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Want to be a superstar? American Idol holds audition Sunday in Baton Rouge - WWL News, Talk, Sports Radio Station

Want to be a superstar? American Idol holds audition Sunday in Baton Rouge  WWL News, Talk, Sports Radio Station

Are you the next Kelly Clarkson or Carrie Underwood? American Idol is holding open auditions in Baton Rouge Hilton Sunday, just a season after Livingston ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 8:48 pm


Baton Rouge City Court Judge Tarvald Smith, lawyer Beau Brock vying for 19th JDC seat - The Advocate

Baton Rouge City Court Judge Tarvald Smith, lawyer Beau Brock vying for 19th JDC seat  The Advocate

Baton Rouge City Court Judge Tarvald Smith and criminal defense lawyer Beau Brock offer a wealth of experience for voters to consider when they decide this ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 8:15 pm


Off-Duty State Police Lieutenant tasered after allegedly resisting trooper during DWI arrest - WAFB

Off-Duty State Police Lieutenant tasered after allegedly resisting trooper during DWI arrest  WAFB

A Baton Rouge State Police Lieutenant was arrested and charged with DWI and speeding early Saturday, according to a release from the Louisiana State ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 8:03 pm


Covering Louisiana Baton Rouge woman driving impaired collides head-on with empty school bus 2:35 - KATC Lafayette News

Covering Louisiana Baton Rouge woman driving impaired collides head-on with empty school bus 2:35  KATC Lafayette News

Baton Rouge woman is being charged with her second DUI after striking a school bus head-on Friday morning.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 7:39 pm


Louisiana farmers to receive help with pesticide disposal - WBRZ

Louisiana farmers to receive help with pesticide disposal  WBRZ

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - Louisiana's agriculture department is starting a program to collect unwanted pesticides from farmers. The pickup program will be held ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 3:51 pm


Former Louisiana governor Kathleen Blanco laid to rest - WAFB

Former Louisiana governor Kathleen Blanco laid to rest  WAFB

The funeral *service* of former Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco is scheduled on Saturday, Aug. 24, at the St. John the Evangelist Cathedral in Lafayette.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 3:24 pm


More than 3,500 AT&T workers on strike in Louisiana over contract negotiations - The Advocate

More than 3,500 AT&T workers on strike in Louisiana over contract negotiations  The Advocate

More than 20000 unionized AT&T workers are on strike in Louisiana and eight other states after a breakdown in contract negotiations.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 3:10 pm


Youth shot dead and 18-year-old injured in Baton Rouge, police say - The Advocate

Youth shot dead and 18-year-old injured in Baton Rouge, police say  The Advocate

A youth was fatally shot and an 18-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound shot Friday night in Baton Rouge according to a news release from Baton Rouge ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 2:20 pm


Baton Rouge man wrecks Monroe motel room, $4,000 estimated damages - KTVE - myarklamiss.com

Baton Rouge man wrecks Monroe motel room, $4,000 estimated damages  KTVE - myarklamiss.com

MONROE, La. — (8/24/19) A Baton Rouge man staying in a motel in Monroe caused $4000 worth of damage. Monroe Police was dispatched to the Monroe Inn ...

Published on 24 August 2019 | 8:59 am


Baton Rouge drivers spend more than 2 days stuck in congestion each year, study shows - WAFB

Baton Rouge drivers spend more than 2 days stuck in congestion each year, study shows  WAFB

A new Texas A&M University study on urban mobility shows traffic delays Baton Rouge drivers by an average of 58 hours each year.

