GEISMAR - The Baton Rouge chapter of the Red Cross deployed volunteers today to help people affected by this morning's explosion at the Williams Olefins chemical plant in Geismar.
Volunteers are providing food, water and emotional support for workers and families with loved ones who were hurt in the... more »
ST FRANCISVILLE - The West Feliciana Parish School Board has voted to resume a career counseling program it dropped several years ago when state funding was frozen. Supervisor Al Lemoine told the board Tuesday the money to resume the program is coming from a federal grant routed through Baton Rouge... more »
BATON ROUGE- Louisiana taxpayers in areas affected by the 2011 spring flood are eligible for extensions to file and pay their state taxes. The state Department of Revenue says it's granting a 30-day filing extension for returns due May 15-31 on a case-by-case basis for taxpayers who evacuated as a... more »
The Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge is being served. The Bonvillain family is suing the Catholic school system after a year of trying to get help for their son. The family says Holy Family School made their son afraid of being alone. "We would have liked for them to acknowledge... more »
The Grief Recovery Center is a non-profit organization that offers assistance through education, support and counseling for those experiencing grief.
People experience grief through many different events in their lives and the center has licensed professionals to help. The director of the Grief Recovery Center joined Whitney Vann Monday... more »
BATON ROUGE- During fiery opening statements Wednesday, federal prosecutors told jurors former Alcohol Tobacco Control Commissioner violated the public's trust.
Prosecutors say Painter abused... more »