More than 20 students at Independence High School in Tangipahoa Parish were arrested Wednesday after a brawl at the school on Tuesday, according to the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office. Read the full story
One person was rushed to the hospital around noon Wednesday after a reported shooting on Scenic Highway in Baton Rouge, authorities said. Read the full story
WASHINGTON — U.S. House Minority Whip Steve Scalise helped shut down the Democrat-led closed-door impeachment inquiry on Wednesday when he and other Republicans stormed a secured area where witnesses are being deposed. Read the full story
The future transfer of Bluebonnet Boulevard and several other state roads to Baton Rouge's city-parish government potentially could serve as pathways for Baton Rouge to annex businesses and residences from inside the boundaries of the new city of St. George. Read the full story
Local leaders are confident that a new multimillion-dollar bariatric surgery program spearheaded by the LSU Pennington Biomedical Research Center will not just help curb obesity rates in Louisiana but continue to attract patients from across the state and potentially the country to participa… Read the full story
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