Published on 24 August 2019 | 12:18 am


Baton Rouge based We Buy Houses Company gets a Glorious Review - StreetInsider.com

Baton Rouge based We Buy Houses Company gets a Glorious Review  StreetInsider.com

Dependable Homebuyers, a top We Buy Houses company in Baton Rouge, has received another five star review for its services. Mr. Timothy Kelly joins a long ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 11:45 pm


Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge selling tickets for annual prayer breakfast - The Advocate

Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge selling tickets for annual prayer breakfast  The Advocate

The Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge is selling tickets for its annual prayer breakfast to be held in September. Promoted as the “Annual ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 11:32 pm


Evan Roberts Endorses the Real Estate Sector in Baton Rouge over Lafayette - StreetInsider.com

Evan Roberts Endorses the Real Estate Sector in Baton Rouge over Lafayette  StreetInsider.com

Real estate expert Evan Roberts has endorsed the real estate sector in Baton Rouge over Lafayette. The owner and founder of the We Buy Houses company, ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 11:25 pm


Glen Davis, Baton Rouge native, LSU alum relishes chance to play Big 3 semifinals in New Orleans - NOLA.com

Glen Davis, Baton Rouge native, LSU alum relishes chance to play Big 3 semifinals in New Orleans  NOLA.com

Glen Davis still hears it. He'll always hear it. No matter where he is, someone will yell it out. "Hey, there's Big Baby!" "It's still amazing to me that I can go ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 10:53 pm


Baton Rouge man accused of intentionally setting fire to SUV on Frey Street arrested, BRFD says - The Advocate

Baton Rouge man accused of intentionally setting fire to SUV on Frey Street arrested, BRFD says  The Advocate

A Baton Rouge man was arrested in the intentional burning of a vehicle on Frey Street, Baton Rouge Fire Department spokesman Curt Monte said.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 9:26 pm


Judi Terzotis named publisher of The Advocate of Baton Rouge; Dan Shea to be chairman of Georges Media - The Advocate

Judi Terzotis named publisher of The Advocate of Baton Rouge; Dan Shea to be chairman of Georges Media  The Advocate

Judi Terzotis, a veteran media executive who has worked in Louisiana's four largest markets and is publisher of The Acadiana Advocate, has also been named ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 9:00 pm


Baton Rouge-area religion bulletins for week of August 24 - The Advocate

Baton Rouge-area religion bulletins for week of August 24  The Advocate

Deadline for religion bulletins is noon Monday. Email [email protected] Announcement: Registration will continue until Sept. 1 for St. John Bible ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 8:00 pm


Baton Rouge woman charged with DUI after crashing head-on into school bus in St. Tammany - WBRZ

Baton Rouge woman charged with DUI after crashing head-on into school bus in St. Tammany  WBRZ

A woman who struck a school bus head-on Friday morning is being charged with her second DUI.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 7:21 pm


Four out of nine Louisiana metro areas lost jobs in July, including Baton Rouge - The Advocate

Four out of nine Louisiana metro areas lost jobs in July, including Baton Rouge  The Advocate

The Baton Rouge metro area lost 1100 jobs over the past 12 months through July.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 4:01 pm


Authorities rescue Baton Rouge brothers who went missing while hiking - WBRZ

Authorities rescue Baton Rouge brothers who went missing while hiking  WBRZ

A pair of hikers who went missing in Catahoula Parish were found safe this past week.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 3:58 pm


Councilman wants outside counsel to represent Baton Rouge in Alton Sterling lawsuit - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Councilman wants outside counsel to represent Baton Rouge in Alton Sterling lawsuit  Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

A Metro Council member wants to initiate a search for an outside law firm to represent the city-parish in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the children of Alton ...

Published on 23 August 2019 | 3:29 pm


Want to be on 'American Idol'? Audition this weekend in Baton Rouge - The Daily Advertiser

Want to be on 'American Idol'? Audition this weekend in Baton Rouge  The Daily Advertiser

Want to be the next American Idol? Auditions for the show will be held Aug. 25th at Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 4:02 am


Covering Louisiana Police believe doctor from Baton Rouge killed her two children before killing herself 5 - KATC Lafayette News

Covering Louisiana Police believe doctor from Baton Rouge killed her two children before killing herself 5  KATC Lafayette News

WBRZ is reporting that police believe a doctor from Baton Rouge killed her two children before killing herself in an apparent murder-suicide.

