- Judge to decide if Planned Parenthood stays in La. Medicaid Updated: Sep-02-15 5:49 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A federal judge on Wednesday questioned why Gov. Bobby Jindal's administration removed Planned Parenthood from Louisiana's Medicaid program if its clinics are competent to provide health care services.
- Construction of Water Campus building to begin this year Updated: Sep-02-15 10:10 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The Water Institute of the Gulf's headquarters will be a futuristic feat of glass and metal that's propped up above the Mississippi River, according to a rendering released Monday shows.
- Fresh fruits, veggies will be delivered to city workers Updated: Sep-02-15 7:04 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Baton Rouge's city workers could open up a box and find fresh and local sweet corn, navel oranges, green onions and other fruits and vegetables ready to take home every week this fall.
- Credit card data theft device found on Baton Rouge gas pump Updated: Sep-01-15 5:47 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The state agriculture department says it found a device able to steal credit card data during a routine inspection at a gas station in Baton Rouge.
- Justice Department sides with Planned Parenthood in lawsuit Updated: Sep-01-15 11:17 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The U.S. Justice Department is telling a federal judge that Gov. Bobby Jindal's decision to oust Planned Parenthood from Louisiana's Medicaid program appears to violate federal law.
- Excessive force award against Baton Rouge police upheld Updated: Sep-01-15 10:35 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The Louisiana Supreme Court has let stand a jury's award of $239,000 to a former Baton Rouge resident who claimed a city police officer's use of excessive force in 2007 caused him to suffer a ruptured bladder.
- Baton Rouge residents sound off on Interstate 10 widening Updated: Sep-01-15 7:32 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Baton Rouge area residents have gotten their first chance to sound off on a state proposal to widen Interstate 10.
- Baton Rouge man accused of setting vehicle on fire Updated: Aug-31-15 7:07 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Authorities accuse a Baton Rouge man of setting a vehicle on fire.
- LSU's Cameron treated for cancer, continuing job Updated: Aug-28-15 9:17 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron said Friday that has been treated successfully for prostate cancer and plans to maintain his regular coaching duties this season.
- Australian punters influencing American college football Updated: Aug-28-15 11:09 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A series of coincidences led LSU coach Les Miles to bring in his first Australian punter.
- Coroner: Heroin deaths on the rise in Baton Rouge Updated: Aug-28-15 10:47 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Dr. Beau Clark says Baton Rouge is on track to see heroin deaths reach record numbers this year.
- East Baton Rouge Parish School Board holds retreat Updated: Aug-28-15 7:05 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board, whose nine members took office in January, is holding its first retreat.
- CATS offering Touchdown Express for LSU game days Updated: Aug-28-15 6:45 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The Capital Area Transit System is bringing back Touchdown Express for its sixth straight year, carrying riders from downtown to Tiger Stadium on game days.
- Pro-Vitter super PAC kicks off $2M TV ad campaign Friday Updated: Aug-27-15 7:24 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The super PAC created to boost David Vitter's candidacy for governor is starting its hefty $2 million advertising blitz a bit unexpectedly, praising the Republican U.S. senator rather than trashing his competitors.
- Another candidate jumps in La. insurance commissioner race Updated: Aug-27-15 3:44 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon has picked up another challenge to his fall re-election bid.
- Baton Rouge-area home sales increase in July Updated: Aug-27-15 7:02 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - For the second month in a row, the number of houses sold in metro Baton Rouge increased from a year ago.
- The Latest: Police chief: officer, accused man are cousins Updated: Aug-27-15 12:23 am
SUNSET, Louisiana - The latest on a police officer being shot and three people being stabbed in Sunset, Louisiana (all times are local).
- Entergy units in La. to be merged, after PSC approval Updated: Aug-26-15 4:55 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Louisiana utility regulators agreed Wednesday to merge two subsidiaries of New Orleans-based Entergy Corp. into one company that provides electricity to more than 1 million customers around the state.
- 1950s Coca-Cola sign to glow again over heart of Baton Rouge Updated: Aug-26-15 4:34 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The Baton Rouge Area Foundation says it's taking ownership of a 1950s neon Coca-Cola sign under an agreement to get it glowing after 15 dark months.
- Louisiana editorial roundup Updated: Aug-26-15 3:38 pm
Recent editorials from Louisiana newspapers:
- Albemarle moving corporate headquarters to Charlotte Updated: Aug-25-15 12:56 pm
NEW YORK - Albemarle is moving its corporate headquarters and performance chemicals business from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to Charlotte, North Carolina.
- $150K in unclaimed property returned at Baton Rouge event Updated: Aug-24-15 6:58 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The Louisiana Department of the Treasury has returned $150,506 in unclaimed money to hundreds of residents during an event in Baton Rouge.
- Man sentenced for using a gun to carjack a bus in 2014 Updated: Aug-21-15 11:11 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A 38-year-old man accused of using a gun to carjack an East Baton Rouge Parish school bus in 2014 has been sentenced to 32 years in prison.
- Jury finds Baton Rouge mother guilty in death of her baby Updated: Aug-21-15 10:53 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A Baton Rouge mother has been convicted on murder and cruelty charges in the June 2013 death of her 11-month-old daughter
- Baton Rouge school board agrees to lower GPA requirement Updated: Aug-21-15 7:52 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - The East Baton Rouge Parish School Board has voted unanimously to lower the minimum grade-point average students need to participate in sports and other extracurricular activities from 2.0 to 1.5.