dr from 7:00 p.m. Friday, March 1 through 5:00 a.m. Monday March 4.

Bowling to boost Baton Rouge economy in 2017 and 2025

Last summer wasn’t the first time the United States Bowling Congress made a stop in Baton Rouge for its annual Championships. It won’t be the last time either.

State leaders demand answers about unsecured hazardous chemicals

The Louisiana State Police says a large stash of hazardous material near Shreveport is becoming more dangerous.

Discussion on electing a new police chief delayed

The EBR Metro Council has voted to delay a discussion on electing a new chief for the Baton Rouge Police Department.

LSU PD: File false police reports, face fines or jail time

LSU Police say they are getting false reports of crimes, including people are telling them they've been robbed at gunpoint.