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  • Another federal grant to fund BRAVE expansion

    September 25, 2013 9:40 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The city's crime-fighting program, known as BRAVE, will receive an additional $1.4 million from the federal government to expand its anti-violence initiatives into the 70802 area. The news comes just two days after city leaders announced BRAVE would be awarded a $1 million dollar grant geared... more »
  • Federal grant helps reopen 40 cold cases check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 27, 2013 3:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The State Police Crime Lab in conjunction with local authorities reopened 40 cold cases recently, after receiving a $222,000 federal grant. The money specifically focuses on solving rapes and murders. "If the cold case meets the parameters of the grant, the investigating agency could work it... more »
  • Zachary FD gets new equipment to protect community

    March 26, 2013 9:50 AM

    ZACHARY - Today, firefighters in Zachary will showcase their newest addition: a new custom fire truck. Officials say Ferrera Fire Apparatus manufactured the truck, which has computerized safety features and an increased internal pump capacity. They say the new equipment will help further their efforts in battling fires.... more »
  • State to receive million-dollar grant for road repairs

    February 13, 2013 7:48 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $24.1 million grant to the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development to fix highways affected by Hurricane Isaac. Republican U.S. Sen. David Vitter says the money will start the process of rebuilding or repairing infrastructure that suffered significant damaged... more »
  • EBR receives $1.5M federal grant for BRAVE project

    September 5, 2012 2:36 PM

    Baton Rouge- Baton Rouge Mayor-President Melvin "Kip" Holden has announced that the city-parish has been awarded a $1.5-million federal grant for the Baton Rouge Area Violence Elimination (BRAVE) Project. The grant will implement group violence reduction strategies that target juvenile offenders over a three-year period. The grant will provide up... more »

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