Published on 23 August 2019 | 12:11 am


Police: Doctor from Baton Rouge killed her children before shooting herself inside Georgia home - WBRZ

Police: Doctor from Baton Rouge killed her children before shooting herself inside Georgia home  WBRZ

Police believe a doctor from Baton Rouge murdered her two adult children before killing herself in a Georgia neighborhood Wednesday.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 9:23 pm


Baton Rouge native Derrius Guice gets first game action since ACL injury - BRProud.com

Baton Rouge native Derrius Guice gets first game action since ACL injury  BRProud.com

Rookie quarterback Dwayne Haskins led Washington to three second-half scoring drives, including two set up by Atlanta's lost fumbles while attempting to field ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 9:17 pm


Baton Rouge, LA is Home to Many Profitable Real Estate Investment Opportunities - StreetInsider.com

Baton Rouge, LA is Home to Many Profitable Real Estate Investment Opportunities  StreetInsider.com

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC and others. Claim your 2-week free trial to StreetInsider Premium here.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 6:15 pm


Kevin Gates Announces Homecoming Show In Baton Rouge - Broadway World

Kevin Gates Announces Homecoming Show In Baton Rouge  Broadway World

Bread Winners Association recording artist Kevin Gates has announced an epic homecoming show in his native city of Baton Rouge, LA on September 16 to ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 4:02 pm


Fast Break: T & T Cafe brings artistic desserts, bubble tea and sushi to downtown Baton Rouge - 225 Baton Rouge

Fast Break: T & T Cafe brings artistic desserts, bubble tea and sushi to downtown Baton Rouge  225 Baton Rouge

It's not everyday you walk through an enchanted garden-style courtyard with classical music playing overhead just to grab lunch in downtown Baton Rouge.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 3:28 pm


Chevron subsidiary suing BRAF support foundation for nearly $11M - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Chevron subsidiary suing BRAF support foundation for nearly $11M  Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

A subsidiary of Chevron is suing the Baton Rouge-based Wilbur Marvin Foundation for $10.9 million it claims it is owed in connection with its role as an investor ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 3:27 pm


Baton Rouge liquor-based hot sauce expands footprint - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Baton Rouge liquor-based hot sauce expands footprint  Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

In the past two years, Matt Beeson's Swamp Dragon hot sauce has grown from being available in roughly 80 regional grocery stores to more than 300 ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 3:06 pm


Photos: Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco lies in state, community says goodbye to late governor - The Advocate

Photos: Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco lies in state, community says goodbye to late governor  The Advocate

As other family members watch, young family member pall bearers roll the coffin into the interfaith funeral *service* for former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 2:36 pm


Lafayette Parish State Police escort Blanco's casket from Lafayette to Baton Rouge KATC News 8:10 - KATC Lafayette News

Lafayette Parish State Police escort Blanco's casket from Lafayette to Baton Rouge KATC News 8:10  KATC Lafayette News

State Police are now escorting Gov. Kathleen Blanco's casket from Lafayette to Baton Rouge. Troopers lined up outside Walters Funeral Home on University ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 1:13 pm


Baton Rouge man ticketed in deadly LA 1 crash Thursday morning - WBRZ

Baton Rouge man ticketed in deadly LA 1 crash Thursday morning  WBRZ

PORT ALLEN - Authorities were called to a fatal crash in West Baton Rouge Thursday morning. The crash was reported before 5:30 a.m. on LA 1 South at ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 12:57 pm


Baton Rouge and state highways receive shaky rankings from national studies - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Baton Rouge and state highways receive shaky rankings from national studies  Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Baton Rouge and Louisiana's highways were ranked in two separate studies released this week and it likely comes as no surprise that neither ranked the state's ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 10:32 am


Man accused of texting ex-girlfriend he would kill her, 'shoot up' Baton Rouge hospital arrested - The Advocate

Man accused of texting ex-girlfriend he would kill her, 'shoot up' Baton Rouge hospital arrested  The Advocate

A man accused of texting a threatening message to a patient in a Baton Rouge specialty hospital was arrested Wednesday on a count of terrorizing, arrest ...

Published on 22 August 2019 | 12:34 am


Prominent Baton Rouge attorney, philanthropist loses battle with cancer - WBRZ

Prominent Baton Rouge attorney, philanthropist loses battle with cancer  WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A well-respected and beloved figure lost her battle with cancer earlier this week.

