Local News

Explosion in bunker at Camp Minden reported in three parishes

What was originally thought to be a meteor hitting in Minden, La. has now been confirmed as an explosion at a military site where explosives are stored.

Disaster Recovery Centers set to close

Time is running out for Hurricane Isaac survivors in Livingston and West Baton Rouge Parishes to visit the State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers in their areas. All 3 centers are set to close this week.

National Eye Institute Partners with LSU’s Fresh Cuts Clean Health Barbershop initiative

The LSU Community University Partnership, or CUP, and its Fresh Cuts Clean Health, or FCCH, barbershop initiative recently announced a partnership with the National Eye Institute.

Seniors might not see much of an adjustment this year from Social Security checks

The Social Security administration says seniors might not see the bump they're used to in their monthly Social Security checks. That means seniors all across the country, including here in Baton Rouge, may need to tighten their belts.

Clint Black to perform benefit for groundbreaking research close to cure

 Recent breakthroughs in Rett syndrome research with potential implications for reversing other neurological disorders are inspiring Baton Rouge’s second International Rett Syndrome Foundation (IRSF) benefit, the Oct.

BRPD: You could face charges if you go to Carlotta Street to try and start a party

It may be a Halloween tradition, but the Baton Rouge Police Department is warning the public that any attempt to make the Carlotta Street Party happen could add cuffs to your costume.

'Slice of Life' Golf Classic rescheduled to Monday, Oct. 22

Due to an unfortunate scheduling conflict made by the golf course, the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank has rescheduled its 21st Annual “Slice of Life” Golf Classic to Monday, Oct. 22, at The Oaks at Sherwood.

Two people die in crash when motorcycle colides with horse trailer

On Sunday, Oct. 14, Troopers assigned to Louisiana State Police Troop I investigated a two vehicle fatal crash on US Highway 190 at Industrial Drive which claimed the lives of two people.

Manship Theatre: Henry Rollins talks politics during 50-state ‘Capitalism’ tour

Celebrity endorsements are not new to the campaign trail. Nor are commentaries from just about everyone in the media. Where one generally says very little, the other seems to say too much.

Feeling mixed on Jones Creek widening project

"When you're ready to go home, when you get off of work at five o'clock and you're ready to go home. You want to pull your hair out," says Dee Overton.