BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Baton Rouge police say one man was killed and a second wounded in an early morning shooting. The Advocate reports police were called out a home 3 a.m. Monday to investigate a report of shots fired When they arrived they found two men suffering from... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Construction has begun on a new fire station on Wooddale Avenue in Baton Rouge. The Advocate reports that the new station will replace an existing one on Lobdell Avenue. Fire Department spokesman Curt Monte said the 8,400-square-foot station will cost about $2.3 million. The Lobdell... more »
Election Day is right around the corner and today the League of Women Voters of Baton Rouge will host a debate between Lt. Governor Candidates Jay Dardenne and Caroline Fayard.
The event will take place at Drusilla Place. Doors open at 11:00 with registration and networking until Noon when... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A convicted sex offender has been indicted in the rape and killing of a 29-year-old Zachary woman whose body was found in Monte Sano Bayou in April. An East Baton Rouge Parish grand jury charged 43 year-old Franklin Meredith Jr. with aggravated rape and second-degree... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The life and death of Louisiana's most famous former governor and U.S. senator, Huey Long, is the subject of a two-day symposium this weekend in Baton Rouge. Among those who will make presentations Saturday about the man called the Kingfish is Dr. Carl Weiss Jr.,... more »
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The Louisiana Lottery Corp. says one ticket purchased in Baton Rouge won the $85.7 million multistate Powerball drawing Saturday night. The winning ticket matched all five numbers and the Powerball. The prize for the next Powerball drawing will be an estimated $20 million on Wednesday.... more »
Arts Council Of Greater Baton Rouge announces auditions for Just Dance!, an original production with famed choreographer Debbie Allen.
Auditions on Friday, March 5 will be held at the Manship Theatre.
Friday, March 5th: at the Manship Theatre ****Auditions begin at 5:00 p.m. a. Registration for females 14-18... more »