Published on 22 August 2019 | 12:28 am


Vehicle thefts around pricey Baton Rouge neighborhood concerning residents - WBRZ

Vehicle thefts around pricey Baton Rouge neighborhood concerning residents  WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Residents in the Bocage-Jefferson Place area are growing concerned after cars were stolen from some homes.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 11:56 pm


Baton Rouge Area Chamber chooses Leadership Baton Rouge participants | Mid City - The Advocate

Baton Rouge Area Chamber chooses Leadership Baton Rouge participants | Mid City  The Advocate

The Baton Rouge Area Chamber has chosen 46 business, civic and nonprofit leaders for its Leadership Baton Rouge Class of 2020.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 7:00 pm


Baton Rouge police chief says reactions to his Alton Sterling apology highlighted racial divisions - The Advocate

Baton Rouge police chief says reactions to his Alton Sterling apology highlighted racial divisions  The Advocate

Baton Rouge Police Chief Murphy Paul acknowledged Wednesday that the public reaction to his apology for the 2016 fatal police shooting of Alton Sterling has ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:58 pm


Reproduction of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel coming to Baton Rouge - WAFB

Reproduction of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel coming to Baton Rouge  WAFB

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - An iconic piece of Rome is coming to Baton Rouge. The ceiling paintings from the Sistine Chapel have been replicated with art ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 4:12 pm


Memorial to honor former Max 94.1 DJ Guy Brody scheduled for Aug. 25 in Baton Rouge - WAFB

Memorial to honor former Max 94.1 DJ Guy Brody scheduled for Aug. 25 in Baton Rouge  WAFB

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - A memorial to honor former Max 94.1 DJ Guy Brody is scheduled for 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 25 at the Elevate Church in Baton ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 3:58 pm


Overall crime down 10% in Baton Rouge, police chief says - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Overall crime down 10% in Baton Rouge, police chief says  Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

In his 2019 Report to the Community, Baton Rouge Chief Murphy Paul reported overall crime in the city is down 10% so far this year, although sexual assaults ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 3:22 pm


Baton Rouge home sales are slowing, so why are prices going up? - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Baton Rouge home sales are slowing, so why are prices going up?  Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

While nearly every indicator points to a slowing Baton Rouge residential real estate market, there's one measure that seems curiously out-of-whack with the ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 3:00 pm


American Idol holding auditions in Baton Rouge this weekend - WBRZ

American Idol holding auditions in Baton Rouge this weekend  WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Want to be the next Laine Hardy? You're in luck. American Idol will be holding auditions in the capital city this weekend.

Published on 21 August 2019 | 1:10 pm


Baton Rouge food experts share memorable local dining experiences - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Baton Rouge food experts share memorable local dining experiences  Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

There's a lot of good food here in the Red Stick. But for many locals, there's one food experience or memory that stands out among the rest. So 225 asked a few ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 10:19 am


'American Idol' auditions return to Baton Rouge this weekend; will they find another Laine Hardy? - The Advocate

'American Idol' auditions return to Baton Rouge this weekend; will they find another Laine Hardy?  The Advocate

Can Louisiana make it two in a row? The path to choosing American Idol Laine Hardy's successor winds through Baton Rouge on Sunday as show producers ...

Published on 21 August 2019 | 12:00 am


Baton Rouge school board member's next court appearance in battery case set for December - The Advocate

Baton Rouge school board member's next court appearance in battery case set for December  The Advocate

East Baton Rouge Parish School Board member Connie Bernard appeared in court Tuesday on misdemeanor charges stemming from a profanity-filled ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 11:50 pm


Health officials confirm first West Nile Virus cases of the year in humans in Baton Rouge region, St. Tammany - The Advocate

Health officials confirm first West Nile Virus cases of the year in humans in Baton Rouge region, St. Tammany  The Advocate

State health officials are warning residents to limit their exposure to mosquitoes after confirming nine cases of West Nile Virus in people — the first registered ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 8:46 pm


False alarm of armed intruder on LSU campus was likely off-duty law enforcement officer - The Advocate

False alarm of armed intruder on LSU campus was likely off-duty law enforcement officer  The Advocate

Orientation activities were placed on hold and some incoming LSU freshmen found themselves barricaded inside classrooms Tuesday while authorities spent ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 7:58 pm


