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OMV locations to open Friday after fire

OMV locations to open Friday after fire

Posted 8:20 AM 5/22/2015 by Melissa Moore

BATON ROUGE- The Office of Motor Vehicles is expected to be back up and running Friday, after it was shut down Thursday due to a fire at the state police data center. State Police spokesman Capt. Doug Cain said the data center fire shut down all automated systems at the Department of (More)

5/20/2015

Evacuation order lifted after Addis train derailment

Evacuation order lifted after Addis train derailment

Posted 11:07 AM 5/20/2015 by WBRZ Staff

ADDIS - A handful of families were forced from their homes had to stay with friends, relatives, or a hotel provided by the railroad following an evacuation order issued Tuesday night when rail cars jumped the tracks and overturned.

The overnight evacuation was ordered at 7 p.m. for people (More)

5/19/2015

Contentious religious objections bill hearing

Contentious religious objections bill hearing

Posted 7:46 AM 5/19/2015 by Brian Slodysko

BATON ROUGE - A contentious bill that thrust Louisiana into a national debate over religious objections laws will finally get a hearing. The bill stirred controversy when it was proposed. The Tuesday hearing before the House civil law committee comes after the halfway point of the (More)

5/18/2015

Autopsy shows Ghassemi was shot in the head

Autopsy shows Ghassemi was shot in the head

Posted 4:55 PM 5/18/2015 by Russell Jones, Chris Nakamoto, Trey Schmaltz

BATON ROUGE - Investigators said Monday that finding the body of an East Baton Rouge woman who'd been missing for a month was like discovering a needle in a haystack.

Sheriff's deputies said Sunday they'd found Tahereh Ghassemi shot to death and buried in a remote area of St. Helena (More)

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