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Serial rapist went free while another man spent decades behind bars — until his exoneration last week

It was late one morning in December 1982 when a Baton Rouge housewife saw someone approaching her home in the city's Hundred Oaks neighborh… Read more

After thousands of missed trash pick-up complaints, Baton Rouge council wants an explanation

The East Baton Rouge Metro Council is calling the city-parish's trash and recycling company to account for itself at Wednesday afternoon's … Read more

Water rates to rise in Donaldsonville; rates take effect June 1 for some, Jan. 1 for others

GONZALES — More than 3,300 residential and business water customers in and around the city of Donaldsonville will see their rates go up Jun… Read more