Bike Baton Rouge to hold vigil ride for two bicyclists killed in less than 24 hours - WAFB

Bike Baton Rouge to hold vigil ride for two bicyclists killed in less than 24 hours  WAFB

The non-profit organization Bike Baton Rouge will honor the memories of two bicyclists killed in recent crashes with a vigil ride.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 7:30 pm


Mobile learning lab rolls onto Baton Rouge General campus - WAFB

Mobile learning lab rolls onto Baton Rouge General campus  WAFB

Baton Rouge General (BRG) clinicians will learn about new ways to fight complex heart disease, courtesy of an 18-wheeler turned mobile laboratory rolling onto ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 7:28 pm


Main Event opening first Baton Rouge location, featuring bowling, laser tag, video games - The Advocate

Main Event opening first Baton Rouge location, featuring bowling, laser tag, video games  The Advocate

The long-awaited Main Event family entertainment center, which will feature a bowling alley, scores of the latest video games, a laser tag arena and a full bar ...

Published on 20 August 2019 | 2:32 pm


Top 5 office design trends - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Top 5 office design trends  Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Work spaces are adapting its office design to accommodate the demands of younger employees, a trend that can be seen in Baton Rouge.

Published on 20 August 2019 | 7:31 am


Postal worker indicted after mail found dumped in Baton Rouge area - WAFB

Postal worker indicted after mail found dumped in Baton Rouge area  WAFB

Court documents show Judith Hughes, a city carrier assistant employed by the United State Postal *Service* (USPS) was indicted on an obstruction of mail charge ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 9:14 pm


Baton Rouge entrepreneurs still have time to apply for eBay Retail Revival program - WAFB

Baton Rouge entrepreneurs still have time to apply for eBay Retail Revival program  WAFB

City leaders are making a final push to encourage local entrepreneurs to apply for ebay's retail revival program.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 8:46 pm


Community: Baton Rouge Orchid Society hears Lake Charles speaker - The Advocate

Community: Baton Rouge Orchid Society hears Lake Charles speaker  The Advocate

David Medus, a member of the Calcasieu Orchid Society in Lake Charles, spoke on “Orchids Are Easier to Grow Than You May Think” to the Baton Rouge ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 8:00 pm


Baton Rouge area schools repaired after 2016 floods still vulnerable to similar storm - The Advocate

Baton Rouge area schools repaired after 2016 floods still vulnerable to similar storm  The Advocate

Nineteen schools heavily damaged during the August 2016 floods are at risk of flooding again simply because they sit at the same elevation as they did three ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 8:00 pm


Former Baton Rouge auto dealer gets March trial date in alleged murder-for-hire of ex-wife - The Advocate

Former Baton Rouge auto dealer gets March trial date in alleged murder-for-hire of ex-wife  The Advocate

A former Baton Rouge automobile dealer accused in the 2015 murder-for-hire of his ex-wife will stand trial March 16, it was decided Monday.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 7:25 pm


Baton Rouge Police Department celebrates newest members with focus on building public trust - The Advocate

Baton Rouge Police Department celebrates newest members with focus on building public trust  The Advocate

The Baton Rouge Police Department's 26 newest members stood in front of family and friends Monday morning and celebrated the sense of common purpose ...

Published on 19 August 2019 | 5:15 pm


Baton Rouge postal carrier indicted after more than 100 pieces of mail dumped in garbage - WBRZ

Baton Rouge postal carrier indicted after more than 100 pieces of mail dumped in garbage  WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A U.S. Postal *Service* employee has been indicted after she allegedly dumped mail she was supposed to deliver.

Published on 19 August 2019 | 2:57 pm


Baton Rouge, New Orleans area Business Briefs for Aug. 18, 2019 - The Advocate

Baton Rouge, New Orleans area Business Briefs for Aug. 18, 2019  The Advocate

SOWELA Technical Community College received a $1 million donation to help create the TC Energy Pipeline Academy at its Lake Charles campus that will ...

