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Two people shot, one fatally, in multiple Algiers incidents; NOPD investigating

New Orleans police are investigating after two men were shot during separate incidents, one fatally, in Algiers on Tuesday evening.  Read more

With temporary cameras, barricades deployed on Bourbon Street, some question how they'll be used

New Orleans Police Department cameras are recording the activity on Bourbon Street and temporary barricades have been erected nearby… Read more

One person shot in leg on Florida Boulevard, transported to hospital

One person was shot in the leg around 8 p.m. Tuesday at 12617 Florida Blvd., according to Baton Rouge Police spokesman Sgt. L'Jean M… Read more


LSU blows big lead, falls on road against UNO for first loss of season

LSU lost a five-run lead in the span of one inning, and UNO did not stop there, pounding out 14 hits and 11 runs to hand the Tigers … Read more

Southeastern rallies to take down Tulane 8-5

HAMMOND — For most of Tuesday night, Southeastern’s bats were dormant. Read more

LHSAA boys basketball state playoff pairings

Nonselect division Read more


Walt Handelsman: Budget Hole

Thanks, Bobby! For more Walt toons and animations click here. Read more

Lanny Keller: Bringing the Washington swamp to Baton Rouge

The late John Maginnis knew the culture of the State Capitol as well as anybody. "If you're not getting something for nothing," he w… Read more

Letters: Tax credit program boosts La. economy

Regarding "Taxpayers assuming some of the risk for Louisiana's angel investors: smart move or giveaway?": Louisiana hasn't been an e… Read more


Gerry Wubben's honest approach to drawing the people in his life tells the story of time's passing

They look like faces, but to the artist, these 7-foot towering works of art are not people at all. Read more

Fête: Sweethearts for the Arts

Cité des Arts held a Valentine-themed fundraiser benefiting community theater at Home 2 Suites by Hilton. Guests received compliment… Read more

Pam's Party Line: Carnival crush is on

The countdown to Fat Tuesday is on! And, you don't have to leave Baton Rouge for the fun! Read more

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