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White supremacist banners have been removed in Louisiana’s predominately Black capital city of Baton Rouge.
Police are investigating and Louisiana State University has barred a graduate student from teaching after officials say the student left a profane phone message for a state lawmaker.
A Baton Rouge man faces a prison sentence of up to 10 years for his part in a dogfighting operation in southeast Louisiana.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — In the final half an hour of Louisiana’s legislative session, lawmakers on Thursday hastily passed an approximately $45 billion budget plan but were given little explanation for budget amendments crafted behind closed doors by a six-member committee.
BATON ROUGE, La (AP) — Richard Ieyoub, a three-term Louisiana attorney general who lost bids to become governor and U.S. senator, died Monday in Baton Rouge at age 78.
Two Louisiana police officers are dead after their helicopter crashed into sugarcane field. Local media reported that the Baton Rouge police helicopter went out early Sunday to help with a pursuit and never returned.
Residents of a Louisiana parish located in the heart of a cluster of polluting petrochemical factories filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday raising allegations of civil rights, environmental justice and religious liberty violations.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Police in Louisiana have charged a man with illegally dumping the body of a 42-year-old Georgia man found wrapped in plastic and a rug nearly two weeks after he went missing.
After much public outcry, state officials now say they will let a Louisiana couple keep a 22-pound nutria -- a beady-eyed, orange-toothed, rat-tailed rodent commonly considered a wetlands-damaging pest -- as a pet.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A brawl involving close to 200 parents and students at an alternative school Wednesday left a Baton Rouge police officer hospitalized and 10 teenagers arrested, authorities said.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Dan Richey, an ultra-conservative Louisiana politician in the 1970s and 1980s, has died. He was 74.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — There were no signs of internal or external trauma on the body of a Georgia businessman found nearly two weeks after he disappeared during a business trip to Louisiana’s capital city, the coroner said Tuesday.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Georgia man who disappeared during a Louisiana business trip on Feb. 23 was found dead Monday Baton Rouge.
The U.S. government says Exxon Mobil violated federal law for failing to take sufficient action as five hangman’s nooses were displayed at a facility in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The mother of an infant, who died from a fentanyl overdose in Baton Rouge earlier this year, was arrested and charged Thursday for the baby’s death, police say.
DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (AP) — An off-duty St. Gabriel, Louisiana, police officer was arrested Thursday for the alleged murder of a 26-year-old man, authorities say.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A teenager has been charged as an adult in the case of Madison Brooks, a Louisiana State University student who was allegedly raped then left on the side of a road where she was struck and killed by a car.
Huey ‘Piano’ Smith, a top New Orleans session man, has died. Smith backed Little Richard and Lloyd Price among other early rock stars and with his own group made the party favorites “Don’t You Just Know It” and “Rockin’ Pneumonia and Boogie Woogie Flu.”
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The city of Baton Rouge will pay a $1.17 million settlement to 14 people who accused local law enforcement of using excessive force and violating their First Amendment rights at a protest over Alton Sterling’s death in 2016.
PORT ALLEN, La. (AP) — A body found in a car in West Baton Rouge Parish has been identified as a woman reported missing from Lafayette more than a month ago.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The state of Louisiana is dropping lawsuits against thousands of homeowners accused of misspending grants to elevate their homes after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Amedisys Inc. (AMED) on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $31.7 million.
Police in Louisiana’s capital city have arrested two people for a mass shooting that left 12 others wounded at a nightclub in January.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Brion Whitley’s 18 points helped Southern defeat Prairie View A&M 79-65 on Saturday night.

Abbeville 51, St. Martinville 50

Albany 61, Bogalusa 40

Amite 55, St. Helena 41

Avoyelles Charter 39, Monterey 18
The official curriculum for a new Advanced Placement course on African American studies released Wednesday downplays some components that had drawn criticism from conservatives including Florida Gov.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The nightclub where 12 people were hurt in a shooting early Sunday had advertised a Southern University and Louisiana State University-themed party as the two schools kicked off new semesters, according to an Eventbrite listing by the venue.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A dozen people were injured in a Baton Rouge nightclub shooting, authorities in Louisiana said Sunday.
Seimone Augustus has become the first female athlete at LSU to have a statue unveiled on campus. The ceremony took place Sunday before fifth-ranked LSU hosted Auburn.