Published on 18 August 2019 | 5:15 am


Leaders unveil master plan for BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo and the Greenwood Community Park - WAFB

Leaders unveil master plan for BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo and the Greenwood Community Park  WAFB

The Recreation and Park Commission for the Parish of East Baton Rouge (BREC) held the celebration as its an opportunity for community members to view the ...

Published on 18 August 2019 | 2:39 am


Baton Rouge man arrested after crashing into apartment complex during chase; booked on 10 counts - The Advocate

Baton Rouge man arrested after crashing into apartment complex during chase; booked on 10 counts  The Advocate

A Baton Rouge man with several active warrants was arrested Friday after he led police on a chase around Pelican Bay Apartments and crashed into a unit as ...

Published on 18 August 2019 | 1:27 am


Baton Rouge man arrested after leading deputies on high-speed chase, crashing into car - The Advocate

Baton Rouge man arrested after leading deputies on high-speed chase, crashing into car  The Advocate

A Baton Rouge man was arrested Friday after leading deputies on a high-speed chase in a stolen vehicle.

Published on 17 August 2019 | 10:49 pm


New riverboat to soon make stops in Baton Rouge - WAFB

New riverboat to soon make stops in Baton Rouge  WAFB

A new river boat has set sail on the Mississippi River, and will soon make routine stops in Baton Rouge.

Published on 17 August 2019 | 3:05 pm


Dodgeball tournament being held to help Baton Rouge area non-profits - WAFB

Dodgeball tournament being held to help Baton Rouge area non-profits  WAFB

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Boo Milton & Friends All Star Dodgeball Tournament offers 12 teams the chance to compete for $2,000 that will go to the ...

Published on 17 August 2019 | 1:07 am


No basis to claims that black Baton Rouge officers get lighter discipline, leaders say - The Advocate

No basis to claims that black Baton Rouge officers get lighter discipline, leaders say  The Advocate

Leaders of the Baton Rouge Police Department sent out an email to their subordinates in March after claims started circulating among some officers that the ...

Published on 16 August 2019 | 10:01 pm


Employee foils Baton Rouge store burglary in wild pursuit caught on camera - WBRZ

Employee foils Baton Rouge store burglary in wild pursuit caught on camera  WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – An overzealous store employee was determined not to let a computer thief get away from a Cortana-area store this week; Chasing the thief ...

Published on 16 August 2019 | 5:40 pm


After two Baton Rouge cyclists killed in tragic 24 hours, a challenge for safety 'realistic goals' - The Advocate

After two Baton Rouge cyclists killed in tragic 24 hours, a challenge for safety 'realistic goals'  The Advocate

After two bicyclists were struck and killed by cars in Baton Rouge this week, local cycling advocates have spoken out about a lack of bicycle-friendly ...

Published on 16 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Baton Rouge chefs' playlists: The Overpass Merchant's Jonathan Breaux - 225 Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge chefs' playlists: The Overpass Merchant's Jonathan Breaux  225 Baton Rouge

Cooking and music go hand in hand. When our ovens and burners are on full blast, so are our speakers. The same is true for most local chefs. The perfect ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 3:17 pm


Baton Rouge rapper NBA YoungBoy, involved in fatal Florida shooting, released from jail - The Advocate

Baton Rouge rapper NBA YoungBoy, involved in fatal Florida shooting, released from jail  The Advocate

Baton Rouge rapper NBA YoungBoy was released from jail in Baton Rouge early Thursday after completing a 90-day term a judge ordered him to serve ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 11:20 am


July home sales in Baton Rouge down compared to 2018, but prices have increased - The Advocate

July home sales in Baton Rouge down compared to 2018, but prices have increased  The Advocate

Home sales in the Baton Rouge metro area dropped 3% in July from a year ago, while home prices increased by 4%.

