Local News

Capital Region Ranked One of America’s Strongest Job Markets

Baton Rouge, La. (July 21, 2010) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) announced today that Bloomberg Businessweek identified the Baton Rouge area as one of the strongest job markets in the U.S.

The Baton Rouge Rugby Club bringing flag rugby to BREC summer camps

The Baton Rouge Rugby Club will be teaching some of BREC's Summer Campers how to play flag rugby on Wednesday, July 21, from 9am - 12pm at the North Sherwood BREC facility.

Strut Your Stilettos

Strut Your Stilettos is an annual fundraiser organized by Eric Bertolet, founder and owner of Safe Nation Radio Broadcast LLC, to benefit the Capital Area Animal Welfare Society (CAAWS).

Robert Shapiro Quits Lindsay Lohan!

TMZ has learned Bob Shapiro informed the judge in Lindsay Lohan's case, he's no longer representing her. It is unclear who will represent Lindsay tomorrow when she will turn herself in.

U.S. Secret Service Financial Crimes Task Force

Drug and human trafficking, child pornography even terrorism funded by people right here in Baton Rouge. That's because criminals are stealing your credit card information to do it all.

UPDATE: Lane Closure Advisories for the I-10 and I-12 Widening Project

Baton Rouge-There are two scheduled lane closures associated with the I-12 widening project for tonight and tomorrow night. The following closures are scheduled for Monday, July 19 and Tuesday, July 20, weather permitting:

LSU Receives $2 Million Grant for Campus Network Advancing Discovery

BATON ROUGE – LSU’s state-of-the-art computer data network will soon be further advanced as a result of a nearly $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation, or NSF, announced this week.

O'Neal Widening Lane Closure Update

The lane closure that began on Wednesday, July 14, has been extended to Wednesday, July 21. The closure will take place on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday night from 8 p.m.-6 a.m. This work is subject to change due to inclement weather.

Jacee Badeaux is the winner of FOX44's Baton Rouge Idol

FOX44 and all of our sponsors would like to thank everyone who came out to Perkins Rowe and auditioned for FOX44's Baton Rouge Idol.  In the end, Jacee Badeaux was chosen as FOX44's Baton Rouge Idol.  Congratulations Jacee!&nb

LSU Board Approves LSU Members of New Orleans Hospital Board

BATON ROUGE -The LSU Board of Supervisors on Friday confirmed the appointment of two prominent citizens and two members of the LSU Board of Supervisors to serve as LSU’s representatives on the non-profit board that will manage operations