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Fatal Crash Near Grosse Tete

GROSSE TETE, La. (AP) - Two people have been killed in a two-car collision on Interstate 10 near Grosse Tete, and another person has been rushed to a Baton Rouge hospital. Louisiana State Police Sgt.

Spain to Close New Orleans Consulate

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Spain plans to close its New Orleans consulate at the end of October, a move that will cut a historic tie with the city it once governed as a colonial power. According to the city's international relations director, Lisa Ponce de

EBRSO To Host Hunter Sight-In

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office is sponsoring a Hunter Sight-In for the 2009 hunting season as a public service to hunters. The sight-in sessions will run from 8:00 a.m.

Sheriff Looking for Cigarette, Lottery Thieves

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Detectives are looking for two men in the theft of thousands of dollars worth of cigarettes and lottery tickets from the Circle K on Old Hammond Highway September 8 at approximately 10:31 p.m. According to reports, the t

Guilty Plea: Failure to File Tax Returns

BATON ROUGE, LA – United States Attorney David R. Dugas announced that JODY L. STEVENS, age 52, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, pled guilty today before Chief U.S. District Court Judge Ralph E.

Poe and Poetry: LSU’s Readers & Writers Kicks Off Sept. 20

BATON ROUGE – LSU’s Readers & Writers 2009-10 season opens on Sunday, Sept. 20, at 5 p.m.

Four Men Arrested in Connection With Central Break Ins

East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Deputies apprehended and arrested four men Friday for breaking into at least two Central homes.

Angola Inmate Captured After 5 Days on the Run

Angola State Penitentiary Officials aren't releasing much information, but they say 44-year-old Henry Smith has been captured. Smith escaped from the Louisiana State Penitentiary on Thursday, September 10th.

7th Louisiana Swine Flu Death Reported

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's Department of Health and Hospitals says a northwest Louisiana man has died of swine flu - Louisiana's seventh death from the H1N1 virus. The department confirmed his death Saturday, but did not say when he died.