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BRPD now recruiting new officers

The Baton Rouge Police Department will begin accepting applications for new officers tomorrow.

Walk-On’s a finalist for ESPN’s Best Sports Bar in North America

Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar in New Orleans, renowned for its delicious Louisiana-inspired menu and unique game-day dining experience, has been selected as one of five finalists for ESPN Mobile’s Best Sports Bar in North America.

Pit bull shot dead by police officer after it attacked a man

Baton Rouge Police shot and killed a pit bull in the 1100 block of South 15th Street tonight. Investigators tell us a man was being attacked by the dog shortly after 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 2.

Crews attempt to recover dead dolphin found near Old Mississippi River Bridge

The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is attempting to retrieve the carcass of a dolphin that was discovered around the Old Mississippi River Bridge yesterday.

Crews attempt to recover dead dolphin found near Old Mississippi River Bridge

The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is attempting to retrieve the carcass of a dolphin that was discovered around the Old Mississippi River Bridge yesterday.

House fire in Jennings claims life of handicapped man

The State Fire Marshal is currently investigating a fire that claimed the life of a handicapped man.

State Police Superintendent elected to international leadership position

Colonel Mike Edmonson, State Police Superintendent, assumed a new leadership role this weekend at the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Conference in San Diego, CA.

Family demands justice after weekend house fire

A family says they are hunting down a jilted ex-boyfriend as a result of a house fire.

Pedestrian on Greenwell Springs Road struck, killed by oncoming vehicle

A Baton Rouge man was killed last night after he was hit by a passing vehicle.

4-H recieved money for healthy lifestyle program

UnitedHealthcare teamed up with the Louisiana 4-H youth program and the LSU AgCenter to help fight childhood obesity.