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


East Baton Rouge library board member questions $94,900 for interactive globe, funds for office furniture - The Advocate

East Baton Rouge library board member questions $94,900 for interactive globe, funds for office furniture  The Advocate

A newly-appointed member of the East Baton Rouge Parish Library Board is accusing the library system's administration and his fellow board members of ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Baton Rouge restaurants weighing their options with Waitr after fee hike - 225 Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge restaurants weighing their options with Waitr after fee hike  225 Baton Rouge

Following Waitr's implementation of performance-based rates, several Baton Rouge restaurateurs have dropped the *service*, citing concerns about whether the ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


After punching bloodied man in Tigerland, fired Baton Rouge police officer is appealing termination - The Advocate

After punching bloodied man in Tigerland, fired Baton Rouge police officer is appealing termination  The Advocate

A fired Baton Rouge police officer is appealing his recent termination from the department which was announced last month after the cop was caught on video ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Hours before bloodied car found, ex-Baton Rouge school official says he, pregnant colleague met - The Advocate

Hours before bloodied car found, ex-Baton Rouge school official says he, pregnant colleague met  The Advocate

A former Baton Rouge school administrator accused in the 2016 killing of a pregnant colleague and their unborn child told detectives he met with the woman ...

Published on 15 August 2019 | 7:00 am


New eye clinic opens in Old South Baton Rouge - WAFB

New eye clinic opens in Old South Baton Rouge  WAFB

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - For the first time in decades, people in Old South Baton Rouge can walk to their next eye exam. A new eye care clinic opened ...

Published on 14 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Publisher: Will Baton Rouge ever learn ... and embrace change? - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Publisher: Will Baton Rouge ever learn ... and embrace change?  Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Will Baton Rouge and its city-parish government embrace change—or, as Rolfe McCollister writes, ignore yet another opportunity to improve?

Published on 14 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Did 2 white jurors pass racist remarks during a black Baton Rouge man's trial? Jury to return to answer - The Advocate

Did 2 white jurors pass racist remarks during a black Baton Rouge man's trial? Jury to return to answer  The Advocate

The jury that convicted a black Baton Rouge man last summer of raping a teenager will be summoned back to court in October concerning allegations that two ...

Published on 14 August 2019 | 7:00 am


‘The Basin Music Hall’ coming to downtown Baton Rouge - WAFB

‘The Basin Music Hall’ coming to downtown Baton Rouge  WAFB

A new music hall will soon open up in downtown Baton Rouge, encouraging more music lovers to frequent the Capital City.

Published on 13 August 2019 | 6:06 pm


Excessive heat warning in Baton Rouge for first time since 2015; heat indexes might top 113 - The Advocate

Excessive heat warning in Baton Rouge for first time since 2015; heat indexes might top 113  The Advocate

The heat advisory for parts of metro Baton Rouge has been upgraded to an excessive heat warning, the National Weather *Service* said Tuesday morning.

Published on 13 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Baton Rouge man found dead in his Scotlandville home Monday; police investigating as homicide - The Advocate

Baton Rouge man found dead in his Scotlandville home Monday; police investigating as homicide  The Advocate

Police are investigating the death of a Baton Rouge man who was discovered dead in his home shortly after noon on Monday.

Published on 12 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Body without signs of trauma found near downtown Baton Rouge; police investigating - The Advocate

Body without signs of trauma found near downtown Baton Rouge; police investigating  The Advocate

Baton Rouge police and the coroners office are investigating a body that was found near the East Baton Rouge parish health unit early Monday, according to ...

Published on 12 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Baton Rouge African American museum vandalized a month after founder's death - New York Post

Baton Rouge African American museum vandalized a month after founder's death  New York Post

Baton Rouge's African American history museum was found vandalized on Monday — exactly one month after it's 75-year-old founder, Sadie Roberts-Joseph, ...

Published on 12 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Baton Rouge, New Orleans area Business Briefs for Aug. 11, 2019 - The Advocate

Baton Rouge, New Orleans area Business Briefs for Aug. 11, 2019  The Advocate

The American Council of Engineering Companies of Louisiana is accepting entries until Sept. 16 for its 2019 Engineering Excellence Awards competition.

Published on 11 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Baton Rouge community police ambassadors program looks ahead to 2nd class of recruits - The Advocate

Baton Rouge community police ambassadors program looks ahead to 2nd class of recruits  The Advocate

The Baton Rouge Community Police Ambassadors program is gearing up for its second class of recruits who will continue working to bridge the gap between ...

