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State to Collect Cash in Pfizer Settlement

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A judge's approval of a settlement agreement between the state and Pfizer Inc.

Ascension Sentencing Set for December 15

GONZALES, La. (AP) - A state district court judge is slated to sentence a Gonzales man Dec.

State Police Accuse 3 of Hurricane Swindle

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Authorities say two California men are under arrest on suspicion that they worked with others to swindle more than $335,000 from hurricane-damaged Louisiana property owners and their insurers. Sgt.

BR Murder Suspect Arrested

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Police have arrested a suspect in the shooting death of a 39-year-old Baton Rouge man. Thirty-year-old Andy Anderson was arrested Thursday. Police spokesman Cpl.

Staring Motel Scene of Brief Standoff

After a brief standoff at the Staring Motel 43-year-old Elliot Ambeau and 36-year-old Cheri Breard turned themselves into authorities. Officials say around 8 AM the couple allegedly robbed the Exxon gas station on Highland Road. Detectives say thei

Hundreds Attend Chinese Drywall Meeting

KENNER, La. (AP) - The Kenner Police Department is ready to embrace crime camera technology by installing three units in undisclosed locations by the end of the year.

BRAC Endorses Mayor's Bond Proposal

BATON ROUGE, La. (September 16, 2009) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today announced its unanimous endorsement of the East Baton Rouge Parish (EBR) Capital Improvements Plan.

EBR Students Top State with National Merit Semi-Finalists

Baton Rouge, La. – On the heels of yesterday’s great news about Sherwood Middle Academic Magnet School obtaining Blue Ribbon status, East Baton Rouge Parish School System (EBRPSS) is back in the national limelight again. The cream of the crop.