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Coast Guard held commemoration ceremony for men who died aboard White Alder

A Coast Guard commemoration ceremony was held downtown today for the 17 men who died aboard the White Alder.

LSU School of Social Work to assist BRPD with crime data analysis

LSU's School of Social Work has helped East Baton Rouge Parish land a $1.5 million grant for the BRAVE project.

Fire victims surprised by community generosity

The Parker family, 23 members strong, has a new home. And they got it in the way that guides their lives: devotion to religion.

$7,000 reward being offered for arrest in illegal black bear kills

The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is offering a reward after a pair of black bears that were illegally killed last week.

City-parish intents to buy former Woman’s Hospital for $10 million

The City-Parish has signed a letter of intent to buy the former Woman's Hospital located on Airline Hwy. The property comes with a $10 million price tag.

Future of Lee High magnet program discussed

Robert E Lee High School is turning into a magnet school in the fall. What hasn't been decided yet though is what type.

Louisiana starts flu vaccinations today

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is putting up a fight - a fight against the flu that is.

New proposal could mean tuition increases at four year schools

A committee has decided to move forward with a proposal that could give schools like LSU the okay to decide their own tuition. The board of regents will have the final say on that proposal Thursday.

Some M6 black powder will remain outside

The process of moving all of the illegally stored explosives at Camp Minden has been one hurdle after another for Louisiana State Police.

Nerves rattled by identity theft involving LSU Health employee

LSU Health is already working to restore its reputation after an employee allegedly stole the identities of hundreds of patients.