A day after one Mandeville Police officer was killed and another wounded in a brutal afternoon shooting, a grieving and still-stunned law enforcement community on the north shore remembered slain Mandeville Police Capt. Vincent "Vinny" Liberto Sat…
Two East Baton Rouge School Board members are claiming the formation of “working groups,” where a mix of board members and administrators meet in private to discuss the budget, charter school policy and other issues potentially violate Louisiana's…
A Republican opponent’s attack ad that labels him soft on crime is “false and misleading,” Gov. John Bel Edwards said on Friday, echoing the view of several conservative groups that have supported the governor on revamping Louisiana’s often-critic…
Authorities arrested at least three people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into parish prison between noon Thursday and noon Friday, booking records show.
The Republican incumbent and a Libertarian political newcomer are facing off in the Oct. 12 race for House District 69, a sprawling Baton Rouge district that runs along both sides of Airline Highway and touches on portions of busy roadways Jeffers…
Despite having only about one-fifth the money as his Republican rival, U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham is maintaining his position as the lead GOP challenger in the gubernatorial election a little more than three weeks away.
Baton Rouge police are investigating the death of a DeQuincy man who recently died from injuries sustained in an August shooting.
A security guard is dead after another vehicle hit her parked car head-on early Friday, East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office spokesperson Casey Rayborn Hicks said.
The Southern University System will take part in an unprecedented partnership with the Central Intelligence Agency under a plan ratified Friday morning by the system's Board of Supervisors.
A man accused of accidentally killing a friend he claimed had undressed inside his home without his consent was arrested in the shooting after bringing his neighbor a note to call 911 because he was recovering from a throat surgery that prevented …
A Zachary man who died while attempting an underwater marriage proposal in Tanzania is being remembered as friendly and funny — a man who could elicit smiles on the faces of everyone he met.
A public forum for all candidates in East Baton Rouge Parish races in the Oct. 12 election will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday , at Baton Rouge Community College.
A perfect storm of bad luck this year that has resulted in Louisiana's rice farmers producing one of the lowest crop yields in memory.
Louisiana's nonfarm employment increased by 1,500 jobs over the past 12 months ending in August, which is largely driven by gains in education and health services.
Walmart is hiring 140 full-time employees at its Hammond-area distribution center to support continued growth at the world’s largest brick-and-mortar retailer.
Gov. John Bel Edwards and U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham traded blows Thursday night during the first televised debate of the governor’s race while the third major candidate, businessman Eddie Rispone, mocked the two as politicians engaged in a cat fight.
With little discussion, the East Baton Rouge Parish School Board on Thursday advanced projects to rebuild University Terrace Elementary for an estimated $25.2 million and to upgrade athletic and other facilities at Glen Oaks High.
When supporters of the proposed city of St. George sought a model for their government, they looked to Sandy Springs, Georgia, a suburb north of Atlanta.
Authorities arrested at least two people suspected of driving while intoxicated in East Baton Rouge Parish and booked them into parish prison between noon Wednesday and noon Thursday, booking records show.
A Baton Rouge man who convinced an elderly Denham Springs woman who has dementia that she owed him money and drove her to a bank to try to get the funds turned himself in Thursday, WBRZ-TV reported.
In remembrance of New Orleans native Cokie Roberts, Smithsonian Magazine is looking back at an episode in the Smithsonian's museum podcast series featuring an interview with the legendary newswoman.
WASHINGTON — It may take a second look to notice, but the American flags unfurled along the streets near the U.S. Capitol look a bit different from Old Glory.
The Revelry, a Ruston bar and grill that features live music, is set to open a location near LSU’s North Gates by mid-October.
Longtime West Baton Rouge Sheriff Mike Cazes faces three other Democrats in a re-election bid that follows calls for greater transparency and for a better relationship between the sheriff's office and the community.
When Cecilia Broussard gets home after a long day of teaching kindergarten at IDEA Innovation, a Baton Rouge charter school, figuring out what’s for dinner is the last thing she wants to do.
East Feliciana homecoming announcedEast Feliciana High School's 2019 homecoming theme is “Come One, Come All, to the Greatest Homecoming of Them All.”The coronation will be 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, at East Feliciana Professional Development Lear…
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House has advanced yet another stop-gap funding measure to prevent the federal government from shutting down at the end of the month.
A Baton Rouge man awaiting trial in the 2015 slaying of two Texas women was found guilty Thursday of robbing a convenience store clerk at gunpoint and then trying to rob a hotel security guard — both times clad in an Atlanta Falcons cap — just 12 …
DENHAM SPRINGS — U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy made a special visit to the Denham Springs High School STEM & Robotic Center during his visit to Livingston Parish last week.
With the fall and winter outdoor season underway in Louisiana, the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Enforcement Division is reminding hunters about boating safety during the hunting season.
BATON ROUGE — Louisiana’s Office of State Parks is partnering with the National Environmental Education Foundation for the 2019 National Public Lands Day on Sept. 28.
The YMCA of the Capital Area is highlighting its programs to reduce older adults' risk of falling in recognition of National Falls Prevention Awareness Day on Sept. 22.
Among the 31 Louisiana 4-H members who participated in the Citizenship Washington Focus in Washington, D.C., this summer were four from Ascension Parish: Abby Lobell, Karlie Lobell, Stacey Kloosterman and Alex Sullivan.
Middle and high school students in Baton Rouge public schools will soon have new computer science and computational courses, thanks to a $1 million federal grant to LSU and the East Baton Rouge Parish school system.
A report of a burning smell late Thursday morning prompted Tara High School to evacuate briefly the 9002 Whitehall Drive campus but no fire was found and classes resumed, said a spokeswoman for the school system.
An 18-year-old Baton Rouge man was indicted Thursday on second-degree murder in the April 30 shooting death of a 15-year-old boy.
Winnings by casinos in the Baton Rouge market were down by 0.2% in August from a year ago, a narrow revenue drop that extended the market’s losing streak to two years.
The remnants of Tropical Depression Imelda unleashed torrential rain Thursday in parts of Texas, prompting hundreds of water rescues, a hospital evacuation and road closures as the powerful storm system drew comparisons to Hurricane Harvey two years ago.
A police officer involved in the 2016 shooting of Alton Sterling outside a Baton Rouge convenience store announced Thursday he would no longer appeal a three-day suspension he received for his actions, closing another chapter in the aftermath of S…
Today in The Rundown: It’s debate night in Louisiana, and the gubernatorial candidates will take the stage for the first time to hash out the major issues in the 2019 election on television!
BREC's board of commissioners on Wednesday approved master plans for Baton Rouge Zoo and Greenwood Community Park, pushing the major redevelopment into the pre-design phase.
Louisiana voters will get their first view of the three major gubernatorial candidates in one setting when Gov. John Bel Edwards, U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham and businessman Eddie Rispone face off Thursday night in a one-hour televised debate broadcas…
Education, transportation and drainage are among the issues of the candidates running to fill the open seat in House District 70.
A 27-year-old East Feliciana Parish man accused of raping a 12-year-old Baton Rouge girl twice in April was indicted Wednesday.
More Baton Rouge area students are attending college or taking college-level dual enrollment courses, key planks of the Capital Area Promise, an initiative launched last September to create more college and career pathways for students in the Capi…