Published on 10 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Baton Rouge-area elections: See complete list of who's running for office in Oct. 12 election - The Advocate

Baton Rouge-area elections: See complete list of who's running for office in Oct. 12 election  The Advocate

The candidates who qualified to run in many of the races for the Oct. 12 primary in the Baton Rouge region are listed below. Early voting for the primary is.

Published on 8 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Arrest made after altercation at Baton Rouge Walmart that drew heavy police presence - The Advocate

Arrest made after altercation at Baton Rouge Walmart that drew heavy police presence  The Advocate

One person was arrested and another cited after an altercation at a Walmart in Baton Rouge late Tuesday morning that caused panic inside the store and ...

Published on 7 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Major drainage project announced for East Baton Rouge; 'help is indeed on the way' - The Advocate

Major drainage project announced for East Baton Rouge; 'help is indeed on the way'  The Advocate

Local, state and federal officials announced Wednesday they had come up with a way to complete a long-discussed but never-funded plan to dredge and widen ...

Published on 7 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Baton Rouge prosecutors made 'deal with the devil,' defense says, for witness in murder trial - The Advocate

Baton Rouge prosecutors made 'deal with the devil,' defense says, for witness in murder trial  The Advocate

An East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputy told a jury Wednesday about his chance encounter with William Bottoms Jr., his girlfriend and two Baker men in ...

Published on 7 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Photos: Baton Rouge Police investigate the scene of an officer shot Monday night - The Advocate

Photos: Baton Rouge Police investigate the scene of an officer shot Monday night  The Advocate

LSU Police and members of the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office work the scene as Baton Rouge Police investigate the scene of shooting where an ...

Published on 5 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Baton Rouge, New Orleans area People in Business for Aug. 4, 2019 - The Advocate

Baton Rouge, New Orleans area People in Business for Aug. 4, 2019  The Advocate

Steve Desselles, of Baton Rouge, was elected secretary-treasurer of UCT, or United Commercial Travelers, an international nonprofit financial services ...

Published on 4 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Man injured after shot multiple times in Baton Rouge following argument, police say - The Advocate

Man injured after shot multiple times in Baton Rouge following argument, police say  The Advocate

Baton Rouge police arrested a man who shot a person multiple times following an apparent argument Sunday evening, authorities said.

Published on 4 August 2019 | 7:00 am


CBD catches on in Baton Rouge - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

CBD catches on in Baton Rouge  Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Though it's been around and readily available for years—if you knew where to look for it—the legalization of the retail sale and manufacturing of CBD products ...

Published on 2 August 2019 | 7:00 am


State considering fronting cash for Baton Rouge drainage projects - WAFB

State considering fronting cash for Baton Rouge drainage projects  WAFB

The state is considering fronting cash for five key East Baton Rouge Parish drainage projects which have stalled for lack of funds.

Published on 1 August 2019 | 7:00 am


Two downtown Baton Rouge bars see ownership changes - 225 Baton Rouge

Two downtown Baton Rouge bars see ownership changes  225 Baton Rouge

Two downtown bars—Boudreaux & Thibodeaux's and The Register Bar—are under new ownership, according to multiple sources and records filed with the ...

Published on 30 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Baton Rouge man arrested after leading police on chase, crashing in to home in stolen car - The Advocate

Baton Rouge man arrested after leading police on chase, crashing in to home in stolen car  The Advocate

A Baton Rouge man was arrested months after he led officers on a chase in a stolen car, crossing into oncoming traffic and flying through traffic signals, finally ...

Published on 29 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Baton Rouge man arrested after shooting through apartment door into neighbor's home, deputies say - The Advocate

Baton Rouge man arrested after shooting through apartment door into neighbor's home, deputies say  The Advocate

A Baton Rouge man was arrested after firing his gun through an apartment doorway and into another occupied apartment across the hall, the East Baton Rouge ...

Published on 27 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Baton Rouge food tours show there's plenty of tastes to discover downtown - Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

Baton Rouge food tours show there's plenty of tastes to discover downtown  Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

A Baton Rouge native is working on creating local food tours like those found in Nashville, Austin and Chicago because even those of us who've spent our ...

Published on 26 July 2019 | 7:00 am








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